Practical Information updated: 14/05/2008
The school will be held at the Institut d'Études Scientifiques
de Cargèse (Corsica). The lectures and seminars will be given from
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 5 to 7 p.m. (except on Sunday) from June 16
till June 28 included. Participants must arrive by
June 16 in the afternoon and stay for the whole duration of the school. Departure
will take place on June 28.
The most convenient way to get to Cargèse is by airplane
to Ajaccio airport, via Paris, Marseille or Nice.
There are convenient Air France flights from Paris (Orly airport)
leaving on June 16 to Ajaccio at 15h30 (AF 4502), and departing from Ajaccio
to Paris on June 16 at 6h55 (AF4501), 10h25 (AF7561), 13:55 (AF7569), 18:05 (AF7575).
Ground transportation will be provided from Ajaccio
to Cargese as follows:
Participants whose travel arrangements are not compatible
with this schedule may use the regular bus service between
Ajaccio Bus Station and Cargèse (two buses a day except sundays,
schedule enquiries at station tel: +33 4 95 51 55 45).
Taxicabs between Ajaccio Airport and Cargese cost approximately 90 Euros.
Speakers arriving late or departing early should order a cab
with the institute.
- Arrival: a coach will depart from Ajaccio on June 16 at 17h45
and take the participants to Cargese at 18h45.
- Departure: There will be two coaches services on June 28 to Ajaccio for the 6h55 and 13h55 planes to Paris.
International flights usually arrive to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Airport (north of Paris). It is possible to reach Orly airport from CDG
in about 1h 30 by taking the RER B line south to Antony, and using the
Orlyval shuttle from Antony RER station to Orly. Alternatively, there
are buses going directly from CDG to Orly, but time varies upon traffic.
The Institute is located a short 2 km walk south
of the village, on the sea shore. The institute manages a number
of apartments in the village, as well as a few rooms on the
institute premisses, at the following rates
(on a 12 night basis, corresponding to the duration of the school):
Please note that
- shared room at the institute or in the village, ~ 250 Euros,
- single room in a shared apartment, ~ 320 Euros,
- apartment for a couple ~ 570 Euros,
- apartment for a family ~ 750 Euros (2 bedrooms),
- hotels in the village, 50 to 70 E per person and per day,
- camping on the ground of the Institute, 55 Euros. You
have to bring your own camping equipment, showers are at your disposal.
- Financial support, if offered, will be on the basis of
a shared room at the institute or in the village.
- The accommodation cannot be extended before or after the
dates of the School.
Breakfasts are served at the Institute for people staying on the ground
of the Institute. Lunches and coffee breaks will be served at the Institute
on working days only, at a global cost of 133 Euros, including a welcomed aperitive.
Vegeterian people should specify their preference at the time of registration.
Accompanying persons may take lunches at an additional 10 Euros per meal.
Dinner can be had in several reasonably-priced restaurants in the village.
The conference room is equipped with blackboards, overhead
and video projectors. There is a room with 12 PC Windows, 4 Linux stations
and 2 Macs,reserved for email and internet browsing. In addition,
there are a number of ports to connect laptops. A small library
offers reference books for local reading.
Applications have to be filed
through the webform
before March 15, 2008 .
The result of the selection
process will be announced by April 10, 2008.
PhD students or
young postdocs must have a recommendation letter sent by a
senior scientist familiar with their work by email to
Subject: Cargese08: Recommendation for FIRSTNAME LASTNAME
in order to allow for an automated treatment.
FINANCIAL SUPPORT :
Participants are expected to cover their own travel, registration fees and living expenses.
Some funding will be available upon specific request.