Meeting – Discussion on the organization and successful completion of the work packages of the Project

«ECOPORTIL-Environmental Protection of Areas Surrounding Ports using Innovative Learning Tools for Legislation»

A partners’ meeting took place on 26, 27 and 28 August 2020 of the European project

“ECOPORTIL-Environmental Protection of Areas Surrounding Ports using Innovative Learning Tools for Legislation” (www.ecoportil.eu), which is implemented through the Transnational Cooperation Program Balkan-Mediterranean 2014-2020, at the premises of the University of Aegean, in Chios. The meeting was attended by representatives of the University of Ioannina and the University of the Aegean. Specifically, Mr. Chrysostomos Stylios, Professor, Dept. Of Informatics & Telecommunications, University of Ioannina, Mr. Nikitas Nikitakos, Professor, Dept. Of Shipping & Business Services, University of the Aegean, Ms. Anna Kotrikla, Assistant Professor, Dept. Of Shipping & Business Services, University of the Aegean and Mr. Ioannis Dagkinis, member of scientific teaching staff, Dept. Shipping & Business Services, University of the Aegean. The purpose of the meeting was to be organized the successful completion of the project work packages.

On the 1st day of the meeting, the participants analyzed the methodology and the organization of the seminar courses and actions within the framework of WP4 as well as the evaluation of the process of the online courses. Participants also discussed the organization of upcoming seminars and course certificates for all partners.

On the 2nd day of the meeting, the participants discussed the proposed peer review methodology in the context of the implementation of WP5. In particular, discussions took place on the organization of the peer review and the partners made corrections and suggestions regarding the evaluation questionnaires. In addition, the partners decided on the evaluation of the educational process.

On the 3rd and last day of the meeting, the partners discussed issues related to the implementation of WP1 and WP2. Specifically, financial and management issues were discussed as well as issues of project promotion and contribution of the University of Aegean. In addition, the organization of the final event of the project was discussed and the overall project and the contribution of the partners were evaluated. Finally, the partners discussed at length the next steps for the viability of the project.

For more information about the Project, interested parties can contact the Laboratory of Knowledge and Intelligent Computing (contact@kic.uoi.gr and 2681050234).