CONGRESS SCHEDULE

MEDITERRANEAN INSTITUTE FOR EDUCATION

SOCIAL COOPERATIVE COMPANY FOR THE COLLECTIVE AND SOCIAL BENEFIT

RESEARCH SUPPORT AND KNOWLEDGE DEVELOPMENT

1st Mediterranean Openair Lifelong Learning Congress “Mediterranean Asclepia-Entities in Time and in Space to Inspire Entrepreneurship and Wellbeing”

 

1st DAY Tuesday 5 July 2022

SESSION 1. OPENING OF THE CONGRESS-LIQUOR WELCOMING RECEPTION

Venue: Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology, Heraklion

Chair: Petrakis Thomas

19.00-19.30 Welcoming of the participants, Exchange of gifts

19.30-21.00 Introduction of the participants to the Congress Community. Liquors prepared with traditional local recipes and raw materials, will be offered by the Mediterranean Institute for Education SCC, giving the first sweet flavor to the Delegates

2nd DAY Wednesday 6 July 2022 

SESSION 2. KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS

Venue: Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology, Heraklion

Chair: Kasimati Aikaterini

10.00-11.30 Guided discovery in the Museum of the Ancient Greek Technology ‘Kotsanas’ at Heraklion https://kotsanasmuseum.com/our-museum-in-crete/?lang=en

11.30-12.00 Break time, Treats 

12.00-14.00 Keynote Speeches, Oral Presentations 

BREAK 

14.00-16.00 Street food at the center of Heraklion, the Morosini Fountain (Liontaria) in Meidani square (http://odysseus.culture.gr/h/2/gh251.jsp?obj_id=7229

SESSION 3. ORAL & POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Venue: Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology, Heraklion

Chair: Kalathaki Maria

16.00-18.00 Oral and Poster Presentations

21.00 Mediterranean Business (Gala) Dinner for the Congress’s Speakers and Attendees for mutual acquaintance and strengthening of relations among the Delegates. Short Presentations of the Delegates, Companies and Freelancers will highlight business-related initiatives close to the Congress topics.

3rd DAY Thursday 7 July 2022

SESSION 4. EXCURSION TO LEVINA ASCLEPIEIO, LENTAS

Venue: South Heraklion prefecture

Chair: Papastefanaki Anna

08.30 Departure from Heraklion, Eleftherias square, for a daily excursion to the south coast of Heraklion prefecture. 

10.00 Visit to the archeological site of Gortyna (http://odysseus.culture.gr/h/3/eh352.jsp?obj_id=2355)

12.00 Brake with snacks based on the ancient Greek therapeutic diet and Mediterranean season food

12.30 Exploration of the ancient Greek Asclepieio Levina in Lentas village, in the south coast of Crete (http://odysseus.culture.gr/h/3/eh351.jsp?obj_id=2541) with experiential field activities. 

14.30 Free afternoon for swimming, sunbathing, walks, seefod, coffe at the seashore of Libyan Sea, at Lentas and Diskos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GlYoBgxxCDk 

19.00 Departure to Heraklion.

4rth DAY Friday 8 July 2022

SESSION 5. ANCIENT MEDICINE

Venue: Museum of Medicine of the University of Crete

Chair: Kasimati Aikaterini

09.00 Departure from Heraklion, Eleftherias square to visit the Museum of Medicine of the University of Crete. Transportation by hired bus.

10.00-11.30 Guided navigation in the Museum of Medicine of Crete and participation into the Museum’s Learning Programs (https://museum.med.uoc.gr:8443/index_en.jsp)

11.30 Transportation to the Candia Maris Resort & Spa Crete 

SESSION 6. WELLNESS METHODOLOGIES

Venue: Candia Maris Resort & Spa Crete  http://www.candiamaris.gr/ 

Chair: Kornilaki Erika

12.00-14.00 Spa & Thalassotherapy at the Thalasso Aegeo Spa https://spa-about.gr/business/thalasso-by-aegeo-spa/ in Heraklion. 

14.30 Light Lunch/picnic at the near seashore

16.00 Return to Heraklion

FREE AFTERNOON

21.00- Hippocratic Dinner 

5th DAY Saturday 9 July 2022

FREE MORNING

SESSION 7. EXPERIENTIAL LABORATORIES

Venue:  Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology, Heraklion

Chair: Schoinoplokaki Evaggelia

16.00 Oral Presentations and Experiential Laboratories

18.00 Reflections and Evaluation of the Congress, suggestions for the 2nd Mediterranean Congress under the title ‘MEDITERRANEAN ASCLEPIA-ENTITIES IN TIME AND IN SPACE ΤΟ INSPIRE…?

18.30 Round Table with the subject ‘Exploitation Ways of the message coming from the Ancient Asclepia in Science, Education, Entrepreneurship and Wellbeing’. The discussion will be carried out in companies, with local appetizers accompmanied with Raki and Wine.

21.00 Night Walk in the old center of Heraklion guided by Locals (https://www.rental-center-crete.com/blog/heraklion-markets/ ).

6th DAY Sunday 10 July 2022

SESSION 8. EXCURSION TO LISOS ASCLEPIEIO, SOUGIA

Venue: South Chania prefecture

Chair: Tziotis Stavros

06.30 Departure from Heraklion, Eleftherias square, for a daily excursion to the south coast of Chania prefecture. Transportation by hired bus. 

08.30 Stopover in Vryses Apokoronas (https://www.cretanbeaches.com/en/cities-and-towns-in-crete/vrysses-apokoronas). 

10.30 Departure from Vryses. Trip to the village Sougia, in the south coast of Chania prefecture (https://www.cretanbeaches.com/en/sea-tourism/west-crete-beaches/sougia-beach). 

12.30 Boarding the boats and departure for the Asclepieion of Lisos. Visit to the archeological site of Lisos. Exploration of the ancient Greek Asclepieion Lisos,  with experiential field activities (http://odysseus.culture.gr/h/3/gh351.jsp?obj_id=15822).

14.30 Light Lunch/picnic at Lisos place

16.30 Boarding the boats and return to Sougia.

17.00 Swimming, sunbathing and walks in the Libyan Sea, the village of Sougia, etc.

19.00 Departure to Heraklion. CLOSING OF THE CONGRESS

 

A reflective look at the Schedule of the 1ST MEDITERRANEAN OPENAIR LIFELONG LEARNING CONGRESS “MEDITERRANEAN ASCLEPIA-ENTITIES IN TIME AND IN SPACE ΤΟ INSPIRE ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND WELLBEING ”, 5-10 July 2022, Heraklion, Crete, Greece 2021

Our small congress and tour groups, negotiate with culture, history, diversity, sun, sea, islands, hospitality and gastronomy, in the interesting routs of the ancient Mediterranean Asclepieia, in the context of the complex travel environment.

-The Congress can be seen from the point of view of self-care, wellness, well-being, euphoria, fitness, scientific content, business opportunities, lifelong learning, etc. The pillars of the Congress are the water, the nutrition and the exercise, those played a dominant role in the healings of the ancient Asclepieia.

-The thematic areas, the venues, the diet and the mobility, in the wider context of the ancient Mediterranean Medicine and Pharmacy, promotes the anti-consumer model, a healthy lifestyle and highlights the traditional way of life.

-The Liquor Reception, the Mediterranean Gala Business Diner, the Hippocratic Dinner, with the Seasonal food for the picnics and light lunches, the Greek souvlaki, the Instant Coffee, Juices fruits of treats contribute to a detoxification and toning diet of six days. Snacks based on the ancient Greek therapeutic diets of Asclepius and Hippocrates and the Mediterranean season food complete the sense of following the ancient route toward an Asclepieion. 

-The walks in the center of Heraklion the Morosini Fountain (Liontaria) and the Heraklion Central Market–1866 Street, in Sougia and Lentas villages, along the Boudakas river in Vryses Apokoronas, the seashores of Amoudara, Lentas, Sougia, the sunbathing, the explores of Museums and the archeological sites,  promote the fitness and the good physical condition of the body

-The rejuvenating effect of water is achieved by the swimming in Amoudara, in the Libyan Sea of Lentas and Sougia, by the boating to the ancient Asclepieion of Lisos and with the thalassotherapy/massage, sauna and hammam at the Thalasso Aegeo Spa.