The conference will be held at
The workshops will be held at
Tower 26, Tower 15, Campus de Jussieu, 4 place Jussieu, 75005 Paris.
Workshops ARMS-CC, DSDN, and TADDS (15 July) are located in LIP6 and can be accessed through Tower 26. ARMS-CC is located in room 26-25-105 (that is, first floor from Tower 26, corridor 26-25, room 105). DSDN and TADDS are located in room 26-25-101 (that is, first floor from Tower 26, corridor 26-25, room 101). Local Information Map.
Workshops Topology, WRAWN, and WTTM (15 July) are located in LJLL and can be accessed through Tower 15. Topology is located in room 15-25-102 (that is, first floor from Tower15, corridor 15-25, room 102). WRAWN is located in room 15-25-103 (that is, first floor from Tower15, corridor 15-25, room 103). WTTM is located in room 15-25-104 (that is, first floor from Tower15, corridor 15-25, room 104). Local Information Map.
The Maurice Herlihy Celebration (from 16:00 on 15 July) is being held in Amphi 25 (Ground floor).
The PODC conference (16-18 July) is located in Amphi 15 (Ground floor). Local Information Map.
Registration desk and coffee breaks are being held in the patio in front of Amphi 15 (Ground floor). Local Information Map.
The conference and workshops sites are located next to the other in the center of Paris, and can be conveniently reached with Metro or Bus. Coming from the CDG airport, the simplest is to take RER B to “Saint-Michel”, then Metro line 10 to “Jussieu”.
The nearest Metro station is Jussieu. The station is located on metro lines 10 and 7. The nearest Bus station is Jussieu. The station is located on bus lines 89 and 67.
Airports to Paris
To reach Paris from the Roissy Charles de Gaulle airport, the easiest is to take RER line B (all trains go to Paris). Try to buy tickets at Transilien machines in the airport terminal, these have shorter lines than the ticket counter. Be careful of pickpockets on the RER B line between the airport and the city. Take the direct train to Paris (first stop is Gare du Nord) if you can. Alternatively, you can take RoissyBus or airline shuttles (such as Les Cars Air France) to reach Paris, and then use metro or bus.
Approximate price and travel time from Roissy Charles de Gaulle:
|RER B (Operated by SNCF)||10 €||45 min|
|RoissyBus (Operated by RATP)||12 € + 1.70 € (metro in Paris)||45-60 min|
|Airline Shuttles||17 € + 1.70 € (metro in Paris)||35-50 min|
To reach Paris from the Orly airport, the easiest is to take the OrlyBus that stops at Denfert-Rochereau station. Alternatively, you can take the OrlyVal to reach line B of the RER. Airline shuttles are also available to reach Paris.
Approximate price and travel time from Orly:
|Orly Bus (Operated by RATP)||8 € + 1.70 € (metro in Paris)||37 min|
|Orly Val + RER B (Operated by RATP)||12 €||23 min|
|Airline Shuttles||12 € + 1.70 € (metro in Paris)||30-40 min|
|Taxi||30-60 €||25 min|
To reach Paris from the Paris Beauvais airport (low-cost flights), take a shuttle to Porte Maillot (1 hour, 16€) and continue with the metro from there (Metro Line 1 then transfer to line 7 at Chatelet, another 35-45 minutes).
Information on public transportation and itineraries can be found at the RATP site. You can buy 10 tickets (“carnet“) for 13.70 €. A single ticket (one way) costs 1.70€.
A pass valid from Monday to Sunday “Forfait Navigo Semaine” costs 20.40€ (zones 1-2), plus the cost of the card “Pass Navigo Decouverte” (5€). It is not valid to get to/from the airports by RER/OrlyVal, but a zone 1-4 pass (32€) is valid on the Orlybus and a zone 1-5 pass (34.40€) is valid on the RER to reach/come from Roissy Charles de Gaulle airport. The card is available at all metro station ticket booths. A 25x30mm photo is required for the card.
Paris has a convenient bike rental service called Velib’. There are stations all over the city, and the cost (for any number of rides of <30 minutes) is 1.70€ for one day and 8€ for 7 days. You can buy tickets at the stations or in advance, on the web.
There are many, many hotels in Paris. These are a few you might consider. Please book early to get the hotel of your choice, as July is the high tourist season in Paris. Expect small rooms, and if you require air conditioning, please enquire about its availability. In hotels on busy streets you can ask for a room facing the back.
Nearby the conference/workshops site (5-12 minutes walk)
- Hotel Design de la Sorbonne (***)
- Hotel des Trois Colleges (***)
- Hotel des Grandes Ecoles (***)
- Hotel Minerve (***)
- Hotel Quartier Latin (***)
- Hotel Best Western Quartier Latin Pantheon (***)
- Hotel Timotel Jardin des Plantes (***)
- Hotel Vendöme Saint-Germain (***½)
- Hotel Les Dames du Pantheon (****)
- Hotel Cujas Pantheon (**)
Nearby Gobelins metro station (3 metro stations with line 7 from the conference/workshops site, or about 20 minutes walk).
On the cheaper side. (From 25€, dormitory-style accomodation, about 25 minutes walk from the conference/workshops site).
You can also use general guides for hotels in Paris, such as: