20-22 Oct 2015 Villa Méditerranée, Marseille (France)

MISTRALS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 2015

MISTRALS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE


ENVIRONMENT IN THE MEDITERRANEAN
STATEMENTS AND PROSPECTS FOR RESEARCH AND SOCIETY


20>22 OCTOBER 2015

Villa Méditerranée, Marseille, FRANCE


Mid-term symposium of MISTRALS, this event is an important milestone in the reflection on actions already implemented and its future directions.

A two-step event, on 3 days
•    Two-day symposium to present results, appraisals and prospects of the MISTRALS programs, as well as results of the ENVIMED projects.
•    Posters exhibition
•    One day of prospective restitution, in order to draw the future MISTRALS for the next 5 years

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For the unlucky ones which will not be able to attend the conference at the Villa Mediterranée, we have the pleasure to announce you that it will be webcast in live on: http://webcast.in2p3.fr/live/mistrals_2015

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And do not forget the photo contest of the conference: MediterraneanScopy : See The Mediterranean through the eyes of science!

MediterraneanScopy is photos contest on Science in the Mediterranean region open to scientists participating to the 2015 MISTRALS International Conference organized in Marseille (France). The photos will be displayed in a dedicated exhibition in the Villa Méditerrannée in Marseille from the 20th to the 22nd and prize award ceremony will be held during the cocktail on the 21ST evening.

The contest runs before the conference, and opens for submissions from first of July to mid-October. Those of you who want to participate can enter into the competition by uploading it to http://mistrals2015.sciencesconf.org/user/submissions and choosing the MediterraneanScopy photos contest session.

 

REGISTRATION

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION and poster submission is on October 9th, 2015

To register you have to create an account

 

POSTERS FORMAT: use portrait format, with size A0, meaning 84 cm x 118 cm (or approaching)

Please submit abstract of your poster online, through your account



Conference Fees

Fees include access to conference, coffee breaks, everyday lunches, and gala cocktail on the 22th of October evening.


Until the 20th of September 2015
 - Masters and PhD student: 80 €
 - Reserachers, and other categories of attendees: 150 €


From the 21 of September 2015
- Masters and PhD student: 150 €
- Reserachers, and other categories of attendees: 250 €

For your convenience, here is a list of hotels in Marseille :

Hotel name

Adress

Phone

website

Indicative cost (€)

Breakfast (€)

Alizé Marseille Vieux Port

35 Quai des Belges

491336697

www.alize-hotel.comr

80-100

9,5

Saint Ferreol

19, rue Pisançon

491331221

www.hotel-stferreol.com

80-100

9,5

Carre Vieux Port

6, rue Beauvau

491332134

www.hotel-carre-vieux-port.com

100-120

included

Quality Hotel Vieux Port

16, cours Belsunce

491190485

 

80-100

12

           

Mercure Centre Vieux Port

1, rue Neuve St Martin

496172222

www.mercure.com

90-140

included

New Hotel Vieux Port

3 Bis, rue Reine Elisabeth

491992323

www.new-hotel.com

110-180

included

Best Western du MUCEM

22, rue Mazenod

491931313

www.bestwestern.com

80-100

included

Ibis Centre Gare Saint Charles

Square Narvick, Esplanade Saint Charles

491956209

www.ibis.com

80-100

13

Holiday Inn Marseille St Charles

15, Boulevard Maurice Bourdet

491995990

www.ihg.com

85-120

included

 

About Villa Méditerranée: http://www.villa-mediterranee.org/

 

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MISTRALS in a few words: « A decade to observe, understand and anticipate the Mediterranean habitability over a century »

Facts and numbers 

A decadal meta-program; more than 1,000 scientists involved since 5 years of  operational existence ; yearly observation and measurement campaigns allowing development of observation and information systems on, for non-exhaustive examples : extreme events, atmosphere pollution, biodiversity, and anthropization ; 23 euro-Mediterranean countries involved.

Why and how MISTRALS ?

MISTRALS is an interdisciplinary meta-program for systematic observations and research dedicated to the Mediterranean Region:

  • To anticipate, at the Mediterranean Region scale, the consequence of the global change
  • To answer societal challenges related to the future of the  Mediterranean under global change pressures,
  • Challenges cover highly priorities to answer such as resources sustaining, pollution fighting, landscapes uses,
  • Based on research and its translation into applications and actions covering population needs for the development and the sustainability of the Mediterranean countries under climate change and globalization forcings.

MISTRALS is organized around programs covering highly priorities topics developed in accordance with the societal and environmental needs of the partner countries, such as:

  • Resources sustainability
  • Sustainable farming and land uses
  • Water and resources management
  • Regional patterns for climate evolution
  • Earth’s deep processes and impacts on environment
  • Natural risks prevention
  • Resilience of sea and atmosphere to perturbations, and evolution of their bio-geo-chemistry
  • Anthropization and sustainability of natural and  anthropized lands
  • Biodiversity and environmental forcings on ecosystems

Learn more about MISTRALS: http://www.mistrals-home.org

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