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31326 Castanet Tolosan CEDEX - France

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Information for Delegates

Venue Address

La Cité Nantes Events Center
 5, rue de Valmy
 44000 Nantes, France
 Phone: +33 (2) 51 88 20 00
 Fax: +33 (2) 51 88 20 20

Please send email queries relating to registration, accomodation, scientific and social programme and any other question related to EAAP 2013 to

Official Language

The official working language of the meeting is English, and the sessions of the Commissions and Working Groups will not be translated.

Passport and Visa

There are no visa requirements for EU passport holders. All non-EU citizens should contact their local embassy for specific requirements. All foreign citizens entering France must be in possession of a valid passport or ID card. Further information is available on

Official invitation

Please click here to get information concerning letters of invitation.

Health and Insurance

Participants are requested to arrange their own insurance for health, travel and property. The Organising Committee will not accept any liability for personal injuries, loss or damage of property.

Smoking Ban

Smoking is forbidden in enclosed workplaces in France. This includes office blocks, various buildings, public houses/bars, restaurants and company vehicles. Smoking will not be permitted indoors at the Congress Centre.

Currency and Money Exchange

The monetary unit in France is the Euro. Currency can be exchanged at the airport, at banks or from cash dispensers. All major credit cards such as MasterCard, Visa and American Express are accepted at most hotels, restaurants, shops and at the Conference Centre. There is also a Cashpoint at the Conference Centre.

Electricity Supply

France's electrical system is 220 V, 50 Hz. The outlets are of the two-round-pin type.


Nantes has a mild climate and the warmest months are usually July and August with lows around 10°C and highs around 25°C. August is also the driest (average 40 mm) and sunniest (average 230 h) month of the year.