Conference Venue

The 10th Conference of Hel.A.S. will take place at Ioannina. An active Google map centered on the conference location is also available bellow:

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The conference will be hosted at the Conference Center ‘Carolos Papoulias’ of the University of Ioannina, which is located at the center of the University campus (attached to the Medical School). The University’s lunch and dining hall is located at a 2 minutes walking distance from the Conference center inside the campus.

A Google Earth map of the University campus is available as a KMZ file.

The University campus is located at the south-west suburbs of the city of Ioannina in a distance of 8 kilometers from the city center. There are very frequent bus connections from the city center (lines 10, 16, 17) to the campus.

Ioannina is the biggest city of Epirus and the capital city of the prefecture. It is built on the bank of Lake Pamvotis in 500 m altitude. It is a beautiful, lively city of 100.000 inhabitants, which carries a history of centuries. The city of Ioannina can be reached by direct air flights from Athens (duration of about 30 minutes) and by car or bus from Thessaloniki (about 2.5 hours), Patras (about 3 hours) and Igoumenitsa (about 40 minutes).

Useful Local Information

Further information on transportation and the location of the social events is available as a PDF file.


There are plenty of accomodation options in Ioannina and conference participants are expected to make their own reservations. In the following we provide a few hotels which offer special rates for the Conference. These hotels are conveniently located at or close (5-10 min walk) from main bus line connecting to the University Campus. Please mention that you are a participant of the Conference in order to be eligible for those rates. The participants are adviced to proceed to their reservations no later than 2 months before the meeting since few of the listed below hotels have a 2 month cut-off for the block of rooms they reserved for the meeting.

  • Grand Serai - 5 stars
    Dodonis 33
    Tel.: +30 26510 90550
    Fax: +30 26510 90557
    Single: 90 Euros/night - Double: 105 Euros/night. Breakfast is included.
  • Hotel Olympic - 4 stars
    Melanidi 2 & M. Angelou
    Tel: (+30) 26510 22233 - 25888 - 25147 - 22403 - 22092
    FAX: +30 26510 22041
    Single: 75 Euros/night - Double: 110 Euros/night. Breakfast is included.
  • Hotel Palladion - 3 stars
    1 Noti Botsari St.
    Tel.: +30 26510 25856-9
    Fax: +30 26510 74034
    Single: 62 Euros/night - Double: 78 Euros/night. Breakfast is included.
  • Alexios Hotel - 2 stars
    14, Karaiskaki & Poukevil Str.
    Tel.: +30 26510 32030
    Fax: +30 26510 32071
    Single: 50 Euros/night - Double: 65 Euros/night. Breakfast is included.
  • Hotel Galaxy - 2 stars
    Pyrrou Square
    Τel-Fax: +30 26510 25432, +30 26510 25032
    Single: 45 Euros/night - Double: 63 Euros/night.