Special Interest Group Meeting: Advancing Precision in Additive Manufacturing

16th – 18th September 2019

Venue
Travel
Hotels

Ecole Centrale de Nantes
1 rue de la Noë, 44321 Nantes Cedex 3, France
Coordinate GPS:  47.2485, -1.549525

Venue

École Centrale de Nantes, or Centrale Nantes, is a French elite engineering school – established in 1919 under the name of Institut Polytechnique de l’Ouest. It delivers Graduate, Master, and PhD Programs based on the latest scientific and technological developments and the best management practices

The Centrale Nantes campus is situated in the heart of Nantes, France in the Pays de la Loire region. Nantes is two hours by train from Paris.

École Centrale de Nantes
1 rue de la Noë, 44321 Nantes Cedex 3, France

Travel

Travelling to Nantes

You can travel directly by plane via the international Nantes Atlantique airport.
If you land at Paris-Charles de Gaulle or at Orly airports, there is a direct TGV (high-speed train) to Nantes. You can book your train ticket on http://en.voyages-sncf.com/en/ 

Getting to Centrale Nantes

From the train station
From the north exit of the station, take the tram line 1towards F. Mitterand. Get off at the Commerce stop. To get to Centrale Nantes, take tram Line 2towards Orvault Grand-Val, and get off at the Ecole Centrale/Audencia stop. Centrale Nantes is right next to the tram stop. One ticket costs €1.90. It is valid for one hour after you stamp it and can also be used on the regular bus and trams.

From the airport
Nantes Atlantique international airport is situated about 10 km southwest of Nantes. There is a Tan shuttle bus (navette aéroport) which for €9 will take you downtown, either to the train station or to Place du Commerce. From here you can take tram line 2 as above.

A taxi from the airport  will cost approximately €50. You can take a taxi from the rank in front of the airport or book ahead.

Taxi companies:

Please note euspen does not endorse any taxi companies and is not responsible for any bookings made.  Please read the cancellation policy carefully before you book.

Hotels

Nantes (hotels near the meeting venue Ecole Centrale de Nantes)

Delegates may wish to use www.booking.com when sourcing a hotel.  Please note delegates are responsible for their own accommodation bookings.

 

Stars Accommodation Name Website Link
4-star Radisson BLU Hotel Nantes https://www.radissonblu.com/en/hotel-nantes
4-star Mercure Nantes Centre Grand Hotel https://www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-1985-mercure-nantes-centre-grand-hotel/index.shtml
4-star Novotel Nantes Centre Bord de Loire https://hotelnantes.info/novotel-nantes-centre-bord-de-loire.htm
4-star Hôtel La Pérouse https://www.hotel-laperouse.fr/fr/
3-star Hôtel Amiral https://www.hotel-nantes.fr/
3-star ibis Nantes Centre Gare Sud https://www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-0892-ibis-nantes-centre-gare-sud/index.shtml
3-star ibis Nantes Centre Tour Bretagne https://www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-1394-ibis-nantes-centre-tour-bretagne/index.shtml
2-star Hotel The Originals Nantes Centre Gare Novella http://www.novella-nantes-centre.com/

 

Please note euspen does not endorse any hotel and is not responsible for any bookings made.  Please read the cancellation policy carefully before you book.

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