Conferences - Publications

In support of its aim to encourage the transfer and application of new technologies, the Institute organises a variety of national and international meetings and seminars as well as other educational activities.

Some examples include:

Workshops
  • "Integrated Control of Pests and Diseases of the Main Crops of the Prefecture of Chania", 1 March 1995. A meeting of around 150 agronomists from Agricultural Departments, cooperatives and representatives of the Agricultural Bank of Greece.
  • "The Rational Use of Fertilisers", 16 March 1995. A meeting organised for agronomists from the Agricultural Department of Rethymnon. Attended by 50 agronomists.
  • "The Management of Oil Mill Waste", 27 July 1995. A meeting attended by over a hundred local oil mill owners and technicians.
  • "Agrochemicals and the Environment", 7-8 December1996. A meeting of around 150 agronomists from all over Greece. Organised in collaboration with the Geotechnical Chamber of Greece (GEOTEE) and the Association of Agronomists of Chania.
  • "Organic Farming: Problems and Future Perspectives" 28-29 February 1996. A meeting attended by agronomists and organic farmers from all over Greece. Organised in collaboration with the Prefecture of Chania. Attended by 150 persons.
  • "The Development of the Mountainous Area of Western Crete" 24 October 1996. A meeting held in the Institute's conference room for mayors, presidents of the village councils and farmers from the regions of Selino, Sfakia Kydonia and Apokoronas, along with representatives of other local institutions. Organised by GEOTEE. In the meeting participated 110 persons.
  • "Citrus production and marketing". 8 May 1998. A meeting organised in collaboration with GEOTEE/Branch of Crete for agronomists and citrus growers from Crete. Attended by 100 persons.
  • "Tropical and Subtropical Plants" 26 May 2000. A Meeting which was organized in collaboration with the Geotechnical Chamber of Greece (GEOTEE)/department of Crete, the Prefecture of Chania and the Chania's Association of Agronomists.
  • "Institute of Olive tree and Subtropical Plants of Chania: 40 years of offer in the Rural Growth (1961-2001)" (15-16/3/2001), in which carried out presentation of the achievements installations and plantations of the Institute in the institutions and the rural world of Crete. In the meeting participated 180 persons.
  • "Genetically modified organisms and products" (29-6-2001), that was organized by the GEOTEE)/department of Crete. In the meeting participated 115 persons.
  • "New measures of regulations for the support of olive oil production - Obligations of olive mills" (2-9-2001). The meeting carried out with initiative of the Ministry of Agriculture. In the meeting participated 110 persons.
  • "The future of olive growing in Chania Prefecture. Problems and Perspectives", (6/7/2007) in cooperation with Prefectural Administration of Chania. Attended by 93 persons.
  • "The olive oil extraction industry today – Best practices for extraction of high quality olive oil" (28/9/2007), in cooperation with Prefectural Administration of Chania. Attended by 95persons.
  • "Citriculture: Cultivars, cultural techniques, harvesting and post-harvest practices" (29/11/2007) in cooperation with Prefectural Administration of Chania and OADYK. Attended by 72 persons.
  • "Olive oil: The golden liquid of Crete, Greece' (8-9/8/2008) organized in the frame of 'Agricultural August 2008" in the CAM in cooperation with Prefectural Administration of Chania and the International Olive oil Council (IOOC). Attended by 112 persons.
Seminars
  • "Control of pests and diseases in cultivated crops" (1.3.95). Organised in cooperation with Directorate of Agriculture of Chania Prefecture. Attended by 60 persons.
  • "Control of Planococcus citri and Alevrothrixus floccosus in citrus orchards" (25.2.95) Organised in cooperation with Directorate of Agriculture of Chania Prefecture. Attended by 120 persons.
  • "International seminar on Oliveculture". 19-24 May 1997. A seminar held in the Institute's conference room. Organised in collaboration with the International Olive Oil Council and attended by 60 agronomists and members of cooperatives from Greece, Cyprus, Tunisia, Morocco, Spain, Italy, Israel, Turkey and Egypt.
  • "Evaluation of organoleptic characteristics of olive oil" (12-18/12/2005). International seminar in collaboration with the International Olive Oil Council and the Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food. Attended by 72 persons.
Conferences
  • "2nd International Symposium on Irrigation of Horticultural Crops" 8-13 September 1996. Organised by the Institute in collaboration with ISHS, GSHS etc. In the meeting participated 137 scientists from 27 countries and presented 120 papers.
  • "3rd International Symposium on Olive Growing" 22-29 September 1997. Approximately 200 scientific papers were presented in this symposium organised in collaboration with ISHS, International Olive Oil Council, Ministry for Agriculture.
  • "Photosynthesis in a changing world" (Photochange), (27/5-3/6/2003). International Scientific Congress organised by EU – CNR – NAGREF. Attended by 60 participants from different countries.
  • "Olive and the Environment", 1-3/10/2003. International Conference organised in collaboration with COI, FEMO, CIHEAM and the Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food. Attended by 120 participants.
  • "Integrated Control in Olives" (29-31/5/2003). 1st European meeting of the work group of IOBC/WPRS. Attended by 90 persons.
  • "Organic farming in Mediterranean basin: Problems and Perspectives" (9-11/11/2005) International conference organised in collaboration with the Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food. Attended by 86 participants.
  • "The agricultural production in the new European environment" (23-26/10/2007) 23rd Scientific Conference of Greek Society for Horticultural Science (EEEO) in collaboration with EEEO and the Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food. Attended by 342 participants.
 
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