Venue and travel


The conference will be organised at the Université de Bretagne-Sud in the building of the Faculty of Science (Saint Maudé - Science 2).

Getting there

By plane

Paris-Orly <-> Lorient.
Thers is no public transport from the airport to town center.

More information on the website of the airport:

By train

The railway station of Lorient is well served by trains.
6 to 7 connections from Paris, Nantes, Rennes, Bordeaux, Lyon, Nice, Marseille.
Paris/Lorient by high-speed train (TGV): about 3 hours.
For train timetables, go to the French railways website.

By car

Follow Lorient and stay on the right hand side of the road, exit "Université".

You can park on the car park of the research center.


Public transport

You can find a map of the network and information about the timetables here:


We recommend to stay in the town center for logistical reasons. The gala dinner will take place near the marina in the south of the city. A chatered bus will drive you back in the town center but there will be no more public transport after 8:00 p.m.


Once in town, you can easily reach the University by bus.
Lines 22, 30 and 31 will drive you from city center (Bus stops: "Gare d'échange", "Cours de Chazelles", "Alsace-Lorraine", "Faouédic" and "Sécurité Sociale") to the university (Bus stop: "Campus Sciences").

Here is a short list:

Comfort Hotel Astoria
3 Rue Olivier de Clisson,
F-56100 Lorient
Tel: +33 297 21 10 23

11 Rue Pierre Waldeck-Rousseau,
F-56100 Lorient
Tel: +33 297 21 23 16

Hotel Mercure Lorient Palais des Congres
31 Place Jules Ferry
F-56100 Lorient
Tel: +33 297 21 35 73

Hotel Escale Oceania Lorient
30 rue du Couëdic,
F-56100 Lorient
Tel: +33 297 64 13 27

Bar Hotel Les Pecheurs
7 Rue Jean Lagarde,
F-56100 Lorient
Tel: +33 297 21 19 24

Cleria hotel
27 Boulevard Louis Franchet d'Esperey,
F-56100 lorient
Tel: +33 297 21 04 59

Hotel Rex
28 Cours Louis de Chazelles,
F-56100 Lorient
Tel: +33 297 64 25 60

Vilain Gerard
Boulevard Louis Franchet d'Esperey,
F-56100 Lorient
Tel: +33 297 21 17 53

For a more exhaustive search (if you want to stay near the sea):

Travel Visa

Invitation letters for french Visas will be available after paper acceptance and a successful registration.

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