The summer-school will take place in the Cretan mountains, the conference will be next to the sea. For more information on the venues see summer school and conference. For the conference you should fly to Chania, for the Summer School to Heraklion (see also TRAVEL). There is a bus from Heraklion to Chania, which takes about 2 1/2h.
At the conference the more adventurous will bathe in sea temperatures of 23°C.