The conference will start on Tuesday, 30 Sept. 2008 and will end on Friday, 3 Oct. 2008


Official Language

The official language of the congress is English.


Congress Organizing office and secretariat

Heliotopos Conferences

28, Ypsilantou str. GR-172 36, Dafni, Athens, Greece

Tel. +302109730697, Fax +302109767208




An exhibition will be organized during the conference. Should you be interested to participate with a stand, or any other commercial interest, please feel free to contact the Conference secretariat.


Important Dates

Abstract Submission Deadline: 1 February 2008

Notification of acceptance: 1 April 2008

Deadline for full paper submission: 30 June 2008

Early Registration Deadline: 15 April 2008



Badges will be handed over at the Secretariat office to all registered participants during the working days and hours of the Conference. Participants are requested to wear their badge for security reasons and for access to the meeting rooms, the exhibition area and the social events.


Letter of Invitation

Delegates requiring a letter of invitation in order to attend the Congress may write to the Congress Secretariat specifying the necessary details. Please note this procedure aims to assist delegates who need to obtain a visa or permission to attend the Congress. It is not an official invitation covering fees and other expenses and does not imply any financial support from the Congress.



Depending on the country of origin a visa may be required.

For more information please click here



The Conference will provide shuttle service from Heraklion airport to the conference hotels at the starting and closing dates of the conference. Details and schedule times of the shuttle service will be published on this website on a later stage.


Insurance and liability

It is highly recommended that all participants carry an adequate travel and health insurance, as the organizers of WOS 2008 conference cannot accept any liability for accidents, illnesses or injuries that may occur at or during the conference.



The Organizing committee accepts no liability for any injuries/losses incurred by participants and /or accompanying persons, nor loss of, or damage to, any luggage and/or personal belongings.





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