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The conference will take place at the Campus Universitaire de la Doua, Lyon, France.

Workshops, Doctoral Consortium, Computer Cooking Contest and CBR Development Tools day:
Batiment Nautibus
8-10, Boulevard Niels Bohr
69100 Villeurbanne

Main conference:
Batiment Paul Dirac
4-6 rue Enrico Fermi
69100 Villeurbanne

Lunchs and breaks during the main conference:
Maison d'Hotes
10, rue Enrico Fermi
69100 Villeurbanne


Bâtiment Nautibus
Campus de la Doua
8, Bd Niels Bohr
69622 Villeurbanne Cedex

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Public Transportation

The Campus is served by “Tramway T1” , which connects with subway lines A and B at “Charpennes Charles Hernu” station and Line B at “Lyon Part Dieu” station. You can download the Lyon transportation map.

The exact location of the conference is shown here. The easiest way to reach it is the following:

From Part Dieu Station or Charpennes Charles Hernu Station: take the Tramway T1” and get off at stop “Université Lyon 1”. Nautibus Building is just one minute from the stop.

Please note that a bus ticket is valid one hour from the fi rst use. You can combine bus, subway and tramway with the same ticket (within a limit of one hour).


Lyon’s geographic location at the heart of a motorway network of more than 1 000 km puts it at less than 2 hours from the large towns and cities in the region. 1h 30min from Geneva, and 2 hours from Clermont-Ferrand and the Alps, 3 hours from Turin and Marseille, 4 hours from Paris and 6 hours from Barcelona.

Information from the Lyon Regional Road Information Centre: 33 (0)4 78 54 33 33 Public transport in Lyon’s urban area

GPS : 45°46’56″ N 4°51’57″ E

By air

Lyon-Saint Exupery is the French airport with the largest number of routes outside Paris, with 27 French towns and cities connected by daily scheduled flights, 43 scheduled international routes, 19 charter routes and 7 cargo routes (winter programme). Part Dieu TGV Station is 30 minutes from the airport Lyon-Saint Exupery multimodal station. From Lyon Saint-Exupery Airport, take the tramway RhoneExpress for Part-Dieu TGV station which runs every 20 min.


With two stations in the town center, Part-Dieu and Perrache, and a third at Lyon Saint Exupery Airport, the TGV high-speed train network puts Lyon today at the heart of Europe.

The Campus is 20 minutes from Part-Dieu TGV station and 30 minutes from Perrache station. TGV trains run between Lyon and Paris every hour or every half hour. Lyon – Paris : 1h55, Lyon – Marseille : 1h35, Lyon – Genève : 1h50, Lyon – Bruxelles : 3h50. Online ticket booking is possible on the SNCF website.

Information : Part-Dieu, Perrache and Lyon Saint Exupéry stations :

General Information

Wi fi access Eduroam is available on the campus. If you do not have access to eduroam, wi codes are available at the registration desk.

Volunteers You may ask volunteers for help or for any questions. They will be happy to help you. You will recognize volunteers from their red shirts with the conference name on it.

Going back to the airport If you want to share a taxi to go to the airport or the train station, tell our volunteers. We will to our best to organize your trip. However, note that it is easier and faster to go to the train station by tram than by taxi!

About Lyon

ICCBR 2012 will take place in the beautiful city of Lyon (France).

A video presentation of the main assets of the city of Lyon can be found on the Greater Lyon website for download.

Sightseeing in Lyon

Lyon is a renowned cultural city. The main sights include:

  • The Roman theatres on the Fourviere hill, together with a very nice Roman museum inside the hill.
  • The Old Lyon with its late Gothic and Renaissance buildings, the St-John cathedral, and its narrow pedestrian streets.
  • The Fourviere basilica on top of the hill, with its Disney-movie-like exterior, its rich interior decorations and its dominating view on the city.
  • The “traboules”, a kind of public indoor passageway between streets in the Old Lyon and Croix-Rousse districts.
  • The twelfth-century austere Romanesque St-Martin-d'Ainay basilica (north of Perrache trainstation).
  • The Rhone left bank, a very nice walk ranging from the southernmost part of the city to the northern Parc de la Tete-d'Or and beyond.
  • The Place des Terreaux (Hotel de Ville metro station), on which are situated the city hall and the Palais St-Pierre which houses a large museum and a very refreshing public garden.
  • The Opera building, near the Place des Terreaux.
  • The Parc de la Tete d'Or, near the campus.

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Useful iPhone/Android apps for Lyon

  • Lyon Metro: for the public transportation (TCL) in Lyon including Metro, Tramway and Buses.
  • SNCF Direct: for the trains in France
  • Fly'on: for the Airport of Lyon
  • AroundMe: For the services around us like banks, restaurants, bars, hospitals, etc
  • allbikesnow and velov: For the Bikes in Lyon (Velov)
  • Info-trafic Grand Lyon: For the traffic of bikes and cars in Lyon
  • Lyon Guide de voyage: A tourism guide for Lyon

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