Website Manager: Georgios Psarras Accompanying persons’ program The registration fee for the accompanying persons covers the following social events:  Sun. 30/10/2011: Welcome Reception  Mon. 31/10/2011: Chania city tour (14:00 - 19:30). Program: a) Venizelos  Graves with spectacular view of the whole city. b) Visit to the Agora (Public  Market). c) Guided visit to the Archeological Museum. d) Walking tour through  the Old Harbor.   Tue. 1/11/2011: Aptera and Kournas’ Lake tour (Departure 14:00). Program: a)  Visit the ruins of the Ancient Town of Aptera, one of the greatest commercial  and shipping centers of Crete in ancient years, located above the entrance to  the harbor of Souda. b) Visit to Kournas' Lake, the only freshwater lake in Crete  with unique ecosystem. Wed. 2/11/2011: Technical Tour to local organic and conventional olive  orchards, olive oil mills and bottling and packing units.  Thu. 3/11/2011: Gala Dinner  Optional Tours are offered at the following rates:  Pre-Conference Tour 1st option (1-day Tour): Knossos - Heraklion   Sun. 30/11/2011. (Details here)  Post-Conference Tour 2nd option (2-day Tour): Knossos - Heraklion - Lasithi   Sat. 29/10/2011 - Sun. 30/10/2011. (Details here)  1-day tour to Rethimno - Arkadi - Preveli   Thu. 3/11/2011, 09:00-18:00  Program: a) Rethymno (the third largest town of the island): Venetian Fortress, Old Town and one of the  longest beaches in the area. b) The famous monastery of Arkadi, a historical monument built during the 14th  century, and destroyed by the Turks in 1866. c) Drive through the Psiloritis Mountains and the Kourtaliotis  Gorge. d) The monastery of Preveli which represents the rich and historical Cretan culture of the past. Admire  the extraordinary view of the Southern coast. e) Lunch.  Cost: 40 euros / person including lunch  Min. number of passengers: 25