Thessaloniki Greece | October 5-7, 2023

Advancing the veterinary profession
in Eastern Europe

In collaboration with
the HELLENIC VETERINARY ASSOCIATION

General Information

Conference venue

GRAND HOTEL PALACE
Monastiriou 305 54628 Thessaloniki, Greece
Website: https://www.grandhotelpalace.gr/en

Date

Conference & Exhibition: Thursday-Saturday, October 5-7, 2023
Pre-Conference: Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Location

  • “Macedonia” Airport: 19.40 km
  • Train station: 1.5 km
  • KTEL Intercity Coach Station: 0.4 km (for participants arriving by bus)
  • Thessaloniki Port: 3 km
  • Aristotelous Square: 3.2 km
  • Dimokratias Square: 2.2 km
  • White Tower: 4.5 km
  • Urban transport lines: No. 12, 02K, 19, 58, 52, 51, 9, 54

Bus stops names: From Grand Hotel Palace to the city centre “Orizomyli”, from city centre to Grand Hotel Palace “Michanourgio OSE”

Conference Language

The official language of the Conference is English

Conference rooms

  • Grand Ballroom, -2 floor
  • Garden Hall A, Ground floor
  • Garden Hall B, Ground floor
  • Room Celeste, Mezzanine floor
  • Room Theta – Speaker’s Room

Exhibiting area

  • Room Grace A-B-C, Ground floor
  • Room Grace D (Storage room), Ground floor

Registration desk

The registration for the conference will take place on the right hand side after entering at the main entrance of the Hotel. Registration will be possible on all days of the conference, but please register at your earliest convenience.

Working hours:

  • October 4: from 14:00-20:00
  • October 5-7: from 8:00-18:30

EERVC 2023 exhibition working hours

  • Thursday, October 5: 8:00-18:30
  • Friday, October 6: 8:00-18:30
  • Saturday, October 7: 8:00-18:30

Name badges

Collect your conference kit and name badge from the registration desk on arrival. A name badge is required for admittance to all official conference sessions and events according to the type of registration. Name badge must be collected by the registered person during the registration desk opening hours. A proof of identity will be needed e.g. passport or any photo ID. It cannot be collected or used by anyone other than the person registered and named on the badge.

Guest attendance policy

All event activities (including educational sessions, meal functions, exhibit hall, etc.) are exclusively reserved for registered attendees. Non-registered guests (including children, family members, colleagues, etc.) are not allowed in any of the event areas. Badges provided at registration are required for entrance into all functions and will be strictly enforced.

Coffee breaks and Lunch packages

All coffee breaks and lunch boxes are included in the conference fee. Coffee breaks and lunch package will be served in the Exhibition area as per the times indicated in the timetable, (see exhibition floor plan with catering stations). Vouchers for coffee break and lunch boxes are provided as part of the registration package.

Liability and insurance

It is recommended that participants obtain adequate insurance cover for travel, health and accidents before they depart from their countries of residence. The Conference organiser shall not be held liable for personal injury or any loss or damage to the belongings of conference participants, either during or as a result of the conference. Please check the validity of your own insurance. The Organizer will not be liable and makes no guarantee of the number of visitors to the exhibition.

Telephone

The country code for Greece is “30″. When dialing Greece from the United States, Canada, or Australia, first dial “011” to get an international line, then the country code “30,” before entering the area code and local number. If you are in continental Europe, the United Kingdom, or New Zealand, start with “00” and then “30.” International Calls From Greece: To place an international call from Greece, dial “00” to connect to an international network, then dial the country code (for the United States and Canada, it’s “1”), and then the area code and number.

WiFi

WiFi is available throughout the Hotel (lecture halls and exhibition area).

Smoking

There is no smoking permitted inside the hotel grounds.

Currency

Greece is part of the European Union and Greece money currency is Euro. The euro banknotes come in: 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5. There are coins of 2 and 1 Euros and 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 cents of euro.

Weather in Thessaloniki in October

The average temperature in Thessaloniki in October is very mild at 16.0 °C. Afternoons can be warm with average high temperatures reaching 21.0 °C. The days on average last 11:37 hours. The sun rises at 07:26 and sets at 19:07.

Conference Organizer

Please do not hesitate to contact the Organizers if you require any additional information or assistance. Please address all correspondence to: CONGREXPO d.o.o., Svetozara Markovića 81/5, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia; T: +381- 63-301043, E-mail: eervc@congrexpo.co.rs

We look forward to meeting you in Thessaloniki!
EERVC Conference Team

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