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

  • 12th International Conference of the Financial Engineering and Banking Society

    From June 1st to June 4th, 2023

    The 12th International Conference of the Financial Engineering and Banking Society (FEBS) is co-organized by the Financial Engineering Laboratory of the Technical University of Crete and the Department of Economics of the University of Crete during 1-4 June 2023. The conference theme is “Stability and Risk in Banking and Financial Markets” and will cover related topics

  • 7th Cavitation and Multiphase flows Workshop (IICR2023)

    From June 15th to June 16th, 2023

    The 7th Cavitation and Multiphase flows Workshop, organized by the International institute for Cavitation Research (IICR) follows the successful 6th (, IICR2019 Participant Feedback) and 5th ( workshops held in Chania and the previous 2012-2014 events held in London. The workshop is dedicated to various aspects of cavitation and multi-phase flows realised in a wide range of applications. It is co-organized by Prof M. Gavaises (City, University of London), Prof Claus-Dieter Ohl (OVGU Magdeburg), Prof Stephane Zaleski (University of Sorbonne), Prof Mohamed Farhat (EPFL) and Dr. Steffen Schmidt (TU Munich) and hosted by the MAICH Conference Centre, in the City of Chania, Crete

  • Cinema Summer Camp 2023

    From July 8th to July 16th, 2023

    Μια διεθνής συνάντηση γνωριμίας κινηματογραφικής παιδείας με έμφαση στο Ντοκιμαντέρ, αλλά και τον Πολιτισμό της Κρήτης από το Φεστιβάλ Κινηματογράφου Χανίων. Στόχος του προγράμματος είναι να γνωρίσουν οι συμμετέχοντες, μέσα από μια σειρά θεωρητικές και βιωματικές δράσεις, α) την Τέχνη και την Τεχνική του Ντοκιμαντέρ γ) βασικές αρχές οπτικοακουστικής και κινηματογραφικής παιδείας β) τον Πολιτισμό της Κρήτης. Εργαστήρια, σεμινάρια, συζητήσεις, προβολές, επισκέψεις, μουσικές βραδιές, γαστρονομικές αναζητήσεις και μια σειρά άλλες εκδηλώσεις συγκροτούν ένα 10ημερο πρόγραμμα, προσφέροντας τη δυνατότητα στην ομάδα να βιώσει μοναδικές εμπειρίες. Επιπλέον, εκτός από τα στοιχεία της Γνώσης και της Μάθησης στο πρόγραμμα εμπεριέχεται και το στοιχείο της Δημιουργίας καθώς η ομάδα –κάθε φορά- δημιουργεί το δικό της ντοκιμαντέρ.

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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