DPRD Facilities

The Conference will be held at the facilities of the Department of Planning and Regional Development (DPRD) of the School of Engineering of the University of Thessaly in Volos.

Department of Planning and Regional Development,
School of Engineering,
University of Thessaly,
Pedion Areos, Volos, 38334
00 30 2421074399, 00 30 2421074494
00 30 2421074381
Conference Secretariat:

Georgia Lalou

Architect Engineer, MSc Urban & Regional Planning, PhD Candidate, DPRD UTH

GIORGIO DE CHIRICO’ Art Space – Welcome Reception

‘Giorgio de Chirico’ Art Space is an art centre/museum in a three-story building. It is named after the internationally famous Italian artist Giorgio de Chirico, who was born to Italian parents in Volos. The Welcome Reception on Wednesday November 28 will be held here. It is near the ‘Volos Palace’ Hotel. Address: Metamorfoseos 3


Volos, is a medium-sized port city in central Greece, with a population of about 150,000 inhabitants. It is the administrative capital of the Regional Unit of Magnesia and the head of the University of Thessaly.

The city is characterized by a high level of quality of life, an important industrial heritage that is reflected in the historical buildings scattered in the urban fabric and remarkable cultural life.

The city is built at the foot of Mount Pelion, at the edge of the Pagasetic Gulf. Thanks to its geographical location, it is surrounded by natural areas and traditional residential complexes of recognized natural beauty that open the horizons of tourism.