Conference hall

Ahmed Adnan Saygun Art Center

Ahmed Adnan Saygun Cultural Center

Inaugurated in 2008 by the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality in order to contribute to cultural and art life, the Ahmed Adnan Saygun Cultural Center, named after the most famous Turkish composer, will guest the Colloquium.

The symposium will take place in the Küçük Salon.

Ahmed Adnan Saygun Sanat Merkezi
Mithatpaşa Caddesi 1087
35290 Güzelyalı / İZMİR




Alsancak Quarter

Swissôtel Grand Efes

Colloquium participants will be accomodated at the Swissôtel Grand Efes, located in the heart of Izmir’s commercial district : Alsancak Quester, overlooking the Kordon on the Aegean Sea. The hotel is less than 7 km away from the Conference hall.

A transportation from hotel to the conference hall will be organized.

Swissôtel Büyük Efes
Gaziosmanpaşa Bulvari 1

35210 Alsancak / İZMİR




Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport

The airport is located 18 km from the Swissôtel Grand Efes or from the Ahmed Adnan Saygun Cultural Center.

To reach the Swissôtel, you can take shuttle bus (Havaş shuttle bus drops passengers in front of the hotel) or taxi.
To see time schedule for Havaş shuttle bus please visit:

Havaş Shuttle Bus: from the airport to Swiss Hotel it would cost you 10 Liras.
Taxi: from the airport to Swiss Hotel it would cost you about 25 Euros (75-80 Liras)

Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport
35410 Gaziemir / İZMİR


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