Wednesday October 12, 2011 

16:00-18:00  Registration-Coffee
18:00 Entrance of Conference Participants into the Conference Room
18:15 Service of the Blessing of Water (Agiasmos)
Opening Session
Presentation of Participants
  • by Archim. Chrysanthos Papapostolou
    Member of the Organizing Committee of the Conference

Message of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Α 

Greeting and Official Opening by the President of the Conference,
His Eminence Metropolitan of Rhodes Kyrillos

Greetings from the Local Authorities

Presentation of the aim of the Conference by Protopr. Stavros Kofinas, 
Coordinator of the Network of the Ecumenical Patriarchate for Pastoral Care 

Greeting and Official Opening by the Hon. Demetrios Kremastinos,
Professor of Cardiology, Parliament Representative of the Dodecanese

Keynote address: 
“Suffering and Death”       
Speaker: Fr. Makarios Griniezakis 
20:30 Supper

Thursday October 13, 2011

9:15-10:15 1st SESSION
Moderator: Kyriakos S. Antoniou
“Palliative Care”  
Speaker: Elisavet Patiraki
10:15-11:15 2nd SESSION
Moderator: Archim. Makarios Griniezakis
“What does Human Dignity and Quality of Life mean in Relation to Death?” 
Speaker: Fr. Nathanael Symeonides
11:15-12:00 Coffee
12:00-13:00 3rd SESSION
Moderator: Protopr. Adamantios Avgoustidis
The Will to Live and Psychological Death”
Speaker: Demetrios Kyriazis
13:00-14:00 4th SESSION
Moderator: Protopr. Nicholas Krommydas
“The Fear of Death” 
Speakers: His Grace Bishop Maxim and Protopr. Stavros Kofinas 
14:15 Lunch 
16:15 Coffee

17:00-18:15 5th SESSION
Moderator: Archim. Chrisostomos Timbas
Guilt and Death” - A discussion between Christos Giannaras and Anna Potamianou

18:15 "The Miller's Best Man" - A tale from Thessaly *
Narration: Vasiliki Kofinas-Farazis
* Included in the book "Tales of the underworld", Apopeira Publications, edited by Dimitris Prousalis

18:30 Presentation of the new publication of the Patriarchal Network: 
«Θεραπείαν  Προσάγοντες – Εισαγωγή στην ποιμαντική διακονία στον χώρο της Υγείας»
“Let Us Draw Ourselves to Therapy - An Introduction to Pastoral Health Care 
presented by Andreas Moratos, Literary Editor
18:45 Departure for the Old City (Evening at leisure)
19:00 Meeting of the members of the Steering Committee and the Organizing Committee of the Network of the Ecumenical Patriarchate for Pastoral Health Care

Friday October 14, 2011

9:30-11:00 6th SESSION
“Health Care Providers before Death”
Moderator: Rev. Panagiotis Bistolarides M.D.
  • The Doctor before Death, Speaker: Demetra Kanaloupiti,
  • The Nurse before Death, Speaker: Spyridoula Tsaroucha
  • The Priest before Death, Speaker: Protopresb. Demetrios Maroulis
11:00-11:45  Coffee 
11:45-12:45 7th SESSION
Moderator: Phillipos Mamalakis
Education of health care providers who care for the dying person” 
Speaker:  Danai Papadatou 
12:45-14:00 8th SESSION
Moderator: Ana Kostallas
“Awaiting the death of our loved one”
Speakers: Protopresb. Evaggelos Psallas and Irene Papazoglou
14:00 Lunch
16:15  Coffee
17:00-18:00 9th SESSION
Moderator: His Eminence Metropolitan Athenagoras
Pastoral Aspects of Hospice and home care”
Speaker: His Eminence Metropolitan Nicholas
18:00-19:00 10th SESSION
Moderator: Olga Voulgaraki
Development of Palliative Care Services”     
Speaker: Dr. Aliki Tserkezoglou
19:45 Supper
20:45 Departure for Cultural Event
21:15 Cultural Event – Sophia Papazoglou Concert   
(Sponsored by the  Municipality of Rhodes – Cultural Organization)

Saturday October 15, 2011

9:15-10:15 11th SESSION
Moderator: Protopr. Giorgios Basioudis
The Service of the Dying (Psychοragounta)”                            
Speaker: Protopr. Themistoklis Chrisodoulou
10:15-11:15 12th SESSION
Moderator: Irene Giallouridou
Living Eschatologically”
Speaker:  Protopr. Konstantine Nevrokoplis
11:15-12:00  Coffee
12:00-14:00 Open Discussion
14:00 Lunch
16:15 Departure for Vespers   
17:15 Great Vespers – Supper

Sunday October 16, 2011

8:15 Departure for the Holy Cathedral of the Annunciation
Hierarchal Liturgy at the Holy Cathedral of the Annunciation
Morning Coffee Hour at the Hotel
12:00 Closing Session 
Conclusions of the Conference - Valedictions - Acknowledgements
13:00-14:30 Closing Luncheon 
14:15 Departure