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Enometrics XVIII
Angers [Loire Valley] FR  May 18 - 21, 2011

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informations pratiques et tourisme _ ANGERS

Updated of 11/05/03



The Conference takes place in Angers, in Anjou, in France.

Access to web site of the city of Angers

The Faculty of law, economy and management
of the University of Angers is a department of about 3000 students
which offers all the essential trainings in these areas.

University of Angers

Faculté de Droit, d'Economie et de Gestion
13, allée François Mitterrand

+33 (0)2 41 96 21 35


Easy access to the University
Known in Angers under the name of " CAMPUS SAINT-SERGE "

Or still on Google-plan

And for the arrival : a dynamic view

Registration of participants begins on Wednesday, May 18th, 2011 from 4:45 pm.





Wednesday, May 18th, 2011
4:45 pm
Registration & Welcome Drink

Faculté de droit, d'économie et de gestion
Université d' Angers
3ème étage, Amphithéâtre LAGON

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Public Opening Session
Ramaroson ANDRIANTSITOHAINA "French Paradox"
Robert TINLOT "Vin en Chine"

8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Reception at the " Musée Jean Lurçat "

Musée Jean Lurcat et de la tapisserie contemporaine
4, boulevard Arago - 49100 Angers
Tel : +33 (0)2 41 24 18 45 or +33 (0)2 41 24 18 48



Thursday, May 19th, 2011


Faculté de droit, d'économie et de gestion
Université d' Angers
3ème étage, Amphithéâtre LAGON

11:40 - 12:20
Opening Ceremony
of Wines of the Val de Loire

12:20 - 1:30 pm

6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Gala evening at the " Musée des Beaux Arts "
(entrance court of the Logis Barrault)

Musée des Beaux-Arts
14 rue du musée - 49100 Angers
Tel :
+33 (0)2 41 05 38 00


Friday, May 20th, 2011

11:20 - 12:20
General Assembly

Faculté de droit, d'économie et de gestion
Université d' Angers
3ème étage, Amphithéâtre LAGON

12:20 - 1:30 pm

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Prize Awards

5:00 pm
Cocktail offered by the LEA Department University of Angers
( in former cafeteria of the faculty)


Further information to help prepare your trip to Angers.
This page is updated regularly, so please check it regularly.
The schedule depends on you.
So do not hesitate to share your suggestions with us.

You will gradually find more information to help plan your visit.

VDQS apologizes for not being able to organize participants' transfers and accomodations.
They are kindly requested to make the necessary bookings by themselves
(transport and lodging).

There are many links on this page thereby making it possible to access additional information.



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Where in Angers?

in Anjou, in France ...

ANGERS is the administrative centre of the department of Maine-et-Loire
( 27th department of France, 770 000 inhabitants),
Situated in the heart of the region of the Loire Countries at 45 mn of Nantes and at 1 h 30 mn of Paris.
ANGERS is the second urban unity of the region after Nantes.
The 16th city of France extends over 4 600 hectares and account 157 255 inhabitants.
ANGERS is a young city (48 % of less than 30 years).

The official website of Angers
Touristic presentation PDF Format
Many details on
A good geographical picture on
Or still
Some photos with

The Wine Countries in Anjou

Click the map to enlarge it

This XVIII Symposium is organized under the patronage of the
"Organisation Internationale de la Vigne et du Vin" (OIV)

This XVIII Symposium is organized in relation with
Les Vins de Loire


About wines around Angers  
Loisel proposes you its tastings of Anjou, Savennières, and Coteaux du Layon

In Short ... ANGERS is a Young City of 30 000 students with 2 universities, 7 schools opened at the International level.

Industrial and Tertiary Metropolis (more than 6000 companies) and renowned business center, ANGERS is an enterprising city who welcomes some companies with international brilliance, a pole of competitiveness with world vocation in the field of the vegetable: Végépolys.
First French city where sits a community decentralized agency (the community Office of the vegetable Varieties) and an European festival of cinema, Foregrounds.

ANGERS is a determinedly European city.
Angers weaves links privileged with five European big cities.
Twinnings exist for more than forty years with the cities of Haarlem and Osnabrück, for more than 25 years with the city of Pisa and for 20 years with the city of Wigan.
Since 1967, the mutual welcome of young ambassadors in Angers
and in the twin cities establish a strong device for the development of its cooperations.
The main radiuses of action of these twinnings are sports, school, cultural, university and associative exchanges these cooperations also give rise to numerous exchanges of experiences and of good practices on common themes such as the sustainable development, the democracy of nearness, the citizenship …
Next to these twinnings, the city of Angers develops for 10 years a specific partnership with the Swedish city of Södertälje, siege of the company Scania.

ANGERS is also a united city by its cooperation engaged for 34 years with Bamako, capital of Mali.
The House of the Partnership Angers-Bamako, the place of welcome, accommodation and resources for the partners from Anjou and bamakois is a tool allowing to revitalize this cooperation.
80 associations, 4 schools and the TEACHING HOSPITAL enrich this cooperation.
Angers is finally, an open city on the world.
A twinning with the city of Yantai of the province of Shandong was introduced since 2006.


Arrive by plane

Since the connection by TGV between Paris and Angers Saint Laud, the airport of arrival for Angers is Paris.
And to travel cheaper do not forget to consult Flylowcostairlines

Some even international regional connections exist however from Angers, Nantes or Tours.

ANGERS (ANE) Some flights by the Italian company AirVallée : Brussels, Barcelona, Nice and Munich
TOURS (TUF) Tours is an Ryanair airport (with London Stansted) but also in direct connection at least once a week with Dublin, Figari, Marseille, Porto

Nantes has more ambitions with more destinations

Transoceanic As with Montréal, Toronto
Europe As with Prague, Budapest, Palermo, Roma, Milano, Madrid, Barcelona, Porto, Lisboa, Geneva, Istanbul, Athens, ...
And with Paris & all the regional capitals in France (also with Bordeaux or Dijon).


Arrive by train

The station of ANGERS SAINT-LAUD is on Wikipedia
Practical information of the Station of ANGERS St Laud

If you come from Paris, for the practical information on Paris-Montparnasse
The journey time is about 1 hour 30 minutes and the full-price price for a ticket can vary between 22€ and 100€ according to the date of reservation.

Reservation : on-line possibility, even from foreign countries.

See schedules here

To move in ANGERS

Use the Public Transportation of Angers Loire Métropole : with 24 regular lines, 174 buses, La Cotra manages the local area of bus.
The ticket is sold in the bus at 1,30 € ; the pad of 10 tickets = 10,60 € ; an stamped ticket is valid 1 hour in all the local area.
From the station to Saint Serge's campus you have to take the bus Line 8 (direction Beaucouzé, stop François Mitterrand).

But, you can also move everywhere by foot in the city center of Angers (including the access to the Campus Saint-Serge).

Accomodations in ANGERS

You should easily find a possibility of accommodation in Angers.

At first you can inquire on the quality of hotels ( 29 references) on
Then, you can trust an exhaustive site (choice between 24 hotels)
Or if you prefer (Choice between 19 hotels) in

But also go directly to

For last reservations
8 available hotels
on 17 referenced
12 available hotels
on 20 referenced
Some negotiated price rates

The Web Site of the Tourist Office of the city offers a wide choice of accommodations (including guest houses) selectable according to various criteria; But select before the filter "Angers City".


Free time in Angers

Culture in ANGERS, it's ...
The Theater Le Quai, National orchestra of Pays de la Loire, Angers Nantes Opéra, School of Fine Arts, ...
And also 5 museums, 24 cinemas, 1 central library and 9 local libraries, ...

On-line news (but in French) to know EVERYTHING on ANGERS :
also a nice photo album on the right side of main page.
original boat trip on the Loire

Also some suggestions from the Tourist Office

Eating out

Anjou culinary specialities ... our typical menu


Salad of warm rillauds
Pieces of pork belly, salted and
Candied, on bed of lamb's lettuce
and small vegetables
  Pike in white butter
Fish of the river
Shallots and white wine of the Loire
Accompanied with steamed potatoes
  the "pommes tapées"
& "pâté de prunes"

Apples dried in the campfire
Reine-Claude plums in sugar crust pastries


The Tourist Office Web Site offers a large choice of restaurants by various criteria: please click here

And to remember ANGERS

The speciality of Angers, real "Quernon d'ardoise" : nougatine caramelized with almonds and hazelnuts,
Coated with a blue chocolate, imitating in its shape and its color slate
covering houses of Angers.



The reference web site

Used most frequently

Sometimes different forecasts, and especially retrospective statistics
And with forecasts for the next 10 days

Actual Weather through those web cams

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