Visit to ITER nuclear fusion research facility

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Technical Visit
27 September 2012 18:00 - 30 September 2012 15:00
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The 3 day event is confirmed from Thursday 27th evening to Sunday 30th September mid afternoon with 3 nights’ accommodation in Aix en Provence, cultural capital of the Provence region in south-east France.

The event will comprise :

  • Thursday : early evening rendezvous in the conference hotel bar for registration, followed by free evening
  • Friday : early start full-day conference & site visit to ITER nuclear research establishment at Cadarache
  • Friday : evening gala dinner at conference hotel in Aix
  • Saturday : graduate presentations at morning technical seminar in conference hotel in Aix
  • Saturday : afternoon cultural excursion around the region with early evening wine tasting at a domaine
  • Saturday : free evening for those who wish to do their own thing, or join an informal light meal locally in Aix
  • Sunday : morning guided cultural walking tour of the historic city of Aix en Provence / Cours Mirabeau & its Place de la Rotonde / Cathedral St Sauveur with its Baptistery & Cloisters / Gothic Clocktower of the Hôtel de Ville / Fountain of the Four Dolphins / Méjanes Library / Jas de Bouffon, historic home of the painter Paul Cézanne whose legacy is synonymous with the city
  • 3 group lunches / 1 group dinner / coach travel included


This event is organised by the ICE and is open to IMechE members.


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