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

Registrations for etc14 are now open !

To register for the conference please follow the instructions below :

1. You first need to pre-register : 

  • Click on the link below.
  • Choose “pre-registration” at the ETC14 line.
  • Fill in the form.
  • You will receive a pre-registration confirmation by email.


Click here to proceed to the pre-registration



2. Your pre-registration then needs to be validated before you can confirm it and proceed to the payment. 

  • Usually within a few hours after you pre-register (but sometimes the day after)  you should receive an email confirming the validation of your pre-registration.
  • Click on the link in this email (or click here and choose “confim a pre-registration”) and follow the registration steps. Make sure to select the correct status of your registration (“Standar”, “Student” or “Accompanying person”).
  • If you are a Euromech member do not forget to apply for the 24€ reduction (if you are not Euromech member, you can suscribe a membership at
  • You have two options of payment : Credit Card or Bank Transfer.
  • After you finish your registration you will automatically receive the corresponding invoice with all the required information for the bank transfer (if you choose this option).
  • Accompanying persons should preferentially register separately.


etc14 pricing table

Note: These rates are for Euromech members. Participants who are not members of Euromech will be charged a supplement of 24€ for the Euromech membership.

The registration fees for participants include:

  • Admission to the conference
  • Program and book of abstract (electronic form)
  • Program booklet
  • Daily coffee breaks and lunches
  • Welcome cocktail
  • Conference banquet
  • Guided tour of historical Lyon

The registration fees for the accompanying person include:

  • Welcome cocktail
  • Conference banquet
  • Guided tour of historical Lyon

Payments will be possible by bank transfer or by credit card using our online registration system (TBD). Please note that the payments are due in EURO and all banking costs including exchange rates should be paid by the participant.

A written request for a refund must be received by the meeting secretariat. Refunds are subjected to a processing fee:

  • Before May 31st, 2013 – 25 EUR processing fee
  • Between June 1th, 2011 and July 15th, 2013 – 75 EUR processing fee
  • After July 15th, 2013 – no reimbursement