2016 – Invited speaker at the Day Conference held in Athens (February 14, 2016) by the Institute of Hellenic Mills for its 20th anniversary. Title of presentation ”One day, a meeting, an institution: brief chronicle of the founding of the Institute of Hellenic Mills“
2015– Invited participant at the roundtable meeting held on February 19, 2015 by Militos, SA and KNOWL within the conference Empowerment Skills «Tips 4 Skills», in the framework of the European project High Heels (http://www.highheelsproject.eu/), presenting data about the image that is currently prevalent in women’s employment in the construction sector, both at Greek and European level, identifying the main women’s underrepresentation factors (individual and systemic / environmental) and indicative proposals to strengthen the competitiveness of women and contribute to the enhancement of their capacities.
2014 – Invited speaker at the Day Conference results presentation of the project “Enhancing Employability and Entrepreneurship of Women Vulnerable Groups”, held in Athens (Thursday, May 29) by Athena AMKE / NGO. Title of presentation ‘Moving Ahead! Converting goals into action ‘
2014- Participant at the Press Conference ‘More women in digital jobs’ organised in Athens (Thursday, 4 April 2014) by the European Centre for Women and Technology (ECWT) in the framework of the Hellenic Presidency of the Council of the European Union, as well as at the Conference «Women & Girls Go Digital – WGGDG, National Action Plan for increasing the female talent in digital jobs» organised by the Secretariat for Gender Equality, in collaboration with the European Centre for Women and Technology and in cooperation with National and European Stakeholders. Athens, 4th of April, 2014.
2014- Invited participant in the thematic workshop, ‘Enhancing women’s participation in Decision making positions’ organised by the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) in the framework of the 14th European Corporate Governance Conference and Experts Roundtable entitled: «Can Corporate Governance Contribute to Long-Term Investment», an initiative of the Hellenic Corporate Governance Council under the auspices of the Hellenic Presidency of the Council of the European Union in cooperation with the Hellenic Capital Market Commission, Athens 28 March, Cultural Centre «Hellenic Cosmos».
2013- Invited participant in the European conference ‘Creative Industries: Exploring the Future‘, oragnized by the Region and the BIC of Attica, as part of the European Project, 2Ins Clustres, Athens, May 28, 2013.
2013- Participant at the event ‘Making a Difference in Competitiveness, Women on top business‘, organized in the framework of the European campaign ‘Women on Boards‘, Athens, 23 May 2013
2013- Participant at the event ‘Women and the Economic Crisis: a challenge and an opportunity?‘, organized by the General Secretariat for Gender Equality and the Norwegian Embassy, supported by the EEA Grants, Athens, 10 April 2013.
2013- Participant at the Pilot training workshop ‘Inducing VET trainers with mentoring skills to boost entrepreneurial growth’, mENTERing project, Athens, 26 & 27 March 2013, www.mentering.eu.
2012- Invited participant in the European conference ‘More technology? More women entrepreneurs!’ organized as part of the European project ladybizIT, Athens, November 6, 2012.
2012- Participant in the policy debate ‘Active Ageing through Adult Learning’ organised at the European Parliament by the European Association for the Education of Adults (ΕΑΕΑ), Brussels, 27 September 2012, http://www.eaea.org.
2011- Participant in the Life Long Learning Info days 2012, Brussels, 20 October2011, http://eacea.ec.europa.eu.
2011- Convenor and speaker at the workshop organised in the offices of University Women Association (SEE) with graduate students from the University Institute of ISS (Institute of Social Studies), department of Women, Gender and Development (WGD) of Erasmus University, the Netherlands, Athens, 12 May 2011, http://www.see1924.gr.
2010- Coordinator of the event of the Association of University Women Award YPATIA to dear departed Antonia Sofikitou distinguished professor in Modern Literature at the University of Palermo and President of the Italian Committee for the return of the Parthenon Marbles, New Acropolis Museum, 20 October 2010, http://www.see1924.gr.
2009– Invited speaker at the International Conference ‘The missing link: rural heritage and sustainable rural development’ organized as part of the European project CULT RURAL. Title of presentation: ‘Rural heritage and collective identity. Some prominent features of the research in Greece and links with sustainability’, Athens, Ionic Centre, 21-22 September 2009
2008– Member of the organising committee of the conference ‘Young girls towards SET: Educational choices and career development. Results of the IFAC project’. Moderator and speaker on the theme «Role models– personal experiences», Athens, 1st July 2008, Karpodini_role models
2008- Invited participant at the 4th transnational workshop ‘Rural heritage and collective identity: Building the sustainability of rural communities’, organized as part of the European project CULT RURAL. Title of presentation: ‘Rural landscapes: the interaction between rural communities and the natural environment’, Museum Kresow, Lubaczow, Poland, 18 May 2008. http://www.cultrural.net/en/workshops_krakow3.php.
2008- Invited participant at the thematic workshop ‘Strategies and Policies maximising the participation of young women in SET’, organised by the Research Institute for Gender and Diversity in Organizations, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration & Centre for Social Innovation, as part of the IFAC project, Vienna, 17 January 2008.
2007- Invited speaker at the conference ‘Mass media with sensitivity: overcoming gender stereotypes and job segregation’. Title of presentation: ‘Ladies first..’, Athens, 18 December 2007.
2007- Invited speaker at the conference ‘Estrategias Europeas Para El Desarrollo Profesional De Las Mujeres /European strategies for the development of women professionals’. Title of presentation: ‘CommunicatingGenderIssues: Goodpracticesforgenderequality’, Μuseo arqueológico de Murcia, Spain, 8-9 October 2007, http://www.usc.es/smucea.
2007- Invited speaker at the international symposium «Diversité et parité, Mythe ou réalité? Un programme Européen pour la lutte contre les Discriminations et la Xénophobie’». Title of presentation: ‘Mass Media with Sensitivity’ at the thematic unit ‘La place des femmes dans les médias : image et métiers’, Hôpital Joseph Ducuing, Toulouse, France, 29-30 March 2007.
2007- Invited participant the transnational seminar ‘Creating new perspectives of learning in the business sector. Results & suggestions. Applications at national and transnational level’. Title of Presentation: ‘The dynamics of the Transnational Cooperation’, Athens, 25-26 June 2007.
2007- Convenor of the transnational conference ‘Validation & certification in the field of cultural cooperation project management’. Title of presentation: ‘Certification and Validation of training courses in the field of European Cultural Cooperation Project Management: Standards and Requirements’, European Cultural centre of Delphi, 26-28 August 2007.
2006- Convenor of the transnational workshop of the IFAC project ‘Young girl’s participation in SET: Issues and Challenges’, Athens, 30 November 2006.
2006- Member of the organising committee of the conference ‘Mentoring. Experiences, results and perspectives “, moderator at the thematic unit ‘Mentoring Systems: New knowledge for adult education institutions’, Athens, 24 October 2006.
Coordinator of the thematic workshop: ‘Contemporary forms of human resource development. Mentoring Procedures: Challenges and Issues’. Title of presentation: ‘Mentoring: Tools for the Development of Human Resources’, Athens, 25 October 2006
2006- Convenor and moderator of the transnational workshop ‘Women & the Media’, of the project ‘Ladies First’, Athens, 25-26 September 2006.
2006- Invited participant at the transnational workshop ‘Ιmprove competitiveness for women’, Museum – Lungomare G. Matteotti. Title of Presentation: ‘Τowards Gender Equality- Best practices from Greece’, Pescara, Ιtaly, 11 May 2006.
2006- Moderator at the Conference Research Centre for Gender Equality (KETHI) ‘Women high in the hierarchy- MENTORING Good Practices ‘, Athens, February 2006.
2005- Invited speaker at the International Symposium ‘Technology Enhanced Professional Learning’. Title of presentation: ‘Training for call center agents’, Athens, 20 December 2005, Information Society, www. infosoc.gr.
2005- Invited speaker at the conference ‘Reconciliation of family and working life’. Title of presentation: ‘Results and good practices of DP’s on issues for adopting new forms of work organisation’. Athens, 19-20 May 2005. http://www.equal-greece.gr/results_e.asp?ethd=4&keyw=&e_id=5&pe_id=327&Submit3.x=51&Submit3.y=8
2005- Member of the organising committee of the conference ‘Accreditation of Vocational Qualifications &Skills’. Title of presentation: ‘For a higher skilled labour market-National Thematic Network -Cooperation for the development & promotion of tools & systems for vocational Qualifications & Skills accreditation’, Athens, 14-15 April 2005, http://www.equal-greece.gr/results_e.asp?ethd=3&keyw=&e_id=5&pe_id=327&Submit3.x=24&Submit3.y=3
2005- Invited speaker at the one day meeting of the Information Society. Title of presentation: ‘New employment opportunities for higher quality working life: teleworking as an alternative form of employment. Pilot application and results’, Athens, 7 April 2005.
2005- Co-organiser and invited speaker at the Symposium ‘Teleworking and contemporary work forms’. Title of Presentation: ‘Contemporary work forms- New employment perspectives’, Thessaloniki, 17-18 Mars 2005.
2004- ‘Teleworking in the Call Center Sector-A Pilot Application’ (with St. Pantelopoulos & E. Tsitsivou): Paper submitted at the International Telework Workshop, Crete, 6-9 September 2004.
2004- Invited participant at the European Working meeting ‘EQUAL @ WORK-Lifelong Learning Working Group’, Dublin, 3-5 May 2004.
2004– Participant at the working meeting of the European project ‘Soft Skills development: Special approach in young job seekers’training (Grundtvig 2). Title of intervention: Employment and Career Counsellors: Presentation of a Case Study, Athens, 30/04/2004,
2003- Invited participant at the European Working meeting ‘EQUAL @ WORK-Lifelong Learning Working Group’, Brussels, 8 October 2003.
2003- Participation at the European seminar ‘Developing Europe’s People, Developing Europe’s Business’, European Council & IDC (International Development Consortium), Brussels, November 2003.
2003– Invited Trainer at the e-learning training programme of the South-East European Training for Trainers Academy, ‘Capacity Building and Sustainability of Cultural Institutions’. Course title: ‘Culture & Tourism: are they a real tool the regional development?’, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria, 20-26 Μαΐου 2003. www.encatc.org
2003– Invited participant at the European Working meeting ‘Social Protection and Inclusion Policies’, EU Employment & Social Affairs, Brussels, January 2003.
2001- Invited participant at the European Seminar of ENCATC (European Network of Cultural Administration Training Centres) ‘Open Space Conference on How far can we use theory to teach about the real world? ‘, St. Petersburg, 27 April-1 May 2001, www.encatc.org.
2001- Invited participant and moderator of a round table discussion ‘Analyse du risqué’, European Interdisciplinary Seminar of the European Network P.A.C.T-EURETHNO in collaboration with the Council of Europe (accord EUR-OPA) entitled Dire le risque, le risque en examen, Colloque interuniversitaire ; séminaire européen Montpellier, Mèze, France, 18-20 May 2001,http://www.eurethno.altervista.org. .
2001- Invited participant at the working group (Group 4) ‘Education and Training: The needs of electronic business and of the Information society’, Operational programme ‘Information society’- e-business forum, 2000-2001 www.ebusinessforum.gr/egine/index.php?op=modload
2000- Invited speaker at the International Symposium of the European Network P.A.C.T-EURETHNO «Vieillir en Europe, Colloque International Pluridisciplinaire», Université Paul Valéry – Montpellier III. Title of presentation: « Les personnes âgées dans la culture populaire grecque» participant at the round table discussion: «Signes du vieillissement», Agropolis- Muséum, Montpellier, France, 15-17 September 2000, http://www.eurethno.altervista.org. .
2000- Invited participant at the International Workshop ‘Management Planning for Archaeological Sites’ jointly organised by the Getty Conservation Institute & Loyola Marymount University with the support of Yad’Hanadiv Foundation (Rothschild Foundation), the Corinth prefecture, the IV Ephoria of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities, and the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Loutraki, Corinth, 19-22 May, 2000 http://www.getty.edu/conservation/publications_resources/newsletters/15_2/gcinews5.html ; http://www.getty.edu/conservation/publications_resources/newsletters/18_1/gcinews5.html
1999- Invited participant at the seminar and the round table meeting ‘How can the training institutions meet the new needs and challenges’, moderator of the plenary session organised as part of the project ‘MIMEH –Models of Innovative Management in European Heritage’, Turin, Castello Di Rivoli-Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, 4-6 Noevember1999. http://www.fitzcarraldo.it/en/research/mimeh.htm
1999- Invited participant at the XIII European Seminar of the European Network P.A.C.T-EURETHNO «Fêtes et rites agraires, rétrospective d’un siècle». Title of presentation: «Du passé au présent : le caractère social et culturel des jours de fêtes et des rites agricoles en Grèce». Leventis Foundation, Nicosia, Cyprus, 22-26 September, 1999,http://www.eurethno.altervista.org. .
1999- Invited participant at the European Seminar of the ENCATC network ‘Cultures of Europe – Views, Angles, Perspectives. Ten years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, what are the cultural dynamics?’, Paris, 6-9 May 1999.
1998- Invited speaker at the ‘Days on European Heritage Skills Networks’, organised by the European Foundation for Heritage Skills-FEMP, European Commission (DG Χ), the Direcção General Dos Edifícios e Monumentos Nacionais- DGEMN & the Centro de Formação Profissional da Construção Civil e Obras Publicas do Sul –CENFIC. Title of presentation: ‘Management of the Archaeological Sites: The AGESA programme’. Obidos, Portugal, 22-23 October, 1998.
1997- Invited participant at the European Seminar ‘Cultural projects and social links, European forum for culture and arts management education’. Head of the thematic Group ‘Cultural Policies’ organised as part, of the project ‘CALLIOPE: Training of Trainers in the field of arts management and cultural administration’, Helsinki, 23-27 September, 1997.
1997- Co-organiser of the XI European Seminar of the European Network P.A.C.T-EURETHNO «L’espace-temps saisonnier européen ; fêtes et rites calendaires». Moderator of the round table discussion: «Le rôle des fêtes et rites traditionnels dans l’Europe contemporain». Title of presentation: «Les grandes fêtes grecques: racines et reflets», European Cultural Centre of Delphi, Athens, 5-7 September, 1997, http://www.eurethno.altervista.org.
1997- Invited participant at the International colloquy ‘New Technologies and the Enhancement of Ancient Places of Performance’, organised in the framework of the project ‘MINOTEC: New technologies in the enhancement of ancient places of performance’ during which the Verona Charter was adopted. Title of presentation: «Mise en valeur du patrimoine et nouvelles technologies». http://www.coe.int (Verona Charter on the Use of Ancient Places of Performance -Adopted at the International Colloquy held in Verona, August 1997). Verona, Italy, 29-31 August, 1997.
1997- Invited participant at the European Meeting ‘Privatization/Désétatisation and Culture. Limitations or Opportunities for Cultural Development in Europe? ‘, organised by the European Network CIRCLE, the Boekman Foundation, the Felix Meritis Foundation και the Twente University. Rapporteur of the working group «Privatization of Cultural Heritage». Amsterdam, 11 – 14 June, 1997 http://www.circle-network.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/Conference-reader.pdf.
1997- Invited participant at the European Seminar of the European Network ENCATC ‘Training in cultural tourism management. How to sustain our common cultural heritage?’, Bilbao, 11-13 May 1997 .
1996- Invited participant at the European meeting of Networks organised by the European Network ENCATC ‘The changing context of cultural management in Europe: implications, prospects and strategies for educational systems and training programmes’. Rapporteur of the working group: ‘New training methods and tools’, Turin, 9-12 Μαΐου 1996.
1996- Invited Participant at the X European Seminar of the Network P.A.C.T-EURETHNO «Hors du travail, le dimanche». Title of presentation: «La mythologie du dimanche : organisation du temps libre en Grèce moderne», Centre Universitaire des Conférences, Université de Lodz, Poland, 12-15 September, 1996, http://www.eurethno.altervista.org.
1995- Invited speaker at the ΙX European Seminar of the network P.A.C.T-EURETHNO «Le marriage en Europe, le jour des noces». Title of the presentation: «Rites et caractéristiques du marriage en Grèce», Brussels, 9-12 September, 1995, http://www.eurethno.altervista.org.
1995- Invited participant at the European seminar of the Network ENCATC ‘The role of the artist in changing societies. The challenge of training next century’s cultural administrators’. Title of presentation: ‘Training programmes for cultural managers & administrators in Greece: challenges and opportunities’, Berlin, 5-7 May, 1995.
1994- Συμμετοχή at the VIIIEuropean Seminar of the network P.A.C.T-EURETHNO «Le folklore : ses rapports à l’ethnologie européenne et à l’histoire dans l’enseignement supérieur en Europe». Title of the presentation: «Le folklore, l’ethnologie et les autres études culturelles», Budapest, 19-24 September 1994.
1993- Invited participant at the VII European Seminar of the network P.A.C.T-EURETHNO «Anthropologie visuelle et culture de la représentation. Le temps des fêtes en Europe». Title of presentation: «L’ethnographie audiovisuelle et son importance pour le développement culturel. Le cas de la Grèce», Turin, 27-30 October 1993, http://www.eurethno.altervista.org.
1993- Member of the organising committee of the International Ethnological Symposium ‘Laughter and tears in the Balkan cultures’. Title of the presentation: «Laughter and tears in the Greek popular cinema (1950-1960)’ (with Prof. M. Meraklis), European Cultural Centre of Delphi, Delphi, 14-17 October, 1993.
1993- Invited speaker at the VI European Seminar of the network P.A.C.T-EURETHNO «La cloche marqueur du temps». Title of the paper : «Sonnailles et masques festifs en Grèce», Saint-Martin de Vésubie, France, 4-9 April, 1993, http://www.eurethno.altervista.org.
1992- Invited speaker at the International Conference «Identités en Europe, identités de l’Europe. Sources et méthodes». Title of paper: «Les guides touristiques et l’identité culturelle». Euro-Histoire 92, Montpellier, 21-23 November, 1992, http://www.eurethno.altervista.org.
1992- Organiser of the IV European seminar of the Network P.A.C.T-EURETHNO «Les temps de l’Europe. Temps mythiques européens».Title of paper: ‘The journey to the underworld’, European Cultural Centre of Delphi, Delphi, 14-18 September, 1992, http://www.eurethno.altervista.org.
1992– Invited participant at the seminar and the general assembly for the setting up of the European Network of Cultural Administration Training Centres (ENCATC), organised by the Council of Europe, Warsaw 9-12 December, 1992.
1991– Invited participant at the III European Seminar of the network P.A.C.T-EURETHNO «Les temps de l’Europe. Inventions européennes du temps. Temps traditionnels, temps historiques», paper presented «Les jours des morts en Grèce : temps et cérémonie», Council of Europe, Strasbourg, 3-5 September, 1991, http://www.eurethno.altervista.org.
1990– Invited participant at the II European Seminar of the network P.A.C.T-EURETHNO «Frontières visibles ou invisibles, l’Europe des régions ou des aires Culturelles».Title of presentation: «Comportement religieux et aire culturelle: Les îles de la mer Egée», Palais de l’Europe, Strasbourg, 4-7 December, 1990, http://www.eurethno.altervista.org.