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The 7th ICEVI European Conference on Psychology and Visual Impairment will take place from 1-2 November, 2018 in Thesssaloniki, Greece.

 

 

The theme for the 2018 conference is 'Diversity in many ways'. This conference is hosted by KEAT, Centre for Education and Rehabilitation for the Blind, located in Thessaloniki and Athens, and organized in cooperation with ENPVI, the European network for psychologists and related professions working in the field of Visual Impairment.

For further information please visit the conference website: www.keat.gr

 

Call for Papers

Call for Papers in now Open!

*Deadline for Abstract Submissions 31 July 2018

The 7th ICEVI European Conference on Psychology and Visual Impairment will be held at the Mediterranean Palace Hotel in Thessaloniki, Greece, 1 and 2 November 2018.

The conference aims to bring together psychologists and related professionals working in the field of visual impairment, academics, guidance personnel, counsellors, teachers and students to share and discuss both theoretical and practical knowledge about psychology, counselling, teaching, rehabilitation and guidance related to blind and partially sighted people of all ages.

We invite proposals for paper presentations or posters addressing one of the following themes:

• Trends and issues in assessment
• Diversity in many ways
• Various national (financial) systems

The presentations can be in the form of scientific research, good practice project or case reports with accompanying invitations to discussion.

 

For submitting your abstracts

Abstract submission deadline closed.

Provisional Program

For the final Program press here.
For the short version Program press here.

Workshops

Workshop: Sex and Relationship education “How to use the Sex Kit”
Presenter: Emma Vandamme,
Other author: Marlies Praet,
Organisation: Mobile Support Service Accent, Centre of Expertise Spermalie / De Kade

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Efstratios Kontopoulos

Dr. Spiros Nikolopoulos

 

Venue & Accommodation

The 7th ICEVI European Conference on Psychology and Visual Impairment will be held at the Mediterranean Palace Hotel in Thessaloniki , Greece.
Thessaloniki ,also familiar known as Thessalonica or Salonica, is a vibrant, full of surprises destination. Located in the heart of Macedonia it is the second largest city in Greece. Being a unique mosaic of different cultures and civilizations, Thessaloniki will offer you a wonderful travel experience.
Address: Salaminos 3, Thessaloniki 546 26


https://www.mediterranean-palace.gr/en/hotel/mediterranean-palace
https://www.mediterranean-palace.gr/en/conferences

 

How to get there

From the airport

By taxi
There is a taxi stop right in front of the airport arrivals exit. The distance to the hotel is 17 kilometers, and a taxi will cross the city to get to the hotel. Travel time varies between 30 minutes and one hour, depending on traffic. The cost lies between 25€-30€.

By Bus
Bus No. 78 stops right in front of the airport arrivals exit. It will take more time to cover the distance of 17 km, due to stops and traffic. Travel time varies between 1 and 1 ½ hours. The buses have automatic ticketing machines. You only need to have small change, because the machine does not give any change back. To get to the hotel, you get off the bus at the stop called “Plateia Emporiou” (Emporiou Square), and the hotel is located within 300 meters on your left.

 

Travelling around the city

On foot
The hotel’s central location is ideal for walks on foot around the city center. Within just ten minutes you can get to Aristotelous Square, having crossed the historic Ladadika, or Tsimiski Street, the city’s busiest shopping street.

By bus
Thessaloniki has a very good bus service. There is also a bus stop right in front of the hotel. By taxi Travelling by taxi is also a very popular way to travel around Thessaloniki. There are many taxi ranks, as well as passing taxis. It is totally safe to use passing taxis, and they are among the cheapest in Europe.

By car
You can also visit Thessaloniki by your car. There are plenty of carparks in the city center where you can park your car, and you can also park it in a free space, although this won’t be easy because of traffic. The hotel has its own carpark to serve its guests.

By bicycle
Travelling by bicycle has increased in Thessaloniki over the last years. There are several spots in the city center where you can rent a bicycle, and one of them is located at the city’s seaport, across the hotel. The renting system is both easy and cheap to use, so that you can enjoy a nice ride at the city’s seafront!

 

Accommodation

For you accommodation the conference committee has negotiated rates with the following hotels:

Mediterranean Palace
Address:
3, Salaminos & Karatassou str.
GR 546 26, Thessaloniki
Greece
Τ. +30 2311 240 400

Grand Hotel Palace
Address:
305, Monastiriou
GR 546 28, Thessaloniki
Greece
Τ. +30 2310 549 000
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Note: If you are interested in booking any of these please use the link here

Hotel Accommodation Details

Please place your reservation latest by 31 July, 2018. Further to this date, availability and special rates are not guaranteed.
Credit card is needed to be used as guarantee of the reservation and it will not be charged , unless cancelation fees will occur.
A pre-authorization will be taken from the credit card provided. The blocked amount will be automatically released by your bank, a few days after check out.
In case of cancelation within 10 days before arrival, 1 overnight fees will apply.
In case of non-show ,total cost of the reservation as cancellation fee will apply.
In case of early departure the total amount of the reservation will be charged.
In case you need to extent your stay you should contact the hotel directly.
Rates include free use of the hotel’s Wellness centre.
Free Wi-Fi is available in all rooms.

For any information or clarification you may require, please contact the hotel’s Reservation Department
Tel : +30 2311 240 401
Mail : Αυτή η διεύθυνση ηλεκτρονικού ταχυδρομείου προστατεύεται από τους αυτοματισμούς αποστολέων ανεπιθύμητων μηνυμάτων. Χρειάζεται να ενεργοποιήσετε τη JavaScript για να μπορέσετε να τη δείτε.

Contact person: Mr. Ioannis Saminanidis

Should you decide to arrange for you own accommodation be sure to book early in advance.

 

Registration

Registration is open!

Registration is open until 20 of October 2018

For your registration please complete the registration form you will find here and send it to
Αυτή η διεύθυνση ηλεκτρονικού ταχυδρομείου προστατεύεται από τους αυτοματισμούς αποστολέων ανεπιθύμητων μηνυμάτων. Χρειάζεται να ενεργοποιήσετε τη JavaScript για να μπορέσετε να τη δείτε.

We suggest that you register on time, due to the limited places!

 

Registration Fee

100 euro

Payment will be made in cash on the 1st day of the conference at the registration desk

The delegate fee includes access to all scientific sessions, a delegate pack including conference material . Lunch is included in the delegate fee and refreshments will be available at no cost during the conference.

Notes:

• Please note: by registering to the conference participants agree to their contact details being listed on the list of delegates.
• Also, it is the responsibility of delegates to make their own travel and, where necessary, visa arrangements.

 

Contact Us

KEAT

Katerina Athanasiadou
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T: (+30) 2310 815056, 2310 830095
Opening hours: 07:30 - 15:30