The 5th AARC General Meeting will take place on 20-22 March 2017 in Athens, Greece kindly hosted by GRNET.

The agenda of the meeting is online on the AARC site.

Venue

GRNET is located just a few kilometres away from the city centre. In a short distance (500 meters) there is the metro station of Ampelokipi (blue line) that connects this area to the city center (Syntagma square).

Getting there

Please visit GRNET website for detailed information on to reach GRNET premises from the airport, and other useful links.

Recommended Hotels

There are plenty of options for either staying close to GRNET premises, or around Syntagma square which is in the center of Athens. Syntagma is the hub of public transportation in the city: buses, trolleys, the tram, and the metro all stop here. GRNET is reachable via Metro Line 3 (blue line): “Airport ‐ Egaleo”.

Hotels close to GRNET

Recommended Hotels in the City Centre:

  • N.J.V. ATHENS PLAZA **** Closest metro station: Syntagma (blue line, red line) Address: 2, Vas. Georgiou A’, 105 64 Athens E-mail: ekapsokoli@njvathensplaza.gr
  • Amalia Hotel **** Closest metro station: Syntagma (blue line, red line) Address: 10 Amalias ave., 105 57 Athens E-mail: reservations@amaliahotels.com
  • Electra Hotel Athens **** Closest metro station: Syntagma (blue line, red line) Address: 5, Ermou st., Syntagma Athens E-mail: saleselath@electrahotels.gr
  • Electra Palace Athens ***** Closest metro station: Syntagma (blue line, red line) Address: 18-20 N.Nikodimou St, Syntagma Athens E-mail: salesepath@electrahotels.gr
  • Electra Metropolis ***** Closest metro station: Syntagma (blue line, red line) Address: 15 Metropoleos St, Syntagma Athens E-mail: reservationsem@electrahotels.gr
  • Plaka hotel *** Closest metro station: Monastiraki (blue line) Address: 7, Kapnikareas & Mitropoleos Street, GR 10556 Athens E-mail: plaka@athenshotelsgroup.com

Virtual participation

Virtual participation will not be offered and might only be considered as a last resort if necessary.

registered [36]
  • Stefan Paetow - Jisc
  • Sigita Jurkynaite - GÉANT
  • Christos Kanellopoulos - Greek Research and Technology Network
  • Nicolas Liampotis - Greek Research and Technology Network
  • Laura Durnford - GÉANT
  • David Groep - Nikhef
  • Irina Mikhailava - GÉANT
  • Mischa Sallé - Nikhef
  • Michal Jankowski - Poznańskie Centrum Superkomputerowo-Sieciowe
  • Hannah Short - CERN
  • David Kelsey - Science and Technology Facilities Council
  • Marcus Hardt - KIT
  • Paul van Dijk - SURFnet bv
  • Uros Stevanovic - KIT
  • Shiraz Memon - Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
  • Maciej Brzezniak - Poznańskie Centrum Superkomputerowo-Sieciowe
  • Ann Harding - SWITCH
  • Licia Florio - GÉANT
  • Sara Coelho - EGI Foundation
  • Peter Solagna - EGI Foundation
  • Alessandro Paolini - EGI Foundation
  • Davide Vaghetti - Consortium GARR
  • Peter Gietz - DARIAH
  • David Hübner - DARIAH
  • Niels van Dijk - SURFnet bv
  • Jiří Pavlík - The Moravian Library in Brno
  • Ian Neilson - Science and Technology Facilities Council
  • Vasso Kalaitzi - LIBER Europe
  • Gerben Venekamp - SURFsara
  • Barbara Monticini - Consortium GARR
  • Simona Venuti - Consortium GARR
  • Marco Malavolti - Consortium GARR
  • Mario Reale - Consortium GARR
  • Jouke Roorda - Nikhef
  • Slávek Licehammer - CESNET, z. s. p. o.
  • Maarten Kremers - SURFnet bv
apologized [3]
  • Wolfgang Pempe - DFN
  • Manne Miettinen - CSC - IT Center for Science Ltd.
  • Lalla Mantovani - Consortium GARR