2nd International Symposium on Prognostic and Therapeutic Implications of RKIP in Cancer

9–10th May 2019 | Heraklion, Crete, Greece

About Heraklion

Heraklion is the capital of Crete and one of the Mediterranean region''s most fascinating and vibrant cities. It is full of places to discover. With the current efforts to open up the wonderful mediaeval city centre, it speaks to us of a past full of history and great events that reflect its location at the crossroads of three continents.

The city is also the commercial and technological centre of the island. It has a strategic geopolitical position in the south-eastern Mediterranean Sea connecting three continents and many different cultures.

It offers a wealth of museums, a summer-long arts festival, historical sightseeing, amazing nightlife and events throughout the year. Whatever the purpose of your visit, your stay in Heraklion will be one of many vivid lasting memories to remember.

Please use the website below to guide you


How to reach Heraklion - Crete

By air:

There is a considerable number of flights daily (10-20 depending on the season) connecting Heraklion International Airport ("Nikos Kazantzakis", airport Code: HER) with the Athens International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos" (ATH). There are also direct connections from Heraklion to various Greek islands as well as to major European cities. Aegean Air and Olympic Air are the major carriers to Athens.

  • Olympic Air, 25th August 27-29, Tel. +30 281044846, 2810244824, 2810244868
  • Aegean Airlines, Dimokratias 11, Tel. +30 2810344321, 2810344321, 2810344761
  • Sky Express, Heraklion Airport, Tel. +30 2810223500, 2810223500, 2810282828
  • Ellinair, International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos", Tel. +30 2103530376, 2103530377

The distance from the airport to Heraklion center is approx. 5 km.

By sea:

There are three ferry lines going daily between Athens (Departure from Piraeus Port) and Heraklion:

During summer, Minoan Lines and ANEK lines introduce daily routes but these are not available every day.


The organizers have arranged preferential rates at the meeting venue, the Aquila Atlantis Hotel, Heraklion, Greece (https://theatlantishotel.gr/)

Room type Daily charge
Comfort Single | Double room
City view
80,00€ | 96,00€
Executive Single | Double room
Harbor view
  • Above rates are per room / night on Bed & Breakfast basis and include VAT and free WiFi.
  • Above rates will be valid for reservations made until 15/4/2019.
  • Reservations after 15/4/2019 will be confirmed upon room availability.
  • Above rates do not include the residence tax provided by law 4389/2016 as applicable from 01.01.2018. The residence tax is 4,00 € per room per night and will be paid by the clients upon arrival.

A credit card guarantee is required to hold a reservation.
You are responsible to directly book your hotel accommodations using the hotel link below

Please book your hotel accommodation here

You are, of course, free to make your own hotel arrangements

Attendance to all scientific presentations is open to the community at no cost.

There is no registration fee.

Meeting venue
Aquila Atlantis Hotel, Heraklion, Greece

  • university of crete school of medicine
  • David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
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