Conference place

IEEE MCSoC-16  will be held at the Lyon Congress Center, Lyon. The conference will take place in rooms Saint Clair 3A and 3B. Use entrance H to access the conference.

Address: 50 Quai Charles de Gaulle, 69463 Lyon cedex 06, France. Map.


How to reach Lyon:

Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport web site contains general instructions about transportation:

Tram transportation Lyon-Saint Exupéry airport / Lyon Part Dieu railway station (30 min):

Lyon Part Dieu railway station:

Lyon Part Dieu railway station is easily accessible from Paris Charles de Gaulles airport through direct trains (2 hours) :

How to reach the Congress Center

Taxi: From Lyon-Saint Exupéry airport, it costs about 50€. A private taxi company.

By bus, take line C1 (10min from TGV Part-Dieu train station), C4 (20min from Jean Macé metro station) or C5 and get off at “Cité internationale – Centre de Congrès”. Walk 5 min to entrance H.

The public transportation company website:



Entrance H is located behind the bear. Street view





The registration desk and rooms St Clair 3 A  and 3 B are located on the second floor.


Guided Tour

Guided tour will start on Friday Sept. 23rd, 14:00, at Vieux Lyon metro station exit (metro line D).

Suggested route (starting point: Congress Center)

  1. take bus C4 direction  “Jean Macé” from the stop “Cité Internationale” (2 min walk from entrance H, Congress Center park side, just outside the Musée d’Art Contemporain)
  2. get off at “Saxe – Gambetta”
  3. take metro line D direction “Gare de Vaise”
  4. get off at “Vieux Lyon”
  5. Meeting point is at the metro station exit, street level

Gala dinner

Gala dinner will take place on Thursday Sept. 22th, 20:00, at Brasserie Le Sud11 Place Antonin Poncet, 69002 Lyon, France. Nearest subway stop: Bellecour (metro lines A and D). map

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Suggested route (starting point: Congress Center)

  1. take bus C5 direction  “Cordeliers” from the stop “Cité Internationale” (2 min walk from entrance H, Congress Center park side, just outside the Musée d’Art Contemporain)walk-ccl
  2. get off at “Cordeliers” (terminus)
  3. walk to the restaurant through “rue de la république” (1km, 12 min)


Recommended Hotels

On site:

Crowne Plaza Lyon (****), 22 Quai Charles De Gaulle, Lyon France

Lyon Marriott Hotel Cité Internationale (****),  70 Quai Charles de Gaulle,  69463 Lyon, France

Residential hotel Temporim, Lyon Cite Internationale,  35 quai Charles de Gaulle, 69006 Lyon, France

10 min walking from the conference location:

B&B Hotel Lyon Caluire Cité Internationale  (**),    148-150 Grande Rue St Clair 69300 Caluire-et-Cuire, France

ibis Lyon Caluire Palais des Congrès (***), 9 Avenue De Poumeyrol Zac Sain, Caluire-et-Cuire, Rhone  69300, France

Park & Suites Elegance Lyon Cité Internationale (***), 157 Grande Rue de Saint Clair, Caluire-et-Cuire, Rhone 69300, France

Touristic information

Touristic information to visit Lyon are available here:

theatre paulbocuse

tour Terreaux

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Information on Visa for France can be found on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs: VISA information

Visa information letter

If you need a letter of invitation for applying a visa to France, please send an email to Sébastien Le Beux (E-mail: with the subject “MCSoC-16 Visa Invitation Letter” and provide us the following information:

(1) Receipt(s) of your registration
(2) Copy of your passport’s page (to confirm spelling of your name and birth-date)
(3) Name of your affiliated institution and position