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Website guide

Registration can be done here "Inscription/modification". It can be modified but no later than June 1.

The rubric "liste des participants" displays the participants and the sessions they have registered.

Go to "liste des contributions" for information on the proposed contributions of participants.

Click on the logos below to visit our sponsors site.

Information in this page:

Place and date

The SF2A/EDP prize "Découvrir l'univers" will be awarded Monday June 20 at 18h45 in the institut d'Astrophysique de Paris . This will be followed at 19h30 by a public conference (in french) given by Annie Baglin.

The award of the chercheur SF2A prize and Thesis SF2A prize as well as a cocktail will be held Wednesday June 22 at the Observatoire de Paris in the room la grande galerie at 19h.


Registration fees

The registration and payment must be done here "Inscription/Modification"

To facilitate the organisation it is important you register before the 1st of June (see "Inscription/modification"), even if an on-site registration will be possible.

Contributions (abstracts)

The submission of a contribution (or two) can be done by filling or modifying the registration form (see the two links given above). Up to two contributions can be submitted. If you want to submit more contributions, please contact the system administrator.

The proceedings of the conference SF2A 2011 give an annual overview of the current state of French astronomy. They will be published in an electronic format in English and made available on the SF2A website. These reports They will be referenced in ADS. The instructions for the authors will be published soon on this page.


We have received a very large number of proposals for posters. However, due to a very limited space, we ask you to strictly limit the size of your poster in A1 format oriented in landscape (ie height: 59.4 cm and width: 84.1 cm). Posters larger than A1 size can not be hung. The poster session will begin Monday, June 20 at 14h and will end Thursday, June 23 at 17:30 (the hanging of posters will be made ​​only from 14h).


For any questions or problems, do not hesitate to contact the LOC at:

For any problems related to your registration, please contact the system administrator .

Internet connexion

A wifi connexion will be available and free in the lobby. However, no wifi access will be possible in the conference rooms where only the fee Orange Wifi Access will be accessible.

To connect to the free wifi access, choose the Network "wifiaccess" and follow the instructions. The details are available here.

Accommodation and hotels

The FIAP Jean Monnet offers some collective rooms (57 euros per night) and a few double rooms (76 euros per night). The booking is to be done online on their website.

It is strongly recommended to book the hotel room as soon as possible.


The FIAP Jean Monnet has a canteen in which participants can go. Lunch: 12,5 € or 14,5 € (coffee included), dinner: 11,50 €, as well as . take-out meals.

Many restaurants can also be found near the FIAP, a map is available here


General information on Paris (metro, tourism, events, restaurants, ...) can be found on PARIS-Service ou TOURISME-A-PARIS. Several bars, bistrots in Paris are listed in BARS & PUBS in PARIS, and all is in PARISCOPE. The website of SNCF can be useful as well as the website of RATP.

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