The Symposium will take place at the coastal Ousteau-Calendal congress center in Cassis, France.

"Qu'a vist Paris e noun Cassis a ren vist."
"Anyone who has seen Paris, but hasn’t seen Cassis, hasn’t seen anything“

Frédéric Mistral
1904 Nobel Prize in Literature

Cassis is a famous touristic city of Provence and is especially renowned for its breathtaking coastal landscapes, blue lagoon sea (Calanques), rich gastronomy and prosperous vineyards. The social program will include a half-day excursion and a banquet.

Travel information

Several international and domestic flights to the Marseille Provence Airport (55 km) and Nice Cote D’Azur Airport (195 km).
Daily fast TGV trains travel to Marseille St Charles station from: Lyon (1h45), Nice (2h45) or Paris (3h30), then TER trains connect Marseille to Cassis (23 mn).
TGV reservation: TER Marseille-Cassis time table here
Coach services from MRS airport to Marseille (line 91): time table here
Shuttle buses from Cassis train station to Cassis center : time table here


Be aware that Cassis is very popular with tourists from June onwards, so please book your hotel as early as possible.
Cassis offers multiple accommodation possibilities. A list of booking options is provided below, including an event-dedicated booking service held by the Cassis Tourist Office:


    Other useful websites :

  • Cassis Tourist Office
  • Trivago
  • Booking
  • AirBnB
  • Abritel
  • Trip Advisor
  • Gîtes de France
  • Hundredrooms