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The conference will take place at the InterContinental Athenaeum in Athens on 12 & 13 June 2014.

Address of the venue: Syngrou Avenue 89-93, Athens, 11745, Greece, tel: +30-210-9206000.

Driving directions

From El. Venizelos Airport take Attiki Odos Highway toward Elefsina. Then take the Imittos Ring. Turn right at Athina – Kessariani - University Campus exit. Follow the sign Kessariani. Turn left at Peiraias – Athina - Vouliagmenis Ave. Turn right at National Road 1 - Peiraios street into Lagoumtzi street. Follow the sign Athina and turn right at the traffic lights. The hotel is located on your right hand side. GPS address: 37.960280, 23.721570.


Distance 36 KM / 22.37 MI SOUTH EAST to Hotel.

Taxi Charge (one way): €37.00.
Time by taxi: approximately 45 min.

• Take line 3 (blue line) from the airport towards Syntagma Station
• In Syntagma station change to line 2 (red line) towards Elliniko Station
• Get off at the closest to the hotel metro station SYNGROU / FIX
• Distance 1.0 KM / 0.62 MI SOUTH to Hotel
• Train Charge (one way): €8.00
• Time by train from the airport: 60 min
• Walking distance to the hotel from SYNGROU / FIX: 10 minutes
• Taxi Fee from Metro Station SYNGROU / FIX: €3.70

• Take line 3 (blue line) from the airport towards Syntagma Station (€8) or the bus X95 to Syntagma Sq. (€5)
• The Syntagma Tramway station is opposite the Greek Parliament on Amalia Avenue
• Hop on Line T4 to Neo Faliro or T5 to Voula
• Get off at the closest to the hotel Tramway Station KASOMOULI
• Distance 0.2 KM / 0.12 MI SOUTH WEST to Hotel
• Time by tramway from the airport: 60-70 min
• Walking distance to the hotel from KASOMOULI tramway station: 5 minutes
• Taxi Fee From Tramway Station: €2.00

Distance from the WIRE Venue

10 minutes by car or taxi, 20 minutes by tramway, 30 minutes walking distance.

Wi-fi provision

Wi-fi connection in the venue will be provided to all conference participants.

Official language of the Conference


However, during the opening and concluding sessions, interpretation will be provided in English, French and Greek.

Accommodation issues

We strongly urge you to make your hotel bookings as early as possible, because hotel rooms will be scarce due to parallel events organised in Athens that specific week.

Some suggested hotels in the vicinity of the venue:

Visa Requirements

Please note that travelling to Greece may require a visa. We recommend that you initiate the visa-issuing process as early as possible. Please have a look about visa requirements here:

You can find visa issuing authorities in your country here:

Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you need the provision of documents for visa issuing.