Institut Universitaire Européen de la Mer (IUEM)

Rue Dumont d'Urville

29280 Plouzané

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Key dates

July 15 2019 September 1st 2019: deadline for abstract submission and registration

October 8 2019: User Consultation Meeting - Day 1 (afternoon only)

October 9 2019: User Consulation Meeting - Day 2 (full day)


How to come to Brest?

By TGV from Paris Montparnasse to Brest train station. Timetable below

Departure/arrival time from Paris to Brest are :

  • Monday October 7 : 17h57/21h22, 18h52/22h48
  • Tuesday October 8 : 6h57/10h22, 7h40/11h39

Departure/arrival times from Brest to Paris are :

  • Wednesday October 9 : 19h18/23h04
  • Thrsday October 10 : 6h27/10h04, 7h18/11h04

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By airplane from Paris CDG and Paris ORY to Brest Guipavas (BES), then either public transportation or taxi (30€ to downtown).

How to come to IUEM from Brest city center?

From the train station, take bus n°1 to "Fort Montbarey", then take bus n°13 to "De Rochon". Tickets are valid 1 hour. Fare is 1.5€. You can also take the tramway from Place de la Liberté (5 min walk from the station) to "Fort Montbarey" and bus n°13 to "De Rochon".

Bus/tramway roadmap (


Where to stay?

If you stay in Brest city center there are plenty of options.Make sure you stay near Place de la Liberté, Port de Commerce or Siam if you want to use the shuttle going to/coming from IUEM on Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning. For instance:

Abalys Hotel

Hotel de la rade

Hotel Ibis

Hotel Oceania


If you want to stay near the meeting center (IUEM) and the sea (note that you will need taxi or public transport to go to Brest)

Belvedere hôtel

Hôtel du Bois


On site

Coffee breaks and lunches will be provided. A gala dinner at Oceanopolis is scheduled on Tuesday night. There will be a shuttle from Brest city center.


Registration Fee

This is a free event sponsored by the ESA Climate Change Initiative programm.




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