The congress opens on Thursday 14 September 2017 and closes on Sunday 17 September 2017.
CONGRESS VENUE AND LOCATION
The 24th PReS Congress will take place at the Megaron Athens International Conference Centre (MAICC), situated in the city centre yet surrounded by its own extensive landscaped gardens, Megaron offers a stunning environment, exceptional aesthetics and cutting edge technology.
Megaron Athens International Conference Centre - MAICC
Vass. Sofias & Kokkali
Athens 115 21
HOW TO GET THERE
MAICC is situated right in the heart of Athens and is easily accessible by metro, car, bus and trolley bus. It is also located at a walking distance from major hotels and many other smaller hotels. Commuting to and from the city centre and the Athens International Airport or other locations is quite easy:
30 min. from the Athens International Airport (www.aia.gr)
3-5 min. from the city centre.
By Car: Megaron has its own parking for 700 cars which is accessed from Kokkali street.
By Metro: There is direct access from the airport and the city centre to MAICC from the metro station “Megaron Moussikis” on metro line 3 (blue line). Please visit the Athens Metro website for detailed information at www.ametro.gr
By Bus: The following buses, express buses and trolley buses pass and stop near The International Conference Centre of the Athens Concert Hall
Buses: 450, 550, 601, 603
Express Buses: X95 (direct airport line), A5, E6, E7, X14
Cable "Trolley" Buses: 3, 7, 8, 13
For more information about the public transportation network in Athens please visit: www.oasa.gr
From the airport: Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” is located in Spata, 33 km southeast of Athens and serves all international and domestic flights. The airport is easily accessible from MAICC and the city centre via motorway, express bus or metro. An average journey by taxi from the airport to the city centre should take approximately 40-50 minutes, depending on traffic, costing around €25 –30. The express bus line X95 (direction Syntagma) serves Athens city centre. A ticket for the airport express line costs €3.20. It allows unlimited travel by all public transport means (incl. bus and metro) for 24 hours from the time of validation. The metro line 3 runs every 10 minutes from the airport and the trip to the city centre takes approximately 30 minutes and costs €6.
PROFESSIONAL CONGRESS ORGANISER
MCI Suisse SA has been selected by PReS as the official congress organiser to process registrations, hotel reservations, abstract management, exhibition and sponsorship. All correspondence should be sent to:
c/o MCI Suisse SA
9 Rue du Pré-Bouvier, 1242 Satigny
Tel. +41 22 33 99 673
Fax +41 22 33 99 651
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CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE
A certificate of attendance will be delivered to each attendee during the congress.
LETTER OF INVITATION
A letter of invitation can be requested online during the registration process once the applicable fees have been paid. Letters of invitation do not imply a commitment from the conference to provide a financial support.
It is recommended that participants obtain adequate cover for travel, health and accident insurance before they depart from their countries. PReS and MCI as organizers cannot accept responsibility for personal injuries, or loss of, or damage to, private property belonging to the congress participants.
The entry formalities for Greece vary according to the country of origin. All visitors entering Greece must possess a valid passport. Please check the current visa requirements on http://www.mfa.gr/en/visas/visas-for-foreigners-traveling-to-greece/countries-requiring-or-not-requiring-visa.html