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17-18 Oct 11, Montpellier

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17-18 Oct 11, Plenary, Montpellier, France
Start date: 2011-10-17
End date: 2011-10-18
City: Montpellier
Country: France


Université Montpellier 2

Campus Saint-Priest

rue de Saint Priest

34 090 Montpellier Cedex 5

[Link to Google Maps]

The venue can be easily reached by tramway, line 2 (blue line) direction "Mosson" if you come from the city center/train station. The venue stop is "Chateau d'Ô".

More details on how to walk from the tram stop to the meeting rooms are given on the Map, please click on the blue itinerary to see them.


There are numerous hotels in the city center and near the meeeting venue.

Check the [tourism office]

We particularly recommend the hotels in this list: [1]

Another good pick would be the [Hotel Aragon], a perfectly located *** hotel on the city main square, 5 min walk from the train station. Rooms from 75€.

Travel tips

By Air

Montpellier Méditerranée Airport.

The airport has direct flights to Amterdam, Paris, Madrid and Lyon hubs. Other direct flights: Amsterdam, Brussels, Copenhagen, Frankfurt (Hhn), London (Gat+Lut), Madrid, Algier, Oran, Figari, Nantes, Rennes, Bordeaux, Corsica.

8 km/15 minutes away (by car) from city center

Shuttle bus service & taxis

To come from the airport take the airport shuttle to the last stop: "Place de l'Europe". Then the tramway, line 2 (the blue line) direction "Mosson" will take you either to the city center (stop Comédie) or further to the meeting venue, stop Château d'Ô.

Alternative airports are Lyon (3H away by train, 2h30 by car) or Marseille (2h away).

By Train

Saint‐Roch TGV Station HighSpeed Train to/from Paris in 3H15/11 trains per day + Paris CDG, Lille

City center is walking distance. From the train station take the tramway, line 2 (the blue line) direction "Mosson" to the meeting venue, stop Château d'Ô. .

By Boat

From Sète (40 min away) or Marseille (1h30 away)

Social Event

MONDAY, 17-Oct-11, approx. 19:30

location: 2 Impasse Perier, Divine & sens

Other Information

In case of emergency, contact François Scharffe : +33 6 59 16 62 65

Meeting information


No Partner Rep MONDAY, 17-Oct-11 TUESDAY, 18-Oct-11 Social event Dietary restrictions
3 CWI Lefteris Sidirourgos YES YES YES YES (no beef)
4 EPFL Zoltan Miklos YES YES YES NO
5 FORTH Irini Fundulaki YES YES YES NO
6 FUB Pablo Mendes YES YES YES NO
7 JSI Alexandra Moraru YES YES YES NO
9 KIT Andreas Harth YES YES YES NO
10 KIT Elena Simperl YES YES YES NO
11 LIRMM François Scharffe YES YES YES NO
12 OU Jacek Kopecky YES morning YES NO
13 OU John Domingue No YES YES NO
14 STI2 Simeona Pellkvist YES YES YES NO
15 UIBK Thomas Bauereiss YES YES YES NO
16 UPM Oscar Corcho YES YES YES NO
17 UPM Freddy Priyatna YES YES YES NO
18 WNRI Rajendra Akerkar YES YES YES NO
19 WNRI Terje Aaberge YES YES YES NO
20 KIT Steffen Stadtmueller YES YES YES NO
21 LIRMM Clément Jonquet Morning YES YES NO


MONDAY, 17-Oct-11, Technical meeting

09:30 - 10:00 State of play (Scientific director)

10:00 - 11:00 WP3 (FORTH, KIT, EPFL, chaired by FORTH)

  • highlights: overview presentation of work done by FORTH, presentation on work on policies by KIT, contributions of EPFL

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break

11:30 - 13:00 WP2 (KIT, FUB, JSI, EPFL, FORTH, chaired by KIT)

  • highlights: contributions of EPFL (with dedicated presentation), quality repair methods aligned with FUB framework (FORTH), JSI work on social context.
  • updates of FUB framework, KIT work on representing spatio-temporal data

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch break

13:30 - 14:00 Benchmarking RDF storage engines (CWI)

14:00 - 15:00 WPs 4 and 5 (FUB, EPFL)

  • presentations of deliverables due M12 and next steps.

15:00 - 15:30 Coffee break

15:30 - 17:00 Preparation for the review and wrap-up (Scientific director)

20:00 Social event

TUESDAY; 18-Oct-11, Welcoming new core and associate partners

09:30 - 10:00 Overview of PlanetData (Scientific director)

10:00 - 11:00 Presentation of new core partners and their contributions to PlanetData (Cefriel, OU, Computes/SINTEF 20 minutes each)

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break

11:30 - 12:30 Presentation of associate partners (depends on attendance of these partners)

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch break (with PMB)

13:30 - 15:00 PlanetData Call2 discussion

15:00 - 15:30 Coffee break

15:30 - 16:30 Dissemination 3.0

16:30 - 17:30 Bilateral discussions PlanetData and associate partners

17:30 end of meeting