The Olympian Centre for Astrophysics is based in Katerini and it is a non-profit company. It has been founded by Dr. Thomas Bisbas (Astrophysicist, Ph.D.), Dr. Kostas Tziotziou (Astrophysicist, Ph.D.) and Mr. Dimitri Miroti (individual) in January 2015. The foundation of the company is a result of the high success of The Olympian Symposium 2014 (on Star Formation) that took place in May 2014 with a participation of more than 200 international scientists and researchers.
According to the constitution of the company, the aims of the Olympian Centre for Astrophysics are: a) to make the local area a place for propagating scientific ideas and synergies that will result in the local economic growth as well as to increase the current participation and collaboration of Greece to the international research community, b) the … and … …. of the public interest for …
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The Olympian Centre for Astrophysics is a non-profit organization based in Katerini Pieria.It has been founded by Astrophysists Thomas Bisbas and Kostas Tziotziou and the local businessman Dimitris Mirotis in January 2015, following the great success of the Olympian Symposium 2014 (on Star Formation), organized in May 2014 with a participation of more than 200 international scientists and researchers in Paralia Pierias.
According to the constitution of the company, the aims of the Olympian Centre for Astrophysics are: a) to make the local area a place for the promotion of scientific ideas and collaborations that will result in the local economic growth and promote the participation and contribution of Greece to the international community, b) the responsible and accurate information of public in subjects related to the science of Astronomy, c) the collaboration of the organization with international academic scientific teams of Astronomy, Astrophysics and Space Physics, and d) the familiarization of public and interested parties in matters of Astronomy.
The main activities of the Centre are the management and realization of programs (International , European, National and Local) and initiatives for achieving the aforementioned non-profit aims and more specifically: :
- the organization of research activities, conferences, symposia and educational seminars.
- the organization of public outreach talks
- the organization of scientific summer and winter schools of Astronomy in the area of Pieria and nearby.
For the attainment of the aforementioned aim the organization will exploit its logistical and human infrastructure, the knowledge and experience of its staff, as well as individuals and scientists with appropriate knowledge and experience.