The venue of the meeting is on the campus of FORTH, which is located ~10km south west from the center of the city of Heraklion and ~13.5km from the Heraklion International Airport.
More specifically the meeting will take place in the "Stelios Orphanoudakis" room which can be found on the first floor of the main building of FORTH.
Details on how you may reach FORTH from Heraklion, as well as various useful places in the city, are available in the following Google map.
There is a direct bus line #11 from the city center (ie. Eleftherias Square to FORTH). The cost of the ticket 1.5 Euro from a stand or 2.5 Euro if purchased inside the bus. The cost by taxi is ~17 Euros.
There is a considerable number of flights connecting Heraklion ("Nikos Kazantzakis" international airport, code: HER) to Athens ("Eleftherios Venizelos" international airport, airport code: ATH), every day. The local airlines serving these connection are: Aegean and Sky Express.
During the summer months there are also direct connections from most major European cities to Heraklion, at fairly low prices. To explore those you may check the web site of https://www.airtickets.com
Transport from the Airport to the City Center
There are two ways to reach the city center, that is Eleftherias Square (Platia Eleftherias), from the airport. Details are available in the following paragraphs and map.
By Taxi - cost ~15 Euros
The taxis are available to the left just as soon as one exits the arrivals building. Just follow the signs.
By bus - ticket 1.10 Euros
To reach the bus station one needs to exit the arrivals building go to the right to reach the road and then turn left and walk 100m on the narrow sidewalk to reach the bus station (see red curve on the map). All busses (except of bus #5) stop at Eleftherias Square. The bus ticket can be purchased via the automated machine 24h/7 (see photo) or at the ticket office (open until 23:00). One may also buy the ticket in the bus from the driver for 2 Euros. You may download (right-click) the image bellow for a higher resolution areal view.