Frequently Asked Questions

When should I arrive?

The conference will open with a reception and keynote address at 17.00 on the evening of Thursday, June 23.

When should I leave?

The conference program ends in the morning on Sunday, June 26.

Where will the conference be held?

Conference activities will be held at Technopolis and select spaces throughout the city of Athens.

What is the dress code?

The dress for the International Conference is business casual.

I'm an Humanity in Action Senior Fellow.  Where should I stay? 

Humanity in Action is subsidizing the cost of Senior Fellow accommodations and offering a discounted rate for three-night stays (June 23-26) at the Stanley Hotel, Achilleas Hotel and Best West Candia. Senior Fellows will stay in double or triple rooms with other Senior Fellows. Rooms will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. Click here to learn more and reserve your room today. 

I'm an Humanity in Action Board Member or guest of Humanity in Action. Where should I stay?

Humanity in Action has reserved several single and double rooms for Board Members and guests to stay three-nights (June 23-26) at the Parthenon Hotel and the NJV Plaza Hotel. Click here to learn more about these special accomodations. 

What does my registration fee cover?

Your fee covers the cost of participation in all workshops, discussions and site visits as well as lunch on Friday and Saturday. It also gives you access to the opening reception, dinner on Thursday, a special reception on Friday and the closing dinner/party. 

Are there travel subsidies?

Humanity in Action Senior Fellows may request a travel subsidy for the International Conference in Athens. Travel subsidies will be based on a first come first served basis, so please note that Humanity in Action may not be able to honor all requests. Click here to request a travel stipend. 

Please note that we will support 50% of the cost of travel to Athens, with a maximum level of support of 150 euros for those traveling from a European country and 200 euros for those traveling from the United States. The deadline for submitting your request is June 1. Please contact with any questions. 

Can I bring a guest?

Yes. Humanity in Action welcomes you to bring a partner, spouse, colleague or friend who would enjoy participating in the International Conference. Please note that guests must purchase a separate ticket to attend the conference. Senior Fellows may contact to receive a discount code for their guests.

When can I register for workshops and discussions?

Registration will open in mid-June for individual workshops and discussions.

When will the program schedule be available?

The full program schedule will be released in mid-June.

Is there a cancelation policy?  

Upon request, Humanity in Action will refund registration fees if a cancelation is requested before June 10.