Program Details


Monday 4/7/2011: Introduction to agroforestry systems and examples from Greece
10:30-11:00 Registration to the course
11:00-11:10: Welcome by /John S Latsis Public Benefit Foundation & the President of TEI Lamias
11:10-11:30: Introduction to the course: Pantera
11:30-13:30: Agroforestry: Definition, classification (Papanastasis)
13:30-14:30: Lunch Break
14:30-16:00: Agrosilvopastoral systems (Papanastasis)
16:00-16:30: Coffee Break
16:30-18:30: Silvoarable systems (Mantzanas)

Tuesday 5/7/2011: Biodiversity
9:30 – 11:00: Silvopastoral systems (Pantera)
11:00-11:30: Coffee Break
11:30-13:30: Fauna biodiversity (Bousbouras)
13:30-14:30: Lunch Break
14:30-16:00: Flora biodiversity (Fotiadis)
16:00-16:30: Coffee Break
16:30-18:30: Students’ presentations (their own work)

Wednesday 6/7/2011: Factors & Examples
9:30 – 11:00: Management of the components of Agroforestry systems (Mª Rosa Mosquera-Losada) via teleconference
11:00-11:30: Coffee Break
11:30-13:30: Survey & evaluation of silvopastoral stms (Mantzanas)
13:30-14:30: Lunch Break
14:30-16:00: Students’ presentations (their own work)
16:00-16:30: Coffee Break
16:30-18:30: Walk around the Acropolis

Thursday 7/7/2011: Economic perspective of agroforestry systems
9:30 – 11:00: Modelling the ecosystem services of agroforestry, forestry and arable systems (Burgess)
11:00-11:15: Coffee Break
11:15-13:15: Bio-economic modelling of agroforestry, forestry and arable systems (Burgess)
13:15-14:15: Lunch Break
14:15-15:45: Ecological interactions in agroforestry systems (Moreno)
15:45-16:00: Coffee Break
16:00-18:00: Oasis structure and management (Pardini)

Friday 8/7/2011: Agroforestry in the Mediterranean
9:30 – 11:00: Agroforestry in Italy (Pardini)
11:00-11:30: Coffee Break
11:30-13:30: Agroforestry mediterranean landscapes (Ispikoudis)
13:30-14:30: Lunch Break
14:30-16:00: Iberian dehesa: functioning, management & persistence (Moreno)
16:00-16:30: Coffee Break
16:30-18:30: Departure

Monday 11/7/2011: Agroforestry in the Mediterranean
9:30 – 11:00: Forest Fire Management in Cyprus (Papageorgiou)
11:00- 11:30: Coffee Break
11:30-12:30: Αbandoning Agrosilvopastoral Systems and Forest Fires in Cyprus (Christou)
12:30-13:30: Agroforestry and forest fires in Greece (Xanthopoulos)
13:30-14:30: Lunch Break
14:30-16:00: Forestry in Israel: ecology, management and dynamics (Perevolotsky)
16:00-16:30: Coffee Break
16:30-18:30: Students’ presentations

Tuesday 12/7/2011: Agroforestry in the Mediterranean
9:30 – 11:00: Agroforestry in Turkey (Tolunay)
11:00-11:30: Coffee Break
11:30-13:30: Agroforestry Systems and climate change : could AFS mitigate adverse effects of climate change on crops in temperate areas? (Liagre)
13:30-14:30: Lunch Break
14:30-16:00: Key policy changes that made agroforestry adoption possible in France (Liagre)
16:00-16:30: Coffee Break
16:30-18:30: Climate change impacts in agricultural and forest regions of Greece (Giannakopoulos)

Wednesday 13/7/2011: Modern tools in agroforestry systems management
9:30 – 11:00: GIS in natural sciences (Tsiligeridis, AUA)
11:00-11:30: Coffee Break
11:30-13:30: GIS applications (Kaloudis)
13:30-14:30: Lunch Break
14:30-16:00: WWF Hellas (Liarikos)
16:00-16:30: Coffee Break
Free afternoon & attendance of a cultural event

Thursday 14/7/2011: Soil & water
9:30 – 11:00: Geological – geomorphological examples from Greece (Mertzanis)
11:00-11:30: Coffee Break
11:30-13:30: Water uses and water management (Lekkas)
13:30-14:30: Lunch Break
14:30-16:00: Land use & water quality (Makri)
16:00-16:30: Coffee Break
16:30-18:30: Soil Microbiology and its Importance in Natural and Managed Ecosystems (Michopoulos)

Friday 15/7/2011: Modern tools in agroforestry systems management (continuation)
9:30 – 11:00: Estimating carbon sequestration on aboveground pool for forests and agroforestry systems (Zianis)
11:00-11:30: Coffee Break
11:30-13:30: Genetic diversity as a parameter in managing agroforestry systems (Papageorgiou)
13:30-14:30: Lunch Break
14:30-16:00: Students’ presentations
16:00-16:30: Coffee Break
16:30-18:30: Course closure & conclusions

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