Invited Speakers / Special Talks


Multiple criteria environmental decision support; engaging stakeholders to modeling and
data-collection activities
Jason Papathanasiou

University of Macedonia, Greece

 omarOmar Defeo
Anton McLachlan
Sandy beaches as social-ecological systems at risk
Omar Defeo and Anton McLachlan

Universidad de la Republica de Uruguay, Uruguay

 Phoebe Koundouri
Science Driven Implementation of Sustainable Development
Phoebe Koundouri

Athens University of Economics and Business; International Centre for Research on the Environment and the Economy (ICRE8); London School of Economics; United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network – Greece 

Sustainable Beach Management; A Necessity for a Sustainable Tourism Sector. Costa Nostrum
– Sustainable Beaches: an Innovative Certification Standard for Achieving a Sustainable Beach Management
Vassilis Zissimopoulos

Costa Nostrum Ltd, Greece

thomas schlacher
Wildlife on sandy beaches creates arenas for testing ecological concepts and conservation
Thomas A. Schlacher

University of Sunshine Coast, Australia

Marine Litter: monitoring and science for citizens experience of Surfrider Foundation Europe by means of standardized protocols in aquatic ecosystems
Vanessa-Sarah Salvo

Surfriders Europe, Spain

Use of genetic methods and tools to assess marine connectivity patterns
Costas Tsigenopoulos

Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology and Aquaculture, HCMR, Greece