Location and Venue Information


The IFLA President’s Meeting 2017 will take place on Monday, 3 April at the Lighthouse of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) in Athens, Greece.

IFLA has partnered with the National Library of Greece, the Association of Greek Librarians and Information Scientists and the Goethe-Institut Athen to host this special event. The National Library of Greece is currently relocating to the SNFCC.

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center

Address: Leof. Andrea Siggrou 364 Kallithea 176 74, Athens, Greece


About the SNFCC

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center is a multifunctional and environmentally sustainable education, arts, and recreation complex/destination which comprises the 210,000m2 Stavros Niarchos Park, and the state-of-the-art facilities of the National Library of Greece and the Greek National Opera. The SNFCC is the largest single donation of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.


Athens is a sprawling city established among seven historic hills and surrounded by remarkable mountains. Inhabited for more than 3,000 years, Athens is widely known as the cradle of Western civilization and the birthplace of democracy. Consisting of a large city center, an urban district and metropolitan area, Athens presents an captivating blend of historical and modern features.