Young Participants - Program and streaming

Young Participants 2018
Main subject:      “The Athlete as a Role Model”
Special subject:  “Challenges an Olympic Athlete faces as a role model

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

When Time Where What View
SATURDAY        
16-06-2018   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 ATHENS MARRIOTT Hotel (ex Metropolitan Hotel) (385, Syngrou Avenue, 175 64, Athens, Greece, Tel.: +30 210 9471000, Fax: +30 210 9471010, E-mail: athensmarriott@chandris.gr) and at the PRESIDENT Hotel (43, Kifisias Avenue, 115 23, Athens, Greece, Tel.: + 30 210 6989000, Fax: +30 210 6924900, E-mail: president@president.gr
 
         
SUNDAY        
16-06-2018 08:00 Athens Guided visit of the guests, lecturers and participants to the archaeological site of Acropolis, the Acropolis museum and the Panathenaic Stadium.  
  14:00 Athens Lunch at the hotel.  
  17:45 Athens

Departure by coaches to the Hill of Pnyx.

 
  19:00 Athens Opening Ceremony of the 58th International Session for Young Participants. image
  21:00 Athens Reception at the ATHENS MARRIOTT hotel, offered by the Ephoria of the International Olympic Academy.  
MONDAY        
18-06-2018 08:00 Athens Departure by coaches to Ancient Olympia via Delphi.  
  10:30 Delphi Guided tour of the archaeological site and the museum of Delphi.  
  13:30 Delphi Lunch at Delphi.  
  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.
 
  20:00 IOA Dinner

Free Evening
 
         
TUESDAY        
19-06-2018 08:30 Main Lecture Hall Meeting of the guests, lecturers, discussion group coordinators and participants at the Main Lecture Hall “D. Vikelas” of the IOA conference centre.  

Presentation of the guests, lecturers, discussion group coordinators and participants.  

Briefing on administrative matters, the organization of the discussion groups as well as the sports and cultural activities.
 
  09:30 Main Lecture Hall Opening Ceremony of the works of the 58th 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, Member of the Hellenic Olympic Committee, President of the Hellenic Equestrian Federation, Member of the Commission for Culture and Olympic Heritage of the International Olympic Committee and Member of the Board of the International Olympic Truce Foundation.

Address by the representative of the region of Western Greece.  

Address by the Mayor of Ancient Olympia.
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  10:00 Main Lecture Hall Lecture by Mr Barry MAISTER, ONZM, (NZL), IOC Member for New Zealand, Executive Member of the Oceania National Olympic Committees, International Sports Ambassador of New Zealand, Member of the Education Committee of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), Chair of the IOC Commission for Olympic Education, Member of the Coordination Commission for the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018, on the subject: “The IOC Commission for Olympic Education and its vision” 

Discussion with the lecturer.
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  11:00 Main Lecture Hall Lecture by Prof. Dr Stephen G. MILLER (USA), Former President of the Society for the revival of the Nemean Games, Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley, USA, Former Director of the Nemean Excavations, Former Director, American School of Classical Studies at Athens, on the subject: “Athletes as celebrities in ancient Greece”.

Discussion with the lecturer.
 
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  12:00 IOA 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 establishment of the International Olympic Academy.
 
Commemorative photograph.
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  16:00 Main Lecture Hall Lecture by Mr Hee-beom LEE (KOR), President and CEO of PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, Former Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy of the Republic of Korea, on the subject: “Athletes as Role Models in the Process of Reconciliation”.

Discussion with the lecturer.
 
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  17:00 IOA Group Discussion (A1)  
  18:00 IOA Sport activities  
  21:00 IOA Film projection (1).   
         
WEDNESDAY        
20-06-2018 08:30 Olympia Guided visit to the archaeological site and the Museum of Ancient Olympia.  
  14:30 IOA Artistic activities.  
  16:00 Main Lecture Hall Lecture by Prof. Dr Ingomar WEILER (AUT), Professor Emeritus, KarlFranzens University, Graz, Austria, on the subject: “Feats of Athletes-Heroes in Antiquity: The Social and Educational Value of Athletic Excellence”.

Discussion with the lecturers.
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  17:00 Olympia Group discussion (A2).  
  21:00 Olympia Social Evening (1). image
         
THURSDAY        
21-06-2018 09:00 Main Lecture Hall Lecture by Mr Sam RAMSAMY (RSA), IOC Member for South Africa, Chairman of the IOC Commission Sport and Active Society, Vice-President of the International Swimming Federation (FINA), Member of the IOC Commissions: Olympic Program, Public Affairs and Social Development through Sport, Olympic Education, Delegate Member to Sport for athletes with a disability, Honorary Fellow at the Roehampton College, University of Surrey, PhD, University of Toronto, Honorary Doctorate, University of Leeds Carnegie, Honorary Doctorate, University of Surrey, on the subject: “The Olympic athlete as a role model: then and now”.

Discussion with the Lecturer.
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  10:00 Main Lecture Hall Short Presentations by the Participants (1).

 
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  11:00 IOA Group discussion (A3).  
  14:30 IOA Artistic activities.  
  16:00 Main Lecture Hall Lecture by Mr Kipchoge KEINO (KEN), IOC Honorary Member, Recipient of the first Olympic Laurel (2016) and of the Olympic Order Holder (2011) of the IOC, Olympic Medalist in track and field, Honorary Doctorate of Letters, Egerton University, Honorary Doctorate of Law, Bristol University, Great Britain, Distinguished Service Medal (DSM), Order of the Burning Spear (OBS), on the subject: “Olympic athletes as role models”.

Discussion with the lecturer. 
 
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  17:00 IOA Group discussion (A4).  
  18:00 IOA Sport Activities.  
  21:00 IOA Literature and Poetry Workshop (1).  
FRIDAY        
22-06-2018 09:30 Beach Excursion to the beach.   
  17:00 IOA Departure from the beach to the premises of the International Olympic Academy.  
  18:00 IOA Sports activities  
      Free evening.  
         
SATURDAY        
23-06-2018 09:00 Main Lecture Hall Lecture by Prof. Dr Cesar TORRES (USA), Professor, Dpt. of Kinesiology, Sport Studies and Physical Education, The College of Brockport, State University of New York, USA, on the subject: The Role Model debate, Olympism and education”.
Discussion with the Lecturer.
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  10:00 Main Lecture Hall Presentation of the Conclusions of the 1st cycle group discussions.
 
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  21:00 IOA Artistic activities.
 
Celebration of the Olympic Day in Ancient Olympia.
 
         
SUNDAY        
24-06-2018 09:00 Main Lecture Hall Lecture by Prof. Dr Leslie A. HOWE (CAN), Professor of Philosophy, University of Saskatchewan, Canada, on the subject: Sisyphus and Olympism: An Existentialist Approach to Role Models”.

Discussion with the Lecturer.
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  10:00 Main Lecture Hall Lecture by Dr Ian BRITTAIN (GBR), Research Fellow, Centre for Business in Society, Coventry University, Great Britain, on the subject: “Paralympians as Real-Life Role Models”.

Discussion with the lecturer
 
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  11:00 IOA Group Discussion (B1).  
  14:30 IOA Artistic activities.  
  16:00 IOA Group discussion (B2).  
  18:00 IOA Sport activities.  
  21:00 IOA Film projection (2).  
         
MONDAY        
25-06-2018 09:00 Main Lecture Hall Lecture by Prof. Dr Richard GIULIANOTTI (GBR), Professor of Sociology, School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Loughborough, Great Britain, Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences and of the Royal Society of Arts, on the subject: “Sport for Development and Peace”.

Discussion with the Lecturer.
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  10:00 Main Lecture Hall Short Presentations by the participants (2). image
  14:30 IOA Artistic activities.  
  16:00 IOA Group discussion (B3).  
  18:00 IOA Sport activities.  
  21:00 IOA Film projection (2).  
         
TUESDAY        
26-06-2018 09:00 Main 
Lecture
Hall
Lecture by Mr Dinos MICHAELIDES (CYP), President, National Olympic Committee of Cyprus and National Olympic Academy of Cyprus, on the subject: “The Role of National Olympic Committees in the Education of Olympic Athletes”.

Discussion with the lecturer.
 
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  10:00 Main 
Lecture
Hall
Workshop by Dr Paraskevi LIOUMPI (GRE), Lecturer on Olympic Education, University of Peloponnese, on:The Olympic Values Education Programme of the IOC (OVEP, version 2.0)”. image
  14:30 IOA Artistic activities.  
  16:00 IOA Group discussion (B4).  
  18:00 IOA Sport activities.  
  21:00 IOA Literature and poetry workshop (2).
 
 
WEDNESDAY        
27-06-2018 10:00 IOA Swimming gala.  
  17:30 IOA Track and field events – Final sports contest.  
  19:00 IOA Poetry and fine arts contest.  
  21:00 IOA Arts happening: Jointly organized by the dance and literature – poetry workshops image
THURSDAY        
28-06-2018 09:00 Main Lecture Hall Presentation of the Conclusions of the 2nd cycle group discussions. image
  11:00 Main Lecture Hall Closing Ceremony of the works of the 58th 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.
 
  21:00 IOA Social evening (3). image
FRIDAY        
29-06-2018 08:30 Olympia Departure for Athens.   

Arrival in Athens at approximately 14.00 hrs and accommodation at the PRESIDENT Hotel.
 
 
SATURDAY        
30-06-2018   Athens Departure from Athens.