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UNEP/IW:LEARN Regional IT Workshop (Athens)

by Khristine Custodio last modified Aug 20, 2013 01:43 PM
The GEF IW:LEARN Project is organizing an Information Technology (IT) Workshop to be held in Hotel Amarilia, Athens, Mon 22nd - Fri 26th September 2008.

Event details


Sep 22, 2008 09:00 AM to
Sep 26, 2008 05:00 PM


Hotel Amarilia, Athens, Greece

Contact Name

Contact Phone

+66 2218 9469 (Thailand)


Information specialists, IT managers and project members who are responsible for developing or maintaining a project website.

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The purpose of this workshop is to assist projects in creating and managing a project website using the freely available IW:LEARN Toolkit. In addition, related ICT subjects such as GIS and content syndication will be discussed.


Post Workshop Action Plan




Participants are requested to bring their own laptop computer for use at the workshop.


Target Audience

The workshop is appropriate for information specialists, IT managers and project members who are responsible for developing and/or maintaining a project website.


  • Participants will gain a comprehensive overview of the Toolkit capabilities and functions including freely available resources on the internet. Participants will also gain hands-on knowledge on how to create, manage and maintain the website with little or no IT knowledge.

  • Participants will be introduced to WebGIS using the Toolkit's GIS module including how it can be used to access data from other GIS map servers on the internet.

  • IW:LEARN will have a better understanding of project needs and develop a joint work plan to address these needs in reasonable work time.


In addition to covering the cost of hotel accommodation, meals and transfers to and from the airport, IW:LEARN will sponsor air travel (economy airfare) for one project member to attend the workshop.

Travel Details

Participants are advised to arrange for their own travel insurance.

An electronic air ticket will be sent out to all participants via email.

Transfers to/from the airport and hotel will be provided. On arrival at the Eleftherios Venizelos Airport in Athens, look out for persons holding "UNEP/GEF/IW:LEARN" sign at the exit. Incase you miss the sign call Active Travel Agent on 0030 210 322 6605/6 for assistance.

Polly Ballis
(30) 210 7273 119
Athens, Greece

For more information on the venue, visit http://www.amarilia.gr.

Accomodation Contacts

Amarilia Hotel,
13 Agiou Nikolaou str. 16671 Vouliagmeni,
Athens, Greece
T. +30 210 8990391
F. +30 210 8955790
e-mail: info@amarilia.gr


Workshop IW:LEARN Presentations

Please note that to reduce file size the following presentations have been split into several parts.

Introduction to Plone and IW:LEARN Toolkit

Part 1 / Part 2

Advanced features of IW:LEARN Toolkit

Part 1 / Part 2 / Part 3 (WebGIS)


To know more about the IW:LEARN Toolkit, visit http://www.iwlearn.net/websitetoolkit.

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