Panel Discussions

1. Considering Risk in (Spatial) Development Policies: Focus on the Mediterranean Region

Yorgos Melissourgos , Panel Moderator

WWF - Greece

Miranda Dandoulaki, Dr., Disaster Management Specialist, Greece

Adriana GalderisiProfessor, University of Campania, Italy

Costis Hadjimichalis, Professor Emeritus, Harokopio University of Athens 

Cassidy Johnson, Professor, University College London, UK 

Patrick Pigeon, Professor, Université Savoie Mont Blanc, France

Louis Wassenhoven, Professor Emeritus, National Technical University of Athens, Greece

2. Risk Priorities at Personal, Community, Institutional Level

Maria Kousis, Panel Moderator 

Professor, University of Crete, Greece

Wändi Bruine de Bruin, Provost Professor of Public Policy, Psychology, and Behavioral Science at the University of Southern California (USC), USA

Silvia Luis, Professor, Lusófona University, Portugal

Roland Nussbaum, Executive Board Member, Association Française pour la Prévention des Catastrophes Naturelles et Technologiques (AFPCNT), Paris, France 

Apostolos Veizis, Dr., Executive Director at INTERSOS HELLAS - Humanitarian Organization, Greece

Jeroen Warner, Associate Professor at Wageningen University and Research Centre (WUR), Netherlands

3. Adaptation to CC: What can be the Role of Technology, Spatial Planning and Risk Communication

Gavriil Xanthopoulos, Panel Moderator 

Dr., Senior Researcher, Hellenic Agricultural Organization "DEMETER", Institute of Mediterranean Forest Ecosystems, Greece

David Caballero, Dr., Head of Forest Fire Department, MeteoGrid, Spain

Pavlos Delladetsimas, Professor Emeritus, Harokopio University of Athens, Greece

Stefan Greiving, Professor, University of Dortmund, Germany

Sevastianos Moirasgentis, Dr., Research Director, Institute for Environmental Research and Sustainable Development, National Observatory of Athens, Greece

4. Risks of the Past, Present and Future

Kalliopi Sapountzaki, Panel Moderator

Professor, Harokopio University of Athens, Greece

Terje Aven, Professor, University of Stavanger, Norway

Virginia García Acosta, Professor-Researcher at CIESAS (Center for Research and Higher Studies in Social Anthropology), Mexico 

Dimitris Kaliampakos, Professor, National Technical University of Athens, Greece 

Allan Lavell, Professor and Researcher at UCL, Middlesex University, the Metropolitan Autonomous University of Mexico and UNAM, the Central American Higher University Council and the University of Costa Rica,.Costa Rica 

Ragnar Löfstedt, Professor, Kings College, London, UK