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Exploring lignocellulosic biomass!

Exploring Lignocellulosic Biomass - ELB 2018

Challenges and Opportunities for Bioeconomy

26-29 June 2018 Reims, France

The meeting will take place in the superb Congress Centre ("Centre des Congrès de Reims") which is settled right in the city centre of Reims.

Photo centre congrès

The gala dinner will happen in the "Palais du Tau", in a splendid cellar, next to the world famous Reims Cathedrale where French Kings were crowned.

Palais du Tau

Practical Information

Important dates

  • Abstract submission opening: 08 January 2018
  • Abstract submission ending: 03 April 2018
  • Abstract notification of acceptance: 17 April 2018
  • Registration: 22 January to 04 June 2018 (see the Registration tab)

Local Information

When registering to the meeting, you can also book a room online with a special rate, which is the easiest way to do.

If you want to book a room  by yourself, below is a list of hotels located in the city centre close to the meeting place: "Centre des Congrès de Reims", 12 boulevard du Général Leclerc, 51100 Reims - France.

How to come to Reims

The meeting will take place in the "Centre des Congrès de Reims", 12 boulevard du Général Leclerc, 51100 Reims, France

By train

There are 2 train stations that can bring you to Reims: "Gare Reims-Centre", located in the city centre, and « Champagne-Ardenne TGV », in Bezannes, which is linked to Reims thanks to the tram.

Getting to Reims by TGV (high-speed train) is 45 min from Paris, 1h55 from Strasbourg and 1h25 from Lille.

SNCF is the French railway company:

By plane

Paris-Roissy international airport

Reims is located 30 minutes* from the Paris Roissy international airport.

Paris airports website:

Several companies also offer connections to these airports.

*By train (TGV): Paris-Roissy airport to Champagne-Ardenne TGV

Paris-Vatry Airport

Freight and international destinations for passengers.

Reims-Champagne Airport

Light business and tourist aircraft.

Phone: +33 (0)3 26 49 10 92

By car

Reims is located at the crossroads of the A4-E50 (Paris - Strasbourg) and A26-E17 (Calais - Troyes - Dijon) motorways. The city has 6 motorway exits.