The European turbulence conference gathers every two years the community of scientists involved in the study of turbulence, from fundamental physics issues to applied fluid mechanics – usually over 450 participants. Eight outstanding contributors are the central invited speakers, and 5 sessions are run in parallel.

The first ETC meeting took place in 1986 at the Ecole Centrale, in Lyon. For the 14th edition and 25th anniversary of this very successful event, the Euromech Committee has again selected Lyon.

Host: ENS de Lyon

Scientific Committee: Detlef Lohse [ETC Chair] (U. Twente), Eberhard Bodenschatz (MPI Göttingen), Carlo Casciola (La Sapienza, Roma), Stephan Fauve (ENS de Paris), Yury Kachanov (Novosibirsk), Dan Henningson (KTH Stockholm), Rich Kerswell (U. Bristol), Szymon P. Malinowski (U. Warsaw), Jean-François Pinton (CNRS - ENS de Lyon), Neil Sandham (U. Southampton).

Local Organization Committee: Jean-François Pinton (CNRS - ENS de Lyon), Mickael Bourgoin (CNRS - Université de Grenoble), Laurent Chevillard (ENS de Lyon), Fabien Godeferd (CNRS - EC Lyon), Nicolas Mordant (Université de Grenoble), Aurore Naso (CNRS - EC Lyon), Alain Pumir (CNRS - ENS de Lyon), Romain Volk (ENS de Lyon).

Important dates to come:

Opening of abstract submissions: October 2012 Deadline for abstract submissions: January 8th, 2013 Notification of acceptance: March 1st, 2013 Opening of registrations: March 15th, 2013 Deadline for early registration: May 31st, 2013

How to get there

The conference will be held at the Scientific Campus of the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon (site Monod), which is situated in the Gerland area of the 7th district of Lyon, near the Pont Pasteur bridge on the left bank of the Rhône. Warning: not to be confused with the Literary Campus of ENS, located a few blocks away.

The Conference will take place at the scientific campus:

(See Google-map)
Jacques Monod site
46 Allée d’Italie, 69007 Lyon – France
(between the Place des Pavillons and the Halle Tony Garnier exhibition centre)

Map to reach the Conference venue from the nearest metro station (Stade de Gerland, line B)

From the Lyon-Saint-Exupéry airport:

Take the Rhônexpress tram to the Part-Dieu railway station, then change to the metro, take a train for Direction Stade de Gerland until the terminus (Stade de Gerland).

From the Part-Dieu railway station:

Take the metro (line B), direction Stade de Gerland and stop at the terminus Stade de Gerland (the best way out will be located at the end of the metro train).

From the Jean Macé metro and suburban train stations:

Take the metro (line B), direction Stade de Gerland and stop at the terminus Stade de Gerland (the best way out will be located at the end of the metro train).

From the Perrache railway station:

Take either a #32 or #96 bus to the Halle Tony Garnier stop.

By bicycle:

Click on the link to see the map of cycle paths on the Greater Lyon website.

You will also find Vélo’v public bicycle stations at:
Avenue Debourg – at the corner of Avenue Jean Jaurès (station #7005)
Opposite 219 Avenue Jean Jaurès – at the corner of rue Bollier (station #7057)
Place des Pavillons – in front of the Municipal Library (station #7012)
Place de l’Ecole – at the corner of rue de St Cloud (station #7046)
Halle Tony Garnier – Avenue Tony Garnier, at the corner of the new road (100 metres beyond the corner of Avenue Debourg) (station #7013)