General Information


30 August - 1 September, 2018


Megaron, Athens International Conference Center
Vas. Sofias Ave. & Kokkali St. 
115 21 Athens, Greece  

Congress badges

Congress Badges are mandatory for the admission & access to the meeting halls and exhibition.

Internet availability

Wireless Internet access will be provided free of charge to check for e-mails and update social media.


The official language of the Congress is English. 

Liability & Insurance

The Congress Secretariat and Organisers cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss of or damage to private property of participants and accompanying persons. Participants are advised to take out their own personal travel and health insurance for their trip.

Time zone

UTC/GMT+2 hours


Euro (EUR)

Climate & weather

The average temperature this month is 30-35°C (86-95°F), while the average low is just 22°C (72°F). The weather in August stays relatively the same throughout. The beginning, middle, and end of August are all warm with lots of sun. 

Important Dates

30.08.2017  - Abstract submission opens

05.09.2017  - Registration opens

31.10.2017 / Extended until 20 November 2017  - Abstract submission deadline

20.12.2017/ New deadline 29.12.2017  - Notification of acceptance

31.03.2018  - Early bird deadline

01.10.2018  - Deadline for submission of the full paper - Oral Presentations only

30.06.2018// // Extended to 20 July 2018  - Digital files submission