On October 15, 2020 the final International Itinerant Congress entitled “A ship’s deck log: traveling on the literary paths in Greece and Magna Graecia” took place in an online, fully virtual, manner due to the COVID-19 outbreak.


A “ship’s deck log”: travelling on the literary paths in Greece and Magna Graecia
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Thursday, October 15, 2020
09:30-09:35Conference Welcome
Welcome speech “Report on Ionian University’s activities in POLYSEMI project”
Phivos Mylonas, Associate Professor, Department of Informatics, Head of Humanistic & Social Informatics Laboratory
09:35-09:40Greeting from Ionian University’s Rector
Welcome speech
Andreas Floros, Professor, Rector of Ionian University
09:40-09:45Greeting from Ionian University’s Vice-Rector
Welcome speech
Christina Banou, Assoc. Professor, Vice Rector for Academic Affairs, International Relations and Ionian University Extroversion
09:45-09:50Greeting from Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports
Welcome speech
Nicholas Yatromanolakis, General Secretary for Contemporary Culture, Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports
09:50-09:55Greeting from the Region of Ionian Islands
Welcome speech
Rodi Kratsa, Regional Governor, Ionian Islands Region
09:55-10:00Greeting from the Mayor of Corfu
Welcome speech
Meropi Hydraiou, Mayor of Central Corfu and the Diapontian Islands
10:00-11:00Online Round Table
The challenge of sustainable cultural touristic actions
Coordinator: Panagiotis Kourouthanasis, Associate Professor, Department of Informatics, Head of Information Systems and Databases Laboratory
Monika Tsiliberdi, Head of Directorate for Development of Contemporary Creation, HMCS
Angela Gerekou, President, Greek National Tourism Organization
Diamanto Rigakou, Head of Ephorate of Antiquities of Corfu
Christina Beneki, Vice-Rector, Ionian University
George Lepouras, Vice-Rector, University of the Peloponnese
11:00-11:30 Virtual Coffee Break – online Q & A
11:30-12:30 “Reusing digital cultural heritage: a bet to be won”
Manolis Wallace, Associate Professor, Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, University of the Peloponnese, Head of Knowledge and Uncertainty Research Laboratory
12:30-13:00 Virtual Coffee Break – online Q & A
13:00-14:00 “Ubiquitous and Augmented Cultural User eXperience”
George Caridakis, Assistant Professor, Intelligence Interaction Research Group, Department of Cultural Technology and Communication, University of the Aegean – Research Professor-Collaborator of Athina Research Center.
14:00-14:30 Virtual Coffee Break – online Q & A
14:30-15:30 “Geocultural signs of space in Alex Bisani’s journey between Sicily and Greece”
Elias Spyridonidis, Academic Scholar, Department of Italian Philology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
15:30-15:45 Conclusions – Conference Closure