ISoLA-Week Schedule


ISoLA 2012 Deadlines:

Thematic Track and Workshops:

November 21th, 2011

December 10th, 2011

Individual Contributions:

Abstract Submission:
March 20th, 2012

Paper Upload:
April 2nd, 2012

Bidding for Review:
March 22th, 2012

Assignment of Reviewers:
April 3rd, 2012

April 30th, 2012

May 7th, 2012

June 7th, 2012

ISoLA Speaker Registration:
June 30th, 2012

Note: Speakers register at early rate, normal or non-acad. No student registration can be applied to ISoLA speakers.

Early Registration:
Deadline Extended to
Sept. 16th, 2012!

Co-located Events at the ISoLA Week:


Symposium Chair

Bernhard Steffen
(TU Dortmund, D)

Program Chair

Tiziana Margaria
(Univ. Potsdam, D)

General Information


Travelling to ISoLA

About Crete

About Kato Gouves


Other Information


The ISoLA 2012 symposium will take place in Amirandes Resort – 5* , Crete. Participants may take advantage of the special rates the conference has secured for accommodation in the hotel. On-line reservation is available through the conference registration page

Travelling to ISoLA

Heraklion International Airport, "Nikos Kazantzakis" is the primary airport on the island of Crete, Greece. It is located about 5km from the main city of Heraklion. It is the country's second busiest airport after Athens International Airport, serving Heraklion, Aghios Nikolaos, Malia, Hersonissos, Stalida, elounda and other resorts. It is served by all the major airlines (Lufthansa, BA, KLM, Air France) and from all the major European hubs on a daily basis. Low-cost airlines like EasyJet and Germanwings connect it on a frequent basis to many additional locations in Europe. Hersonissos is located about 20 kilometres from Heraklion Airport. Transfers to the conference site will be arranged from/to it. Your flight number will be requested in the registration form. Transfers will be by either bus, minibus or taxi.

Book your flights to the ISoLA online at and save 15 % on all applicable fares! To do so, simply enter the following code in the eVoucher field on the Austrian homepage booking-engine:

Code: ISLA12


Booking period: until October 19th, 2012
Valid for flights to Athens via Vienna and return as of October 4th, 2012 until October 26th, 2013 (final date for return flight) on Austrian operated flights and OS flight numbers with code share partners.

About Crete

You find here and here information on the central sites (like the Knossos Palace), mythology and history, main towns and villages, but also weather, banks, transportation, entertainment, food and drinks.

About Kato Gouves

You find here and here information.


The weather in Crete is characterized by mild, rainy winters and hot, dry summers. The climate of Crete is a temperate Mediterranean climate In October it is mostly sunny, very few windy days but some rain will fall, especially in the west part of Crete. The weather is very good for outdoor activities. Warm clothes are rarely necessary.

The average weather around the conference dates:

Month October
Mean max. temperature (°C (F)) 23,4 (78,8)
Mean min. temperature (°C (F)) 16,5 (60.8)
Mean num. of raindays 1
Mean daily sunshine duration hours 6,24’
Average sea temperature (°C) 22

Other Information

A-Z guide to Crete and Greece


The unit of currency is the Euro.
Currency exchange calculator


Greece is part of the European Union and adheres to the Schengen Treaty. Please visit the site of the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs to find out whether a visa is required for your country, and how to obtain it. Letters of invitations for the registered participants can be issued by the conference General Chair.


Electricity in Greece is 220V.

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