News & Announcements


After the announcement of national elections by the greek government at September 16 2007, the Helas has decided to proceed with the completion of the 8th Hellenic Astronomical Conference according to schedule.
The conference will occur as the program indicates in Thassos island, 13-15 September 2007.

  • Posters (11 Sep 2007)
  • 1. Posters of each session, should be available for conference attendants, as long as the particular session lasts, according to program.

    2. We suggest that authors should prepare their posters the evening before morning sessions are scheduled and also at noon before afternoon sessions are scheduled. Poster's room at "Kalogeriko" (Limenas) will be available for authors who wish to prepare their poster, during Wednesday, 12 September 2007, evening.

  • Transportation (10 Sep 2007)
  • On Wednesday, 12/09/2007, at 14:00, a bus at Megas Alexandros Airport of Kavala will transfer conference attendants from the airport to Keramoti port, to take the ferry to Thassos island.
    A bus will also be available for conference attendants to move from Makryammos to Limenas and vice versa, at appropriate times. Bus timetables will be announced.

  • Useful Information (10 Sep 2007)
  • Dinner at Makryammos Bungalows will be served daily at 18:30 up to 21:00 (on Thursday dinner will be served at 21:30 to 23:30).

  • Social Events (10 Sep 2007)
  • Wednesday 12/09/2007
    17:30 - 20:15 Boating - swimming. Limenas (Old Port) - Makryammos - Xrysi Ammoudia

    Thursday 13/09/2007
    21:30 Dinner at Makryammos Bungalows. Song by Kaiti Koulia, piano by Alkistis Raftopoulou and guitar by Dimitris Papalambrou

    Friday 14/09/2007
    14:00 - 16:00 Visit to the Monastery "Archangelos". Lenten food offered by the nuns.

    Friday 14/09/2007
    17:45 - 19:00 Visit the ancient "Agora" and Archeological Musseum of Thassos.

  • Poster Presentations (4 Sep 2007)
  • 1 - Poster Dimensions - All poster stands are appropriate for posters not exceeding the following upper limits:
    -height : 120 cm
    -width : 90 cm

    2 - Additional Oral Presentations / Session 1 Only - On Saturday (15/09/2007) a half hour time period (13:30 - 14:00) will be available for the poster contributors of the 1st Session to make a brief (~2 minutes) oral presentation of their paper. All interested authors should inform the staff at the welcoming desk for their intentions during the conference as soon as possible. The exact available time for each talk will be determined by the number of authors interested. The oral presentation is optional.

  • Conference Program (1 Aug 2007)
  • You can now download the full program of the conference and the programs of each session through our website - download.

  • Registrations (1 Aug 2007)
  • You can now register for the conference. Please fill in the Registration Form - download.

  • Past Dues (1 Aug 2007)
  • Please note that if you are a member of Hel.A.S. and you have not paid your annual membership dues including the year 2007, you will be requested to pay past dues in cash upon arrival at the conference . If you are uncertain about this topic please contact the Treasurer of Hel.A.S. Prof. A. Mastichiadis at before your arrival. (Note by Prof. Va. Charmadaris)

  • Conference Locations (1 Aug 2007)
  • Conference actvities will take place at both "Makryammos Bungallows" and "Kalogeriko" (Limenas, Old Port). Please look at the "Program" for more infomations

  • Financial Assistance (25 Jul 2007)
  • The Hel.A.S. plans to provide financial support to post-graduate students. Those interested should send an application to the President and the Treasurer of the Society at :

  • Conference Poster (23 May 2007) - download
    • 2nd Announcement (22 Apr 2007) - download
      • 1st Announcement (20 Feb 2007) - download
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