Practical Information


Congress Venue

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[|Pierre Baudis Congress Centre|]

[|11 esplanade Compans Caffarelli
BP 88517
31685 Toulouse Cedex 6|]

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The reception and the cloakroom will be held on the 1st floor.

On your arrival, please do present yourself at the reception, in order to confirm your presence and receive your welcome bag, which will contain all the necessary material for the Congress:

If you benefited from the Air France / KLM preferential rate, don’t forget to stamp your flying ticket at the reception of the Congress in order to justify it.

A welcome breakfast is planned on Thursday, January 28th, 2016 from 8am.

You can have a free WIFI access, using the following access codes:

Login: GEOINNOV2016
Password: GEOINNOV2016

At the end of the Congress, a diploma of attendance will be available on the web site of the Congress, in your login of congress’s participant.

How to reach Toulouse

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Toulouse-Blagnac Airport
Tel : 0 825 380 000 (0,15 € TTC/min)

The best fare for your airline ticket

Attractive discounts on a wide range of fares on all Air France and KLM flights worldwide

Event ID Code to keep for the booking: 25123AF

More details, click here

Our Congress is approved within the framework of the Air France & KLM Global Meetings Program.

You can benefit from discounted fares on AIR FRANCE and KLM flights.

Airport Shuttle

A shuttle of bus drives you from the airport to the city center of Toulouse.

Stops: Ground Floor Gate C - Arrival Levels

Duration: approximately 20 minutes, depending on traffic conditions

5 different stops: Pont du Béarnais, Compans Caffarelli, Place Jeanne d’Arc, Allées Jean-Jaurès, Matabiau Gare SNCF / Gare Routière

Leaving every 20 minutes

First bus departing from the airport: 5.40am
Last bus departing from the airport: 0.15am

First bus departing from the bus station: 5.00am
Last bus departing from the bus station: 9.20pm

Everyday except 1st May

Fare : 8 €

Tel : 05 61 41 70 70

Tram - Line T2 - Airport Station

The new T2 offers you a direct way between the toulouse city center and the airport with a tram every 15 minutes.

First departures:
5h35 from Arènes to Airport
5h50 from Palais de Justice to Airport
5h57 from Airport

Last departures:
23h58 from Airport (00h20 on friday and saturday)
23h30 from Palais de Justice

Travel time:
Aéroport - Arènes: 21 minutes
Aéroport - Palais de justice: 32 minutes

The Arènes station is reached by the line A of the subway.
The Palais de Justice station is reached by the line B of the subway.

Single ticket: 1.60 €


Taxis are parked at the ground floor of the airport, in front of the arrival hall.

Duration: approximately 20 minutes, depending on traffic conditions

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The Matabiau Station is situated in city center.

Matabiau Station
64, boulevard Pierre Sémard
31000 Toulouse

Tel : 36 35 (0,34 €/min)

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You will arrive at the Bus Station of Toulouse, next to the Matabiau Station, in the center of Toulouse.

Bus Station
68, boulevard Pierre Sémard
31000 Toulouse
Tel : 05 61 61 67 67

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Toulouse is in direct motorway connection with the main capitals of the Northern Europe and the South.

A61 - Carcassonne, Montpellier, Barcelone
A62 - Montauban, Agen, Bordeaux, Limoges, Paris
A64 - Foix, Lourdes, Bayonne, San-Sébastien
A68 - Lavaur, Albi
A66 - Pamiers, Foix, Andorre


Moving in Toulouse

Pass Transport TISSEO

Upon his/her arrival, each participant will receive a Pass Transport TISSEO offered by our partner So Toulouse. It allows an unlimited intramural access to buses and subway during the period of the Congress.

The network bus-metro of Toulouse is very comprehensive, and will let you move around everywhere in town, easily.


Line A: Balma-Gramont › Basso-Cambo

Line B: Borderouge › Ramonville

Daily from 5:15 am to 12 am, from 5:15 am to 3 am on Fridays and on Saturdays.

The line A and its 18 stations allows you to go through Toulouse, from Basso-Cambo to Balma Gramont.

For a tour in Toulouse, the stations the most popular are located within the ‘hyper-center’. Hereafter, are the most famous underground stations of the City Center:

The line B includes 20 stations between Borderouge and Ramonville-Saint-Agne. These stations are close to prestigious areas of the old Toulouse: François Verdier, Carmes and Palais de Justice.


More than 80 bus lines are at your disposal.

The free shuttle, with its looped layout/circuit around the hyper-center, is really appreciated by people from Toulouse and visitors/tourists. Every 10 minutes, from 9 am to 7 pm from Monday to Saturday.


Line T1: Palais de Justice › Aérosconstellation

Daily from 4:50 am to 11:21 pm, until 12:21 am on Fridays and Saturdays (from Aérosconstellation)
From 5:45 am to 12:20 am, until 1:20 am on Fridays and Saturdays (from Palais de Justice)

Line T2: Palais de Justice › Airport

Tickets available in stations and not on board.


You can borrow a bike to one of the 242 stations of VélôToulouse. VélôToulouse is a self-service open 24 hours a day. You can use this free and autonomous service whenever/as soon as you want to, by subscribing it, or for along the day.

More Information, click here


Informations about the car traffic in real time are available online on the Toulouse Déplacements website.

For parking, the city has about 9 000 parking places. Spread all over the city, most of them is open 24 hours a day and suggest an hour rate or a day rate.


To go to the Pierre Baudis Congress Centre:

Address: 11 esplanade Compans Caffarelli - Toulouse

Subway: Line B - Compans Caffarelli Station

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To go to the General Counsel of Haute-Garonne:

Address: 1 Boulevard de la Marquette - Toulouse

Subway: Line B - Canal du Midi Station

To go to the Hôtel-Dieu Saint-Jacques:

Address: 2 Rue Viguerie - Toulouse

Subway: Line A - Saint-Cyprien - République Station

On leaving the subway, take the Rue de la République towards the Pont-Neuf. The Hôtel-Dieu Saint-Jacques is situated on your left before the bridge.

To go to Toulouse Natural History Museum - Le Moaï Restaurant:

Address: 35 Allées Jules Guesde - Toulouse

Subway: Line B - Palais de Justice Station

Exit “Tramway” side. Take right towards Allée Jules Guesde and straight on. The restaurant will be on the right at 35th.

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The organisers have been made aware that a number of scam service providers have been contacting speakers, such as Convention Hotel Services.

These companies are not related to the organisers of the conference and we strongly advise you to not accept their services.
They operate by calling people offering cheaper accommodation. They are also posing as the official housing agency and asking for credit card details in order to confirm bookings.

We will not cold call you to offer accommodation. If you receive any calls from a company offering hotel rooms or other services related to the Conference please be aware that they may be scamming you.

To take advantage of pre-booked rooms in hotels, with our partner So Toulouse, please make your bookings directly here.

Toulouse Tourist Office

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Find all the practical informations on the website of the So Toulouse Tourist Office.