THE EIGHTH IEEE SYMPOSIUM ON COMPUTERS
AND COMMUNICATIONS (ISCC'2003)
KEMER - ANTALYA, TURKEY June 30 - July 3 2003
2002 Final ISCC'2003 paper
28 February 2003 (Originally Feb 22) Notification of acceptance mailed
12 April 2003 Final camera-ready manuscripts due
The 8th IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC2003) is being held in the Kemer district of the city Antalya, Turkey in 2003. Because of the archeological and natural richness of the area, Antalya is sometimes called the Turkish Riviera. The sea and sun, nature and history all come together in magical harmony here where one can enjoy the best and cleanest beaches on the Mediterranean. Kemer is an important tourism center with many resorts, restaurants and beach facilities, yacht ports and historical cities to visit.
The conference hotel is the Limra Hotel which is located in Kiris, Kemer which is approximately 60 kilometers from the Antalya Airport and 50 kilometers from the city center of Antalya. Accommodation rates for ISCC'2003 participants at Limra hotel are 56 USD/night (double occupancy per person) and 86 USD/night (single occupancy per person) based on full board. Accommodations are also arranged at a nearby hotel, Hotel Kiris Claros (3 star) at the rate of 33 USD/night (double occupancy) and 41 USD/night (single occupancy) based on all-inclusive stay.
Transportation between Antalya airport and Hotel Limra (distance is about 70 km) is arranged by the local organization committee. One-way transfer rates are 25 USD per person for groups of up to 3 people and 20 USD per person for larger groups.
PICTURES FROM THE KEMER AREA
OLYMPOS and PHASELIS
ANCIENT LYCIAN CITIES
TRAVEL TO TURKEY
The best way to travel to Turkey is by air. There are regular direct flights from some major cities in Europe (Munich, Frankurt) to the Antalya International Airport. There are also regular flights from most major cities in Europe, North America and the Far East to the Istanbul International Airport and one can get a connecting flight from the Istanbul International Airport to the Antalya airport.
Provided that they have a valid passport, citizens of most countries do not require a visa, or, if necessary, visas can be issued at entry points. Detailed information on the visa requirements for Turkey can be obtained from the official WEB site of Turkish Ministry for Foreign Affairs.
The official language of the Symposium will be English.
Antalya enjoys a four seasons climate. The average temperature in the conference period is 28.2 degrees celcius. Approximately 300 days of the year is sunny.
The Turkish Lira is available in notes and coins. Traveler's Checks can be cashed in most banks and exchange offices. Hotels and many shops and restaurants accept foreign currency. Hotels, most restaurants and shops accept all major credit cards. $USD = 1,649,000 TRL; 1 Euro = 1,623,000 TRL. (as of September 30, 2002).
ON THE INTERNET:
Information about Turkey - http://www.turkey.org/intro.html
Turkey Ministry of Culture - http://www.kultur.gov.tr
Travel and Visa - http://www.travelturkey.com