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Keynote speakers

  Militas gate, Mesta
Militas Gate, Mesta

Four people, all of them distinguished in their fields, have been invited to address the conference as central speakers introducing the scope of the theme of lifelong learning as a vehicle for development in rural areas.

The four keynote speeches are:

  • Kostas Tsolakidis
    The Essence of Being Rural: Reality and Visions
    University of the Aegean, Greece
  • Francesca Uccelli
    Education In Peruvian Andean Communities: a Qualitative Approach to the Role of Family in Schooling
    Instituto de Estudios Peruanos, Peru
  • Rory McGreal
    Rural Development Using E-Learning: How Learning Technologies Can Help in the Adjustment to a Knowledge Economy
    Athabasca University - Canada 's Open University, Canada
  • Ioannis Mandalas
    Mastiha's Admirable Voyage: Turning Traditional Produce into a State-of-the-art Concept and Worldwide Business
    MEDITERRA S.A. – Chios Gum Mastic Growers Association, Greece

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