Conference Program

15th Annual International Symposium on Environment
Tentative Program (Athens Local Time)
(In the program presentations are included from all the subjects scheduled to be presented in parallel)
(Note: each presentation includes at least 10 minutes for questions and discussions if available)

Monday 25 May 2020

11.30-12.30
Registration


12.30-13.00
Opening and Welcoming Remarks:

  • Gregory T. Papanikos, President, ATINER 

13.00-13.45
Dominika Szoldrowska, Researcher, Mineral and Energy Economy Research Institute of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland.
Title: Inventory of the Secondary Sources of the Biogenic Raw Materials in the Context of the Circular Economy (CE) Implementation in the Fertilizer Sector. (PowerPoint)


13:45-14:00 Break


14:00-14:45
Agata Zdyb, Associate Professor, Lublin University of Technology, Poland.
Title: The Study on the Performance of Thin Film Photovoltaic Technologies under Temperate Climatic Conditions (PowerPoint) 


14:45-15:00 Break


15:00-15:45
Myriam Elizabeth Vargas Morales, PhD Student, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia.
Title: Characterizing Livelihoods of Artisanal Fishing Communities in Developing Countries: A Mid-Term Analysis. (PowerPoint) 


15:45-16:00 Break


16:00-16:45
Tovo M. Andrianjafy, Research Scientist, Andriani Institute, Research Center, USA.
Title: Chemical Ecology: Integrated Vector Management as an Alternative to Insecticides (Study in Madagascar). (PowerPoint)


16:45-17:00 Break


17:00-17:30
Meredith Drees, Chair, Department of Religion and Philosophy, Kansas Wesleyan University, USA.
Title: Sin, Death, and Moral Growth in Iris Murdoch’s Discussion of Art. (PowerPoint)


17:30-18:10
Meredith McFadden, Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, USA.
Title: When is it Wrong NOT to Have a Child? (PowerPoint)


18:10-18:30
Tennyson Samraj, Professor, Burman University, Canada.
Title: Right to Life/Live – Core Tenets and the Inalienability Question.


18:30-19:10
Mark Morelli, Distinguished Professor, Loyola Marymount University, USA.
Title: Plato’s Gorgias: Uncovering the Spiritual Corruption of a Respectable Man.


19:10-19:40
Hugh Deery, Term Instructor, University of Alaska Anchorage, USA.
Title: From Hawking to Nagarjuna: Interdisciplinary Infusion Tactics as a Means of Meeting Challenges, in a Competitive Work Environment.


19:40-20:10
Pavel Stankov, Graduate Assistant, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, USA.
Title: The Ontological Primacy of Life as an Argument against Abortion. (PowerPoint)


21:30-23:00
Greek Night


Tuesday 26 May 2020
(Joined Sessions with the Philosophy Conference)

09:00-12:00 Urban Walk


12:30-13:00
Daniela Matysová, PhD Student, Charles University, Czech Republic.
Title: Emmanuel Levinas: Beauty and its Evil


13:00-13:30
Marko Jakic, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Split, Croatia.
Title: Ethical Actuality of Kant’s Categorical Imperative. (PowerPoint)


13:30-14:00
Madara Vilne, PhD Student, University of Latvia, Latvia.
Title: New Human and New Age – is it coming? Reflection about Some 20th-21st Century Spiritual Ideas and their Plausibility.


14:00-14:30
Carlos Correia, Associate Professor, University of Lisbon, Portugal.
Title: Redefinition of Art: A New Αesthetical Proposal.


14:30-15:00
Andrew Ward, Lecturer, University of York, UK.
Title: Kant and Hume on the Judgment of Taste.


15:00-15:30
Angela Michelis, Teacher, “G. Peano – S. Pellico” High School in Cuneo (Grammar and Scientific Lyceum), Italy.
Title: The Idea of Justice: Between Eros and Thanatos.


15:30-16:00
Thomas Auxter, Associate Professor, University of Florida, USA.
Title: Socrates at Eleusis: Existential Questions.


16:00-16:30
Katherine Cooklin, Professor, Slippery Rock University, USA.
Title: Ignorance, Epistemic Injustice, and Rape Myths.


16:30-17:00
William O’Meara, Professor, James Madison University, USA.
Title: Dewey on Moral Principles as Hypotheses (PowerPoint)


17:00-17:40
Chin-Tai Kim, Professor, Case Western Reserve University, USA.
Title: Rethinking the Foundation of Normative Ethics.


17:40-18:10
Peter Simpson, Professor, The City University of New York, USA.
Title: A Suggestion for Abortion Laws. (PowerPoint)


18:10-18:40
Katerina Psaroudaki, Doctor of Philosophy, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA.
Title: Group Reparations and Race-Conscious Affirmative Action.


18:40-19:10
Aaron Kilbourn, Professor, Sioux Falls Seminary, USA.
Title: “Suffering” in Christianity.


20:00-21:30
Dinner


Wednesday 27 May 2020
Educational Islands Cruise
Thursday 28 May 2020
Delphi Tour