EU WELVET CONFERENCE


PROGRAM
 
 EU WELVET CONFERENCE – NEW JOB SMART APP
“WELLNESS INSTRUCTOR”
 
Global Wellness Day
Balkan Summit for Health, Wellness and Spa Tourism
HERITAGE BG – CENTER FOR EXCELLENCE
                                    
Sofia 2018, June 8-11th, Bulgaria
Erasmus+, KA2, WELVET project No 2016-1-BG01-KA202-023690
                      

 

 
WELVET
 THE EU WELVET CONFERENCE
WELLNESS INSTRUCTOR - NEW JOB POSITION

 
WELVET Partners:

WELVET PROJECT
Project nr. 2016-1-BG01-KA202-023690
Erasmus + K 2 / Strategic partnership
and exchange of good practices

ORGANISING COMMITTEE:
Honorary Patrons of the events:
Mrs. Nicolina Angelkova
(Minister of Tourism)
Mrs. Jordana Fandakova - Mayor
(Sofia Municipality)
 
Presidents:
Prof. Todor Chobanov, PhD - Deputy Mayor
(Sofia Municipality)
Prof. Vlatko Stjepovic – President
(“Balkan Summit”, "Health Cluster Montenegro" and "Med Spa Association of Montenegro")
Prof. Bistra Dimitrova, PhD – Program Head  (European Commission, DG "Research", "Health, Prevention and Social innovations" and UN Ambassador on "Sport for Social Development")
 
Vice-presidents:
Ivo Marinov - Director
(Enterprise Tourist Services of Sofia Municipality)
Rangel Markov – Mayor
(Sofia Municipality, Region Bankya)
Plamen Georgiev
(Board Member of the Monitoring Committee
OP “Education&Science for Intelligent Growth”)
Prof. Georgi Chernev, PhD - President
(Sofia Chamber of Commerce and Industry)
Members:
Prof. Terry Stevens, PhD
(Vice-President Global Wellness Institute)
Karin Kronika
(BEST institute, Austria)
Sirje Ellemmaa
(KAK, Estonia)
Svetlana Atanasova - President
(Hotel Samokov, Borovetz)
Atanas Atanasov - President
(Global Biomed)
Prof. Jivka Vinarova, DSc
(New Bulgarian University)
Assoc. Krasimira Staneva, PhD - President
(Bulgarian Association Geomedicine and Geotherapy)
Assoc. Prof. Irina Nesheva, Ph.D. - Vice-President (Wellness Institute Bulgaria)
D-r Kemal Aydin – President
(Turkish Geriatric Association)
 
ProNational Coordinators:
Vessela Kehayova
(Progress&Knowledge)
Bojidara Dimova – President
(Wellness Media Club)
Assoc.prof. Stefka Djobova, PhD
(Water Sports chair, NSA “V. Levski”)
Head Ass. Vili Alexandrova, PhD
(Water Sports chair, NSA “V. Levski”)
 
International Coordinators:
Marina Ljoshevska, PhD
(Wellness Institute Macedonia)
Aljosha Nedev, DSc – Board Member
(Federation of the Sports pedagogues of Macedonia)
Vesselina Jeliazkova – President
(Wellness Institute Kauai)
Eng. Mincho Polimenov, PhD - General Secretary (Wellness Institute Bulgaria)
D-r Erkan Karadag – President
Antalya Health Tourism Association
Secretaries:
Dimitar Trendafilov, PhD
(International Youth Movement - Bleu Cluster)
Yanica Tsareva, PhD
(International Spa Managers Club)
Asya Stoycheva, Doctoral student
(Wellness&Spa Benchmarking)
Simona Petkova, SPA-Master / Doctoral student
Live Stream:
Nikola Gueorguiev, PhD
(“Global Water Health – Cluster Platform”)
Media partners:
Wellness Media Club, Alma Mater TV, NBT2 TV, Radio Programme Sofia Pulse, Horizon Program, magazine "Tourism and Leisure", np. Standart, 9 partners Web sites, Corporate Health and Wellness Association, Corporate Wellness, Worksite Wellness, ILHA-Smart brief, the Sherpa, Life Steam on the web of the cluster platform GWH and Wellness Instructor - Facebook page: Smart WELVET Apps for Android (Google Play – Wellness Instructor – New Job App) and IPhone (www.apple.com) and our online professional partners groups which are more than 10 000 supporters on our online Club.

 
AGENDA FRIDAY TO MONDAY, June 08 - 11th 2018
 
European Conference June 10th 2018
 
“WELVET Conference – Presenting the Smart Tools for Wellness Instructor"
"Innovations in the Recreative& Wellness Industry and Niche Tourism"
 
June 8th
 
“Open Doors for Wellness Culture – Campaign’2018”
National Sports Academy “V. Levski”, Central Hall, Sofia, Bulgaria
 13:30 - 15:00
Official Open lecture for the Wellness policies and regulations related to the Law on Tourism in Bulgaria
 
Presentation of the Vice-Minister Liubo Kanchev.
 
Ministry of Tourism
 
June 9th
 
“Open Doors for Wellness Culture – Campaign’2018”
National Sports Academy “V. Levski”, Central Hall, Sofia, Bulgaria and Online Campaign on Facebook page: Wellness Instructor and Global Water Health
 15:30 - 17:00
Official Open lecture for the Global Wellness Trends
 
Presentation of the Vice-President of the Global Wellness Institute and founder of Stevens&Co
 
Prof. Terry Stevens, PhD
 
Other keynote speakers:
Prof. Bistra Dimitrova, D.Sc.
Prof. Diana Dimitrova, D.Sc.
Prof. Krasimira Staneva, PhD
Prof. Irina Nesheva, PhD
Prof. Apostolos Vagenas, Phd
D-r Kemal Aydin, Phd
Prof. Jordan Jordanov, PhD
Aljosha Nedev, PhD
 
Global Wellness Day 2018 online Campaign: The Smart WELVET App for the New EU Job – “Wellness Instructor" in support & part of the Global Campaign
 
June 10th
9:00 – 9:30
Vitosha Hall, Sofia, Bulgaria
Registration
 
 9:30 – 10:00
 
10:00 - 17:00
WELVET CONFERENCE
Opening Ceremony and Congrats Letters
 
Moderator: Prof. Bistra Dimitrova, PhD - National Sports Academy, UN Ambassador
 
Coordinators:
Sirje Ellemaa – KAK, Estonia
Apostolos Vagenas – President Wellness Institute Greece
 
 
10:00 - 17:00
 
 Key note Speaker:
Prof. Bistra Dimitrova, PhD - UN Ambassador on sport for social development (Bulgaria)
 
 
 
10:00 - 10:20
 
 Oral Presentations:
 
Prof. Terry Stevens, PhD –Vice-President of the Global Wellness Institute
Sirje Ellemaa – KAK, Estonia
Claudia Böck – BEST, Austria
Aljosha Nedev – FSPM, Macedonia
 
 
11:20– 11:30
Vitosha Hall, Sofia, Bulgaria
 


 
Discoussion
 
Additional Research paper in the thematic field are:
Assoc. Prof. Krasimira Staneva, PhD – President BAGG
Assoc. Prof. Irina Nesheva, PhD – Global water Health – Cluster Platform
Eng. Mincho Polimenov, PhD – General Secretary of Wellness Institute Bulgaria
Assoc. Prof. Vessela Treneva, PhD – Wellness&Spa Benchmarking
 
11:30– 12:30
Section 2. Well-being index and Smart Wellness Concepts
 
 

Moderator:
 
Coordinators:
Mr.Ardit Dimo, PhD - Wellness Development Agency Albania
Mr.Vlatko Stjepovic – Balkan Summit President &Health Cluster Montenegro
 
Key Note Speakers:
Prof. Krasimira Staneva, PhD - Innovations by Geovital Academy
International Geovital Academy
Martin Marinov – Radiation free living
Bulgarian Association for Geomedicine and Geotherapy
Simona Pentieva – Digital tools and Wellness Tourism
Bulgarian Association for Geomedicine and Geotherapy
Prof. Jordan Jordanov, PhD – Entrepreneurship in the Global Wellness Industry
Forestry University Sofia
 
Additional Research paper in the thematic field are:
Asia Stoycheva, doctoral student – National Sports Academy
Simona Petkova, doctoral student – National Sports Academy
13:30 14:15
Lunch
 
14:30 – 17:30
 
Section 3. A Wellness&SPA Practices and Demonstrations – Pulse Fitness&SPA
 
Demonstrators:
Prof. Bistra Dimitrova, PhD - WELVET Project, Smart Wellness Practices
Prof. Irina Nesheva, PhD – Balkan Cluster
 
Interactive Presentations of innovative Wellness methodologies:
Prof. Bistra Dimitrova, PhD - Smart Wellness Model – Project WELVET
 
Additional Research paper in the thematic field are:
Ivailo Prokopov, PhD - Sofia University “St. Kl. Ohridski”
Yanitsa Tsareva, doctoral student – National Sports Academy
Blagoy Kalfachki, PhD student - Southwest University Blagoevgrad
Vanya Pavlova,PhD&Ruska Paskaleva, PhD – Thracian University Stara Zagora
Assoc. Prof. Liuben Lalev, PhD – European College of Economics and Management., Plovdiv and President “Quality of Life” Association
 
19.30 – 23:00
Gala Dinner (Vitosha All) and friendly meeting
 
 
15.20 - 16.20
Section 4: Inauguration of the new Balkan Niche Tourism Brand – “BALKWELL”
Moderators:
Prof. Vlatko Stjepovic – President of the Balkan Summit for HWST and Founder&President, MedSpa Association Montenegro
Prof. Bistra Dimitrova, PhD – Vice-President of the Balkan Summit
 
Funders:
Prof. Terry Stevens, PhD – Vice-President of the Global Wellness Institute
Ardit Dimo, PhD –Wellness Development Agency Albania
Marina ljoshevska, PhD – Wellness Institute Macedonia
Apostolos Vagenas, PhD - Wellness Institute Greece
D-r Erkan Karadag – Antalya Health Tourism Association
D-r Kemal Aydin – Turkish Geriatric Association
Andrey Koktur -  Slovenian Wellness Community
Prof. d-r Heinrich Wallner, PhD – President INTERGEO, Austria
Prof. Elena Houala – VET Center, Finland
     Prof. Georgi Chernev, PhD - President (Sofia Chamber of Commerce&Industry)
Prof. Olga Harizanova, Dsc – Heritage’BG CFExcellence,(Sofia University “St. Kl. Ohridski”)
Prof. Dr Jivka Vinarova, DSc – New Bulgarian University
Prof. Malcho Malchev, DSc - Shumen University "Konstantin Preslavsky"
Prof. Eng. Mincho Polimenov, PhD – The Wellness institute Bulgaria and Bourgas University "Prof. As. Zlatarov "
Assoc. Prof. Jordan Jordanov, PhD – Forestry University Sofia
 
 
16.20 - 17.30
Awarding and Discussion
 
 
17:30
Section 5. Experts Closing discussion and B2B meetings
Official awarding & Closing Ceremony
 
Experts Closing discussion and Conclusions
Moderator: Prof. Bistra Dimitrova, PhD-National sport academy(Bulgaria)
 
End
 
AGENDA MONDAY, June 11th 2018
Round Table June 11th 2018,
 
 
10.30 - 11.00
Registration
 
11:00 – 11:15
Official Opening
 
11:15 – 11:30
11:30 – 11:45
 
Wellness Industry and Niche Tourism Center for Excellence – Heritage BG
Professional career and Educational vertical starting with the “Wellness Instructor”
 
 
Inauguration of the Balkan Summit for Health&Wellness&SPA Tourism
 
 
11:45 -12:45
 
Keynote speaker:
Prof. d-r Heinrich Wallner, PhD (Austria) –  Positive effects of modern environmental technology on health and wellbeing
(INTERGEO Environmental Technology and Waste Management Ltd.)
 
Official Presentations of the Balkan Partners:
Arzu Suel (Wheretocure, Ltd - Turkey) – Wellness life style
Marko Kelember & Gorana Ivanic (Serbian SPA Association)- Forest Hamam
Andrey Koktur, (Slovenian Thech Univ) – Wellness culture and Quality of life
D-r Kemal Aydin (Turkish Gerontology Association) – Geriatric MedWellness &Balkans
 
Video Presentations of the Balkan Partners:
Apostolos Vagenas, PhD - Wellness Institute Greece activities presentation
D-r Erkan Karadag – Antalya Health Tourism Association activities presentation
Ardit Dimo, PhD –Wellness Development Agency Albania activities presentation
Marina ljoshevska, PhD & Aljosha Nedev, PhD– Wellness Institute Macedonia activities presentation
 
 
 
12:50 – 13:15
 
Awards Ceremony
 
 
 
13:15 – 13:30
 
Closing Opinions for the Open Doors for Wellness Culture – campaign’2018