Aristotle University of Thessaloniki





Information for participants

  1. All talks must be prepared in Ms Powerpoint and sent to the organizers in due time
  2. Invited talks: 30 min + 10 min for discussion
  3. Contributed talks : 15 min + 5 min for discussion
  4. Everyone can bring a poster. Dimensions of poster boards: 110 cm width x 90 cm height


Departure of taxis from Heraklion airport to the Workshop's venue on the 25th of May

  1. Morning: 10:15
  2. Afternoon: 13:30, 16:45, 17:10
  3. Evening: 19:50,21:15, 23:00


Location of the workshop venue

Crete, Greece, about 30 km west from Heraklion Airport, close to the historical village of Fodele (birthplace of the famous painter Dominicos Theotocopoulos also known as El Greco)


at a 5 star Hotel, Fodele Beach built on hillside by a sandy beach, with view to the hill and to the sea


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Crete Island (64 KB)
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Crete Island (detailed) (2,62 MB)
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Heraklion City (2,06 MB)
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Heraklion/Airport - Fodele Beach Route (706 KB)



Transfer service between Heraklion International Airport [HER] "Nikos Kazantzakis" and Fodele Beach Hotel will be available and arranged by the organizers, for selected flights on the 25th of May 2008. The exact schedule will be announced as soon as the travel details of the participants become available to the organizers..

Taxis are available at the airport and at the hotel (typical fare 30 € per trip, for up to 4 persons) as well as local buses (approximately 30 min trip)

All participants are advised to retain transportation receipts in case that any travel expenses reimbursement becomes possible. In this case, flight expenses only for tourist-class fares can be considered, and up to a maximum depending on the available budget.

Interesting sites

For those who would like to explore other places, the following sites are recommended:

Melidoni cave 47 km
Rethymnon old town and Fortetsa 44 km
Arkadi Monestery 59 km
Minoan Palace of Knossos 34 km
Gortys ruins 71 km
Fodele, El Greco birthplace 3 km
Ancient Eleftherna excavations 63 km
Preveli Monastery and beach 81 km

Useful Links

Information related to the island of Crete

Weather in Heraklion today

About Fodele, the birth place of Dominikos Theotokopoulos (El-Greco)

Crete road map

Bus services to western Crete

Bus services to eastern Crete


Conference & Meetings
Contact person: Mrs M. Balothiari


Please visit regularly the Workshop site for updated information