The conference will take place at the Centre de la Mer de l'Aber Wrac'h. This is a
beautiful location overlooking the sea in the `Pays des
Abers' near Brest in the heart of Brittany. The centre boasts a
panoramic restaurant, a large well equipped lecture hall, as well as
computer facilities with wired or wireless internet access. Most of
the accomodation is on-site, with each room having its own
facilities. We have also booked several rooms in l'Auberge de
Keralloret. Participants will have the opportunity to sample
local seafood in some fine resaurants and if they wish, to
participate in nautical recreation activities.
How to get there from Paris
By Train to Brest . There are two possibilities:
For the train timetable,
consult the web site SNCF.
If you arrive at Brest railway station on Sunday 9th September, a mini-bus
run by the organisers will take you where you will be staying. You
should let the organisers know your arrival time.
- From the
airport Paris Charles de Gaulle : there are about 3 trains a day
(change at Rennes) , the journey takes about 5h.
- From the
Montparnasse station in Paris : there is a train approximately every 3
hours , the journey takes about 4h30.
By plane to Brest. There are two possibilities:
For information concerning flights, consult the web site Brest airport.
On arrival at the airport Brest-Guipavas you are about 10 kms from the
center of Brest. Participants arriving by plane should tell the
organisers their time of arrival. A mini-bus will collect you and take
you to where you will be staying.
- From the
airport Paris Charles de Gaulle : there are about 4 flights a day.
- From the airport Paris Orly-Ouest : there are about 4 flights a
How to stay there
All rooms have been booked from Sunday September 9th until Friday
September 14th, i.e. 5 nights. The participation fee will include
lodging, breakfast, lunch, dinner and coffee breaks during the whole
conference and will be 200 euros. The participation fee is due on
Tuesday September 11th, preferably by credit card. There is a
possibility to stay until Saturday 15th September.
How to leave Aber Wrac'h
A mini-bus will take you back to Brest on Friday afternoon or Saturday morning.
There is also a possibility to take a regular bus to Brest
at any time during the week. Consult the time table.