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This summer the heart of Science education beats in Volos, Greece !
The joined Discover the COSMOS-GHOU International Conference on “e-Infrastructures for an Engaging Classroom” will take place in Volos, Greece, 2-4 of August, 2013.

Within the same period the city of Volos is hosting (click here to see overlap of events):

  • The International Olympiad in Astronomy and Astrophysics (
  • The “Astronomy in my PC” Summer school for educators
  • The “Discover the COSMOS” Summer school ( for science teachers
  • The “Go-Lab” Summer School ( for science teachers

Participating in the Conference gives you the opportunity to follow closely the Olympiad and take part in the many educational activities that are planned in the city of Volos in the framework of this event. Moreover, conference participants are free to attend the summer schools’ plenary sessions open to the public (30th July- 4th August). Sessions will include talks about using research infrastructures in education, building scientific instruments for astronomical observations and much more. A detailed program is expected to be announced by the end of April.

The structure of the Conference program is illustrated here (details with Keynote speakers’ names and titles of presentations will be uploaded at a later time)

Events in Volos
Conference Programme



Ellinogermaniki Agogi
Dimitriou Panagea 1
Pallini, Attiki
Dr. Angelos Lazoudis
+30. 2108176795

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The Discover The COSMOS Project is financed by the European Commission's Framework Programme 7 (FP7)