1st International Olive Center Convention

The Perrotis College Krinos Olive Center organizes the 1st International Olive Center Convention on May 24-26, 2018 at its premises in Thessaloniki.

The Convention theme is "Table Olives: Pursuing Innovation, Exploring Trends" and focuses on the following thematic topics:

- Table olives production and management practices
- Table olives processing
- Table olives nutritional
- Table olives-Global markets
This will be the first of a series of Biennial Conferences aiming to connect all parts of the table olive production world, including scientists, businesses, farmers and other institutions. The approach will be holistic and the deliverables will include any latest innovations and future trends in the world of table olives.

The presentations will be delivered in English language and if any in Greek, translation will be provided. Key note speakers and other presentations will be reviewed by a Scientific Review Committee and the papers will be published in an ISBN’d volume of Krinos Olive Center publications.

For the 1st Announcement, click here.

Alexandros Georgiadis, President, KRINOS Foods, Canada
Nelos Georgoudis, President, Panhellenic Association of Table Olives Processors, Packers and 
Exporters (PEMETE), Greece.
Dr. Athanasios Tsaftaris, Academic Dean of Graduate School, Perrotis College, Greece
Dr. Manuel Brenes Balbuena, Food Biotechnology Department of the INSTITUTO de la GRASA, Spain
Dr. Athanasios Gertsis, Head of Agro-Environmental Systems Management Department, & Director of Krinos Olive Center, Perrotis College, Greece

Please proceed to your online registration and to the payment below:
The deposit receipt should be sent via e-mail to info@medevents.gr or via fax +30 2310 801 454.
Fee per category
General registration 100 €
Farmers 50 €
Students 25 €
Visit to Olive Groves in Halkidiki
A visit/tour to Olive Groves in Halkidiki will take place on May 26, 2018 at a cost of 50€. In case you are interested, please send us the deposit receipt via e-mail to info@medevents.gr or via fax +30 2310 801 454.
Bank acccount
Bank Name: Alpha Bank, Thermi (720), A. Papagou str, Thessaloniki
IBAN: GR97 0140 7200 7200 0232 0001 822
Proposals for oral and poster presentations are invited. The abstracts will be submitted exclusively online. Please fill in the Online Form here
All proposals will be peer-reviewed by a Scientific Review Committee. 
Accepted papers will be published in an ISBN volume of KRINOS OLIVE CENTER publications.
Guidelines for Submission 
Abstracts of 200-300 words should be submitted by February 20, 2018 for initial evaluation.
Abstract should include the following elements:
Abstract Title (in capital letters). Authors and Presenter (capitalize each word). Working Origin (capitalize each word). The Department, Organization, City, Country should be indicated.
Abstract should consist of the following:
  • Background
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Conclusions
Instructions for Submitting Abstract
As soon as the online submission is completed you will receive an automated confirmation email.
After submission and before evaluation, changes and corrections are accepted. After review no changes are permitted.
Confirmation of the acceptance or rejection of the abstract will be sent via email. 
Presenters whose proposals are accepted will be notified to submit a full paper of 5-6 pages no later than April 15,2018.
In case of not receiving the final confirmation email, please contact us via email at info@medevents.gr
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