This conference will be held in Toulouse, situated between the Mediterranean
and the Atlantic, some 456 miles from Paris. The city is capital of the
great Midi-Pyrénées region and is the 4th largest French
Toulouse is well known for its significant role in aeronautics and space, but Toulouse know-how is also heavily invested in other major fields like electronics, health-related industries, food processing, strategic services, information technology, etc. The Ville Rose is also in the forefront of other advanced technologies like microbiology, biotechnology, etc.
The conference will be held in the Modern and Contemporary Art Museum "Les Abattoirs" of Toulouse.
With the Left Bank of the Garonne now confirming its status as a centre
of culture, a new idea has seen the light of day in the former Toulouse
abattoirs, which were opened in 1831 by the town architect and designer
Urbain Vitry. In 1995, after an international competition, the architects
Antoine Stinco and Rémi Papillault created a vast open space of
6000m2 to accommodate the new purpose of the building: permanent and temporary
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