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UNIVERSITY OF THE AEGEAN - RHODES CAMPUS

Demokratias Str. 1
85100 Rhodes
Greece

The TERENA Networking Conference 2004 will be held on the Rhodes campus of the University of the Aegean, hosted by the Greek Research and Technology Network, GRNET. The campus is situated in the city of Rhodes, and is a five-minute walk from the city's centre.

It consists of two main buildings built in the 1930's and reconstructed recently to accommodate the School of Humanities of the University of the Aegean. There is one main hall for exhibitions/conferences, two auditoriums, seven lecture rooms, two computer labs and a library, and offers all the technical facilities expected at a TERENA conference.

During conference hours, messages can be sent to delegates by telephone (+30 22410 99400) or by fax (+30 22410 99401). Messages will be announced on a bulletin board at the Registration and Information Desk

TERENA Secretariat Office at the University of the Aegean, Rhodes Campus
Telephone:+30 22410 99410
Fax: +30 22410 99411
 

REGISTRATION AND INFORMATION DESK

On-site registration will commence on Sunday morning 6 June at 08:00. at the Rodos Palace Hotel (telephone: +30 22410 25222).

Sunday 6 June 08:00 - 18:00

The Registration and Information Desk is located in the foyer of the University of the Aegean, Rhodes Campus. During the conference, the desk will be open from Monday until Thursday at the following hours:

Monday 7 June 08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 8 June 08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 9 June 08:00 - 18:00
Thursday 10 June 08:00 - 14:00
 

NETWORKING FACILITIES

A terminal room, sponsored by POLYCOM, will have computers connected to the Internet and plug-in points for laptops and will be available to conference participants for e-mail and other network services. The terminal room will be open during the same hours as the Registration and Information Desk.

Wireless LAN will be available throughout the conference venue and delegates should use their own 802.11 compliant LAN card.

The Island of Rhodes has an area of 1,350 square kilometers and is approximately 75 km in length and 35 km across at its broadest. It is the largest island of the Dodecanes, (the name means twelve islands), a complex of islands in the south of the Aegean Sea and at the meeting point of three continents - Europe, Asia and Africa. The highest mountain is Attavyros (1,215 meters).

On average, Rhodes has more than 300 sunny days a year. From the end of May to the end of September the temperature is in excess of 25 degrees. In July and August it is more than 30 degrees and it doesn't rain, but the summer heat is offset by a cooling sea breeze. May and June are good months to visit. During the day it's between 25 and 30 degrees.

LUNCHES

Conference sessions end at 12:30.

In order to prevent congestion, lunches will be served starting at 12:00 for those not attending a session and will be served continuously until 14:00. It is not necessary to line up for lunch at exactly 12:30 when your session ends.

Lunch will be served on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 12:00 until 14:00 at the conference venue.

SHUTTLE BUSES

Shuttle Buses are scheduled to transport participants to and from the University of the Aegean before the opening session each day and after the final session each afternoon from the hotels that were listed and booked through Triaena. You will need to show your badge to use this service. If you are staying in an adjacent hotel, you may take the shuttle bus to and from the listed hotel.

Shuttle buses will also be provided to transport participants to and from the venues of the planned social events.

Please check the bus schedule in the hotel or at the Registration and Infomration Deask for the departure times of the buses. This schedule is also available from the News and Information Section of the conference website.

The hotels where the shuttle buses will call are: Belair Beach, Belvedere, Cactus, Cosmopolitan, Espirides Beach, Hilton Rhodes, Ibiscus, International, Kipriotis, Lito, Lomeniz, Mediterranean, Oceanis, Petit Palais , Rodos Palace Hotel and Solemar.

LOCAL INFORMATION

USEFUL TELEPHONE NUMBERS

Taxis 22410 64712
City and Island Bus Information 2410 36210
Buses all leave from the round-about at Mandraki Harbour to the various areas of the island. The buses are marked in Greek and English
Airport Flight Information 22410 83403
Rhodes Tourist Board 22410 44338
 

TELEPHONE DIALLING INFORMATION

Information 131
To dial abroad 00 (country code) (telephone number)
To dial to North America 00 1 (area code) (telephone number)
To dial another number in Greece (city code) (telephone number
To dial another number on Rhodes e.g., 22410 96941
 

OPENING HOURS

Banks
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 08.00 - 14.30
Friday 08.00 - 14.00
Post Offices
Monday to Friday 08.00-13.30
 

USEFUL LINKS

The website of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture has extensive information about the island and the city.

The official website for the City of Rhodes of the Greek Tourist Board has furrher useful and interesting information.

 


   
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