ACTRIS-2 First WP3 Workshop Athens November 2015

November 10-12, 2015

Meeting venue
The WP3 workshop will be held at the The Ionic Centre located 11 Lysiou Street, 10556 Athens, Greece.


Please complete the online registration form before October 15.

The WP3 workshop is open to ACTRIS-2 partners and associated partners. ACTRIS-2 partners involved in WP3 are expected to participate.

We kindly ask a 30€ workshop fee per person, 10€ per lunch per person per day, and 35€ for the conference dinner, to be paid in cash on-site. Please provide the exact amount during on-site registration.

  • Mrs Lia Papadaki (
  • N. Mihalopoulos (

The detailed workshop programme can be downloaded here. An overview of the workshop is given below.

On-site registration will start on Tuesday, 10 November at 09:00.

Time Tuesday 10/11 Wednesday 11/11 Thursday 12/11
9:30-11:00 Task 3.1 (S. Reimann)
Instrumentation, standardization and QA

Task 3.2 (A. Wiedensohler)
New data products and processing chain

WP8 (A. Wiedensohler)
European Centre for Aerosol Calibration
11:00-11:30 Coffee break Coffee break Coffee break
11:30-13:00 Task 3.1 (cont'd) Task 3.2 (cont'd) WP ECAC (cont'd)
13:00-14:00 Lunch break Lunch break Lunch break
14:00-15:30 JRA1 (N. Bukowiecki)
Aerosol light absorption
Task 3.3 (M. Fiebig)
Advanced DQ check tools
15:30-16:00 Coffee break Coffee break  
16:00-17:30 Data management (C. Lund Myhre) Task 3.3 (cont'd)  
20:00   Conference Dinner

Travel from/to Athens International Airport "El. Venizelos"
The easiest connection is via Metro line 3 at the airport station (“Athens International Airport" - "Aghia Marina) to Syntagma or Monastiraki station. Travel time is about 40 min, the Metro runs every half hour from 06.00 to 24:00. Price for Metro from/to airport: 8 €.

Standard metro tickets within Athens are 1.20 € (and are valid for use in any public means of transport (metro, suburban, buses, tram, trolley) for 70min after first use; you need to validate before boarding). For more info, see the Metro timetable to the airport here.

Access to the Ionic Centre, see also:


Accommodation must be made directly by the workshop participants. Here is a list of suggested hotels:

  • Herodion hotel: Single Room / Double Room: 85€
  • Plaka hotel: Single Room 69€, Double Room 74€
  • Hermes hotel:  Single Room 65€, Double Room 70€
  • Athens Center Square hotel: Single Room 59€, Double Room 65€
  • Best Western Amazon hotel: Single Room 50€, Double Room 60€
  • Central hotel: Single Room 64€, Double Room 74€.
*In the above rates, breakfast and taxes are included.