The meeting will be held in central Paris, at the Jussieu campus of the Université Pierre et Marie Curie, next to the Seine. The university is located next to the Jussieu metro station, and can also be reached through Paris's network of bus and RER connections. For information on local public transport, please see the official RATP site. (We also recommend the Citymapper app, which works extremely well for Paris and is available for iPhone, Android, and web clients.)
Paris can be reached in many ways, including by road, rail, and air. Its railway stations are all integrated into the RER+metro network (and for Gare de Lyon and Gare d’Austerlitz are within walking distance of the Jussieu campus). More information is available at the LPNHE travel page. Visitors from CERN may wish to take the TGV, which is direct between Gare Cornavin and Gare de Lyon. We recommend against driving into central Paris.
- If flying into Charles de Gaulle airport, take the RER B train to "Saint-Michel Notre-Dame" station. This station is connected internally to the "Cluny - La Sorbonne" metro station. From there, take the metro line 10 to Jussieu.
- If flying into Orly airport, take the Orlyval shuttle to "Anthony" station, then the RER B train to "Saint-Michel Notre-Dame" station. From there take the metro line 10 to Jussieu, as above.
- If arriving by rail at Gare de Lyon, either walk or take the bus number 24 or 63 and get off at the stop "Université paris 6".
- If arriving by rail at Gare du Nord, take the metro line 4 [direction Porte d’Orléans] to the large "Châtelet" station. Change there and take the metro line 7 [direction Mairie d’Ivry - Villejuif Louis Aragon] to Jussieu.
- If arriving by rail at Gare de l’Est, take the metro line 7 [direction Mairie d’Ivry - Villejuif Louis Aragon] to Jussieu.
- If arriving by rail at Gare d’Austerlitz, either walk or take the metro line 10 [direction Boulogne] to Jussieu.
Once at the Jussieu campus, you will need to enter and get to the Charpak amphitheatre in the LPNHE laboratory, where all sessions will be held. Due to the heightened security level, there are currently only two entrances to the Jussieu campus: one next to the Jussieu metro station, and one on the Quai Saint Bernard (closest to the Seine). A map is shown below, and the information is reasonably current as of October 2015, but please be aware that the university is undergoing renovation and access routes may change without warning. The campus is laid out in a xy grid, and the entrance to the Charpak amphitheatre is in the lower ground level of Tower 22 (x=y=2).