CIHEAM - Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania

Welcome to the Conference Center
of CIHEAM MAI.Chania

A Conference Center conceived with respect to the environment, dedicated to accommodate Academic and Research Conferences, Seminars, Workshops, Summer Schools with a full range of integrated organisational support services

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The CIHEAM MAI.Chania Conference Center prioritizes health and safety and has fully harmonized its operation with the health protocols prepared by the National Public Health Organization (EODY) of the Greek State.


According to the new measures by the Greek government since 1 September 2021, all participants entering the conference rooms have to show their Certificate of vaccination or Certificate of illness issued thirty (30) days after the first positive test and its validity lasts up to one hundred and eighty (180) days after it.

Mandatory use of a mask for everyone without exception throughout the stay in the covered areas of the conference center.

Please keep the appropriate distance 1,5m in all areas. Disinfect your hands with the Antiseptic gel that will be available in all rooms, coffee and buffet tables. Use the gloves for single use when you serve yourself.

Before any travel arrangements, please ensure that you follow what is required for the given traveling period by the General Secretariat for Civil Protection of the Hellenic Republic, due to covid-19 restriction measures (see ‘Protocol for Arrivals in and Departures from Greece’ at

  • SWG Assembly

    From April 18th to April 21st, 2023

    The Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in South-East Europe is working to empower and promote sustainable principles on rural development, through networking and permanent cooperation between all stakeholders of rural development in SEE region. It is intergovernmental organization responsible for initiation and preparation of regional development projects in SEE. It acts as independent agency for coordination and implementation of joint projects, as well as for carrying out project activities.

  • IBF Council Meeting Chania

    From May 19th to May 21st, 2023

    The IBF Council Meeting, Conference and Workshops, will take place from 19 until 21 May 2023 in cooperation with the Hellenic Balint Society ( The conference offers the special opportunity to work with international colleagues in a joint Balint Group and to discover something that connects all groups. The conference language is English. In addition to the English-speaking (international) Balint Groups, Greek-speaking Balint Groups will be also offered. Doctors of all disciplines, Psychologists, Child- and Adolescent Therapists, Nursing and Social Workers, Medical Students, Students in Psychology and other Social Sciences are invited to participate.

  • European Association of Wine Economists Conference 2023

    From May 28th to May 31st, 2023

    The EuAWE aims to: Promote knowledge in Wine Economics Strengthen relationships among wine economists Encourage collaboration between researchers and the wine industry Develop links and synergies with other research networks Topics related to economics, statistics, and business including submissions that overlap with adjacent fields such as (but not limited to) psychology, neuroscience, history, linguistics, law, viticulture, and enology are considered

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DQS ISO 9001:2015     IQNET Certified Management System

The Conference Center Bureau of the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania has been certified by DQS GmbH with DIN EN ISO 9001: 2015 for the organisation and accommodation of conferences and related activities