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.

Public Transportation 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)

How to reach IRISA/Inria from the bus stop “Les Préales” : google map.

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



Rooms have been pre-booked at Hotel Mercure Centre Gare (1, rue du Capitaine Maignan, Rennes) and Campanile Rennes Centre Gare (28, avenue Jean Janvier, Rennes). A procedure to book a room in these hotels with a privileged rate will be available on May 15th, 2018.