ERCIM spring meetings 2015

ERCIM spring meetings 2015

ERCIM Spring Meetings

5-6 Mai 2015
Hotel Novotel Paris Centre Tour Eiffel
61 Quai de Grenelle 75015 Paris

Registration

(open until 17 April)

Schedule

5 May

10:00 - 12:00 Strategy Task Group (+ lunch)

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch

13.00 - 15:30 Task Groups and Editorial Board

  • Science Task Group
  • Human Capital
  • Editorial Board

16h10: Transfer from Hotel Novotel Paris Centre Tour Eiffel to Paris City Hall.
Buses leave at 16:10. Your meeting badge will be required to get on the coaches. Please ask for your badge at the ERCIM Spring meetings registration desk from 09:30 to 15:45 at "Espace Seine" (2nd floor) or before getting on the coaches at the hotel entrance.
You may go to the Paris City Hall on your own and pick up your badge from ERCIM staff at the venue.
Please note: : A cloakroom will be available at the Paris City Hall. Suitcases (except for laptop or small tote bags) will not be allowed inside the building for security reasons.

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17:30 - 19:30 W3C Europe@20 Anniversary Event at Paris City Hall

19:30 - 22:30 W3C Europe@20 Anniversary Gala Dinner, Paris City Hall, Salon Arcades

22h30: Transfer from Paris City Hall to Hotel Novotel Paris Centre Tour Eiffel by boat.
The boat will leave the Paris City Hall quay at 22:30 sharp (departure quay across the street - stop used by the "Batobus")

ERCIM delegates are cordially invited to the W3C Europe@20 Anniversary Event.

6 May

09:00-12:00 AISBL Board meeting

12:00-13:30 Lunch

14:00-16:00 EEIG Board Meeting

Venue

Hotel Novotel Paris Centre Tour Eiffel
61 Quai de Grenelle
75015 Paris France
Tel: +33.1.40.58.20.37, Fax: +33.1.40.58.24.25, E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

see venue on Google maps

Accommodation

We advise people to book hotel rooms at the Novotel Paris Centre Tour Eiffel as soon as possible. A block booking has been made until 4 April 2015. After that date, the blocked rooms will be released, and neither availability of rooms nor negotiated fares will be guaranteed.

Fares:
Classic Single room: 165€ per night
Classic Double room: 182.05€ per night
Classic Twin room: 182.05€ per night
Superior Single room: 198.00€ per night
Breakfast and wifi are included.

Reservations:
Please fill in and send the booking form (same as the one for the W3C delegates) directly to the hotel by email or by fax: +33.1.40.58.24.25.
Prepayment for the full stay is required.
Cancellation policy: In case of cancellation or no show, the full stay will be charged.

Transportation

From Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport

  • By Taxi: Fares may vary from 50 to 80€ depending on the traffic (there may be a lot of traffic at rush hours) and the time of the day.
  • By Train RER: take the RER B Rail to Saint-Michel Notre Dame. From Saint-Michel Notre Dame take the RER C Rail to Versailles Rive Gauche and stop at Javel station (5 stops). Then walk ten minutes to Hotel Novotel Paris Centre Tour Eiffel.
    RER B and C Service Frequency: 10-15 minutes, Fare: 11.55€ (RER B: 9.75€), Journey time: approx. 1h20
  • By Bus: Take the Roissybus connecting Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport with Paris (Opéra).
    Service frequency: 15-30 minutes, Fare: 11€, Journey time: 60 minutes.
    From Opéra take the Metro line 8 get off at the sixth stop: La Motte-Picquet-Grenelle. Then take the Metro line 10 and stop at Charles Michels, then walk 10 minutes to Hotel Novotel Paris Centre Tour Eiffel. Fare: 1,80€, Journey time: approx. 30 minutes.

More information on transport from Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport

From Orly Airport

  • By Taxi: There may be a lot of traffic at rush hours. Fare may vary from 40 to 65€, but price may depend on the traffic and the time of the day.
  • By Train and Metro: Take the OrlyVal shuttle connecting the airport terminals with the RER B Rail Antony Station. Then take the RER B Rail going north to Saint-Michel Notre Dame. From Saint-Michel Notre Dame take the Metro line 10, Cluny La Sorbonne Station and stop at Charles Michel (9 stops), exit 1 pl. Charles-Michels Centre Beaugrenelle. Then walk ten minutes to Hotel Novotel Paris Centre Tour Eiffel.
    RER B Service Frequency: 10 minutes, Fare: 13.85€ (Orlyval + RER), Journey time: approx 1h15.
  • By Bus: Take the Orlybus to Denfert-Rochereau
    Service frequency: 15 to 20 minutes, Fares: 7.50€, Journey time: 30 minutes
    From Denfert-Rochereau, take the Metro line 6 and stop at Bir-Hakeim (9 stops). Then walk ten minutes to Hotel Novotel Paris Tour Eiffel. Fare: 1,70€, Journey time: approx. 25 minutes

More information on transport from Orly Airport

Other Transportation information

Public Transportation: There are 2 Metro stations close to the Hotel Novotel Paris Centre Tour Eiffel: Bir Hakeim (line 6) and Charles Michel (line 10):

Taxi, the two major taxi companies are:

For any help of further information, please contact Catherine Riou at the ERCIM Office <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>, or Tel: + 33 4 92 38 5010

Accommodation


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For your convenience and in order to accommodate the differing needs of participants, we have negotiated special rates at the following two hotels:

Les Jardins du Marais
The venue for the Spring Days meetings, Les Jardins du Marais is located at 74, rue Amelot, 75011 PARIS. Rooms are available at the special rate of 170 euros per night, including breakfast.

Please book you room directly with the hotel, using this form [insert link to form].

Further information is available at the hotel website http//www.homeplaza.com/marais/uk/navigation.htm


Ibis Paris Bastille Opera
Located just a five minute walk away from Les Jardins du Marais, the Ibis Paris Bastille Opera Hotel at 15 rue Breguet, 75011 PARIS, offers rooms at the special rate of 115 euros per night, including breakfast.

Please book your room directly with the hotel using this form [insert link to form].


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Local and travel information

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The venue for the ERCIM Spring Days meetings, Les Jardins du Marais hotel, is set in the heart of the historical Le Marais district. With its renaissance architecture and narrow winding streets, it is one of the oldest districts in Paris and home to the Opéra Bastille and the Picasso Museum. Nowadays it is also a trendy neighbourhead filled with artisan’s boutiques, galleries, restaurants and lavish squares.

Getting to Les Jardins du Marais and Hotel Ibis Bastille Opera from:

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Roissy-Charles De Gaulle Airport

By Taxi: Taxis are available outside the airport terminals. Journey time is about 45 minutes. Cost approx. 50 euros.

By Bus: Les Cars de France operates a bus service from CDG Terminal 1. Take the bus (in the direction of Montparnasse) as far as Gare de Lyon (45 mins).

For Les Jardins du Marais: Take the RATP bus (in the direction of
Gare Saint-Lazare) as far as Saint-Claude (10 mins). The hotel is a one-minute walk from here.

For Hotel Ibis: Take the RATP bus (in the direction of Gare Saint-Lazare) as far as Pasteur-Wagner (7 mins). The hotel is a five-minute walk from here.

Orly Airport

By Taxi: Taxis are available outside the airport terminals. Journey time is about 40 minutes. Cost approx. 50 euros.

By Train: Take the RER B (in the direction of CDG) as far as Denfert-Rochereau. Then take line 6 (in the direction of Nation) as far as Daumesnil and then take line 8 (in the direction of Balard) to St-Sébastien Froissart.


Contact

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For any further information regarding this event, please contact:

Helen Westbrook at the ERCIM Office
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Tel: +33 (0)4 92 38 50 13

Meeting Programme

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Tuesday
26 May
Wednesday
27 May
Thursday
28 May
Friday
29 May
Morning
InterLink InterLink
EuroIndia
DIS WG
SERENE WG
DES WG
BoD (Part 1)
Editorial Board
BoD (Part 2)
Lunch
Les Jardins du Marais Les Jardins du Marais Les Jardins du Marais Les Jardins du Marais
Afternoon InterLink
InterLink
EuroIndia
DIS WG
SERENE WG
DES WG
20th Anniversary Celebration
Les Jardins du Marais
BoD Action Summary
Dinner
Les Jardins du Marais Les Jardins du Marais Gala Dinner
Les Jardins du Marais
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