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Important Information

  • All rates below are quoted in Euro and include taxes;
  • Participants who register with Student rates must submit a copy of official status letter/ID during registration;
  • The registration fee covers the following for each registered participant:
    • Admission to all talks;
    • Conference bag / material;
    • Admission to welcome reception;
    • All coffee breaks as per Conference program;
    • Transportation from Thessaloniki's airport to the conference site and from the conference site to the airport (see below important notice about transportation);
  • Registration will only be confirmed upon full payment;
  • Receipts will be issued at the Conference;
  • On-site registration will be available during the Conference for participants that are NOT presenting their work;
  • Partial refund of registration fee (less 100 Euros) will be provided for cancellation on or before May 15, 2012; no refund will be accorded for cancellation after May 15, 2012;
  • All speakers and poster presenters must register online ON or BEFORE May 15th, 2012;
  • Registration of speakers and poster presenters by May 15th will allow us to streamline the program that will involve multiple parallel sessions.


Airport Transfer

  • We will arrange shuttle services from/to the airport at specific times that will be announced in the web site one month prior to the conference.  All delegates are kindly asked to send us their flight itinerary as soon as they have booked their flights in order to coordinate their transportation.


  • Transfer times will vary according to the scheduled arrival and departure times of the airplanes.


  • For those that will not be able to board on a shuttle bus (either because they arrive/depart on a different day or because they don’t want to wait for the congress bus), we have negotiated special rates for private transportation to/from the congress venue.


  • Private Airport Transfer with reserved TAXI (maximum 3 persons) - € 95,00 / per way.


Payment Instructions


  • By Credit Card

· Registration with Visa or MasterCard is possible in our online payment system – preferred method of payment.


· Registration with AMEX is possible only via the downloadable registration form (will be uploaded when the online registration system will be operational).


  • By Bank Transfer:



BANK:  Eurobank EFG, 19 Kallirois street, 117 43, Athens, Greece


ACCOUNT: 0026.0207.63.0201085194

IBAN: GR35 0260 2070 0006 3020 1085 194


All bank charges must be paid by the depositor. No registration will be valid unless the entire fee is paid.


Registration Fees



Early Fee

Until April 15th

Regular Fee

From April 16th to May 15th

Late Fee

From May 16th & On Site

Normal Fee

€ 380,00

€ 430,00

€ 500,00

Reduced Fee*

€ 200,00

€ 280,00

€ 380,00


* People who qualify for reduced registration are:

  • Full time students (Participants who register with Student rates must submit a copy of official status letter/ID during registration).
  • Members of the Local Organizing Committee
  • Permanent residents of developing countries; the list of countries has been determined by the IMS Council, and is available at: http://www.imstat.org/membership/designated_countries.htm
  • Permanent residents of Greece (due to the hardship ensuing from the recent economic crisis).


Other Fees


Service Description


Round trip shuttle airport transfer for accompanying persons:

€ 25,00 per person

Private TAXI transfer / per way (maximum 3 persons)

€ 95,00 per way

Welcome reception of June 14th 2012 for accompanying persons

€ 40,00 per person

Gala dinner for participant or accompanying person:

€ 70,00 per person

Greek dance BBQ dinner for participant or accompanying person:

€ 50,00 per person

Tour to Vergina

€ 60,00 per person

Supplement for lunch in Vergina

€ 20,00 per person

Cruise to Mount Athos

45,00 per person

Supplement for lunch in Ouranoupolis (Mount Athos Tour)

25,00 per person

2 hours Panoramic Tour to Thessaloniki

€ 45,00 per person

4 hours Tour to Thessaloniki including entrance to Museum

60,00 per person

Supplement for lunch in Thessaloniki

25,00 per person


Important Notes:

  • All excursions are organized on Sunday June 17th, day without scientific program.


Meal Plans

  • Breakfast is included with the accommodation at G-Hotels.  Lunches and dinners are not included in the registration fee.  There are several options in the G-Hotels complex.  A nearby town offers more opportunities for sampling the local cuisine.
  • Welcome reception is taking place on June 14.
  • Dance BBQ dinner is taking place on June 16.
  • Gala dinner is taking place on June 18.
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