Third EAGE Workshop on High Performance Computing for Upstream

1 - 4 October
Athens, Greece
Call for papers

Local Time

GMT + 2 (GMT + 3 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October).


Greece's monetary unit is the Euro which comes in banknotes of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500. Smaller denominations come in coins of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 cent and 1 and 2 Euro.


Athens is known as one of the sunniest cities in Europe, with a semi-arid climate and low average annual rainfall. The rain that does occur falls during the winter months, between mid-October and mid-April, usually as short, heavy showers. 

Average temperature in October: 16 -20ºC.

Opening Hours

Most business in Athens will be open from 08:00 to 14:00 from Monday to Thursday and from 08:00 to 13:30 on Friday. Business hours can however vary greatly depending on the industry.

Shops in tourist areas may also be open in the afternoon and in the evening. In Plaka and Monastiraki shops will be open till 21:00 or later.


220 volts AC, 50Hz; round two- or three-pin plugs are standard.