REACT project was invited and attended on May 30 at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, the Seminar on Transport Policy in the EU and Greece, organized by the Department of Transport Engineering Department of Civil Engineering. REACT project was represented by Mr. Kostas Smagas of GEO.
The conference was organized in honor of Professor Emeritus and Director for 20 years of the Laboratory, Prof. George Giannopoulos. The program of the conference included a speech on the new White Paper on EU policy on Transportation and a number of other speeches and presentations that elaborated the issue of funding priorities and opportunities in Europe. The conference was organized to honor Prof. Giannopoulos for his pioneer work in Aristotle University of Thessaloniki as his laboratory became one of the most popular and successful educational and research groups in Transport in Greece and Europe. The event was also attended by the Deputy Minister of Transport Spiros Vougias, the Rector of the Aristotle University Prof. J. Mylopoulos, the Vice Rector of International University of Greece Prof. N. Mousiopoulos, chairman of the Organization of Thessaloniki Mr. P. Stathakopoulos, many professors from all departments of the Faculty AUTH, and other universities in the country, two FP7 projects and many undergraduate and graduate students.
REACT representative distributed project leaflets at the welcoming desk and informed attendees on the project objectives and current activities.
More information on the event can be found (in Greek)