Social Program

Social Program

The social program emphasizes the pedagogical characteristics of the Academic Meetings of Atiner as explained in its Mission and should be considered as part of the academic program of the conference along the lines of the ancient meetings (symposiums) in Athens 2500 years ago. Some activities may change or adjusted for unforeseen reasons such as weather conditions, trade union strikes etc.(Please note that accompanying persons of the conference participants pay no registration fee and can participate to all social events paying only the cost of the event)

Monday21:00-23:00 The Pragmatic Symposium of the Conference as Organized in Ancient Athens with Dialogues, Food, Wine, Music and Dancing but fine tuned to Synchronous Ethics
The meal includes main course, dessert and 250 ml of wine or soft drink per person. The event takes place on the 8th Floor of the Union Restaurant (a private hall booked for exclusive use by ATINER), 5 Didotou Street, Kolonaki, Athens. The place offers panoramic view of the Acropolis Hill and the illuminated Parthenon. To view videos of the event: click here. Please note that the dinner IS NOT a la carte and this includes drinks. For any inquiry-including orders, please ask ATINER staff only, available during the event. Given the capacity of the hall, a strict priority will be kept on the first book first serve base.
Event Organizer: Ms. Olga Gkounta, Researcher, Atiner
€60
Tuesday07:30-10:30 (approximate time) Athens Sightseeing: Old and New-An Educational Urban Walk
The urban walk ticket is not included as part of your registration fee. It includes transportation costs and the cost to enter the Parthenon and the other monuments on the Acropolis Hill. The urban walk tour includes the broader area of Athens. Among other sites, it includes: Zappion, Syntagma Square, Temple of Olympian Zeus, Ancient Roman Agora and on Acropolis Hill: the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion, and the Parthenon. The program of the tour may be adjusted, if there is a need beyond our control. This is a private event organized by ATINER exclusively for the conference participants. Some participants have videotaped the event. Click here for an example.
Event Organizer: Dr. Gregory Katsas, Vice President of Academic Affairs, ATINER & Associate Professor, The American College of Greece-Deree College, Greece
€50
20:00-21:30 Social Dinner
The dinner cost is not included as part of your registration fee. Dinner includes traditional Greek food, dessert and 250 ml of wine or soft drink per person. Please note that the dinner IS NOT a la carte and this includes drinks. For any inquiry, including orders, please ask ATINER staff only, available during the event.
Event Organizer: Ms. Olga Gkounta, Researcher, Atiner
€40
Wednesday08:00-19:00 Mycenae and Island of Poros Visit (requires a minimum number of participants)
(It includes lunch without drinks)
€100
OR
06:50-20:30 Educational Island Tour
(It includes lunch on the boat without drinks)
€100
Thursday07:50-19:30 Delphi Visit
(It includes lunch without drinks)
€100
Friday07:50-19:30 Ancient Corinth and Cape Sounion
(This event isn’t included in any registration fee and does not include lunch)
€100