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Venue & accomodation

Congress place : VINCI International Convention Centre

The VINCI International Convention Centre is situated directly opposite Tours TGV station, the transfer time takes only a few minutes on foot.
From Saint-Pierre-des-Corps station, the VINCI can also be reached by taking the number 06 bus at the “Saint Pierre Gare” stop in the direction “Hôpital Trousseau”. Journey time is approximately 20 minutes. Passengers should descend at the “Gare Vinci” stop. (a 1 minute walk from the Vinci).
By taxi :
Telephone reservation: 0033 (0) 2 47 20 30 40.

Hotel booking

The AIS2017 organization and the Tourist Office of Tours Val de Loire have built a partnership in order to facilitate your hotel room booking for the conference.
Book your hotel room here by using the booking platform !
You'll find a choice of 2 and 3 stars hotels located near the Vinci Convention Center.


Travelling to Tours

By air:
Tours Val de Loire Airport:
Paris Orly and Charles De Gaulle Airports:

By car:
Via the A10, A85 or A28 motorways.
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By train:
Tours has two TGV (high speed train) stations: Tours and Saint-Pierre-des-Corps. Several small shuttle train connect the latter with Tours centre, in five minutes, throughout the day.
Train timetables