Conference Venue

September 18-20, 2018
Rennes, France


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The event will take place at IRISA/Inria in Rennes (France) on September 18-20, 2018.



Campus universitaire de Beaulieu
263 Avenue du Général Leclerc
Rennes, France
Tel : +33 (0)2 99 84 71 00

The main entrance of IRISA/Inria is “Building IRISA/Inria 12 F, allée Jean Perrin”.

GPS coordinates: 48.116336, -1.639845

Map of the campus.



By Plane:

  • The main international airport in France is Paris-Charles-de-Gaulle (CDG), which is conveniently connected to Rennes, either by plane or by train.
  • Rennes benefits from a small (but convenient) airport, Rennes Saint-Jacques (RNS), which is directly connected to Amsterdam, Barcelona, Dublin, London, Madrid, Paris, etc.

By Train:

  • There are 19 TGV trains (daily) between Paris Center and Rennes. The journey is about 1h30 .
  • There are 8 TGV trains (daily) between Paris Airport (CDG) and Rennes. The journey is about 2h30.

Booking in advance is mandatory for TGV trains (high-speed trains).

More information on the website of the French railway company: SNCF.

Once in Rennes:


From Rennes Airport (bus stop “Aire Libre Aéroport”) to Rennes Center (bus stop “République”), (about 20 min):

From Rennes Train Station to Rennes Center (“République”):

  • People usually walk given that the distance is about 1 km.
  • You might prefer using the subway : line A, direction “J.F. Kennedy” (get off at “République”). The journey is 2 min only (2 stops).

From Rennes Center (bus stop “République”) to IRISA (bus stop “Les Préales”): Any of the following buses (about 10 min):

  • Bus C4 (or 40ex), direction “ZA Saint Sulpice” (or “Beaulieu Atalante”) (map, timetable)
  • Bus C6, direction “Rigourdière” (map, timetable)

From the bus stop “Les Préales” to IRISA/Inria building: google map.

More information on the website of the local transportation company: STAR (French only).



To help you to book a room, you can use the following link: Hotel Accomodation. Please, note that many participants already booked at the Campanile Rennes Centre Gare (28, avenue Jean Janvier, Rennes).

A shuttle is organized from/to the hotel “Campanile Rennes Centre Gare”. Every morning, the bus departure will be at 08:10 (sharp!). Please, be at 08:00 in the lobby. Indeed, the bus cannot stop in front of the hotel, and it takes a few minutes to reach the bus from the hotel. It will be parked 350m from the hotel, at “Centre des impots”. The itinerary is available below.

If you do not stay at Campanile, you can still benefit from this bus, or you can use the public transportation, which is very convenient in Rennes.