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  • Summer School and Workshop in Calorimetry and Thermal Analysis 2019

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    Dates:

    June 16 - 21, 2019.

    Registration on Sunday 16 afternoon, beginning of the summer school on Monday 17 morning, end of the summer school on Friday 21 afternoon (around 4 pm). We recommend to stay the week-end to visit the beautiful town of Lyon.

    Location:

    The school will be held on the beautiful site of Fourvière Hill in Lyon, close to the Basilique de Fourvière and Roman Theater: Centre Jean Bosco, 14 rue Roger Radisson, 69005 Lyon, France

    Lodging:

    • Rooms in "Jean Bosco" center: single and double rooms with private shower and toilets are available (please give your preference on the registration form).
    • Rooms in Foyer Jésus-Marie: located 100 meters from "Jean Bosco" center, single rooms with shared shower (one for 2 rooms) are available. Single rooms with private shower are also available .
    • Foyer Jésus-Marie accepts only ladies. It is located 2 place de Fourvière (door in front of Metro Fourvière)
    • Other hotels: a list of low price hotels is available below.
    Note that Jean Bosco center and Foyer Jésus-Marie are very close to each other (less than 100m).
    The number of rooms in Jean Bosco and Foyer Jésus-Marie is limited.

    Travel information and maps:

    • Download the access to school site (public transportation / from the airport)
    • Download the access to school site (by car / public transportation)

    • Map of Lyon
    • Access to the school site


    • Subway information:
      Funiculaire Saint-Jean (Vieux-Lyon) - Fourvière (near Jean Bosco):
      travel time: 2 minutes; every 5 to 10 minutes, from 6am to 10pm, every day.
      Funiculaire Saint-Jean - Saint-Just (first stop = M on the bottom left of the school site map):
      travel time: 3 minutes; every 5 to 10 minutes, from 5:30am to 0am (midnight), every day.
    • Access by car
      A network of freeways connects Lyon to all the major cities of France and Europe. See the detailed map above. Free parking is available at the Symposium site.
    • Access by train
      Lyon main train station, Lyon Part-Dieu, is connected to the major cities of France and to neighbouring european countries. Fast trains (TGV) are scheduled every hour between Lyon and Paris (Paris-gare de Lyon), and six times per day from Paris airport (Roissy-Charles de Gaulle) or Brussels.
      For train timetables and reservations, please visit the SNCF website.
      From Part-Dieu railway station, use subway (metro) line B, direction Jean Macé / Stade de Gerland, and reach Saxe-Gambetta station. Then connect to subway line D, direction Vieux-Lyon / Gare de Vaise, and reach Vieux-Lyon station. Connect to Funiculaire, direction Fourvière (and not Funiculaire St Just). The Jean Bosco center is located 100 meters from the Fourvière station
    • Access by plane:
      Lyon-Saint Exupery airport is connected by direct flights to Paris and most European capitals. The school site is a 45 min drive from the airport by car or taxi (50 euros). Transportation by fast tramway (Rhônexpress) is available very frequently (see below). Exit on Vaulx-en-Velin La Soie station, and connect to subway A, direction Bellecour-Perrache. Exit on Bellecour station, and connect to subway line D, direction Vieux-Lyon / Gare de Vaise, and reach Vieux-Lyon station. Connect to Funiculaire, direction Fourvière (and not Funiculaire St Just). The Jean Bosco center is located 100 meters from the Fourvière station. The trip from the airport takes at least 1 hour by public transportation.
      Genève airport, connected to all major world cities, is also less than 2 hours away by car drive or train ride.
    • Public transportation in Lyon:
      Maps and timetables of bus and subway lines are available on the TCL website.
      The same ticket is valid during 1 hour for bus, tramway, metro and incline.

    • Rhônexpress: fast tramway between Lyon airport and city center: http://www.rhonexpress.fr/
    For other information, please visit Lyon, City Guide.

    Sightseeing in Lyon:

    Hotels in Lyon:

      The following hotels are in a very scenic location near the historical centre of Lyon and are easily accessed by public transportation (bus and subway).

    • Hotel Bayard**, 23 place Bellecour, 69002 Lyon
      Tel: (33) 4 78 37 39 64 ; FAX: (33) 4 72 40 95 51

    • Hotel La Résidence***, 18 rue Victor Hugo, 69002 Lyon
      Tel: (33) 4 78 42 63 28 ; FAX: (33) 4 78 42 85 76

    • Other hotel rooms of all categories in Lyon can be reserved via Centrale Hotelière, Office du Tourisme de Lyon
      Tel: (33) 4 72 77 69 69 ; FAX: (33) 4 78 42 04 32

    • Sofitel Lyon Bellecour****, 20 quai Gailleton, 69002 Lyon, near Bellecour subway station
      Tel: (33) 4 72 41 20 20 ; FAX: (33) 4 72 40 05 50

    • Mercure Saxe Lafayette****, 29 rue de Bonnel, 69003 Lyon, near Place Guichard subway station
      Tel: (33) 4 72 61 90 90 ; FAX: (33) 4 72 61 17 54

    • Novotel Lyon Part-Dieu***, 47 boulevard Vivier Merle, 69003 Lyon, near Part-Dieu subway station
      Tel: (33) 4 72 13 51 51 ; FAX: (33) 4 72 13 51 99

    • Hôtel Campanile Lyon Centre - Berges du Rhône***, 6 rue Mortier, 69003 Lyon, near Guillotière subway station
      Tel: (33) 4 78 60 03 09 ; WEB: http://www.campanile.com

    • Ibis Part-Dieu Centre**, 78 rue de Bonnel, 69003 Lyon, near Part-Dieu subway station
      Tel: (33) 4 78 62 98 89 ; FAX: (33) 4 78 60 13 00

    • Ibis Part-Dieu Gare**, place Renaudel, 69003 Lyon, near Part-Dieu subway station
      Tel: (33) 4 78 95 42 11

    • Campanile Part-Dieu**, 31 rue M. Flandrin, 69003 Lyon, near Part-Dieu subway station
      Tel: (33) 4 72 36 31 00 ; FAX: (33) 4 72 34 02 80

    • Clarine Lyon Perrache**, 24 quai Perrache, 69002 Lyon, near Perrache subway station
      Tel: (33) 4 78 37 16 64

    • Hôtel de Paris**, 16 rue de la Platière, 69001 Lyon, near Hôtel de Ville subway station
      Tel: (33) 4 78 28 00 95 ; FAX: (33) 4 78 39 57 64

    • Villages Hôtel Espace*, 93 cours Gambetta, 69003 Lyon, near Garibaldi subway station
      Tel: (33) 4 78 62 77 72 ; FAX: (33) 4 78 60 12 65

    • Hôtel des Savoies, 80 rue de la Charité, 69002 Lyon,
      Tel: (33) 4 78 37 66 94 ; FAX: (33) 4 72 40 27 84

    For other information, please visit Lyon - Hôtels.



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