Venue – General Information

The conferences are jointly organized in Athens, Greece.


The iarigai conference will start on Sunday, 19 September (evening reception) and will end on Friday, 24 September 2021 (departures)

The International Circle conference will start on Monday, 20 September (evening reception) and will end on Friday, 24 September 2021 (departures)


Conference location

The conferences will take place at the premises of the University of West Attica, Egaleo, Athens Greece (former Athens TEI). More details for the location, transport and accessibility will be announced soon.



The Conferences are organized by HELGRAMED – The Hellenic Union of Graphic Arts and Media Technology and GRAPHMEDLAB – The Hellenic Graphic-Media Research Lab, University of West Attica.


Co-organizers are:

iarigai – the International Association of Research Organizations for the Information, Media and Graphic Arts Industries and


IC – the International Circle of Educational Institutes of Graphic-Media Technology and Management


Director of the Conferences: Prof. Dr. Anastasios E. Politis,


Conference Secretariat: Pinelopi Gkountara


for iarigai please contact:  

Prof. Branka Lozo Secretary General,

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gunter Huebner, Chairman of the iarigai,


for IC please contact: Luk Bouters, IC President,



Badges will be handed over at the Secretariat office to all registered participants during the working days and hours of the conference. Participants are requested to wear their badge for security reasons and for access to the meeting rooms and the social events. In the registration form of both conference a field is on site for your data to be written on the badge.


Letter of Invitation

Delegates – conference participants requiring a letter of invitation in order to attend the conference may write to the Conference Secretariat, specifying the necessary details. Please note this procedure aims to assist delegates who need to obtain a visa or permission to attend the Conference. It is not an official invitation covering fees and other expenses and does not imply any financial support from the Conference.


VISAs – Entry requirements for Greece

Depending on the country of origin a visa may be required fοr entering Greece. Information on visas will be announced soon.

Insurance and liability

It is highly recommended that all participants carry an adequate travel and health insurance, as the organizers of iarigai-ic conferences cannot accept any liability for accidents, illnesses or injuries that may occur at or during the conference.



The Organizing committee accepts no liability for any injuries/losses incurred by participants and /or accompanying persons, nor loss of, or damage to, any luggage and/or personal belongings


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