4th Joint ACTRIS WP2/WP20 Workshop
From: 28 October 2014
To: 31 October 2014
Place: Lille, France

Details are updated continuously:

Venue:  The workshop will be hosted by the Laboratoire d'Optique Atmosphérique (CNRS-LOA) and take place at the CERLA Amphitheatre, Cité scientifique, Université Lille 1 Sciences et Technologies, F-59650 Villeneuve d'Ascq, France.
Registration:  Registration for the workshop is now closed.
 Note that invited guests should directly contact Anne Priem by mail (see below).

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Programme:  Click to access the meeting programme (updated 27/10/2014).
   Tu, Oct 28 We, Oct 29 Th, Oct 30 Fr, Oct 31
Special Issue

Task 20.1
Task 20.3
Task 20.2

GALION presentations

Scientific presentations (stations, outreach, collaboration)

Task 2.2
Task 2.3
Technical session

Scientific presentations (microphys prop + instrument synergy)

LOA lab tour
Scientific presentations (EARLINET-ACTRIS)

Accommodation:  The following hotels are downtown, 15 mn from University (LOA) by underground and close to the metro line.

Kanai Hotel
Hotel Kanaï is located in the center of Lille, in a pedestrian area only 220 yards from the famous Grand Place. All rooms feature flat-screen satellite TV and modern furnishings.There are many shops, restaurants, and bars surrounding the Kanaï. The TGV high-speed train station and Lilles museums are within walking distance.The friendly and attentive staff at the Hotel Kanaï will be happy to help you organize your stay in Lille 24 hours a day.
Rates : 65€ - 95 €

Hotel Ibis
Warm, welcoming and modern, with a comfortable bed and a practical bathroom, our rooms offer everything you need for an enjoyable stay.
Breakfast & unlimited WiFi are included in all rates at the ibis Styles Lille Centre Grand Place, ideal for your cultural getaways or business trips in Lille. Located in the heart of the city, your newly renovated ibis Styles is perfect for exploring the Grand Place, the Opera, the charming old town, the Palace Rihour and strolls along the river Deûle. The metro (fast access to the Grand Stade) and Lille-Flandres station are 3 mins walk away and the SNCF Lille Europe TGV station is 10 mins walk away.
Rates : 65 € - 85 €

Hotel de la Paix
In the pedestrian area just steps from the Grand Place and Old Lille, Hôtel de la Paix features charming spaces with a personality of their own for your business or holiday stays. In a style combining French refinement (handsome 19th-c. staircase, masterpiece reproductions...) and the comfort of a traditional hotel, enjoy the cosy atmosphere just made for relaxation. The breakfast rooms and elegant bar display Art Nouveau frescoes. Step across the threshold and Lille is yours for the taking: the Old Stock Exchange, Museum of Fine Arts, Opera, Palais des Congrès convention centre, Euralille... Out dynamic staff are at your service to provide information or make bookings. Reception open 24h/24. Car parks and train stations (Lille-Flandres & Lille-Europe) nearby.
Rates : 79 € - 115 €

Hotel Lille Europe
Located just 270 yards from Lille-Flandres Train Station, this 3-star hotel is set at the heart of the international business district. It has a 24-hour front desk and free internet access.All soundproof guest rooms have a TV with cable channels. Each colorful room includes a private bathroom with a hairdryer. All rooms at Hotel Lille Europe are accessible by an elevator.A buffet breakfast is served every morning and guests can use the microwave in the breakfast room featuring panoramic views.With private parking on site, Lille Europe hotel is accessible via the N356 highway. The Opéra House is just under half a mile from the hotel and Notre-Dame Basilica is a 10-minute walk away.
Rates :  76 € - 150 € 

Hotel des Tours
Advantageously located in the heart of Lille’s Old Town, and close to the city centre, the Hôtel des Tours is the ideal place for your meetings and seminars, as well as for tourism and business.
Rates : 135 € - 190 €

Hotel Brueghel
The Hotel Brueghel offers you 62 rooms from where you can go discover Lille. Situated in a city centre pedestrian street, this exceptional location close to Lille train stations, metro station, tramway and a few steps away from the famous Grand’ Place and the old town makes the hotel Brueghel the perfect place for both a tourist or professional stay.
Rates :  85€ - 96€

Hotel Mercure
In the city centre and a short walk from the Grand Place and the Palais des Congrès, the four-star Mercure Lille Centre Grand Place hotel invites you to combine relaxation and work during your stay in Lille. A beautiful residence from the Haussmann era, you will also appreciate this Mercure hotel for its proximity to the tourist sites in Lille. Enjoy our bedrooms with warm colours and our innovative "just like home" restaurant concept for a pleasure break at any time of the day.
Rates : 77€  - 110€

Hotel Novotel
The Novotel Lille Centre Grand Place is a 4-star hotel located in the center of Lille. The Grand Place, the old town and the Museum of Fine Arts are nearby. It is just 10 minutes' walk to the train stations. With its 104 rooms, a restaurant, a bar and 4 rooms for meetings and seminars, the hotel is just as suitable for business travel as it is for a weekend in Lille as a couple or with the family. There is also a secure public car park next to the hotel.
Rates : 160 € - 180 €

Hotel Crown Plaza
In the heart of the city, the Crowne Plaza Lille Euralille hotel is situated opposite from “Lille Europe” Train Station and feet away from “Lille Flandres” Train Station. The Crowne Plaza Hotel is ideal for your business trips and your seminars’ organisation.
This design hotel is just a few steps away from the Convention Center (Lille Grand Palais) and from the Zenith Arena. For you leisure trips, you reach easily the city center from “La Grand Place” to the Vieux Lille’s attractions by the typical restaurants, where friendly discoveries wait for you.
Rates : 120€ - 150€

Click here to view the map of these hotels
Travel Info:  By plane
 • From Paris (Charles de Gaulle Airport) with a air/train combined ticket (50 minutes from Charles de Gaulle à Lille Airport, by TGV)
• Directly by Lille Airport (Lille Lesquin airport is located 10 km near Lille), a shuttle links it to Lille Europe train Station
By rail
There are 2 railway stations where you take a high speed train (Train Grande Vitesse, TGV) to Paris, Brussels or even London. Departures or arrivals can be either at Lille-Flandres or at Lille-Europe. Please check carefully your train ticket. Both railway stations are located downtown Lille. • Paris - Lille : 50 minutes • Bruxelles - Lille : 38 minutes

How to come to Cité Scientifique
From the LILLE-EUROPE railway station
• Take the métro for Saint Philibert (Line 2)
• Getting off at the stop Gare Lille-Flandres
• Take the Line 1 for 4 Cantons
• Getting off at the stop Cité Scientifique or 4 Cantons

From the LILLE-FLANDRES railway station
• Take the métro for 4 Cantons (Line 1)
• Getting off at the stop Cité Scientifique or 4 Cantons

Campus:  Click here to view the campus map
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