20th Annual International Congress
University of Malta
Valletta, Malta
May 31-June 3, 2017

Transportation from the airport to Valletta: bus drop-off on edge of old town; walking distance to most hotels.

Express bus service to and from the airport X1, X2, X3, X4 has additional place for luggage, also is air conditioned and is approximately a 15-minute ride; cost very inexpensive.

Taxi airport to Valletta approximately 20euros

Wednesday: May 31, 2017
10:00 - 12:30 (pre-registration required $35) Guided Historical Walking Tour of Valletta
5:00pm - Registration desk open, receive name badges, programs and folders
6:00pm - Opening ceremony in Alla Magna located on the 1st floor of the University Conference Center. For more information visit
Immediately following the opening session will be a reception hosted by the University of Malta

Sessions Schedule
Thursday: June 1 - Friday: June 2 - Saturday: June 3
Registration Desk open: 8:30am to 1:15pm & 2:30pm to 5pm
9:00am - 11:00am (6) concurrent sessions
11:00am - 11:15am Coffee Break
11:15am - 1:15pm (6) concurrent sessions
1:15pm - 2:30pm Lunch on your own
2:30pm - 4:30pm (6) concurrent sessions (Saturday no 2:30pm sessions unless needed)

Saturday: June 3, 2017
7:30pm - 9:00pm Closing Reception at the Grand Excelsior Hotel hosted by Mediterranean Studies Association

Sunday: June 4, 2017: Post Educational Post Tour (MUST be pre-registered and is now FULL)
9:00am pickup at the Grand Excelsior Hotel (tour begins at Grand Excelsior Hotel and also ends at Grand Excelsior Hotel)
Wednesday June 7, 2017: Holiday in Malta so some venues might be closed

See you in Malta!

Louise Taggie
Mediterranean Studies Association
Associate Director/Conference Coordinator