Young Participants - Program and streaming

Young Participants 2016
Main subject:       “Olympism as an effective tool for development and sustainability” 
Special subject:  “Olympic Values-based learning as an effective tool for environmental protection”

Note: Any change in the programme will be announced in due time.

Lecture by Prof. Dr Konstantinos GEORGIADIS 

** sometimes in lectures you hear a buzzing noise, this has to do with the audio system and mobile phones not switched off


When Time Where What View
SATURDAY        
11-06-2016   Athens Arrival in Athens of the guests, lecturers, discussion group coordinators and participants.

Accommodation of the guests, lecturers, discussion group coordinators and participants at the METROPOLITAN HOTEL (385, Syggrou Aven., 175 64, Athens, Greece, Tel.: +30 210 9471000, Fax: +30 210 9471010,
E-mail: metropolitan@chandris.gr).
 
         
SUNDAY        
12-06-2016 08:00 Athens Guided visit of the guests, lecturers and participants to the archaeological site of Acropolis, the Acropolis museum and the Panathenaic Stadium.  
12-06-2016 14:00 Athens Lunch at the hotel.  
12-06-2016 17:45 Athens

Departure by coaches to the Hill of Pnyx.

 
12-06-2016 19:00 Athens Opening Ceremony of the 56th International Session for Young Participants.
12-06-2016 21:00 Athens Reception at the METROPOLITAN Hotel, offered by the President of the International Olympic Academy, Mr Isidoros KOUVELOS.  
MONDAY        
13-06-2016 08:00 Athens Departure by coaches to Ancient Olympia via Delphi.  
13-06-2016 10:30 Delphi Guided tour of the archaeological site and the museum of Delphi.  
13-06-2016 13:30 Delphi Lunch at Delphi.  
13-06-2016 15:00 Delphi Departure by coaches from Delphi to the International Olympic Academy premises.

Arrival in Ancient Olympia at approximately 19.00 hrs.

Accommodation at the International Olympic Academy.
 
13-06-2016 20:00 Olympia Dinner

Free Evening
 
         
TUESDAY        
14-06-2016 08:30 Main Lecture Hall Meeting of the discussion group coordinators and the participants at the Main Lecture Hall “D. Vikelas” of the IOA conference centre.  

Presentation of the discussion group coordinators and participants.  

Briefing on administrative matters, the organization of the discussion groups as well as the sports and cultural activities.
14-06-2016 09:30 Main Lecture Hall Opening Ceremony of the works of the 56th International Session for Young Participants at the Main Lecture Hall “D. Vikelas”.  

Olympic Anthem.  

Presentation of the officials and guests.  

Address by Μr Isidoros KOUVELOS, President of the International Olympic Academy, Secretary General of the International Committee of Mediterranean Games, President of the National Olympic Academy of Greece, Member of the Board of the International Olympic Truce Foundation, Member of the IOC Commission for Culture and Olympic Education.  

Address by the Regional Governor of Western Greece.  

Address by the Mayor of Ancient Olympia.
14-06-2016 10:00 Main Lecture Hall Lecture by Mr Ching – Kuo WU (TPE), Member of the International Olympic Committee, President of the International Boxing Association, President of the Commission for Culture and Olympic Heritage of the International Olympic Committee, on the subject: “Olympism as an effective tool for development and sustainability”. 
14-06-2016 10:30 Main Lecture Hall Discussion with the lecturer.  
14-06-2016 11:00 Main Lecture Hall Lecture by Dr Francis GABET (SUI), Director of The Olympic Foundation for Culture and Heritage, on the subject: “Sustainability and cultural activities: The case of The Olympic Foundation for Culture and Heritage”. 
14-06-2016 11:30 Main Lecture Hall Discussion with the lecturer.  
14-06-2016 12:00 Main Lecture Hall Laying of wreaths at the stele of Pierre de COUBERTIN, renovator of the Olympic Games, and at the commemorative monument of John KETSEAS and Carl DIEM, pioneers of the International Olympic Academy.  

Commemorative photograph.
14-06-2016 16:30 Main Lecture Hall Lecture by Prof. Dr Marion KEIM LEES (RSA), Director of the Interdisciplinary Centre of Excellence for Sport Science and Development (ICESSD), University of Western Cape, South Africa, Chairperson of the Foundation for Sport, Development and Peace, Member of the Commission for Olympic Education of the International Olympic Committee, on the subject: “Values-based education as an effective tool to contribute to peaceful and non – violent societies”. 

Joint presentation of the IOC Programme in South Africa “Olympic Value Education as a tool to contribute to peaceful and non-violent societies” by Prof. Dr Marion KEIM LEES (RSA) and Ms Elizabeth SLUYTER – MATHEW (IOC), Project Manager of the Department of Public Affairs & Social Development through Sport of the International Olympic Committee.
14-06-2016 17:00 Main Lecture Hall Discussion with the lecturer.  
14-06-2016 17:30 Main Lecture Hall Lecture by Dr Uri SCHAEFER (ISR), Acting President of the International Council of Sport Science & Physical Education (ICSSPE), Former President of the International Council for Coaching Excellence (ICCE), Former Deputy Director General and Sport Authority Director of Israel's Ministry of Culture and Sport, on the subject: “Sports contribution to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all”. 
14-06-2016 18:00 Main Lecture Hall Discussion with the lecturer.  
14-06-2016 18:30 Olympia Group Discussion (A1)  
14-06-2016 21:00 Olympia Film projection (1).   
         
WEDNESDAY        
15-06-2016 08:30 Olympia Guided visit to the archaeological site and the Museum of Ancient Olympia.  
15-06-2016 09:00 Olympia Meeting of the discussion group coordinators with the Honorary Dean of the International Olympic Academy, Prof. Kostantinos GEORGIADIS.  
15-06-2016 16:30 Main Lecture Hall Lecture by Prof. Dr Otávio TAVARES (BRA), Associate Professor in Physical Education, Federal University of Espírito Santo, Head of the Centre for Olympic Studies “ARETE”, on the subject: “Environmental protection on the occasion of Rio de Janeiro Games’ preparation”. 
15-06-2016 17:30 Main Lecture Hall Lecture by Dr John KARAMICHAS (GRE), Lecturer in Sociology, Programme Director (BA Sociology), The School of Sociology, Social Policy & Social Work, Queen’s University, Belfast, Northern Ireland, on the subject: “The Olympic Games and the environment”.
15-06-2016 18:00 Main Lecture Hall Discussion with the lecturers Prof. Dr Otávio TAVARES (BRA) and Dr John KARAMICHAS (GRE).
15-06-2016 21:00 Olympia Social Evening (1).
         
THURSDAY        
16-06-2016 08:30 Main Lecture Hall Lecture by Prof. Dr Miranda KIURI (ESP), Professor of architecture, Research member of the Scientific Laboratory LEMA (Local Environment Analysis & Management), University of Liege, Belgium, on the subject: “The social impact and cultural significance of sustainable Olympic stadium design”.
16-06-2016 09:00 Main Lecture Hall Discussion with the Lecturer.  
16-06-2016 09:30 Main Lecture Hall Lecture by Prof. Hai REN (CHN), Director of the Centre for Olympic Studies, Beijing Sport University, on the subject: “Sport as an effective tool to promote sustainable cities and human settlements”.
16-06-2016 10:00 Main Lecture Hall Discussion with the Lecturer.  
16-06-2016 10:30 Olympia Group Discussions (A2).  
16-06-2016 14:30 Olympia Artistic activities.  
16-06-2016 16:30 Olympia Group discussion (A3).  
16-06-2016 18:00 Olympia Sport Activities.  
16-06-2016 21:00 Olympia Literature and Poetry Workshop (1).  
         
FRIDAY        
17-06-2016 08:30 Main Lecture Hall Lecture by Prof. Jon Helge LESJØ (NOR), Faculty of   Economics and Organization Science, Lillehammer University College, Norway, on the subject: “The environment and the Youth Olympic Games: The case of Lillehammer and its contribution to sustainability”. 
17-06-2016 09:00 Main Lecture Hall Discussion with the lecturer.  
17-06-2016 09:30 Main Lecture Hall Short Presentations by the Participants (1).

Ms Romana Tea KIRINIĆ - CROATIA
Ms Panagiota TSAKIRI - GREECE
Ms Angel WONG - HONG KONG
Ms Rose COSSAR - CANADA
17-06-2016 14:30 Olympia Artistic activities.  
17-06-2016 16:30 Olympia Group discussion (A4).  
17-06-2016 18:00 Olympia Sport activities.  
17-06-2016 21:00 Olympia Free Evening.  
         
SATURDAY        
18-06-2016 09:30 Beach Excursion to the beach.   
18-06-2016 17:00 Olympia Departure from the beach to the premises of the International Olympic Academy.  
      Free evening.  
         
SUNDAY        
19-06-2016 08:30 Main Lecture Hall Lecture by Mrs Eugenia CHIDHAKWA (ZIM), Director of Sport Development & Promotion, Ministry of Sport & Recreation, Zimbabwe, on the subject: “Olympic values-based education for gender equality and women empowerment”. 
19-06-2016 09:00 Main Lecture Hall Discussion with the Lecturer.  
19-06-2016 09:30 Main Lecture Hall Lecture by Dr Ian BRITTAIN (GBR), Research Fellow, Centre for Business in Society, Coventry University, Great Britain, on the subject: “Olympism in action: Inclusion of persons with disabilities through sport activities”. 
19-06-2016 10:00 Main Lecture Hall Discussion with the Lecturer.  
19-06-2016 10:30 Main Lecture Hall Presentation of the Conclusions of Cycle A group discussions.
19-06-2016 14:30 Olympia Artistic activities.  
19-06-2016 16:00 Olympia Group Discussion (B1).  
19-06-2016 18:00 Olympia Sport activities.  
19-06-2016 21:00 Olympia Social evening (2).
         
MONDAY        
20-06-2016 08:30 Main Lecture Hall Lecture by Prof. Athanasios PAPAIOANNOU (GRE), Professor in Sport Psychology, Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, University of Thessaly, Greece, and Dr Erica GOBBI (ITA), Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Padua, Italy, on the subject: “Sport as a tool to achieve quality education through values-based learning”. 
20-06-2016 09:00 Main Lecture Hall Discussion with the Lecturer.  
20-06-2016 10:00 Olympia Group discussion (B2).  
20-06-2016 14:30 Olympia Artistic activities.  
20-06-2016 16:00 Main Lecture Hall Lecture by Mr Wilfried LEMKE (GER), Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary General on Sport for Development and Peace, on the subject: “Sport and physical activity as a meaningful tool for development”.  
20-06-2016 16:30 Main Lecture Hall Discussion with the lecturer.  
20-06-2016 17:00 Olympia Group discussion (B3).  
20-06-2016 18:00 Olympia Sport activities.  
20-06-2016 21:00 Olympia Film projection (2).  
         
TUESDAY        
21-06-2016 08:30 Main Lecture Hall Lecture by Mr Juan Antonio SAMARANCH (ESP), Member of the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee, on the subject: “How the Worldwide TOP Partners can contribute to a more sustainable and protected environment”.
21-06-2016 09:00 Main Lecture Hall Discussion with the Lecturer.  
21-06-2016 09:30 Main Lecture Hall Short Presentations by the Participants (2).
Ms Karin CLASHING O’ REILLY - ANTIGUA & BARBUDA
Ms Yara HANSSEN - ZIMBABWE
Master Presentation
ISOH Presentation
IOAPA Presentation
21-06-2016 11:00 Main Lecture Hall Olympic Truce Workshop by Mrs Dora PALLIS (GRE), Deputy Director of the Olympic Truce Centre.
21-06-2016 12:00 Main Lecture Hall Olympic Workshop by Mr Cliff PARRY (GBR), Academic Manager of the British Council.
21-06-2016 14:30 Olympia Artistic activities.  
21-06-2016 16:00 Olympia Group discussion (B4).  
21-06-2016 18:00 Olympia Sport activities.  
21-06-2016 21:00 Olympia Literature and poetry workshop (2).  
         
WEDNESDAY        
22-06-2016 8:45 Beach Excursion to the beach.  
22-06-2016 17:30 Olympia Track and field events - Final sports contest.  
22-06-2016 19:00 Olympia Poetry and fine arts contest.  
22-06-2016 21:00 Olympia Arts Happening: Jointly organized by the Dance and Literature - Poetry Workshops / Award of prizes to the winners of the Sport and Art contests.
         
THURSDAY        
23-06-2016 09:00 Main Lecture Hall Presentation of the Conclusions of Cycle B´ group discussions.
23-06-2016 11:00 Main Lecture Hall Closing Ceremony of the works of the 56th International Session for Young Participants.  

Presentation of the participation diplomas.  

Address on behalf of the participants.  

Address on behalf of the discussion group coordinators.  

Address on behalf of the lecturers.  

Address and closing of the works of the Session by the President of the International Olympic Academy, Mr Isidoros KOUVELOS.  

Olympic Anthem.
         
FRIDAY        
24-06-2016 08:30 Olympia Arrival in Athens at approximately 14.00 hrs and accommodation at the METROPOLITAN HOTEL.   
         
SATURDAY        
25-06-2016   Athens Departure from Athens.