Conference Venue

Orthodox Academy of Crete

The Venue

The conference will take place at the Orthodox Academy of Crete, in the small, picturesque seaport village of Kolymbari, close to the city of Chania in Crete.

The OAC has two main conference rooms with a capacity of 600/400 and 90/70 people respectively without/with tables. The large conference room has 2 interpreter’s cabins, and it may also be divided into 3 independent rooms (2X250 and 1X70 persons). In addition, the OAC has 6 more rooms (1X40, 1X25, 2X20, 1X15 and 1X10 seats with tables), which may be used by working groups, as well as meeting offices, exhibition halls and comfortable spaces for outdoor events.


The conference rooms are equipped with all the technical equipment necessary for even the most demanding conferences (video projectors, slides and overhead projectors, display screens, speaker podiums with microphones, table and standing microphones for the speakers, laser pointers, 30 double-faced poster boards (dimensions 0.90 x 0.90m and 0.90 x 1.40m). Specialized OAC staff provide technical support throughout the conference.

There is also wireless Internet access in both buildings, as well as in the outdoor spaces of the Foundation. The conference participants can also photocopy or print their texts.