Affinity 2017
Paris, 25th - 29th June 2017

Location


The conference will take place in Paris, France, at the University Pierre et Marie Curie, Amphitheater 15.

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The conference venue can be reached by either plane or train.

Access by plane

The main airports in Paris are Paris-Charles-De-Gaulle and Paris-Orly. Paris-Beauvais-Tille, hosting low cost companies and located 80 km from the capital is also an option.

Access by train

The international railway stations Gare du Nord, Gare de l’Est and Gare de Lyon provide the easiest way to reach Paris by train. All three stations are directly connected to the metro network.

How to reach ‘Affinity 2017’

From Paris-Charles-De-Gaulle airport
Take the RER B to Gare du Nord (ticket 10 euros, departure every 6 - 15 min, journey 35 min). Gare du Nord is a railway, RER and metro station. At Gare du Nord, walk from the RER station to the metro station, then take line 4 (Montrouge direction) to Gare de l’Est (ticket 2 euros, departure every 5 min, journey 1 min). At Gare de l’Est, take line 7 (Villejuif-Louis Aragon or Mairie d’Ivry direction) to Jussieu station (departure every 5 min, journey 15 - 20 min). From there, a few meters’ walk will bring you to the conference venue.
From Paris-Orly airport
Take Tramway 7 till its terminus Villejuif-Louis Aragon (ticket 2 - 3 euros, departure every 10 - 15 min, journey 45 min). At Villejuif-Louis Aragon, take the metro line 7 (La Courneuve direction) to Jussieu (ticket 2 euros, departure every 10 min, journey 15 min). From there a few meters’ walk will bring you to the conference venue.
From Paris-Beauvais-Tille airport
Take a bus to Porte-Maillot (ticket 17 euros, journey 1 h 15 min). Then walk from the bus station to the metro station to take line 1 (Château de Vincennes direction) to Palais Royal Musee du Louvre. Then, change to line 7 (Villejuif-Louis Aragon or Mairie d’Ivry direction) to Jussieu. From there a few meters’ walk will bring you to the conference venue.
For guests arriving at Gare de Lyon
walk from the railway station to the bus station. Take bus 10 to Gare d’Austerlitz (ticket 2 euros, departure every 5 min, journey 5 min), then walk to the metro station. Take the metro line 10 (Boulogne Pont de Saint-Cloud direction) to Jussieu (use same ticket as for the bus). From there a few meters’ walk will bring you to the conference venue.

Accommodation



1. La Lanterne ****

12 rue de la Montagne Sainte-Geneviève
Double and twin rooms starting at 280 EUR
Comments: Elegant and modern, indoor swimming pool
Website: http://www.hotel-la-lanterne.com/
Recommendations: Contact directly the hotel for booking at contact@hotel-la-lanterne.com and mention AFFINITY 2017

2. Hôtel Best Western Quartier Latin ***

71 Rue Monge
Double and twin rooms starting at 205 EUR
Comments: Modern and renovated
Website: http://www.bestwestern-quartier-latin.com/
Recommendations: Contact directly the hotel for booking

3. Hôtel Vendome Saint-Germain ***

8 Rue d'Arras
Double and twin rooms at about 160 EUR
Comments: Modern, renovated
Website: http://www.hotelvendomesaintgermain.com
Recommendations: Contact directly the hotel for booking at contact@hotelvsg.com and mention AFFINITY 2017

4. Hôtel des Grandes Ecoles ***

75 Rue du Cardinal Lemoine
Double and twin rooms starting at 135 EUR
Comments: No TV, classic, quiet with garden
Website: http://www.hotel-grandes-ecoles.com/
Recommendations: Contact directly the hotel for booking

5. Hôtel Tim Hotel ***

5 Rue Linné
Single rooms starting at 94 EUR and double at 105 EUR
Comments: Good price/quality ratio, renovated, modern
Website: https://www.timhotel.com/fr/timhotel-jardin-des-plantes-3_10
Recommendations: Contact the hotel for booking and mention AFFINITY 2017

6. Backpackers Young and Happy

80 Rue Mouffetard
Rooms and dormitories available. Twin rooms at about 60 EUR
Comments: Youth hostel with good value for money, located in lively street and quarter
Website: http://www.youngandhappy.fr/
Recommendations: Contact directly the hotel for booking
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