Young Participants - Program and streaming

Young Participants 2015
Main subject:       “Olympic Movement”
Special subject:  “Olympic Movement: The process of renewal and adaption”

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

DOWNLOAD all lectures on here


When Time Where What View
SATURDAY        
23-05-2015   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 hotels: HILTON (46, Vassilissis Sofias Avenue, Athens, 11528, Greece, Tel.: +30 210 7281000, and METROPOLITAN (385, Syggrou Aven., 175 64, Athens, Greece, Tel.: +30 210 9471000, Fax: +30 210 9471010).
 
         
SUNDAY        
24-05-2015 08:00 Athens Guided visit of the guests, lecturers and participants to the archaeological site of Acropolis, the Acropolis museum and the Panathenaic Stadium.  
24-05-2015 14:00 Athens Lunch at the hotel.  
24-05-2015 16:45 Athens

Departure by coaches to the Hill of Pnyx.

 
24-05-2015 18:00 Athens Opening Ceremony of the 55th International Session for Young Participants.
24-05-2015 21:00 Athens Reception at the METROPOLITAN Hotel, offered by the President of the International Olympic Academy, Mr Isidoros KOUVELOS.  
MONDAY        
25-05-2015 08:00 Athens Departure by coaches to Ancient Olympia via Delphi.  
25-05-2015 10:30 Delphi Guided tour of the archaeological site and the museum of Delphi.  
25-05-2015 13:30 Delphi Lunch at Delphi.  
25-05-2015 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.
 
25-05-2015 20:00 Olympia Dinner

Free Evening
 
         
TUESDAY        
26-05-2015 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.
26-05-2015 09:30 Main Lecture Hall Opening Ceremony of the works of the 55th 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.
26-05-2015 10:30 Main Lecture Hall Lecture by Ms Nawal EL MOUTAWAKEL (MAR), IOC Vice-President, Chairperson of the Coordination Commission for the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Member: Women and Sport, International Relations, Radio and Television Commissions, on the subject: “Olympic Movement: The process of renewal and adaption”. 
26-05-2015 11:00 Main Lecture Hall Discussion with the lecturer.  
26-05-2015 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.
26-05-2015 16:30 Main Lecture Hall Lecture by Prof. Athanasios ANASTASIOU (GRE), Associate Professor, Theory of Physical Education with emphasis in History of Physical Education, Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, on the subject: “Cultural dimensions of the Olympic Games in antiquity”.
26-05-2015 17:00 Main Lecture Hall Lecture by Maître Luc SILANCE (BEL), lawyer, Honorary Professor at the University of Brussels, on the subject: "The IOC as a reference point for the respect of fundamental principles".
26-05-2015 17:30 Main Lecture Hall Discussion with the lecturer.  
  18:00      
26-05-2015 18:30 Olympia Group Discussion (A1)  
26-05-2015 21:00 Olympia Film projection (1).   
         
WEDNESDAY        
27-05-2015 08:30 Olympia Guided visit to the archaeological site and the Museum of Ancient Olympia.  
27-05-2015 09:00 Olympia Meeting of the discussion group coordinators with the Honorary Dean of the International Olympic Academy, Prof. Kostantinos GEORGIADIS.  
27-05-2015 16:30 Main Lecture Hall Lecture by Ms Beatrice ALLEN (GAM), IOC Member, Member: IOC Women and Sport, IOC Culture and Olympic Education and Coordination Commission for the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, Chairperson: ANOCA Women and Sports Commission, on the subject: “The IOC culture and education programme – a tool for education”. 
27-05-2015 17:00 Main Lecture Hall Discussion with the lecturer.  
27-05-2015 17:30 Main Lecture Hall Lecture by Ms Dora PALLIS (GRE), deputy director of the International Olympic Truce Centre, member of the Ephoria of the International Olympic Academy, on the subject: "Olympic Truce: Creating a culture of peace among youth."
27-05-2015 18:00 Main Lecture Hall Discussion with the lecturer.  
27-05-2015 18:30 Olympia Group discussion (A2).  
27-05-2015 21:00 Olympia Social Evening (1).  
         
THURSDAY        
28-05-2015 08:30 Main Lecture Hall Lecture by Prof. Dr Jim PARRY (GBR), Visiting Professor, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic and Life Fellow, University of Leeds, Great Britain, on the subject: “Olympic Movement and the future of the Olympic Games”.
28-05-2015 09:00 Main Lecture Hall Discussion with the Lecturer.  
28-05-2015 09:30 Main Lecture Hall Lecture by Dr Sarah TEETZEL (CAN), Associate Dean (Undergraduate Education), Associate Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, University of Manitoba, Canada, on the subject: “Olympism: The evolution”. 
28-05-2015 10:00 Main Lecture Hall Discussion with the Lecturer.  
28-05-2015 10:30 Olympia Group Discussions (A3).  
28-05-2015 16:30 Main Lecture Hall Lecture by Prof. Charalampos TSORMPATZOUDIS (GRE), Professor of Sports Psychology, Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, on the subject: “Excellence and doping: Interdisciplinary interpretations of self interest in sports”.  
28-05-2015 17:00 Main Lecture Hall Discussion with the Lecturer.  
28-05-2015 17:30 Olympia Group discussion (A4).  
28-05-2015 18:30 Olympia Sport/Artistic Activities.  
28-05-2015 21:00 Olympia Literature and Poetry Workshop (1).  
         
FRIDAY        
29-05-2015 09:30 Beach Excursion to the beach.  
29-05-2015 17:00 Beach Departure from the beach to the premises of the International Olympic Academy.  
29-05-2015   Olympia Free Evening.  
         
SATURDAY        
30-05-2015 09:00 Main Lecture Hall Presentation of the Conclusions of Cycle A΄ group discussions.
30-05-2015 11:30 Main Lecture Hall Short Presentations by the Participants (1).

Mr Jakob SVEINSSON - ICELAND
Mr Scott KNELLER - AUSTRALIA
Ms Natascha TRITTIS - IOC
Ms Hannah GROSSENBACHER - IOC
Ms Solene BEREZIAT - IOC
30-05-2015 16:30 Olympia Group Discussions (B1).  
30-05-2015 18:00 Olympia Sport/Artistic Activities.  
30-05-2015 21:00 Olympia Social evening (2).  
         
SUNDAY        
31-05-2015 08:30 Main Lecture Hall Lecture by Mr Sam RAMSAMY (RSA), IOC Member, Chairman of the IOC Commission Sport for All, Vice–President of the FINA, Member: IOC International Relations and IOC Olympic Programme Commissions, IOC Delegate Member-  Sport for the Disabled, Honorary Fellow at the  Roehampton College (University of Surrey), on the subject: “Special characteristics of the Olympic Games”. 
31-05-2015 09:00 Main Lecture Hall Discussion with the Lecturer.  
31-05-2015 09:30 Main Lecture Hall Lecture by Dr Scott MARTYN (CAN), Professor of Olympic and Sport History, Distinguished International Professor at Beijing Sport University, Founding Director: International Centre for Sport and Leisure Studies,Vice Chair: Research Ethics Board, Member: Board of Directors, Windsor/Essex County Sports Hall of Fame and Museum and Board of Directors, Windsor/Essex Sports Council, on the subject: “The power of a symbol: Enabling Olympic dreams and initiatives through strategic stakeholder engagement”.   
31-05-2015 10:00 Main Lecture Hall Discussion with the Lecturer.  
31-05-2015 10:30 Olympia Group Discussions (B2).  
31-05-2015 18:00 Olympia Sport/Artistic Activities.  
31-05-2015 21:00 Old Lecture Hall Film Projection (2).  
         
MONDAY        
01-06-2015 08:30 Main Lecture Hall Lecture by Prof. Athanasios PAPAIOANNOU (GRE), Professor of Sport Psychology, Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, University of Thessaly, on the subject: “Excellence as an educational value of physical education”. 
01-06-2015 09:00 Main Lecture Hall Discussion with the Lecturer.  
01-06-2015 09:30 Main Lecture Hall Short Presentations by the Participants (2).

Ms Sandra SASSINE - CANADA
Ms Jana GANTNEROVA - SLOVAKIA
Ms Moran BUZOVSKI - ISRAEL
Ms Catherine RANEY - USA
Mr Sebastian KRAUPP - SWEDEN
Mr Jalmar SJOBERG - SWEDEN
Mr Konstantine Michael TZIGOUNAKIS - GREECE
01-06-2015 16:30 Olympia Group discussions (B3).  
01-06-2015 18:00 Olympia Sport/Artistic Activities.  
         
TUESDAY        
02-06-2015 10:00 Main Lecture Hall Lecture by Ms Claudia BOKEL (GER), Member of the IOC Executive Board, Chair: Athletes’ Commission and IOC Athletes Career Programme Steering Committee, Member: Ethics Commission and IOC Academic Advisory Board, on the subject: “Protecting clean athletes”. 
  10:30 Main Lecture Hall Discussion with the Lecturer.  
02-06-2015 16:30 Olympia Group discussion (B4).  
02-06-2015 18:00 Olympia Sport/Artistic Activities.  
02-06-2015 21:00 Olympia Literature and Poetry Workshop (2).  
         
WEDNESDAY        
03-06-2015 10:00 Olympia Swimming gala at the swimming pool of the International Olympic Academy.
03-06-2015 17:30 Olympia Track and field events - Final sports contest.  
03-06-2015 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        
04-06-2015 09:00 Main Lecture Hall Presentation of the Conclusions of Cycle B´ group discussions.
04-06-2015 11:00 Main Lecture Hall Closing Ceremony of the works of the 55th 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.
04-06-2015 21:00 Olympia Social evening (3).  
         
FRIDAY        
05-06-2015 08:30 Olympia Arrival in Athens at approximately 14.00 hrs and accommodation at the Hotels: HILTON (46, Vassilissis Sofias Avenue, Athens, 11528, Greece, Tel.:+302107281000) and SOFITEL (19019, SPATA, GREECE, Tel.: +30 210 3544000).  
         
SATURDAY        
06-06-2015   Athens Departure from Athens.