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08.00 - 09.00 Registration


09.00 - 10.30 Session 1: Education Strategies


ISPS – International Study and Project Semester

Helmut Dispert, Joseph A. Morgan, Mark McMahon, Christine Boudin


The International Reception of the Bologna Process: An Outside Perspective of Strategies for Internationalization

Christine Boudin


Promotion and Development of European Masters in the Field of Computer Vision and Robotics

Fabrice Meriaudeau, David Fofi, Herma Adema-Labille, David Arnaud, Yohan Fougerolle, Alice Meriaudeau, Olivier Morel, Desire Dro-Sidibe, Antoine Trapet, Alain Tremeau


Closing the Gap: Preparing Computing Students for Employment through Embedding Work-Related Learning in the Taught Curriculum

Sabine McKinnon, June McCrae


The Development of a Student Centred Web Based Solution to Support Students Making the Transition From Further to Higher Education

Fiona Fairlie, Diane Joyce, Iain Stewart


Research as a Part of Teaching Process

Marjan Druzovec, Tatjana Welzer, Marko Holbl


10.30 - 11.00 Coffee Break (UNIVERSITY CONFERENCE CENTER)


11.00 - 11.30 Keynote Lecture


Industry and Universities - An Ongoing Challenge

Pavel Zemcik



11.30 - 13.00 Session 2: Education Strategies

New Educational Methods


E-Learning in Tertiary Education: Aspects on Service Evaluation

Kostas Vassilakis, Spyros Panagiotakis, Michail Kalogiannakis


Romanian Qualifications Framework for Higher Education: A Bridge for University – Enterprise Partnership

Margareta Simona Ivan, Sorin Eugen Zaharia, Lucia Mariana MIRA, Catalina Hirceag


Preparing Graduates for the 21st Century Workplace

Morag Turnbull, Allison Littlejohn, Malcolm Allan


Analysis of Critical Thinking Skills across an International, Cross-Institutional

Group of Masters Students in Engineering

Michael D Bramhall, Linda Gray, Chris Corker, Kenisha Garnett, Richard Hill


Moving Beyond Lecture Capture to Create an Integrated Learning Resource

Iain Stewart, William McKee, Malcolm Allan, Kevin Porteous


Overcoming the Barriers to Successful Implementation of Open Educational

Resources and Practices in Adult Education: Key Factors to Consider

Dimitris J. Zondiros, Dimitris N. Novas, Maria A. Briana



11.30 - 14.00 Poster 1: Education Strategies

Career Counselling

Industry and Education

Science and Education


From An Erasmus Intensive Program to a European Master towards the Education

and Training of Young Scientists in Laser Plasma Technology

J. Kaliakatsos, C.Petridis, Calliope Tsitou and M.Tatarakis


Science Education Standards: A New Approach

C. Bezergiannidou, A. Balouktsis, L. Theodoridou-Sotiriou


Process Analysis of Educational Programs and Their Optimization According to the Educational

Policy of European Union

Martina Rasticova, Zdenka Videcka, Maria Reznakova, Helena Musilova


Estimation of Workload for Academic Staff Members in T.E.I. of Crete

K. Savvakis, Ch. Athanasaki, K. Loulakakis, A. Malamos, I. Pachoulakis, K. Vasilakis,  S. Drakoulakis and

J. Kaliakatsos


Career Services Offices in the Greek Technological Institutes: Present and Future

Evangelia M. Simantiraki, George M. Papadourakis, Haris Papoutsakis


Recruitment of the Secondary School Leavers for Study Programmes in IT, Science and Engineering

Jan M Honzik


Human Capital and Growth in OECD Countries Revisited

George Sfakianakis, Anastasios Magoutas, George Papadoudis


Higher Education Graduates in the Labour Market in Romania

Maria Apostol, Sorin Eugen Zaharia, Bogdan Voicu, Malina Voicu, Claudiu Tufis


The Spatial Dimension: New R&D Challenges in the Wireless Communications Industry

George Liodakis, Andreas Maras


Development of Technical Resolution of Registration and Analysis of Physiological Signals

Natasa Honzikova, Eva Zavodna, Lukas Zubal, Jiri Moudr, Kamil Riha


GUARANTEE: A Guardian Angel for the Extended Home Environment

George M. Papadourakis, Tsampikos Kounalakis, Deligiannis Ioannis, Nikos Manias, Georgios

Triantafyllidis, Julie Vandenabeele, Ilkka Uusitalo


Analysis of Questionnaire for Ph.D. studies in Electrical and Information Engineering in Europe

George M. Papadourakis, Panagiota Hatzi, Jean-Marc Thiriet, Hamed Yahoui, Olivier Bonnaud, Anna

Friesel, Dro-Désiré Sidibe, Georgios Tsirigotis


13.00 - 14.00 Light lunch (UNIVERSITY CONFERENCE CENTER)



14.00 - 16.00 Session 3A: Industry and Education


Knowledge Comes Back to Heraklion: Developing a Sustainable, Knowledge-Based Community in

Crete, Greece

Haris Papoutsakis


Culture Sensitive Aspects in Industry, Business and Education

Tatjana Welzer, Hannu Jaakkola, Marjan Dru┼żovec, Marko, Hölbl, Boštjan Brumen


The Shift to a Learning Outcomes Model in Qualifications for the Air Transport Industry

Sorin Eugen Zaharia, Maria Cristina Apostol, Margareta Simona Ivan, Lucia Mariana Mira


Laying the Groundwork for Effective Workplace Learning in the ICT Sector

George Liodakis, Ioannis O. Vardiambasis, Nikolaos Petrakis, Ioannis A. Kaliakatsos


Academia-Industry Linkage: A Case Study for the Department of Electronics of T.E.I. of Crete

Evangelos Kartsonakis, George Liodakis, Ioannis O. Vardiambasis, Ioannis A. Kaliakatsos


CoNeT: Industrial Ethernet Training

George M. Papadourakis, Wojciech Grega, Dominique Daens, Sofie Krol


Green Transition, New Qualifications and Lifelong Education

Katia Radja, Alain Nicolas, Patrick Schembri


Pedagogical engineering on the logistics sector and lifelong training

Alain Nicolas, Madjid Yacine


Employability and European Harmonisation: Think Global, Act Local Europolytec, a

European Project

Francis Rogard, Appoline Regin


14.00 - 17.00 Session 3B - Workshop: PIT - Views of the Project/Internship Instruction Type


QEF: Quality Assurance in MUTW Project

Paula Escudeiro, Nuno Escudeiro, Rosa Reis


MUTW: An Effective Project Course to Improve Students' Soft Skills

Nuno F. Escudeiro, Paula M. Escudeiro


International Team Work as a Means of Informing Students of Business Skills

Bryan K Temple and Donald M Hepburn


International Innovation Camps: Evidence from a Field Study

Paulino Silva, Brian K. Temple, Mirja Kalviainen, Costas Mantzalos, Emil Horky, Michal Stoklasa,

Philip Orme


Practical Elements in Danish Engineering Education Including EPS

Jørgen Hansen


Experiences of Erasmus Placements

Tatjana Welzer, Lili Nemec


Three-Dimensional Educational Virtual Environments: Guidelines for Learning Spaces Design

Rosa Reis, Paula Escudeiro


Round Table Discussion with the following Topics

Moderated by: Nuno F. Escudeiro


  1. How to keep students highly motivated?

  2. How to bring realism to an academic project?

  3. How to evaluate students (evaluation scheme, ECTS)?

  4. Do students need a shared information workspace? Who should set it? What tools should be available?

  5. In person meetings needed to start off projects?

  6. Are frequent web meetings or face to face meetings required? How and who should schedule and manage them?

  7. What management tools should students have at their disposal to assure things get done in their team?

  8. hould teaches be actively involved in project and team management?


20.30 - 22.00 Welcome RECEPTION at Grecian Castle Hotel







09.00 - 11.00 Session 4A: Science and Education



Challenges for European Universities Governance

Nikolaos Taousanidis, Myrofora Antoniadou


Computer Social Networks in the Light Of Middle East Uprisings: Means of Communication or Self


Maria A. Briana, Dimitris J. Zondiros, Dimitris N. Novas


On The Effects of Global Climate Change on Cropland Productivity

Achilles Vairis, Nicholas Christakis


EUGENIUS Holly Articles Preservation Full Feature Workstation with Full Fasma Scanning, Senses

Support and Three Dimensional Printing

George Gerakis, Stefania Zisopoulou, Dimitrios Zisopoulos


Study of a 3D Knee Model

Markos Petousis, Achilles Vairis, Sofia Yfanti, Betina Kandyla, Christos Chrysoulakis


Experimental and computational investigation of end-milling and development of a simulation model

describing the machining process

Constantine David


A Robust Digital Image Retrieval Technique

Charalampos P. Strouthopoulos, Panagiotis Ch. Strouthopoulos



09.00 - 11.00 Session 4B: Special Session for Graduate Students

New Educational Methods

Industry and Education

Science and Education



Creating Web3D Interactive Presentations Applied to the Teaching of Graphic Engineering

K-M. Chrysanthakopoulou, E. Gutierrez de Rave Aguera, F.J. Jimenez-Hornero, M.A. Castellano Torres


The Concept of Innovation and the Construction Sector

Yfanti Sofia, Temple K. Bryan, Edgar David, Petousis Markos, Vairis Achilles


Statistical Analysis of Minoan Linear A in Relation to Mycenaean Linear B Using Pattern


Ekavi Papavassileiou, George M. Papadourakis, Gareth Owens


Analysis of the Young Agricultural Entrepreneurs Learning Needs (Future Skills Needs)

Maria Della Giovampaola, Maura Striano, Kostas Mathioudakis, Manolis Daskalakis, Eleni Goumenaki, Giorgos Mastorakis, Vassilios Zacharopoulos



Tourism Entrepreneurship in Greece

Adamidis G., Bareka G., Georgakidis C., Karagounis C., Vatalachos C.,Loukataris I.


Ensuring Security in the Theatre Stage Environment

Jiri Sevcovic, Pavel Zemcik


Mathematical Problems at High School Based on Physics Problems

Dionysios G. Theocharis


Mobile Technology for Learning

Dimitris Paschaloudis, Angeliki Katsika



11.00 - 11.30 Coffee Break (UNIVERSITY CONFERENCE CENTER)


11.30 - 13.30 Session 5A: Corporate Finance and Governance


Metatrader Computer Language: Programming, Servers, Strategies, Products and Security Issues

Stefania Zisopoulou, George Gerakis, Dimitrios Zisopoulos


Assessment of Corporate Governance via Internet Audit

George Drogalas,Panagiotis Pantelidis, Rania Vouroutzidou, Euanthia Kesisi


Co-Operative Banking; An Alternative Finance After the Global Crisis

Nikolaos Karanasios, Franco Rubino, Ferdinando Verardi, Giuseppe Ruffolo


Government Spending and Revenues in Greece: New Evidence from Non-linear Cointegration

Athanasenas Athanasios, Katrakilidis Constantinos and Trachanas Emmanouil


The Demand for Trade Credit in a Changing Financial Environment: The Case of Greek SMEs

George Michalopoulos, Nikolaos Vogiatzis


Corporate Governance and Credit Ratings in European Banking Sector

Vassiliki Malindretou, Maria-Eleni K. Agoraki


International Banking System. Conceptual Approach, Advantages and Risks

Panagiotis Pantelidis, Vouroutzidou Rania, Drogalas George, Kiriaki Anastasiadou



11.30 - 13.30 Session 5B: Special Session for Graduate Students

Corporate Finance and Governance

Business Strategies


Differences in Taxation between Greek and the International Accountant Models

Leontaraki Panagiota


The Long-Term and Short-Term Electricity Consumption Function in Norway: An Empirical


Karampouzis D. Athanasios


An Empirical Analysis of Income Convergence in the EU Periphery

Xanthippi Chapsa


Examination of Primary Categories of Mutual Funds in Greece by Using a Variety of Statistical


Exarhou Elenh, Moutafidis Athanasios, Nikhforou Elena, Vervitsiotis Stefanos




Examination of Linkages between Stock Markets-A Quantitative Approach of Fundamental

Statistical Variables

Ioannis Michopoulos, Dimitrios Tinos, Vasilios Choutouris


Earnings Management and Impairment Asset Accounting: The Case of Greek Stock Exchange


Ekaterini C. Laskaridou, Vazakidis Athanasios


Examination of Efficient Market Hypothesis in European Stock Markets

Maria Koura



11.30 - 13.30 Poster 2: Corporate Finance and Governance

Business Strategies

Science and Education



Acceptance of E-Government Services by Older People in Greece

Maria Tsourela, Paschaloudis Dimitris


Who is More Vulnerable to the “Great Recession”? An Analysis of the EU - 27 Countries

Theodore Papadogonas, Demosthenes Georgopoulos, George Sfakianakis


End User Developed Information Systems: Technologies and Trends

N. Protogeros, D. Ginoglou, P. Tachinakis


Problems of Capital Transfer to Neighboring Countries of Greece: The Case of Chios

Efstratios Livanis, Ioannis Lazaridis, , Ioannis Michopoulos


Entrepreneurship and FLOSS in the Computing Curriculum

Antoine Melki




13.30 - 14.30 Light Lunch (UNIVERSITY CONFERENCE CENTER)



14.30 - 16.30 Session 6A: Business Strategies


ICT for the Development of Patient-Centered Healthcare

Garyfallos Fragidis, Maria Tsourela, Dimitrios Paschaloudis


The Importance of Trust and Website Design in Adopting Behaviours of Willingness to use

E-Banking Services and Willingness to be E-Loyal from Greek Consumer’s Perspective

Konstantinos Terzidis, Eva Papadopoulou, Kosmas Kosmidis


The Effective Use of Emotional Intelligence in the Sales Process

Maria A. Briana


Monetary Stability and Global Exports

Margarita Vogiatzi, Alexandros Vogiatzis


Interactive Marketing Optimization Utilizing Next Generation Network Technologies

George Mastorakis, Athina Bourdena, Kostas Mathioudakis, Evangelos Pallis, Vassilios Zacharopoulos


Major Studies of Internal Auditing: Greece in Conjunction with Europe

Drogalas George, Pantelidis Panagiotis, Ioannidou Euaggelia, Kesisi Evanthia


Political Advertising: A Longitudinal Analysis

Athanasios S. Gounas, Panagiotis Savvidis



14.30 - 16.00 Special Session 6B: Innovating in Technology Transfer


Welcome and Orientation

Vassilios Zacharopoulos

Overview Presentation of the Innovation Union: Key Objectives, Mechanisms and Instruments

Panagiotis Ignatiadis


Value added services for knowledge organizations through the Enterprise Europe Network.

Help-Forward Staff


FP7 overview and current call for proposals: Towards the Common Strategic Framework.

Help-Forward Staff



21.00 Conference Dinner at the traditional Greek Taverna "Hotzas".