Toulouse, France           28 September - 3 October
ACM/IEEE 11th International Conference on Model Driven
Engineering Languages and Systems

Social Events

Satellite Events Dinner
Welcome reception
Visit Airbus A380 assembly lines and A330/A340 assembly lines

Visit Airbus A380 assembly lines and A330/A340 assembly lines

Organized by Taxiway, sponsorized by Airbus France

The visit is sponsored by Airbus and it is free of charge for MODELS participants. As the number of available places is limited, the participants will be admited in the order of their conference registration.

The tour begins in the “boarding room” with a presentation of the A380 programme. After visiting the outside of the Jean Luc Lagardère site by bus, you will enter the main building and from a viewing platform, discover the general test stations, the outside testing areas and an overall view of the entire site. After leaving the reception area and driving around Toulouse-Blagnac runways, go to Jean-Luc Lagardère hall to see the assembly process of the A380.. From a sight-seeing platform, discover the general tests stations, the outside testing areas and the general view of the entire site.
Visit last around 1h30 and visitors come back to the reception area where they can purchase a souvenir from the shop.

First departure : Thursday, October 2, 3:30 PM
Second departure :Thursday, October 2, 16:00 PM

A tour around the airport by bus will allow you to see air traffic on the runways and the new Airbus Delivery Centre. Then, after a tour of the Clément Ader site (including the unloading facilities for the A300-600 ST “Beluga”) you will enter the plant and access a viewing platform overlooking the final assembly line of the long-haul A330, A340, A340-500/600 aircraft.

Single departure :Thursday, October 2, 4:00 PM

Important: A valid passport is required

Registration: until September 20 (Strong dead line)


September, 29th

Satellite events dinner at theCabaret O'Toulouse


October, 1st

Conference welcome and local products degustation


October, 2nd

Conference gala dinner at the domaine de Preissac


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