The meeting will be held at La Cité Nantes Events Centre (www.lacite-nantes.fr), which will be used exclusively by EAAP 2013 during the entire conference period. The center includes 6 000 m2 of exhibition spaces and the Grand Auditorium which seats 1 971 people and will be used for the opening ceremony and plenary session. Other rooms are available with varying capacities (from 80 to 800), in sufficient number to hold up to 9 parallel sessions. In addition, smaller rooms are available for small meetings. The Events Centre also has the capacity for catering for up to 3 500 people.
The conference centre is located in Nantes city centre (click here for map), at 5 minutes walking distance from the high speed train (TGV) station, and 20 minutes from the airport. There are over 8 000 hotel rooms available within the city with approximately 1 000 in the immediate vicinity of the conference venue.