Sunday 25th & Monday 26th of September
Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd of October, 10:00 - 17:00.


A unique opportunity to experience the Greek seas and sky. Starting at 10:00 am from Old Harbour of Chania and arrive at 17:00 pm. Already registered colleagues will receive further instructions by e-mail. Minimum number of participants: 10.

Cost / person / day trip (including Cretan snacks, wine, beers & refreshments): 50 euros. 


Sunday 25th & Monday 26th of September
Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd of October.


Try Scuba Diving! Discover the magical world of colorful fish and living reefs in the crystal clear blue and warm water of Crete! There is nothing like it! Scuba Diving is much easier than you think. No exprerience needed!

Starting at 10:00 am from the diving school at Kolymvari. After your daily recreational diving activities transportation to your hotel.

Cost / person / day trip (including theoretical lessons, complete equipment, scuba diving pictures, cart postal, international certificate recognition, insurance coverage for the activity & transportation to and from the Conference Venue): 60 euros. 


Tuesday 27th of September, 20:00.


A relaxing atmosphere by the Avra Imperial Hotel’s swimming pool is a great start for meeting old and new colleagues.




Wednesday 28th of September


All delegates are invited to enjoy the “Traditional Cretan Night” with music and folk dancing. Join us, dance and taste traditional Cretan dishes, sweets and drinks.

At 19:30 pm, the departure from the Conference Venue to the traditional village, by bus will begin. The starting of the Cretan night is estimated at about 21:00 pm. Cost per person for non registrated delegates that include dinner and transportation, is 20€  .




Thursday 29th of September


A fascinating exhibition of art, design, photography and fashion from up-cycled waste material approaches creativity and purposely encourages positive change through education and inspiring new thinking on waste management and reuse / recycling. It will be a major achievement for the IWWG Art Gallery to step out of the virtual dimension and take on a tangible form, when selected items from the on-line collection will be showcased at the Sailing Club Café, a beautiful space in the picturesque Venetian harbor of Chania. Departure from Avra Imperial Conference Venue, by bus at 19:30 pm and departure from Chania City back to the Venue location at 23:30 pm.



Friday 30th of September, 21:30


As always, the end of the Conference will be properly celebrated. All delegates are invited to a formal dinner at Avra Imperial Hotel Venue. Music, modern and traditional dances will accompany us during the event. The cost of the Gala Dinner is included in the registration fee. Tickets for non-delegates will be available at the Secretariat.




Saturday 1st of October, 10:00– 18:30


Paleochora is a coastal town located on the southwest coast of Crete. It is built on a peninsula between two picturesque bays, and as it borders the Libyan Sea it is justly regarded as the “Libyan Bride” and “Land of the Sun”. The western bay is defined by a beautiful artificial port, with the navy lighthouse.  On the west of the port the thick sand beach of Paleochora town is located. Leisure time can also be spent hiking with walks near the Venetian fortress of Fortezza.  In the town you will find many restaurants and tavernas that offer a wide variety of delicious dishes like fresh fish and locally roasted goat.  We will start at 10:00 am from Conference Venue going southwest. We will have pleanty of time to swim and relax to the beach. The arrival back to the hotels is estimated by 19:00 pm. Cost per person that includes lunch at a Cretan family tavern and trasportation is 30€.

Further details on our excursion to Paleochora town are to be announced! 



For any queries and participation do not hesitate to ask the Conference Secretariat.

All delegates that want to join us have to register at the Conference Venue.

Tickets for the Social Events will be available at the Secretariat after your registration.

Welcome to join us !!