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Local Info-HPCS2018

The International Conference on High Performance Computing & Simulation 
(HPCS 2018)

The 16th Annual Meeting

July 16 – 20, 2018
Orléans, France

Technically Sponsored by IEEE

 


LOCAL INFORMATION AND VENUE



THE VENUE

The conference will take place, in Orléans city center, at the LAB'O buildings, which is one of the largest incubator of start-ups in France. Lab’O was designed to support companies to develop new projects and new ideas in digital business. (address: 1 Avenue du Champ de Mars, 45100 Orléans, France). 




HOW TO REACH THE VENUE

The venue is located near the city center and is easily accessible by bus (TAO city busses) and by car (free parking are available). It is also possible to reach the LAB’O by foot.

Address:

LAB’O, 1 avenue du Champ de Mars 45100 Orléans


TO VENUE FROM THE CITY CENTER:

By Bus:

There are many buses available through the city. Tickets can be bought on the bus for 1,70€. It is also possible to buy tickets at a tramway stop (next to the train station for example).

The easiest way to go to the conference place is to reach a bus stop in order to take bus line 1 or 5.

A route planner is available at: http://www.reseau-tao.fr/12-Itineraire.html

For example :

It is possible to take bus number 5 (heading to «Quinze Pierres») directly from the train station («Gare d’Orléans» bus stop) to the « Lab’O » bus stop which is located in front of the LAB’O. Buses depart every 20 to 35 minutes. 



It is also possible to take bus number 1 (heading to «Limère») from a bus stop near the train station («Gare d’Orléans Quais N») to the «Lab’O» bus stop. Buses depart every 10 minutes.


Full bus plans can be found here, in section «Fiches horaires et plans des lignes» : http://www.reseau-tao.fr/15-Plans-et-fiches-horaires.html.  


By Foot:

It is also possible to reach the LAB’O by foot. From the city center, it is a pleasant 20 to 30 minutes walk along the Loire, weather permitting.




DINING AND RESTAURANTS NEARBY

There are many restaurants in the city center of Orléans with a wide selection of dishes and prices. 

See for example https://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurants-g187129-Orleans_Loire_Valley_Centre_Val_de_Loire.html


Useful links:

TAO Public transportation: http://www.reseau-tao.fr/

Tourisme bureau of Orléans: https://www.tourisme-orleansmetropole.com/



For further assistance or in case of questions, please contact one of the Local Arrangements & Support team. 

Local Arrangements and Support Committee 

Committee Co-Chairs 
        Emmanuel MelinLIFO and University of Orleans, France
        Sophie RobertLIFO and University of Orleans, France

Committee Members
Victor Allombert, LIFO and University of Orleans, France
Mostafa Bahma, LIFO and University of Orleans, France
Kevin Bourgeois, LIFO and University of Orleans, France
Jacques ChabinLIFO and University of Orleans, France
Sylvain Jubertie, LIFO and University of Orleans, France
Isabelle Renard, LIFO and University of Orleans, France



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