With her historical beauties, nature, and cultural riches, Antalya is one of the most developed tourist towns of Turkey. Offering the best vacation opportunities for both domestic and international tourists with her beautiful geographical features and most favorable climatic conditions from early April until the first months of the winter, the city is alive 24/7. With her National Parks, diverse ancient treasures, and award-winning marina, Antalya is the pearl of the Mediterranean and, with her beautiful districts and vacation centers, the most important tourism destination of Turkey.

There are numerous places to see during a sightseeing tour in and around Antalya. These include among others the Old City (Kaleici) as well as the ancient cities of Perga, Olympos (Lycia), and Aspendos; Karain, Kocain, and Damlatas (Stalactite) Caves and the surrounding uplands; Düden and Manavgat Waterfalls; Altinbesik Cave National Park, Köprülü Canyon National Park, and Kurşunlu Waterfall Nature Park. The surrounding districts and sub-provinces are also significant tourism destinations.

Thanks to her archeological and natural beauties, Antalya is often referred to as the Turkish Riviera. Uniting the sea, sun, history, and nature with a magical harmony, Antalya has the most beautiful and cleanest shores of the Mediterranean. Along the 630-km-long coast of Antalya located are ancient cities, harbors, theatres, and memorial tombs as well as lace-like bays, beaches, lush forests, and rivers.

Turkey's most important tourism destination with her boulevards embroidered with palm trees, international award-winning marina, the Old City (Kaleici) constituting a charming corner with its traditional architecture, and her modern centers, Antalya hosts such cultural, sportive and artistic activities of music, theatre, cinema, plastic arts exhibitions and events as the Aspendos International Opera and Ballet Festival, International Championships of Beach Volley, Triathlon, Golf, Archery, Tennis, and Ski as well as the International Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival.

Important Days
01 August 2013        : Last day for early registration
01 September 2013         : Abstract Submission Deadline
09-13 October 2012 : Date of congress