2010/07/27: Next ESONET yearly meeting and General Assembly - REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

Dear ESONET partners and colleagues,

We inform you that the next yearly ESONET meeting will take place the week of 13-16 december 2010 in Marseille, France.
The event will take place in and near the "Pharo Palace" http://palaisdupharo.marseille.fr/pharo/ close to the famous "Vieux Port".

This meeting week will include:

  • a Sciences workshop, managed by  H. Ruhl  
  • a Best practices Workshop # 3 (BPW on the attached file), managed by   C. Waldmann  and JF Rolin  
  • the General Assembly meeting including a Communication and ESONET Demonstration Missions exhibition show, managed by us
  • a VISO workshop, managed by   B. Ferré  and J. Mienert  
  • a joint meeting with EMSO PP project to deliver the ESONET Label to EMSO, discuss the ESONET-EMSO status and the next steps, managed by us and EMSO coordination team. 

A social event will take place the day 3, the 15th of Dec. 2010 



Registration is closed.

List of registered people (update 10/12/07)

application/vnd.ms-excel List of registered people - All


3 high standing hotels are very close to the Pharo palace:

"Vieux port NOVOTEL hotel " very close to the palace. We negotiated 20 rooms at special rate 135€ + 14,30 € for breakfast until the 20th of November. Please use the application/msword Novotel registration form and send it back to the Novotel hotel.

"Radisson Blu Hotel Vieux port": 180€ pp. Please use the application/pdf Radisson Blu Hotel Vieux Port registration form and send it back to the Radisson Blu hotel.

The "New hotel of Marseille": See on their web site for booking.

Other hotels can be found on :



and in the attached application/pdf Hotel facilities list.


by airplane:
There is one airport in Marseille but with 2 "stations": the normal one (Marseille Provence airport, mp) and the lowcost one (Marseille Provence 2, mp2)
The low cost one is used by ryanair, easyjet etc...
by train:  
The TGV is coming from Paris in 3h30
by car  
Not recommended: a lot of traffic and expensive car park!
The easiest access to Pharo is to enter Marseille by the "Prado Carenage tunnel".
Metropolitan and bus  
there are 2 metro lines, one with an exit on the " application/pdf vieux port", then you need to walk 10 minutes. Download the application/pdf Metro network.