Waves and Instabilities in
and Astrophysical Flows
February 3rd-8th 2013, Les Houches, France.
Les Houches is a small village close to Chamonix, at the bottom of the Mont Blanc in the French Alps. Several ski resorts are nearby: les Houches, Aiguille du midi, Brévent, les grands montets. Further informations can be found on :
Lodging and place of the conference
The conference will take place at the Physics School, which has a conference room equipped with a video-projector and a slide-projector. The number of people will be limited to 70, due to the small size of the centre.
Participants will be sleeping in the rooms of the Physics School, which are single rooms with a desk. Registration fees are equal to 375 Euros and include full-board lodging for 5 nights from Sunday night to Friday afternoon. The workshop will start on Monday, February 4th at 8:30am.
Registration fees (375 Euros) will have to be paid on site by cash or credit card (no American Express card). French attendees have also the possibility to pay using a "bon de commande" to be sent to Ecole de Physique des Houches, "Waves and Instabilities in Geophysical and Astrophysical Flows, February 3rd-8th 2013", Côte des Chavants, F-74310 Les Houches.
Detailed information can be found on the site of the Physics School.
By plane :
There are 2 international airports nearby: Geneva (88km), Lyon (220km) and the local Haute-Savoie/Mont-Blanc airport (90km). Private shuttles can be booked (~40Euros) and take you directly to the CNRS center (except for Alpybus company). Alternatively, local SAT buses operate 3 to 6 times per day from Geneva airport to Les Houches and one should then take a taxi to the center (~5km).
The train arrives directly at les Houches with a change at Saint Gervais (France) or Martigny (Switzerland). There are 10 trains per day from St Gervais (schedule, 20mn trip). One should then take a taxi to the center (~5km): tel. +33 (0) 126.96.36.199.72 or +33 -4-50 54 41 09.
Les Houches is 8 km before Chamonix from Geneva and the Physics School is 5 km above the village. See the site of the Physics School for detailed information. The address is: Ecole de Physique des Houches, La Côte des Chavants, F-74310 Les Houches, France and the phone number : +33 (0)4 50 54 40 69.