Aussois - December 15th to 19th, 1996

The workshop site

The workshop will be held in Aussois (alt. 1500m), near Modane, in the French Alpen. We shall be in a center for holidays and conferences. Its address is:

Centre de Vacances Paul Langevin
24, rue du Coin - 73 500 AUSSOIS - FRANCE
tel. (+33) (0)4 79 20 33 86
fax. (+33) (0)4 79 20 30 44

The center Paul Langevin is the building no. 8 (C-3) in this map of Aussois . A map of the region is also available.

Registration fee.

Important: To call from outside France, you have to dial 33-4 and the 8 numbers of your party. From inside France, dial 04 and then the 8 numbers of your party.

The meeting will start on Sunday 15th and last until Thursday 19th. It is possible to get accommodation at Aussois from Saturday 14th. A tentative program of the workshop is already available.


1.- Going by plane.

The closest international airports are Lyon-Satolas, Chambery and Geneva.

A shuttle from Lyon-Satolas will be available on Sunday 15th. Please contact the organisers if you would like to catch it.

Shuttle Lyon/Aussois.

On Sunday 15th:

Departure from the Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon at 09h00.
Departure from Lyon-Satolas airport at 09h30.
Arrival to Aussios at 12h00.

On Thursday 19th:

Departure from Aussios at 15h55.
Arrival to Lyon-Satolas airport at 18h30.
Arrival to Lyon Part-Dieu railway station at 19h00.

In order to go from Lyon-Satolas airport to Aussois by yourself, first go to Chambery or Lyon by bus , and then take a train to Aussois . If you are coming from Geneva airport, then you may go by train to Chambery and take the shuttle, or make a connection by train from Chambery to Modane .

If you arrive on Saturday to Satolas and you have to spent a night in Lyon, here there is a list of possible hotels in Lyon . To reach the Ecole Normale Superieure from Lyon Perrache railway station, catch bus no. 32 or no. 96 at take off at the stop "Halle Tony Garnier". The shuttle will depart from the entrance of the "Halle Tony Garnier", a big building which is side by side with the Ecole (is the gray rectangle appearing in this (very!) raugh map ).

Usually, trains arriving at Lyon Part-Dieu station also stop at Lyon-Perrache .

2.- Going by train.

The closest railway station is in Modane, which is 9 kms. from Aussois. You may reach Aussios by taxi. Ask for a taxi to the following telephone number: 04 79 20 37 38.

We will organise a certain number of shuttles from on Sunday. Please contact the organisers if you are interested in taking one of these shuttles. Here there are (some of) the possibilities for reaching Modane by train . The registration fee is 700 FF and covers banquet and coffee breaks. Only the following forms of payment are accepted:

Send your payment to:

TYPES'96 Registration
Attn. Valerie Roger-Ubeda,
Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon,
46 Allee d'Italie
69364 Lyon Cedex 07 - France

Please note that credit cards are not accepted for paying the registration fee!

During the conference, you may register on Sunday afternoon and Monday morninig.

Accommodation fee.

It will be paid directly to the center. Credit cards accepted: Master Card, EURO-CARD, and VISA.

Accomodation per day (breakfast, lunch and dinner included):
single room: 320 FF
double room: 260 FF

For any further information, please contact the organisers .