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Venue

The conference is held at the IMAGIF Conference Center, on the CNRS (French National Center for Scientific Research) campus in Gif-sur-Yvette (southern Paris region).

IMAGIF Conference Center

IMAGIF - I2BC
Building 21
1, avenue de la Terrasse
91190 Gif-sur-Yvette
France

How to get there

On the CNRS campus, IMAGIF is the second building on the left from the main entrance on avenue de la Terrasse.

How to get to the CNRS campus

By public transport

From Paris, Gif-sur-Yvette can be accessed from any station, through connections leading to the RER B line (express metro). See map
Take the
RER B line (express metro), direction St Rémy-lès-Chevreuse, in order to reach the Gif-sur-Yvette stop. Travel time to Gif-sur-Yvette from Paris is of 45 minutes to 1.5 hour, depending on your starting location. From the station, count about 15 minutes to reach the CNRS campus on foot:

At the RER B station, take the tunnel to the other side (follow exit 1, next to the station building). Walk down the street (with restaurant “Les Saveurs Sauvages” on your right hand side) continuing straight for about 400 meters until it ends at a small roundabout (in front of a church). Take the street called “Rue Neuve” on the left and after about 150 meters turn right into the “Avenue de la Terrasse” until you reach the entrance of the CNRS campus.

By car

Coming from the A6 or A10: follow directions to Massy and from thereon Christ-de-Saclay. At Christ-de-Saclay take the N306 in the direction Gif-sur-Yvette. In Gif-sur-Yvette, follow the Avenue du Général Leclerc to access the CNRS campus from the entrance on the Avenue de la Terrasse.

Coming from the N118: follow directions to Christ-de-Saclay. At Christ-de-Saclay take the N306 in the direction Gif-sur-Yvette. In Gif-sur-Yvette, follow the Avenue du Général Leclerc to access the CNRS campus from the entrance on the Avenue de la Terrasse.

GPS : 48.704698, 2.132366

By train

The nearest TGV station is Massy-TGV, which has a direct connection with Gif-sur-Yvette through the RER B line (Massy-Palaiseau – Gif-sur-Yvette, 20 minutes).

By plain

The nearest airport is Paris-Orly. From Orly, take the Orly-Val shuttle to the RER B station in Antony, which has a direct connection to Gif-sur-Yvette (together about 1 hour). Paris-Charles-de-Gaulle is also located on the RER B line, but requires longer travel time (1.5 – 2 hours).

 

 

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