Thessaloniki is a lively city with thrilling history that spans to more than 23 centuries. Since the roman times the city has been an important centre and the 2nd largest city of the Byzantine empire. Thessaloniki has emerged to a modern metropolis with a cosmopolitan character and more a million inhabitants. Both the city and its surrounding offer various attractions to the traveler: historic monuments, attractive landscape, beautiful sea-side, mountains (Mythical Olympus mountain, monastery pilgrimage Athos), innumerable culinary and ethnographic attractions.
In the 21st
century Thessaloniki hosts several technological companies, an innovation zone,
a fast growing research centre and three Universities of which Aristotle
University is the largest University in the Balkan peninsula.
venue is downtown Thessaloniki, a mere 12 Km from the International airport,
close to hundreds of hotels, restaurants, cafeterias and bars.
information can be found in the webpages-travel guides given below:
The Conference will take place at the Aristotle University Research Dissemination Center located in the Aristotle University Campus.
The Research Dissemination Center is a characteristic red building that you cannot miss. The easiest way to get there is by taxi which is relatively cheap in Greece (approx. 25€ from the airport to the University). The RDC building is connected with the following bus lines from Egnatia Street: Bus lines No: 2, 7, 14, 58 (Bus Stop: AHEPA or University of Macedonia) Bus lines No: 17, 24, 37 (Bus Stop: Fititiki Leschi)