The Conference will take place at the luxurious five star hotel "Croatia" in Cavtat,
(http://www.hoteli-croatia.hr/), only 10 minutes (6 km) from Dubrovnik International Airport. The hotel, located on a peninsula surrounded by the crystal clear Adriatic Sea offers a picturesque view of the city of Cavtat.
Cavtat, ancient Greek Epidaurum, is a small city near Dubrovnik at the southern part of the Adriatic Sea. According to legends and chronicles, refugees from Epidaurum, escaping invasion of Slavs and Avars, established Dubrovnik. During the 15th century Cavtat became a part of the Republic of Dubrovnik. The city boasts remains of various cultures: Rector's Palace, Bogisic's scientific collection, Vlaho Bukovac Art Gallery, Racic Mausoleum designed by the famous Croatian sculptor Ivan Mestrovic, Sipun cave, etc. Today, Cavtat is a very attractive mixture of old and new architecture, and lush Mediterranean vegetation.
Dubrovnik it is a place of unspoiled natural beauty, an oasis of peace and harmony surrounded by rich Mediterranean vegetation and crystal clear sea.
The city of Dubrovnik, cut in stone below the hill of Srdj, washed by the sea and surrounded by colorful Mediterranean gardens has always been the symbol of the pure beauty of nature combined with human creativity, love of freedom and sense of modesty. Once a powerful tiny state, the beauty of which has always been the challenge and inspiration of artists as well as destination of numerous native and foreign visitors, a Gothic - Renaissance - Baroque city of Dubrovnik is today one of the most significant Croatian and also European cultural heritage.
Croatia - "Mediterranean as it once was"
The Republic of Croatia is a Central European, Adriatic-Mediterranean, Panonian and Danube-basin country. The capital of our beautiful homeland is the 900 years old city of Zagreb.
The geographic shape of today's Croatia is the shape of an extended horse shoe formed by elongated Adriatic and Pannonian strips.
The Croatian Adriatic sea is one of the most beautiful seas in the world. Adriatic coast - called the coast of one thousand islands.
ITI 2009 closed on Thursday, June 25
147 participants from 30 countries attended ITI this year
ITI Young Scholar/Researcher Student Paper Award went to:
Maria Chtepen, INTEC-IBBT, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
Katherine Hanton, School of Electrical & Information Engineering,
University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
ITI 2010 Preliminary Call for Papers