Kick-off Meeting

Kick Off Meeting

November 7th, 2014

Florina, Greece




Meeting Venue:

Phaidon Hotel & SPA

Viglas 1 & Varnoudos

531 00 Florina, Greece

Tel: +30 23850 44800

E – mail: phaidonhotel@gmail.com

Web Site: www.phaidonhotel.gr

Contact Hosting Organisation / Coordinator:

Mrs Katerina Koutsianou

Regional Development Fund of Western Macedonia

ZEP Area, 501 00 Kozani, Greece

Telephone: +30 24610 53996

Mobile: +30 6976636329

Fax: +30 24610 53991

Email: kkoutsianou@yahoo.gr






List of Participants


LP1. Region of Western Macedonia, Greece

  Ioanna Makri Katerina Koutsianou Dimitris Tsimplinas  LP2. Regional Council of Korca, Albania

  Ardit Konomi Brunilda Prifti Ledia Bonja  PP3. University “FAN   S.NOLI” Korce, Albania

  Edmond Spahiu Robert Naci Ardian Cerava  PP4. CERTH, Greece

  Valantis Ketikidis


GABEGreek-Albanian cross border cooperation in Biomass Exploitation

Kick Off Meeting Agenda


Day 1, Thursday, November 6, 2014


Arrival day

19:00 Social Dinner (to be paid by each project participant)


The participant met each other and had free conversation about themselves, the project, their institutions ect.


Day 2, Friday, November 7, 2014

9.30 – 10.00 Registration

 10.00 – 10.15Welcoming words and opening of the kick off (RWM)

 10.15 – 11.30Presentation of the participating partners and countries


LP1. Region of Western Macedonia, Greece

LP2. Regional Council of Korca, Albania

PP3. University “FAN S.NOLI” Korce, Albania

PP4. CERTH, Greece


Partners of each country put together a presentation containing a profile of their institution, relevant projects, an overview on their woody biomass sector and their role/s, max. 15 minutes each

  11.30 – 12.00Coffee Break   12.00 – 13.00Presentation and discussion of the GABE Work plan with focus on the on-going work

  •      WP1. Management and Coordination,

•      WP2. Information and publicity,

•      WP3. Policy Development,

•      WP4. Religions – “Testing grounds”,

•      WP5. Bioenergy market


Partners of each country will make a presentation regarding WP, budget, timetable, deliverables and their contribution to each deliverable, max. 15 minutes each  13.00 – 14.00Lunch Break   14.00 – 14.30

 Discussion, next steps of the project  14.30 – 15.00Presentation of the SEE project “FOROPA – Sustainable Networks for the Energetic Use of Lignocellulosic Biomass” (CERTH)


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