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HEP 2017: Recent Developments in High Energy Physics and Cosmology

The annual meeting of the Hellenic Society for the Study of High Energy Physics

6-9 April 2017, Ioannina, Greece
Web site : http://hep2017.physics.uoi.gr

Local Organising Committee:
A. Dedes (chair), P. Kanti, G. Leontaris, J. Rizos (chair), K. Tamvakis
All participants are kindly requested to register online. Registration deadline (extended) : March 17, 2017.
General Information:

The HEP2017 Conference is organised by the Hellenic Society for the Study of High Energy Physics.
The Hellenic Society for the Study of High Energy Physics (HSSHEP) was founded in 1975. The majority of the Greek scientists (both in Greece and abroad) working in this field are members of the Society. Its main objectives are to promote the scientific work of the Greek scientists and to inform the general public and the Greek state on matters concerning the subject of H.E.P. The Society organises an annual Workshop where the research activities (both experimental and theoretical) of its members are presented. Young Greek scientists are encouraged to participate. At the same time foreign colleagues are invited to cover front-end research topics. The Society's Executive Committee (Chair, Secretary, Treasurer and two members) is elected during the Annual General Meeting which takes place at the conclusion of the Workshop.

Previous HSSHEP Meetings in Ioannina:
HEP2000, HEP2006, HEP2012

Conference Venue:

HEP 2017 conference will be held at the "Karolos Papoulias" Conference Center situated at the center of the University campus, in the premises of the Department of Medicine, and within walking distance from the Department of Physics. The University Campus is located 6 km from the centre of Ioannina and is one of the largest University campuses in Greece. It can be easily reached from the city either by public transportation or by car.

Conference Center GPS coordinates:
39 37' 02''N 20 50' 27''E or 39.617239, 20.841083

Google Street View link here

Karolos Papoulias Convention Center

How to reach Ioannina:

How to reach Ioannina map By Air
Ioannina King Pyrros Airport(IOA), located 5 km from the city center, is connected with the Athens El. Venizelos International Airport (ATH). There are one or two flights, daily, from Athens to Ioannina (the duration of the flight is 50 minutes). Other airports are: Thessalonique International Airport(SKG), located 260 km from Ioannina, about 3 hours by car or bus via the Egnatia Highway. Aktion/Preveza Airport PVK, located 120 km from Ioannina, about 2 hours by car or 3 hours by bus. Corfu International Airport (CFU), located in the island of Corfu, ferry lines to Igoumenitsa port (1.5 hours) and car or bus from Igoumenitsa to Ioannina (80 km, about 45 minutes). Nea Anchialos/Volos Airport (VOL) located 250 km from Ioannina, about 4 hours by car or bus.

By Bus
Ioannina city is located 450 NE from Athens, 260km from Thessaloniki and 80km east from the port of Igoumenitsa. Buses are in general modern, big and comfortable. There are about 7-8 bus services every day from Athens to Ioannina and vice versa. There are also about 6 daily bus services from Thessaloniki to Ioannina and vice versa. Daily bus services are also provided to and from Patras, Igoumenitsa, Volos, Preveza, and other big cities.

How to reach the "Karolos Papoulias" Conference Center:

From Ioannina (Central Bus Station):
Usually there are taxis waiting outside the Ioannina bus station. The taxi fare from the station to the Conference Center will be around 8 Euros. Alternatively, you can walk about 15 minutes to the City Center and take the city bus (number 16) from there.

From Ioannina (city center)
You can take the city bus (number 16) running every 10 minutes from the Central Square, opposite the Court House. One-way tickets cost 1.6 Euro and can be purchased from kiosks (ask for a "yellow" ticket). You can also purchase the ticket from the driver at 2 Euros. Depending on traffic, the bus journey to/from University from/to downtown takes 15-20 minutes. The taxi fare is approximately 6 Euros.

From the Ioannina Airport
You can take the city bus (number 2) to the city center (running every 20 minutes), and then change bus (number 16) to the University. Alternatively, you can take a taxi. The taxi fare from the airport to the University is approximately 14 euros.

By car
The following University campus map will be useful to those traveling by car