Public Relations & Press Office
Press Release
Athens, December 02, 2013

1st Stakeholder Workshop

«New mosquito species in Greece: risks and management»



The 1st Stakeholder Workshop on the topic «New mosquito species in Greece: risks and management» which is organized in the framework of the LIFE CONOPS (LIFE12 ENV/GR/000466) project: «Development & demonstration of management plans against -the climate change enhanced-invasive mosquitoes in S. Europe» will be held on 12 December 2013, at the National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos” (N.C.S.R. “Demokritos”) (Agia Paraskevi, Athens).

The main purpose of the workshop is the exchange of knowledge and experiences on issues concerning the mosquitoes, the public health, the risks and the development of management plans.

Invited Lectures by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), the Ministry of Rural Development and Food, Directorate of Plant Produce Protection, the Hellenic Centre for Disease Control & Prevention (HCDCP) and the Public Health Department of Emilia-Romagna Region (PH-ER) (Italy) will contribute with their experience to the purpose of the workshop.

The Organizing Committee

Sotiropoulou Rafaella, N.C.S.R. Demokritos
Michaelakis Antonios, Benaki Phytopathological Institute
Kolimenakis Antonis, Panteion University (UEHR)
Sotiropoulos Andreas, TERRA NOVA Ltd
Haroutounian Serkos, Agricultural University of Athens

Karaiskos Fanis, ONEX S.A.

Τel: +30 210 650 3405 (Sotiropoulou Rafaella), +30 210 924 7450 (Kolimenakis Antonis)

Life Conops 1st Stakeholder Workshop Invitation, Agenda

the NCSR Demokritos

The National Center for Scientific Research (NCSR) "Demokritos" is the largest multidisciplinary research center in the country with substantial scientific research, technological and educational activities in the areas of: Health, Biology and Biotechnology, New Materials Micro & Nanotechnology, Environment - Energy and Sustainable Development, Information Technology & Telecommunications, Nuclear Physics & Elementary Particle Physics, Nuclear Technology & Radiation Protection, Cultural Heritage.

For more information pls contact:

NCSR "Demokritos", Public Relations & Press Office , Tel. 210- 650-3002, 210-650-3040
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