Kick-off meeting REDMUD

Kick-off meeting REDMUD will take place in Greece, in the week of 18-5-2015. Kick-off Supervisory Board meeting and REDMUD Dinner to take place on 18-5-2015. Vicky Vassiliadou is responsible to set up the general programme for this event. All partners (Beneficiaries and Partner Organisation) to be present. External Advisers to be invited.

In order to register you must first create an Indico account or just log in if you already have one. Then you will be guided through the process.


Monday 18 May 2015 – Athens

10:00 Kick off meeting – Part1
Introduction on project S/T and management/training/outreach [KU Leuven: KB/YP/PTJ] Administrative guidelines and reporting [KU Leuven: PTJ]

12:00 Coffee Break

12:30 Kick off meeting – Part 2
Pitch presentations by ESRs on their background, project, host institute (use provided template) [ESRs]

14:00 Light Lunch Break

15:00 Overview of research projects on BR [KU Leuven: YP and NTUA: TB]

16:00 Kick off meeting – Part 3
Pitch presentations by Partner Organisations on their background, project interaction, secondments
Interactive session: “ESRs meet their secondment hosts” (to discuss topic, timing, practicalities)

17:30 Conclusion of the meeting

18:00 Guided tour of Athens

20:00 Dinner in Plaka

Tuesday 19 May 2015 – Patras

07:30 Bus departure from Athens

10:30 Guided tour of the TITAN plant

13:00 Lunch

14:00 S/T training at University of Patras [to be confirmed if we go first to Titan and then to University or the other way around]

17:00 Conclusion second day

20:00 Dinner in Patras

Wednesday 20 May 2015 – Antikyra

07:30 Bus departure from Patras

10:30 Arrival in the hotel at Antikyra

11:00 Transport to AoG plant

11:30 Presentation of the AoG plant and the Bayer process [AoG]

13:00 Lunch

14:00 Alumina refinery, filter press, ENEXAL plant and BR disposal site visit

17:00 Coffee break

17:30 Filter-presses and best practices in BR handling [ ? AoG, KUL]

18:30 Conclusion of third day

20:00 Dinner Antikyra

Thursday 21 May 2015 – Antikyra

08:30 Transport to “AoG’s Maison conference room”

09: 00 Soft skill training: Nonviolent communication [Godfrey]

11:00 Coffee break

11:30 Soft skill training: Nonviolent communication [Godfrey]

13:30 Lunch

14:30 Soft skill training: Nonviolent communication [Godfrey]

16:30 Conclusion of fourth day

19:00 Social Trip to Arachova (mountain village)

20:00 Dinner in Arachova

Friday 22 May 2015 – Antikyra

08:30 Transport to AoG plant

09:00 Soft skill: Industrial and Lab safety [Vicky Vassiliadou, AoG]

11:00 Coffee break

12:00 Bus leaves to Athens

15:00 Arrival to airport/downtown