Meetings were organised in Aegina on 5-7 December 2012 between representatives of the SSIA team (Doula, Kavvadias, Theocharopoulos), two representatives of the Region of Attiki (Ms. Rafti, and Ms. Chatziperi), pistachio producers and also Mr Alifantis (the president of the Agricultural Association of Aegina). During the meetings several issues were discussed regarding soil/water sampling. The scientists visited many fields and also other areas of interest (water bodies, wastes disposal areas) and performed preliminary a geomorphological assessment of the area. On 6 December, 2012, the team visited the Mayor of Aegina, Mr Sakkiotis. Contacts and discussions with local societal groups took also place.