Welcome to GMC2019!
Conference site is located between Selçuk, İzmir and Kuşadası, Aydın.
Selçuk, located on the western edge of the Aegean Region of Turkey, lies 73 kilometers South of İzmir on the İzmir-Aydın highway, and 9 kilometers east of Pamucak, which is on the seashore and has clean natural sandy beaches and crystal clear waters.
Kuşadası is a resort town on Turkey's Aegean coast, and the center of the seaside district of the same name within Aydın Province. Kuşadası is 95 km (59 mi) south of İzmir, and 71 km (44 mi) from Aydın.
It is usually said Kusadasi is one of the most beautiful cities facing the Aegean Sea since the scenery and landscape of the area is just as fascinatingly beautiful. Kusadasi has been a center of art, culture and history not only of Turkey but also of many civilizations since it was founded in 3000 B.C. Because of hot Mediterranean climate for roughly 92% of the year, so Kusadasi in Turkey has become one of the most traveled destinations in Europe.
The city has an open sea side at the back of the peninsula, where public beaches are located. Among the most popular swimming spots in Kusadasi district is the Ladies Beach, town beach, Bird Island Beach and on and on.. What makes the city more alluring to vacationers are its conveniences and luxurious establishments for cheap and late deals to the holiday resort.
Selçuk is one of the most visited tourist destinations within Turkey, known for its closeness to the ancient city of Ephesus, House of the Virgin Mary and Seljuk works of art. The 6th century Basilica of St. John the Apostle, which, some claim, is built on the site of the Apostle's tomb, is also inside the town. The old quarter of Selçuk retains much traditional Turkish culture.
Selçuk, the beginning of whose history date back to 6000 B. C., is an important center for three religions, all of which spread throughout the world. It was first a center of pagan worship in the polytheist world of antiquity. The Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the world, is a good example of this. Christianity was disseminated from Selçuk by St. John and his disciples. The Church of the Virgin Mary, the Church of St. John, and the Tomb of St. John are important buildings from this period. The Isabey Mosque is a significant example of architecture from the Islamic era.
Selçuk and Kuşadası offers top class restaurants, a number of aqua parks, high-starred hotels and beach bars. Along with such amenities natural scenery of open beaches lined with palm trees, those places offer blue waters and clear skies, and historical sites that are memoirs of the past. Nearly everybody speaks english as the second language. Selçuk and Kuşadası indeed are a perfect getaway for tourists, truly a wonderful escapade to paradise.
Around Conference Site
Ephesus, an ancient Greek city,
The Library of Celsus is an ancient Roman building, in Ephesus,
The Temple of Artemis,one of the seven wonders of the world, in Ephesus,
Sirince Village, Pretty old Orthodox village,
Pigeon Island, symbol of Kuşadası,
National Park, The ideal place to escape from town fuss and noise of the town,
Pamukkale, The dazzling white calcareous castles are formed by thermal springs,
Samos island, combines history and tradition with natural beauty,
Soke, Reputed for its immense agricultural lands. Soke market is also very attractive.