RCIS 2023 will be held in Corfu which is Greece's greenest and most cosmopolitan island, famous for its beautiful coastline, picturesque villages and scenic countryside. Corfu (Kerkyra in Greek) is one of the most favourite destinations in Greece and the Greek Islands and attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists annually. It is a very beautiful island, part of the Ionian Islands and has a lot of verdant vegetation, amazing beaches, superb venetian architecture, picturesque villages, lively nightlife and a great cosmopolitan way of life. Corfu’s hot and dry summers along with winter rain create lush vegetation which is dominated by over 2 million olive trees.
RCIS 2023 will be hosted in The Department of Informatics (https://di.ionio.gr/en/) of the Ionian University (https://ionio.gr/en/) at the Aretaios Building in the heart of the Old town of Corfu, very close to San Rocco square (see the map below).
The Ionian University was founded in 1984 and comprises five faculties and twelve departments. It is located in Corfu, with university units in Lefkada, Kefalonia and Zakynthos. The University consists of the following twelve Departments: Department of History (Corfu), Department of Foreign Languages, Translation & Interpreting (Corfu), Department of Music Studies (Corfu), Department of Archives, Library Science and Museum Studies (Corfu), Department of Informatics (Corfu), Department of Audio and Visual Arts (Corfu), Department of Digital Media and Communication (Argostoli), Department of Ethnomusicology (Lixouri), Department of Environmental Sciences (Zakynthos), Department of Food Science and Technology (Argostoli), Department of Regional Development (Lefkada), Department of Tourism (Corfu).
The department of Informatics operates since the academic year 2004-05, and it deals with theoretical and applied Informatics. The Department aims to cultivate and promote Information Systems and Computer Science, with emphasis on theory and applications of Informatics in the fields of Humanities and Social Sciences, as well as in the design, development, operation and management of information systems. Also, to provide specialized knowledge regarding the application of Information Systems and Computer Science in supporting various social, administrative and financial activities.
The conference will be hosted at the facilities of the Ionian University (Department of Informatics - Aretaios Building, see the above map). The university has multiple buildings around the town, the Department of Informatics is where the old phsyciatry is (nearby square Saroko).
From the airport:
From the airport by bus: The 15 bus is arriving passing near the university (choose the stop Terminal - Mitropolitou Methodiou, or Saroko) and has overall 13 stops departing from Corfu International Airport and ending in Cruise Ships Port (E). 15 bus time schedule overview for the upcoming week: Starts operating at 8:50 AM and ends at 7:40 PM. Operating days this week: everyday.
From the airport by foot: The distance can be walked and it is about 16-20 minutes (check the map above).
Taxi from the Airport: there are various taxis on the taxi stop outside the airport. A drive takes approximately 5 minutes depending on the traffic.
From the town:
The venue is a two-minute’s walk, from the San Rocco square, one of the most central squares in the town of Corfu.