SPLC-Europe will take
place in Rennes in Brittany.
Brittany is a large
peninsula, bordered to the north by the English Channel and to the west
and the south by the Atlantic Ocean. Hundreds of bays, inlets, and islands
shelter the fishing boats that have sustained Bretons for millennia.
Rennes is the capital
of Brittany and, together with Lannion and Saint-Malo, is part of what
is known as the French "Telecom-Valley," since most of the
major players of the country's telecommunications industry have a site
in this region (e.g., Alcatel, France-Télécom, Thomson,
September 26, 2005:
workshops and tutorials at IRISA Laboratory.
September 27 to
29, 2005: main conference at Hotel "Mercure Colombier".
We propose you a list
of hotels where we have made block reservations.
These rooms will be held until August 31, 2005.
Early booking is highly recommended
as it could be very difficult to book after the end of August. Please
directly contact the chosen hotel and refer to the SPLC
GETTING TO RENNES
From Charles de Gaulle
airport in Paris, take the TGV train (high speed link in 2h40) directly
to Rennes city. You will then join IRISA
by bus or taxi in 15 minutes.
Connecting flights to Rennes Saint-Jacques airport from:
de Gaulle-Roissy airport
Frequent daily direct connections to Rennes city by SNCF - TGV train from:
Paris Montparnasse (2 hours)
Paris Roissy CDG (2h40)
Nota: you can take
- from CDG airport to Montparnasse railway station with the Air France
bus shuttle, bus line 4, every 15 min;
- from Orly airport to Montparnasse railway station with the Air France
bus shuttle, bus line 1
The A11 motorway links Paris to Rennes in 2 hours 45 minutes.
Getting to IRISA
(workshops and tutorials on Sept 26): see
Cocktail in Maire House on Tuesday, September 27
visit of the abbey in Le Mont Saint Michel and Gala dinner on
Wednesday, September 28