If you have questions see if you can find the answers here. If not please write to us at focusinghellas@yahoo.com

Is food and drink included in the conference fee?2023-02-10T12:01:36+00:00

The Symposium fee for in-person delegates includes welcome drinks on Thursday 21 September,
a light lunch on Friday 22 and Saturday 23 September and tea, coffee, water and snacks during breaks.
The Symposium fee does not include accommodation and evening meals.

Do I have to find my own accommodation in Athens?2023-02-10T12:02:52+00:00

Yes. A list of suggested hotels can be found on the Accommodation & Transportation page on this website.

Can I join PCE Europe as an individual member to get the reduced conference fee?2023-02-10T12:03:50+00:00

Yes. An Application Form can be found on the PCE Europe website at https://www.pce-europe.org/IM-application-form

How long will it take to walk from the Ionic Centre to the Athens University History museum and which parts of the conference will take place where?2023-02-10T12:05:18+00:00

The two venues are really very close to each other. It is a walk of 3 minutes maximum. Just type on Google search ‘distance from ionic center to athens university history museum’ and you have it…

Will there be any translation from English into other languages at the Symposium?2023-02-10T12:06:04+00:00

No, the language of the Symposium is English.

I see that the keynote addresses and some of the short presentations will be live-streamed? How will it be decided which short presentations will be live-streamed and will we know in advance?2023-02-10T12:07:11+00:00

This will be decided by the local organising committee. It will be made clear on the online programme closer to the beginning of the conference.

Might any of the afternoon workshops be live-streamed to online participants?2023-02-10T12:08:13+00:00

No. There will be a separate programme of afternoon workshops which will be exclusively for online participants.

Might the community meetings in Athens be live-streamed to online participants?2023-02-10T12:08:52+00:00

This is not decided yet. Most probably not.

What is the Covid policy for the Symposium?2023-02-23T14:25:24+00:00

There is no longer any requirement to have a certification of vaccination against Covid-19 for travel to Greece, but if you develop Covid-like symptoms and/ or have recently tested positive for Covid please, out of consideration for other participants, do not attend the Symposium in person. You may change your registration to attend online.

This is the official Covid advice for travel to Greece:

(February 22, 2023) *IMPORTANT NOTE*
The requirement for completion of Passenger Locator Form (PLF) by visitors from ALL countries is no more mandatory.
Furthermore, all travellers arriving in Greece, regardless of their country of origin, are no longer required to display a valid certificate of vaccination or recovery from COVID-19, or evidence of a negative test result from SARS-CoV-2 infection (PCR or Rapid Antigen test).

Protocol for arrivals in Greece: travel.gov.gr
The newest advice from Greece’s National Health Organization is here: advice
Useful links for information: reopen.europa.eu/en

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