General Information
Conference venue: Arab Academy for Science Technology & Maritime Transport (AASTMT), Alexandria, Egypt
Conference website:
Meeting room: Main Hall, Abou Qear Main Campus, Arab Academy (AASTMT)
Address: Abou Qear, Montaza 2, Alexandria Governorate 5528341, P.O. Box 1029, Egypt.
Contact person: Dr. Radwa Osman; mobile: +201001552854; e-mail: radwa [dot] ahmedataast [dot] edu (radwa[dot]ahmed[at]aast[dot]edu)
Participation and associated costs: No participation fee is foreseen. The German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection (BMUV) is sponsoring the event.
Participants have to register online and at the event secretariat desk. According to BUMV procedures, participants have to sign a presence list for each day of the event
VISA & Travel Arrangements
Each participant should have a valid travel passport. Passports should not expire for the next 6 months after the trip; otherwise they are not eligible for visa issuance.
In case you need an invitation letter for entry visa purposes please contact: radwa [dot] ahmedataast [dot] edu (radwa[dot]ahmed[at]aast[dot]edu).
The Eastern El Montazah (address: 72HF+96R, Al Amrawi, Montaza 2, Alexandria Governorate 5525018, Egypt) is recommended as a hotel for the stay during the conference.
Conference details
The working languages of the conference will be English and Arabic. Simultaneous interpretation will be provided during all sessions of the event.
For more information on the content of the conference please use the provisional agenda accompanying this document.
There will be no printed versions of documents available at the meeting. After the conference, presentations will be available at:
Participants are requested to organise their own transfer from and to the airport and hotel. A taxi between Alexandria and Cairo Airport costs around 60 to 70€. In case of travelling to Alexandria (Borg El Arab Airport), there is the possibility to take a taxi or Uber to the conference hotel. The price will depend on local taxi rates but should be between 15 to 30€.
During 10th &11th October, 2 coffee breaks shall be organised per day, as part of the conference. Furthermore, lunch will be offered during both conference days to all participants. Both cold and warm dishes will be available during the meal with one round of mineral water & soft drink.
After the first day of the conference, a dinner will be served for all participants.
Please inform us about any food allergies or similar in advance.
Useful Contacts

For any questions concerning travel, visas and accommodation, please contact the event secretariat at:
info-toumaliatuni-rostock [dot] de (info-toumali[at]uni-rostock[dot]de)

For any technical questions during the conference (e.g., agenda, presentations, materials etc.) please contact:
Prof. Gasser E. Hassan E-mail: gasser_hassanatyahoo [dot] com (gasser_hassan[at]yahoo[dot]com)

For any questions on logistics during the conference please contact:
Dr. Radwa Osman Mobile: +201001552854 E-mail: radwa [dot] ahmedataast [dot] edu (radwa[dot]ahmed[at]aast[dot]edu)

The conference planning team will place great importance on keeping the environmental impact of the conference as low as possible by, for example, reducing plastic usage or print materials.

Let us come together to join our efforts to protect our environment and the oceans!