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13th International COLOSS Conference – 02-03 November 2017, Greece

13th International COLOSS Conference – 02-03 November 2017, Greece

* DATE: Thursday, November 02 – Friday, November 03 2017 * HOSTED BY: COLOSS * VENUE: Agricultural University of Athens, Iera Odos 75, Athina 118 55, Greece *** CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW ***

VENUE

Agricultural University of Athens 
Iera Odos 75 
Athina 118 55, Greece
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DATES

Start:
Thursday, November 02
End:
Friday, November 03
2017

HOSTED BY

 

REGISTRATION

TERMS & CONDITIONS

Registration fee of € 40 (payable on site) will cover all coffee breaks, lunches, and the social dinner.

Due to limited financial support, participants will NOT be reimbursed for travel and accommodation.

Registration closes on: 12-10-2017

Registered Users: 90

Registration is currently closed.

This event is supported by :

 

DESCRIPTION

International meeting of COLOSS to provide an update on the network’s achievements and future directions, including meetings for Core Projects and Task Forces.

Annual General Assembly Meeting.

This conference is dedicated to Prof. Ingemar Fries. “Untimely loss of Ingemar Fries”

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POSTER SESSION

Participants are invited to submit abstracts for a poster session prior to the social dinner. No submissions for oral presentations will be accepted.

All abstracts must be accompanied by a poster.

Poster dimensions: no larger than A0 (84.1×118.9 cm).

If the first author is a student, please sign your poster as “Student poster”. The best poster by a student will receive the prestigious COLOSS award.

ACCOMODATION

We suggest the following hotels that are close to Syntagma Square and close to the historical centre of Athens. An offer exists, regarding the prices that it is possible to change depending on the availability of rooms.

You can address directly:

Electra Hotel: 5 Ermou str, 10563, Athens Greece: Reservations Tel: 210 3370100, E-mail: saleselath@electrahotels.grURL: www.electrahotels.gr

Electra Palace: 18-20 N. Nikodimou str, 10557, Athens Greece: Reservations Tel: 210 3370100, E-mail: salesepath@electrahotels.gr URL: www.electrahotels.gr

Electra Metropolis: 15 Mitropoleos str, 10557, Athens Greece: Reservations Tel: 210 3370100, E-mail: reservationsem@electrahotels.gr URL: www.electrahotels.gr

Refer to COLOSS CONFERENCE-AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS.

Please take care to book on time for accommodation. Athens is overcrowded because of tourists and the events that are taking place during this period.

Room Rates (on BB Basis**)

Electra Hotel  Single € 115.00 Double € 145.00
Electra Palace Hotel Single € 140.00 Double € 160.00
Electra Metropolis Hotel  Single € 160.00 Double € 180.00

**The rates shown above are inclusive of American Buffet Breakfast & all taxes.

In case of any changes in the Greek taxiing policies, the rates will be adjusted accordingly.

Internet

Please note that Wi-Fi Internet access is offered free of charge in the meeting rooms and public areas of all these hotels. 

TRAVEL

Airport à Syntagma Metro Station: Metro Line 3, Airport to Syntagma Station, direction Agia Marina (cost of the ticket is 10 euros one way).

 Bus X95 SYNTAGMA – ATHENS AIRPORT EXPRESS. Direct Connection to Syntagma Square at Athens city center (the cost of the ticket is 6 euros one way). 

IMPORTANT NOTE: The bus is 24 hours/day but the last metro is on 23.30.

Public transport

The suggested Hotels: close to Syntagma Metro Station

Syntagma Metro Station à University: Metro Line 3, Syntagma Station to Station Keramikos, direction Agia Marina (2 STOPS), then 10 minutes walk to the University.

Athens Metro System

SCHEDULE WEDNESDAY – November 01, 2017

Session 1 – COLOSS Executive Committee Meeting 1 (for Executive Committee members only)

15:00-20:30

Meeting of the COLOSS Executive Committee at the Agricultural University of Athens.

SCHEDULE THURSDAY – November 02, 2017

Session 2 – COLOSS General Assembly Meeting 1

08.30-09.00

Sign-in & coffee

09.00-09.15

Welcome by COLOSS President and Local Organizing Committee Chair

09.15-10:30

General Assembly Discussions

10:30-11:00

Break, with drinks & snacks

Session 3 – COLOSS Updates

11:00-12:30

COLOSS Core Project & Task Force updates annual achievements (3 CPs & 8 TFs; 8 mins. ea.)

12:30-14:00

Lunch (covered) & poster set-up

Session 4 – Concurrent Discussion Groups 1

14:00-16:00

1. Monitoring, 2. Small Hive Beetle, 3. Vespa velutina

16:00-16:30

Break

Session 5 – Concurrent Discussion Groups 2

16:30-18:30

1. CSI Pollen, 2. B-RAP, 3. Bee Breeding

Session 6 – Posters & Social Dinner

18:30-20:00

Poster session with apéro

20:00-

Social dinner

SCHEDULE FRIDAY – November 03, 2017

Session 7 – Concurrent Discussion Groups 3

08:30-10:30

1. Varroa control, 2. APITOX, 3. Survivors

10:30-10:45

Break, with drinks & snacks

Session 8 – Concurrent Discussion Groups 4

10:45-12:45

1. B-RAP, 2. Viruses, 3. Varroa Control

12:45-14:30

Lunch

Session 9 – Concurrent Discussion Groups 5

14:30-16:30

1. APITOX, 2. Monitoring, 3. Bee Breeding

16:30-16:45

Short break

Session 9 – COLOSS General Assembly Meeting 2

16:45-17:45

Updates from Core Projects & Task Force discussions

17:45-18:30

Final General Assembly discussions, plans & Farewell

Session 10 – Executive Committee Meeting 2 (for Executive Committee members only)

20:00-21:00

Debrief meeting of the COLOSS Executive Committee

ORGANIZERS

Name: Aslı ÖZKIRIM
Institute: Hacettepe University
Phone: +90 312 297 80 43
E-mail:
Name: Maria Bouga
Institute: Agricultural University of Athens
Phone: +302105294564
E-mail:
Name: Geoff Williams
Institute: Auburn University
Phone: +1 334 329 8202
E-mail:
Name: Laetitia Papoutsis
Institute: Agricultural University of Athens
Phone: +302105294564
E-mail:

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