A Study Abroad Program on Sustainability & Infrastructure
in collaboration with University of Maryland
|Saturday||17 March 2018||Arrival in Athens|
|Sunday||18 March 2018||Urban Walk1||Sustainability Design Projects (UMD)|
|Monday||19 March 2018||O.A.K.A. Olympic Athletic Center of Athens ‘Spiros Louis’||Sustainability Design Projects (UMD)
Guest Lecture 1:
Transport and Sustainability
By Amalia Polydoropoulou, Professor & Vice-Rector of Research, Development, Finance and Infrastructure, University of the Aegean, Greece.
|Tuesday||20 March 2018||ATTIKO METRO-Piraeus Construction Site||Sustainability Design Projects (UMD)
Guest Lecture 2:
Road Safety Assessment according to International Protocols & Demonstration at Platia Kalathmonos
By Stelios Efstathiadis, Technical Director, Transportation Solutions, Greece.
|Wednesday||21 March 2018||Stavros Niarchos Foundation – Cultural Center||Sustainability Design Projects (UMD)
Guest Lecture 3:
Pavement Recycling and Materials in Greece
By Andreas Loizos, Professor & Head of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering, National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Greece.
Performance Experience of CPR for Heavy Duty Pavements: Case Study in Greece
By Vasilis Papavasiliou, Senior Associate Lecturer, Laboratory of Pavement Engineering, National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Greece.
|Thursday||22 March 2018||Sustainability Design Projects (UMD)
|Sustainability Design Projects (UMD)
Educational Event at TMEDE
Sustainability & Infrastructure
|Friday||23 March 2018||Sustainability Design Projects (UMD)
|Design Project Presentations, Program Overview & Concluding Remarks (UMD)
|Saturday||24 March 2018||Island Tour: Aigina, Poros, Hydra (It includes lunch on the boat)||NA|
|Sunday||25 March 2018||Departure from Athens|
|1The urban walk includes the broader area of downtown Athens. Among other sites, it includes: Zappion, Syntagma Square, Temple of Olympian Zeus, Ancient Roman Agora and on Acropolis Hill: the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion, and the Parthenon. The program of the tour may be adjusted, if there is a need beyond our control.
2Offered by ATINER at the Hellenic-American Union. The menu will include traditional varieties of Greek food and one soft drink per student. Vegetarian food will be provided. It will also include music and dancing.
3Offered by ATINER at the Hellenic-American Union. The menu will include traditional varieties of Greek food and one soft drink per student. Vegetarian food will be provided.