The conference will take place at the IPCMS (Institut de Physique et Chimie des Matériaux de Strasbourg) onthe campus in Strasbourg-Cronenbourg.23 Rue du Loess Building 6967034 STRASBOURG France Conference site on google maps
HOW TO GET THERE
the most convenient international airports are Paris CDG and Frankfurt FRA.
From Paris CDG take the TGV train to Strasbourg. There are direct trains from CDG, otherwise you may take the RER train to Paris centre. From the train station Paris Gare de l'Est, direct TGV trains are leaving approx. every hour with destination Strasbourg.
From Frankfurt FRA (Germany), take the ICE train to Mannheim or Karlsruhe. TGV trains are leaving Karlsruhe with destination Strasbourg. Alternatively, you may take an ICE or regional train from Mannheim or Karlsruhe to Offenburg from where local trains are leaving fequently with destination Strasbourg.
Other possible airports are Lyon, Munich, or Zurich .
From Strasbourg Airport
If you are arrinving at Strasbourg Airport (mostly domestic and a few European flights), take the shuttle train, which takes you to Strasbourg central train station in 9 minutes.
Strasbourg has a big train station allowing you to arrive by TGV, ICE etc.
Within Strasbourg (tram and bus)
Depending on where your accomodation is located, take a tram to the central station, then take the bus G.
Bus G :
If you leave the train station (glass hall), go a little to the left and cross the street. Here you find the stop of bus G, direction "Espace Europeen de l'Entreprise". Get a ticket from the machine on the platform. You have to validate the ticket at one of the little machines before entering the bus. There is a bus every 5-10 minutes. After approx. 8 minutes (6th stop) leave at exit "Arago".
Walk 50 m in the direction the bus drives (see map). You will reach the fence around the campus. Take gate 2 (if open), otherwise continue ~300 m to the left around the campus to get to the main entrance.
The IPCMS is the long red building just on the right hand side of gate 2. The entrance is on the right end (towards the fence).
Important: the Emergency Rule is still effective in France. The campus has restricted access and is under supervision. There is luggage inspection for every visitor at the entrance gates. All bags have to be opened.
Gate 2 (easy access to the conference site) is only open from 8 to 9h30 and from 17 to 19 h. If you arrive or leave in the period 9h30 - 17 h, you will have to make the detour via Gate 1 (10 min walking).
From PARIS please take AUTOROUTE A4 (motorway A4)
From LYON take AUTOROUTE A35 and highway N83
From STRASBOURG-ENTZHEIM International Airport take the A35 towards STRASBOURG