Plan Your Trip


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By Train: Matabiau SNCF railway station

The train is in the city centre: 64 boulevard Pierre Semard

By Plane: Toulouse-Blagnac International Airport

The airport is 8 km west of Toulouse; it is directly connected to several European airports (Amsterdam, Munich, London, etc.) with several daily flights. The city centre is easily reached by the airport shuttle service or by taxi. For more information visit


Residence Guerlin:

Situated on the famous Jean Jaures Avenue, the 35 apartment complex has full Wi-Fi access. This landmark is made up of two buildings (Apt. Block A and B) that are separated by a unique interior garden. The buildings’ architecture dates back to the mid-nineteenth century through the early twentieth century, complete with red brick walls that are reminders of the city’s medieval past. The Residence Guerlin is located only 1 km (about a 10-minute walk) away from the conference.

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Hotel Anatole France:

This is a young, simple, and friendly hotel in the heart of Toulouse. It was renovated in 2011 to meet new standards for a one-star hotel. There is free Wi-Fi and a flat screen TV in every room. It is located just a few steps from the Place du Capitole, the faculty of Social Sciences, the Compans Caffarelli convention centre, and the Basilica of St. Sernin. This hotel is only 1.4 km (about a 19-minute walk) away from the conference.

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Hotel Ibis Toulouse Centre:

Located in the heart of the city, this hotel offers 178 comfortable and well-designed rooms, plus a restaurant with pure and simple meals. The hotel offers free Wi-Fi access for hotel guests. It is located only 1.2 km (about a 16-minute walk) away from the conference.

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Hotel Royal Wilson:

A truly special place to stay for a business trip in Toulouse, the Hotel Royal Wilson is a charming two-star hotel. The hotel has 27 quiet, air-conditioned, stylishly furnished rooms which overlook either the patio or the National Theatre of Toulouse (the T.N.T). To make your stay more practical, the hotel offers free broadband Wi-Fi access, a private garage, a lounge, a business room, and a nearby airport shuttle stop. The Royal Wilson also offers easy access to all of the city’s congress and conference centres with two underground stations less than 100 meters away.

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Hotel Capitouls:

Located in the heart of Toulouse’s business and historic centre on the most beautiful avenue in the city, the Best Western Hotel Les Capitouls invites you to discover its charming atmosphere. Built in an old private mansion, this hotel elegantly combines the charm of the Toulouse brick vaults with the modern comfort of a four-star hotel. Whether you are travelling for business or vacationing, you will find everything you need to make your stay wonderful at this hotel. The Best Western Les Capitouls has been awarded the Best Western International Quality Award every year since 2012, ensuring you top quality service. The hotel is located only 1 km (about a 10-minute walk) away from the conference.

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Privilège Hotel Mermoz:

Its Art Deco style as well as its proximity to the Capitole Plazza sets the Mermoz apart as one of the best four-star hotels in Toulouse. A warm welcome by genial staff members and a dedication to high-quality service will be sure to satisfy you totally. This hotel is located only 1.2 km (about a 16-minute walk) away from the conference.

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Social Events

Sunday, 10 July: Welcome Party

Don’t miss the replay of the final of EURO 2016 during the welcome cocktail. At this party you will also enjoy local products (foie gras and wine). Registration will be available during this evening.

The welcome party will begin at 8:00 pm at the Espaces Vanel: Arche Marengo
1, allée Jacques Chaban Delmas
31500 Toulouse

Espaces Vanel is located directly on top of the Metro station “Marengo-SNCF” on the A-line.

Monday, 11 July: City Hall Receptio

A Cocktail party will take place at 6:30 pm at the Place du Capitole. Feel free to bring an invitee.

Wednesday, 13 July: Musée Aeroscopia and Gala Dinner

This event is for registered participants only.

Before the Gala Dinner, you can visit the Musée Aeroscopia during a private evening. Aeroscopia is the home of a rich local aviation heritage and, with its unique collection, it creates a link between the past, the present, and the future of aviation.

Beyond the preservation and promotion of legendary aircraft, Aeroscopia’s mission is to pass on a culture of aviation, transmit knowledge and create an attractive and educational place to encourage scientific and technical careers.

The museum’s collection is rich in legendary aircraft, such as the Caravelle, the Concorde, the Airbus A300B, and the Super Guppy. These aircraft are closely connected with the history of Toulouse and the surrounding regions. A total of twenty-five aircrafts are available to view and even board!

After your museum visit, you can taste local food during the Gala Dinner and continue to enjoy the view of the aircrafts.

Be prepared for animations and other surprises throughout the evening!

Thursday, 14 July: Fireworks


This is a free activity where you will be able to see the traditional July 14th fireworks. The fireworks show will be held on the edges of the Garonne at 10:45 pm. They will be preceded by a concert.