Program


7th Annual International Conference on Geography
31 May & 1-3 June, Athens, Greece
Program (Athens Local Time)
(Note: each presentation includes at least 10 minutes for questions and discussions if available)


Monday 31 May 2021

09.00-10.00
Registration


10.00-11.00
Opening and Welcoming Remarks:

  • Gregory T. Papanikos, President, ATINER.
  • Nicholas N. Patricios, Vice President of Strategic Planning & Analysis, ATINER and Professor & Dean Emeritus, School of Architecture, University of Miami, USA. (Video)
  • Clara Germana Gonçalves, Head, Architecture Unit, ATINER & Researcher, CITAD (Centro de Investigação em Território, Arquitectura e Design), Lusíada University, Portugal. (Video)
  • Virginia Sisiopiku, Head, Transportation Engineering Unit, ATINER, & Associate Professor, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA. (Video)

11:00-11:30
Maria Carola Morozzo della Rocca, Associate Professor, University of Genova, Italy.
Title: Digital and Physical Margins Pre-Visions for New Interactions in the City in Progress. 


11:30-12:00
Jelena Culin
, Associate Professor, University of Zadar, Croatia.
Toni Bielic, Professor, University of Zadar, Croatia.
Vlatko Knezevic, PhD Student, University of Zadar, Croatia.
Title: Cruise Ship-Source Pollution by UV Filters.


12:00-12:30
Dani Sabalja
, Assistant Professor, University of Rijeka, Croatia.
Title: Oil Pollution of the Mediterranean as a Result of Maritime Accidents.


12:30-13:00
Mathias Wilde
, Professor, Coburn University Germany.
Jakob Rebhan, Research Associate, Coburn University, Germany.
Title: Acceptance of Autonomous Shuttle Services By The Local Population: A Case Study in Three Small and Medium- Sized Cities.


13:00-13:30
Santiago Pindado
, Professor, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain.
Title: PIRAMIDE, An Innovative Educational Program Based on Research Some Results and Lessons Learned.


13:30-14:00
Dimitra Michalaka, Associate Professor, The Citadel, USA.
Title: Assessing Potential of Bike Share Networks and Active Transportation to Improve Urban Mobility, Physical Activity and Public Health Outcomes.


14:00-14:30 Lunch


14:30-15:00
Gizem Aksümer
, Assistant Professor, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Turkey.
Title: Methodology in Urban Planning: The Case of Turkey’s Istanbul Municipalities.


15:00-15:30
Nicole Raddatz
, Research Associate, University of Kassel, Germany.
Title: The Smartphone as a Participatory Response to Changes in the Understanding of Democracy and Planning of Transport Projects.


15:30-16:00
Anastasia Nikologianni
, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Birmingham City University, UK.
Title: How Can Landscape Architecture Influence Systemic Change to Achieve Sustainable Cities and Regions.


16:00-16:30
Charlott Greub
, Assistant Professor, North Dakota State University, USA.
Title: Art, Architecture & the Urban Fabric: The City: A Museum without Walls?


16:30-17:00
Alessandro Betta
, Researcher, Edmund Mach Foundation, Italy.
Title: Decision Making in City Planning: Processes of Visioning and Stakeholders Engagement in Relation to Sustainable Land-U.


17:00-17:30
Elsa Negas
, Researcher, Lusiada University – CITAD, Portugal.
Rui Seco, Researcher, Lusiada University – CITAD, Portugal.
Title: Territorial Infrastructure: Drafting of a Calculation Evaluation Method.


20:30-22:30
Greek Night


Tuesday 1 June 2021

08:00-10:00 Urban Walk


10.00-10:30
Tzu-Ling Chen
, Assistant Professor, University of Taipei, Taiwan.
Title: Exploring the Metacoupling on Rural Gentrification by Social Network Analysis.


10:30-11:00
Liping Sun, PhD Student, Southeast University, China.
Title:
A Study of Architectural and Cultural Symbols along the Grand Canal – Centered on Merchant Buildings of Ming and Qing Dynasties. 


11:00-11:30
Linxing Wang
, PhD Candidate, Southeast University, China.
Title: Research on a Value-Oriented Regeneration of Historical Districts A Case Study of Qingdao Sifang Road Historical District.


11:30-12:00
Xintong Ma
, PhD Student, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong.
Title:
On the Study of the Relevance of Health and Comfort-Related Street Environment Attributes on Affecting People’s Recreational Walking Behaviour.


12:00-12:30
Corinna Di Franco
, PhD Student, Technical University of Madrid, Spain.
Title: The Role of Banking Foundations in Urban Regeneration Processes on the Italian Scene.


12:30-13:00
Thomas Ehrl
, PhD Student, The University of Northampton UK.
Title: Learning Preferences of Specialists of the Lift Industry and Improved Learning Acquisition through Assistance of Social Networking Platforms.


13:00-13:30
Siavash Saki
, Research Assistant, Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences, Germany.
Title:
Clustering Urban Areas Based on GPS Trajectories and Geospatial Data.


13:30-14:00 Lunch


14:00-14:30
Sabine Scheel- Kopeinig
, Senior Researcher, Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences, Germany.
Title:
Start2Park Determining, Explaining and Predicting Cruising for Parking.


14:30-15:00
Miguel Silva Graca
, Senior Researcher, CITTA-UC, Portugal.
Title:
The Lisbon Story: Twelve Years of Public Participation Approaches, Mechanisms and Practices.


15:00-15:30
Nikoleta Slováková
, PhD Student, Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic.
Title:
City on the Rails.


15:30-16:00
Rita Viliuviene, Ph.D. Student, Vilnius University, Lithuania.
Title:
Cartographic Style Tendencies in News Maps.


16:00-16:30
Barbara Polo-Martin, Lecturer, Valencian International University, Spain.
Title:
COVID19: Cartography as a Witness of Change of Spanish Urban Models Along History Due to Sanitary Crisis.


16:30-17:00
Eduardo Marques
, Researcher, University of Porto/INEGI, Portugal.
Title:
Advanced Joining Processes Unit: Objective based Academic Research.


17:00-17:30
Francesca Salvetti
, Adjunct Professor, University of Genoa, Italy.
Michela Scaglione, Adjunct Professor, University of Genoa, Italy.
Title:
The Graphic Expressive Forms of Resilience and Regeneration from Art to Historical and Contemporary Architecture.


20:00-21:30
Dinner


Wednesday 2 June 2021
Educational Islands Cruise

Thursday 3 June 2021
Delphi Tour