Venue and other information
The ISMC 2016 conference will be held at:
Alpexpo Alpes Congrès
38100 Grenoble, France
With its remarkable Alpine setting, Grenoble is a centre of scientific activity second to none, drawing enormous potential from the fact that it is home to a number of international and national institutes and laboratories. Playing host to about 6000 guest scientists per year, the joint ILL-EMBL-ESRF site offers a privileged environment in which to meet and conduct research.
HOW TO GET THERE
At the heart of the first motorway network in France, Grenoble is particularly easy to access:
• From Valence: 80km (A49) • From Lyon: 100km (A48)
• From Geneva: 120km (A41) • From Marseille: 300km (A7)
ALPEXPO is located right near Exit 6 on the A41 to Chambéry/Geneva
Grenoble has an efficient public transport network - TAG
Alpexpo is directly connected to the city center and the station through Tram line A (stop « Pôle Sud Alpexpo ») and Bus line C3 (stop « Alpexpo »), or Grand'Place : TRAM A and by bus (C3, C6, 12 and 67).
http://www.tag.fr/ and http://www.metromobilite.fr/
Several daily connections by TGV (high speed train) or intercity train to Paris (7 direct TGV trains per day in
3 hours), Lyon, Marseille, Lille, Brussels, Köln, Geneva…
Grenoble is accessible throught 3 airports:
- Lyon St Exupery airport is only 55 minutes away from Grenoble city centre. With 33 regular national daily flights, this is the second airport after Paris (www.lyon.aeroport.fr). Shuttles between Lyon airport and Grenoble station run every 30 minutes (www.faurevercors.fr).
- Grenoble/St Geoirs airport is only 30 minutes away by car and 45 minutes by shuttle bus (www.grenoble.aeroport.fr).
- Geneva/Cointrin airport is a 2 hour drive from Grenoble. 5 direct shuttle transfers operate daily from the Grenoble coach station (www.gva.ch/fr-info@gva).
GENERAL TOURIST INFORMATION
The Office de Tourisme Grenoble is at 14 rue de la République, 38000 Grenoble
Tram line A and B (stop "Hubert Dubedout, Office de Tourisme")
Tel: +33 (0)4 76 42 41 41, fax: +33 (0)4 76 00 18 98, welcome (at) grenoble-isere.info