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Workshop Location

Conference Facilities: 

 The workshop will take place in the main building of the Academy of Athens. It is located 300 meters from the Syntagma Square. The conference hall of the Academy has a capacity of about 150 attendants, i.e. twice the expected number of workshop participants. It is a finely decorated hall in one of the historical buildings of Athens that has been characterized as a monument of classical architecture. It is used to host the assemblies of the Academy members and other events organized by the Academy. The headquarters building has a special room for coffee breaks and the conference hall is equipped with overhead, slide and video projectors as well as with audio equipment.


The Main building of the Academy of Athens

Travelling to Athens, Greece:

Arriving by air at the E. Venizelos International Airport:

The new Athens International Airport is located 27 km northeast of Athens and can be rapidly accessed via a six-lane motorway and public transport - express airport bus on a 24 h basis - from Athens center and the port of Piraeus.

 There is an Express Bus Line (E95) connecting the Airport with the Center of Athens, arriving at Syntagma Square (see the map - 213K Jpeg image). 

Accommodation:

 Arrangements for accommodation have been made with several hotels near to the center. 

Currency:

 Click here to find out current Euro exchange rates.

Culture:

 You can visit Culture Guide  to have an up to date look at cultural events in Greece, and also Odysseus for a detailed list of archaeological and other interesting sites. 

Weather:

 Weather in Athens at the time of the workshop, is expected to be warm (Temperature range 20-30C) . For real time weather conditions and forecasts please visit the NTUA weather page.

 

 

  Last updated: 18 Dec 2003
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