International Scientific Conference | Rural Crete Observatory: Towards a Renaissance of the rural areas

PRESS RELEASE

The Educational – Development PLOIGOS nonprofit company, and the Technical University of Crete are organizing an international scientific conference on Friday, February 14, 2020, at 10:00 am, at the Heraklion Cultural & Conference Center, on the topic: Rural Crete Observatory: Towards a Renaissance of the rural areas, with guest speakers from, Switzerland, Spain, Italy and Greece.

The main aims of the event are the transfer of good practices, the coordination of Cretan actors, the submission of proposals on the subject, the launch of collaborations and the highlighting of the support that RCO can offer particularly in its field. Self-government as well as bodies that design and decide on the Cretan countryside.

It is recalled that the Rural Crete Observatory (RCO) is in its first year of pilot implementation, in order to get organized as a flexible, interdisciplinary tool, capable of recording, analyzing and supporting modern multicentre rurality. It is the result of the partnership between the Region of Crete (political will/funding), the Technical University of Crete (scientific coordination) and the Educational-Developmental PLOIGOS (coordination/database management).

The Lasithi Plateau has been designated as a pilot site, and then, with the gradual extension and scaling up of its activities, the RCO will cover the whole of Crete.

Stakeholders from all over Crete have been invited to the event.

The entrance will be free to the public.

CONFERENCE PROGRAM 14.02.2020



PRESS RELEASE

The Educational – Development PLOIGOS nonprofit company, and the Technical University of Crete are organizing an international scientific conference on Friday, February 14, 2020, at 10:00 am, at the Heraklion Cultural & Conference Center, on the topic: Rural Crete Observatory: Towards a Renaissance of the rural areas, with guest speakers from, Switzerland, Spain, Italy and Greece.

The main aims of the event are the transfer of good practices, the coordination of Cretan actors, the submission of proposals on the subject, the launch of collaborations and the highlighting of the support that RCO can offer particularly in its field. Self-government as well as bodies that design and decide on the Cretan countryside.

It is recalled that the Rural Crete Observatory (RCO) is in its first year of pilot implementation, in order to get organized as a flexible, interdisciplinary tool, capable of recording, analyzing and supporting modern multicentre rurality. It is the result of the partnership between the Region of Crete (political will/funding), the Technical University of Crete (scientific coordination) and the Educational-Developmental PLOIGOS (coordination/database management).

The Lasithi Plateau has been designated as a pilot site, and then, with the gradual extension and scaling up of its activities, the RCO will cover the whole of Crete.

Stakeholders from all over Crete have been invited to the event.

The entrance will be free to the public.

CONFERENCE PROGRAM 14.02.2020