5th International Conference on Application and Theory of Automation in Command and Control Systems

University Paul Sabatier (IRIT), Toulouse, France — September 30 — October 2, 2015   

Conference venue

The conference location

The conference ATACCS will be held in Toulouse, France.

IRIT is on the campus of Université Paul Sabatier, easily reached by Subway ( line B, "Université Paul Sabatier" station ) or Bus ( Line 12, 78, 56, 81, 82, 88 or Line 34)

If you come directly from airport, you can take Tramway from airport to terminus "Palais de justice" , and take Subway Line B direction "Ramonville" and down to the station "Paul Sabatier"

When you arrive at station "Université Paul Sabatier" take the exit at right, then follow the signs indicating the path until the main building of IRIT.

Travel Information

By air

The Toulouse-Blagnac international airport ( is 8 km West of Toulouse. The city centre is easily reached by:

  • Airport shuttle service departures every 20 minutes, journey takes ~20 minutes, two ways ~10EUR)
  • Taxi (taxi rank outside the arrivals hall or book at +33 (0), ~25EUR)

The Carcassone airport ( is a suitable alternative for those who want take a look at the magnificent fortified town of Carcassone ( and spend some time in the countryside. Carcassone is just 1h by car from Toulouse. Cars can be rented at the airport. The low cost companie Ryanair ( has daily flights from London (Stansted airport) and Brussels (Charleroy airport).

By rail

The Matabiau SNCF railway station ( is in the city centre. Toulouse is about 5h30 from Paris by train (TGV). As you arrive in Toulouse, you can admire the Canal du Midi, which is just opposite. UNESCO has now classified the Canal du Midi as one of the 469 World Heritage Sites.

The A line of the subway stops inside the rail station ("Marengo SNCF" station).

Transportation in Toulouse

Two metro lines help you get around through most of the city. A map of the subway line is available here.

To go to IRIT, take the line B of the subway onto "Université Paul Sabatier" station.

Buses 24, 2 direction Université and 51 are available as well.

If you want to take a taxi, ask for "Université Paul Sabatier" and mention IRIT. The address of the university is: 118 Route de Narbonne, Toulouse.

Touristic information

Located in France's largest region, Midi-Pyrenées, 250 Km from the Atlantic, 150 Km from the Mediterranean Sea, and 110 km from the Pyrenean ski resorts, Toulouse is the country's fourth largest city.

Touted as a southern city, its citizens enjoy the outdoors and guests will appreciate the ease of traversing the city and visiting its 140 parks and 40 fountain squares on foot. Toulouse's openness to newcomers, extensive range of public transportation, educational and leisure facilities, and peaceful security annually place the city at the top of most desired places to live.

Stroll through the old Toulouse, with its colourful markets, and take in the architecture and environment of a subtle mixture of stone, red brick and rusett roof tiles. Discover narrow winding streets with their treasure troves of hidden courtyards and ancient dwellings. Relax along the Garonne riverbank or the tree-shaded tow paths of the Canal du Midi slowly navigated by pleasure boats. Enjoy the bustling terrace life or an unforgettable traditional streetside cafe.

Further information can be obtained at the Office du Tourisme de Toulouse website:

Foreigners Attendees

To visit France you will need a valid passport and possibly a tourist visa. Visa applications and further information can be obtained online at

Before asking for an invitation letter, please make sure that you are duly registered and have paid your registration fee.


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Last update: October 1st, 2015