Key Dates

  • Submission opening: March 5, 2018
  • Abstract submission deadline: September 17, 2018 extended to 14th October
  • Decision of acceptance oral/poster: October 3, 2018 extended to 26th October
  • Early bird payments deadline: October 5, 2018 extended to 30th October
  • Regular payments deadline: November 5, 2018 extended to 19th November


Meeting place

EMEC 19 will be held at: Casino de Royat, Allée du Pariou, 63130 ROYAT.


 CAR PARK (see map below):

The "Parking du Casino" will be open.

For "Parking St Victor", you will have to take a ticket first, then you will be provided with a countercheck mark at the registration of the conference for gratuity.




Reach Clermont-Ferrand city

  • By car: Motorway A89 from Bordeaux or from Lyon, A71 from Paris, A75 from Montpellier

Once in Clermont-Ferrand, several options are available to reach the conference center :

  • By public transport:

- From the Airport : Bus line 20 to "Musée d'Art Roger Quillot", then Bus line A (Tramway) to "Place de Jaude" and Bus line B to "Royat Place Allard"

- From the railway station or Clermont-Ferrand city center (near Place de Jaude) : Bus line B to "Royat Place Allard"

  • By taxi:

Taxis stop in front of the railway station and Aulnat airport exit. Phone: + 39 (0)473195353 or +39 (0)473315315



We recommend staying nearby the Casino de Royat, at the "Royal Hotel Saint Mart" (where the Gala dinner will take place), or alternatively at "Hôtel Le Châtel" or "Hôtel Princesse Flore" (see below). Special discounts are offered to EMEC19 conference members: Direct reservation by phone only  using the code "EMEC19" before November 15th, 2018.



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