Location and Venue

The lectures will be held in the Lecture Hall of the CNRS Regional Delegation in Montpellier (1919 route de Mende, 34000, Montpellier, Access Plan), which is a 10 minutes walk from the University of Montpellier 2 Campus and 15 minutes walk from the Tramway station. The lunches and breaks will be served on place. The dinners will be organized down town.

All the participants will be hosted at the Hotel Mercure (218, rue du Bastion Ventadour ; 34000, Montpellier, Access Plan), also situated downtown, within easy walking distance of about 10 minutes from both the train station and airport bus terminal (Place de l’Europe). The hotel reservation is already settled for all the participants for the three nights (sunday, monday, tuesday). Please, let us informed as soon as you settle your arrival and departure times, so that we can arrange modifications (NB : only three nights are certainly covered by the EFONGA grant).

The Airport of Montpellier Méditerranée is connected by frequent and cheap AirFrance flights to all main French airports and it is connected to town by a 15 minutesshuttle bus.
Alternatively, from Paris Airport CDG a direct high speed train (TGV) connects to Montpellier in 4 hours. Other good train connections exist with Lyon (2 h) and Marseille (2 h). Special price exist on internet if the strain tickets are bought 15 days in advance at SNCF.

Additional plans :
Dontown plan with tram stations. The Tram T1 connects the Hotel Mercure (stop Antigone) to the train station (stop Gare St Roch), to the terminal of the airport shuttle bus (stop Place de l’Europe).

Global tram network. In order to reach the CNRS conference Hall you shoud take again the Tram 1 (direction Mosson) up to the University Campus (stop St Eloi)...
Local bus connection to CNRS ... Then either walk 15 minutes or take one of the following buses : ’Line 22’ up to the CNRS Station or the very frequent ’Navette’ up to ’Vert Bois’ station and then walk 5 minutes to the CNRS station.

Campus CNRS The lecture hall is indicated by the letter D in the map.

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Preliminary Program

The meeting point will be in the main lobby of the Hotel Mercure on Sunday 22th starting at 18h for for a welcome. Monday 23th and Tuesday 24th (...) 

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