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Practical information

Congress Venue

The congress will be held at the Lyon Convention Centre in Cité Internationale (arch. Renzo Piano), next door to the famous Tête d'Or Park.

Your trip to the Lyon

Lyon is easily accessible by plane (international airport with direct flies to the largest european and international cities) or train (TGV station).
www.lyonaeroports.com

For participants arriving at PARIS CDG AIRPORT from ASIA and USA, direct connection to Lyon by TGV, 26 round trips per day in just 1h50, no need to change airport upon arrival at CDG, the station is located directly beneath the airport.

From Airport to city centre
Express tramway RHONEXPRESS (25 minutes)/ every 15 minutes Taxis available 24/7 .

Within Lyon

The extensive network of buses, metro and tramway of the T.C.L. (Transports en Commun Lyonnais – Lyon Public Transportation) enables rapid and easy transport from one place to another in the city and its suburbs.
www.tcl.fr

Velov’ : Freely available bicycle service
www.velov.grandlyon.com

Cyclopolitain : Eco friendly taxi service
www.cyclopolitain.com

Hotel accomodation

The hotel capacity comprises over 500 rooms within a walking distance of the congress venue. 

Accomodation for students comprise 5 youth hostels student residences

A complete list will be given during 2019.

Visa

You will find all visa requirements here :
www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/coming-to-france/

Official Invitation

A personalized invitation can be provided upon request.
It must be understood that such an invitation is only meant to help visitors obtain funds for travel and accommodation or for a visa; it is not a commitment on the part of the Organizers to provide any financial support.

Time zone

Lyon is located in the Central European time zone (UTC+01:00).

Currency and daily payment


The currency is EURO (€).
Exchange counters can be found at the airport and in the city center.

Internationally recognized credit cards are accepted at most hotels, shops, and restaurants.

Electricity

Outlets in France are 230 volts AC at 50 Hz. Plug types C and E are used (see: www.iec.ch/worldplugs/list_bylocation.htm).