English will be the official language.



Congress Venue

Conference venue will be Ecole d'Ingénieurs de Purpan, located in Toulouse.


Ecole d'Ingénieurs de PURPAN
75 voie du TOEC
BP 57611
Cedex 3





Urban Transport

Access from the centre of Toulouse: Subway line A direction «Basso Cambo», stop station «Arènes», connection to Bus n°64 direction «Colomiers Lycée International», stop «Grande-Bretagne».

Access from PURPAN area: Bus n°64 direction «Arènes», stop «Grande-Bretagne».

Public transportation:

Bus n°64:

Ticket for single journey: 1.60 Eur / Ticket for 10 journeys: 12.90 Eur / Day ticket: 5.50 Eur



 Cancellation policy

  • Full refunds will be provided if notified by April 22, 2012.
  • A 50 % refund will be provided if notified by May 6, 2012.
  • No refund will be provided after May 6, 2012.



Notification of cancellation must be received by the IOA-EA3G Secretariat in writing.

Each cultural or technical tour can be cancelled if the number of registrations required is not met. Full refund will then be provided.




EA3G2012 delegates will receive very special rates for reservations made from the conference website at Accomodation.




In the heart of the South, Toulouse, France's 4th biggest city, is a destination that is ideally situated between the sea and the mountains. It is also just 1 hour away from Paris by air. With well-served air and rail connections, as well as the Southern French motorways, the door to Toulouse is wide open.



By plane
Toulouse-Blagnac international airport is 8 km west of Toulouse. It is served by 23 regular airlines, including 6 low-fare airlines. The Toulouse-Blagnac airport network comprises 14 domestic links and 24 international links. Toulouse is 1 hour from Paris by plane. The city centre is easily reached by the airport shuttle service or by taxi (Information:

By train

Toulouse has a good rail network connecting it to major cities in France and international destinations in Europe. High-speed TGV trains connect Toulouse to London, Paris, Lille and other major cities of France and Europe. Toulouse is 5 hours from Paris by train. Matabiau SNCF railway station is in the city centre. 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. You can find the details of the various services of the national railway company SNCF at

Transportation in Toulouse
The city is well equipped with its public transport: buses, subway and tramway. A full map can be found at


Coming to France - Visa requirements

All foreign citizens who wish to come to France must be able to present regulatory proof of the purpose of their stay, means of support and accommodation. In some cases, they need a visa to enter France. Visas must be applied for before leaving for France at a French consular office.


Click here to get information from the French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs.

Should you need to apply for a visa, the Conference Office will send you a letter of invitation to support your application. Make your request here.


Toulouse and France

For Overview, Visit, Entertainment, Maps, Access?
Official website of the Toulouse Tourism Office:


Liability and insurance

Registration for the Conference implies that the delegate agrees that neither the Organizer assume any liability whatsoever. Delegates are requested to make their own arrangements for medical, travel, and personal insurance.



The organisers may at any time, with or without giving notice, in their absolute discretion and without giving any reason, cancel or postpone the Conference, change its venue or programme and withdraw any invitation to attend. In any case, neither the organisers nor any of their officers, employees, agents, members or representatives shall be liable for any loss, liability, damage or expense suffered or incurred by any person, nor will they return any money paid to them in connection with the Conference unless they are satisfied not only that the money in question remains under their control, but also that the person who paid it has been unfairly prejudiced (as to which the decision shall be in their sole and unfettered discretion, and when announced, final and conclusive).

Key Information

22 February 2012

Extended deadline for paper submission

6 March 2012

Notification of acceptance

2 April 2012

Early registration opening
Preliminary programme available

15 April 2012

Deadline for camera ready full papers

22 April 2012

Deadline for early / author registration

4-6 June 2012