Firá and crater rim seen from the caldera
Sunset on Santorini, Greece
Sunset in Firá
Bells of the Blue Domed Church, Firostefani, Santorini
Oia Village in Santorini, Greece
MODEST-18, the 18th workshop on Modeling and Observing DEnse STellar systems, will take place on the island of Santorini, Greece, June 25 - 29, 2018. Scientific sessions will be at the Petros Nomikos Conference Centre located in the capital of Santorini, Firá.
Petros M. Nomikos Conference Centre
Located in Firá, the capital of Santorini, and overlooking the caldera and the volcano, this red neoclassical mansion has been transformed into a modern conference center. Its traditional character, with cellars, terraces, flower-filled pots, and parterres, has been preserved.
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Scientific Organizing Committee
Richard de Grijs (KIAA, Peking University, co-chair)
Fred Rasio (CIERA, Northwestern, co-chair)
Kenji Bekki (University of Western Australia)
Laura Ferrarese (University of Victoria)
Michiko Fujii (NAOJ)
Narae Hwang (KASI)
Natasha Ivanova (University of Alberta)
Barbara Lanzoni (University of Bologna)
Michela Mapelli (University of Padova)
Steve McMillan (Drexel University)
Eva Noyola (UT Austin)
Simon Portegies Zwart (Leiden University)
Alison Sills (McMaster University)
Long Wang (RIKEN)
Local Organizing Committee
Vicky Kalogera (CIERA, Northwestern, chair)
Gretchen Oehlschlager (CIERA, Northwestern)
Fred Rasio (CIERA, Northwestern)