European Technical School on Hydrogen and Fuel Cells 2015
When: 22-26 June 2015
Venue: Aquis Arina Sand hotel, Heraklion (Crete, Greece)
Fee: 850 Euro (Fully booked!)
Registration:Registration is now closed. (Registration in the TS2015 is first-come, first-served. Applications are accepted in the order in which they are received. Register early. Limited available. The fee covers six nights (Sunday 21–Saturday 27) accommodation on a single occupancy, full board basis. Attendees may check in from 15:00 on Sunday the 21 June and must check out by 12:00 on Saturday the 27 June. The fee also includes attendance at all sessions, an electronic copy of course materials, a welcome reception, private coffee breaks and a farewell dinner at Arolithos Village including transfer and life music.)
The European Technical School on Hydrogen and Fuel Cells 2015 is funded by the European Commission under the H2FC project and coordinated by the University of Ulster. The sessions at the European Technical School on Hydrogen and Fuel Cells 2015 address the themes of hydrogen safety, storage and fuel cells. The programme will include topical lectures, outcomes of H2FC transnational access, e-infrastructure for hydrogen and fuel cell research: hydrogen safety, storage and fuel cells, hands-on training session for use of the Cyber-laboratory and poster presentations on state-of-the-art research.
Programme for the Technical School 2015
The details programme can be found here: Last updated on 08 June 2015.
EuropeanTechnical School on Hydrogen and Fuel Cells 2015
The Aquis Arina Sand Resort Hotel , located on a long sandy beach, is situated in the area of Kokkini Hani and in distance of only 12 km from Heraklion City Center and 8 km to the airport. Therefore, we recommend that you fly to Heraklion, the airport is Nikos Kazantzakis ( Airport Code: HER).
Heraklion has 8-10 direct flights per day from Athens (ATH) and the duration of the flight is 35 minutes. 2-4 direct flights daily are from Thesaloniki (SKG). As the school is at the beginning of the summer vacation period there are also frequent charter flights from most major European cities. We recommend checking both scheduled and chartered options.
Transport to the School Venue
The Venue is approximately 8 km to the airport.
·Taxi: If you wish to book a private taxi transfer in advance this can be arranged through Panhellas – Rate Euro 27,50 per taxi per way (Heraklion airport-Arina Sand or vice versa) please contact Mrs. Manuela Drape Stathoglou (
·Public coach service: When you exit the arrival hall of the airport, you have to cross the main road. On your left hand side, you will see a bus station (the hotel is located to the east of the airport). You can use all coaches driving in that directions: Hersonissos, Malia, Agios Nikolaos. Busses run approx every 30 minutes.The driving distance to the hotel is approx 15-20 minutes. Tickets (to Kokkini Hani - Euro 3,00 per person) must be bought the small kiosk near the bus station. The bus timetableÂ can be found: Bus time table(Note: reference direction: Heraklion - Hersonissos - Malia - Neapoli - Agios Nikolaos)
How to Apply for the Technical School
A) Self-funded participants
Self-funded participants will pay a registration fee to attend the Technical School. Places are limited. Please submit your registration form as soon as possible. Payment details will be provided on receipt of your registration form. If you are planning to arrive with accompanying person(s) please contact Dr Wookyung Kim at
to discuss arrangements at your earliest convenience.
Registration form for self-funded participants
B) Participants from within the H2FC project
Please follow the registration process for self-funded participants and the University of Ulster will arrange a block invoice per partner.
Technical School cancellation/refund policy
All Technical School cancellations and requests for refunds must be made in writing and addressed to the Organising Committee of the Technical School 2015:
•For cancellations until 31.03.2015: No cancellation fees
•For cancellations between 01.04 - 01.05.2015: Charge of 1 overnight
•For cancellations between 01.05 - 01.06.2015: Charge of 2 overnights
•For all cancellations after 01.06. 2015 or non show guests: Full charge of 6 overnights
If you are planning on staying extra days in Crete either before or after the school please contact Mrs. Manuela Drape Stathoglou (
) at your earliest convenience.
Additional nights will be charged at the following rates:
Single occupancy 125,00 Euro per room per night
Double occupancy 145,00 Euro per room per night
Further Information on the school arrangements may be obtained from:
Dr Wookyung Kim,
Research Associate, Hydrogen Safety Engineering and Research Centre (HySAFER),
Block 27, School of the Built Environment,
University of Ulster,
BT37 0QB,Northern Ireland, UK
P: +44(0)28 90368705
For booking of additional nights accommodation, or to arrange private transfers from the airport or car hire please contact:
Mrs Manuela Drape Stathoglou
Panhellas Tourism and Congress
Technical School 2012: Details on our first Technical School can be found here
Technical School 2013: Details on our second Technical School can be found here
Technical School 2014: Details on our second Technical School can be foundhere