Conference Site

DEXA 2011 will be held at the Institut de recherche en informatique de Toulouse (IRIT) which is located at the Université Paul Sabatier Campus in Toulouse. The address is:

Institut de Recherche en Informatique de Toulouse (IRIT)
Université Paul Sabatier
118 Route de Narbonne
F-31062 Toulouse Cedex 9

To get to the Conference site take Metro line B (direction Ramonville) and get out at the stop "Université Paul Sabatier".

Toulouse is the 4th town in France (by size) with 426 000 inhabitants (850 000 with suburbs), and the 2nd town in France by number of students (115000 students, 10000 researchers).

Located at 110km from Pyrenean mountains, 150km from the Mediterranean sea, and 250km from the Atlantic ocean, it is a very convenient location.

For detailed information on Toulouse, see the guide for tourists and for an overview on Toulouse and its surroundings, visit the website of the great touristic sites in Midi-Pyrénées Region.

Getting to Toulouse

By Plane

Toulouse-Blagnac international airport is 8 km west of Toulouse. The city centre is easily reached by the airport shuttle service or by taxi (taxi rank outside the arrivals hall. You can also hire a car from one of the many vehicle hire companies represented at the airport.

From / To Airport
Shuttle bus departures every 20 minutes between the airport (Gate C arrival hall) and Toulouse, with four stops in the city centre: Pierre Baudis Conference Centre– Place Jeanne d’Arc – Allées Jean-Jaurès – and the coach station terminus (next to Matabiau SNCF railway station).

By Rail

Toulouse Matabiau Station, the SNCF railway station, is located in the city center (4 boulevard Pierre Sémard)

By Car

Toulouse has direct motorway connections to the main capitals of Northern and Southern Europe.
A61 (Carcassonne, Montpellier, Barcelona),
A62 (Montauban, Agen, Bordeaux, Limoges, Paris),
A64 (Foix, Lourdes, Bayonne, San Sebastian),
A68 (Lavaur, Albi)
A66 (Pamiers, Foix, Andorra).

Getting around in Town

By Metro

Line A of the [Basso Cambo - Balma Gramont] underground crosses Toulouse from south-west to north-east.
Line B [Borderouge – Ramonville] underground crosses Toulouse from north to south.

The underground operates from 5:15 am to midnight, Sunday to Thursday, and until 0:42 on Fridays and Saturdays.

Download the line A (PDF document)
Download the line B (PDF document)

By Bus

Website of Tisseo (Toulouse public transport)