The symposium will take place in the building 21 on the CNRS campus in Gif-sur-Yvette (southern Paris area):
After the main entrance of the CNRS campus, building 21 is the second building on the left.
The entrance to the auditorium is on the ground floor.
How to get to Gif-sur-Yvette
Gif-sur-Yvette is easily accessed by public transport from Paris, its train stations and airports.
Gif-sur-Yvette has a dedicated stop on the RER B line (express metro). From Paris, take RER B to St Rémy-les-Chevreuse and exit at Gif-sur-Yvette station. Travel time from the center of Paris to Gif-sur-Yvette is 40 minutes https://www.ratp.fr
Then from the station, it takes 15 minutes walk to reach the CNRS campus (see instructions below).Arriving by train
The nearest TGV station is Massy-TGV, which has a direct connection with Gif-sur-Yvette through the RER B line (Massy-Palaiseau – Gif-sur-Yvette, 20 minutes). Gif-sur-Yvette can also be accessed from any other station in Paris, but this requires more travel time (45 minutes – 1.5 hour) and possibly additional connections to reach the RER B line (see map).
Coming by car
Gif-sur-Yvette and the CNRS campus can be reached by car, but due to ongoing construction, parking on the CNRS campus is limited.
Coming from the A6 or A10: follow directions to Massy and from thereon Christ-de-Saclay. At Christ-de-Saclay take the N306 in the direction Gif-sur-Yvette. In Gif-sur-Yvette, follow the Avenue du Général Leclerc to access the CNRS campus from the entrance on the Avenue de la Terrasse.
Coming from the N118: follow directions to Christ-de-Saclay. At Christ-de-Saclay take the N306 in the direction Gif-sur-Yvette. In Gif-sur-Yvette, follow the Avenue du Général Leclerc to access the CNRS campus from the entrance on the Avenue de la Terrasse.
How to get to the CNRS campus
At the RER B station, take the tunnel to the other side (follow exit 1, next to the station building). Walk down the street (with restaurant “Les Saveurs Sauvages” on your right hand side) continuing straight for about 400 meters until it ends at a small roundabout (in front of a church). Take the street called “Rue Neuve” on the left and after about 150 meters turn right into the “Avenue de la Terrasse” until you reach the entrance of the CNRS campus.