The 2nd Nunataryuk General Assembly will take place 24. - 27. September 2019 in Nice, France. It is co-hosted by our partner Laboratoire d'Océanographie de Villefranche (LOV) in Villefranche-sur-Mer in france.
The Assembly will be hosted at the Le Saint Paul Hôtel on 29 boulevard Franck Pilatte, 06300 Nice. The hotel is located on the seafront just a few metres from the Mediterranean Sea.
Deadline for registrations for the General Assembly was August 15, 2019.
We have a block booking at the Le Saint Paul Hôtel with following rooms and prices:
· 12 rooms facing the courtyard: 137€
· 5 rooms Deluxe North : 149€
· 9 rooms double sea view : 165€
· 11 Chambres Twins : 165€
· 4 Suites : 289€
These prices are for one (1) person per night and include breakfast, but exclude the daily tax of 2.30€ per person per night. The additional price for a second person in a room is 14.30€ (per room, including tax)
Make sure to state that you participate in the Nunataryuk General Assembly. The rooms will have to be pre-paid when booking, and the booking cannot be refunded/modified/cancelled. This block expires on July 19, 2019. Make thus sure you book your room before that date, if you wish to stay at the meeting venue.
Note that travel and accommodation are self-pay.
Early Career Researchers
To welcome the project early career researchers to Nice there will be an ice breaker/welcome at Apero at La Corderie in Villefrance-sur-Mer on Monday evening (Sep 23) from 17.00 to 19.00.
La Corderie is located at 20 Quai de la Corderie, 06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer. It is either a nice 3 km walk around Cape Nice (there is a coastal path all around) or a 6 min ride on bus 81.
All ECRs are also invited to a lab tour to the Villefranche Oceanographic Laboratory (LOV), which our Nunataryuk colleagues at LOV have kindly offered to arrange! The 1-hour tour will take place at 16.00 at their premises in 181 Chemin du Lazaret, 06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer.
On Tuesday morning 9.00 - 12.00 there will be a short ECR workshop. During the workshop we will run short speed talks / elevator pitches of 3 min length by all ECR participants. The ECRs should be prepared to show 2-4 slides on the objectives and status of their research project. They may also address cross-cutting collaborations / opportunities either within Nunataryuk, other ECRs or between institutions.
How to get there
Nice is easy to reach by both train and airplane. Nice Côte d'Azur Airport is located ca. 7 km from the hotel and Nice-Ville Train Station is in walking distance, or ca. 2,7 km from the hotel.
From the Airport
The Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur is located about 7 km from the hotel. It has two Terminals, which are connected with a free shuttle bus operating in a 10-minute frequency. The hotel can be reached either by public transport, the shuttle buses 98 and 99, or by taxi/Uber.
In Nice, there are two options to take a taxi. The official taxis are from TAXI RIVIERA, tel: 04 93 13 78 78. An official App for TAXI RIVIERA is available for Android and iPhone in the Appstore. This webpage heredescribes the most important things to consider about a taxi ride in Nice and gives hints how to avoid overcharging.
Another popular option is to use Uber. HERE you can find some advantages and conditions for using Uber in Nice.
The public transport system
The public transport system is called LIGNES D’AZUR. For up to date information about your travel go to the official website for the public transport system in Nice. You can also download the free app LIGNES D’AZUR, available for Android and iPhone, which provides also an English user interface.
The costs for buying a single one-way ticket for the public transport in Nice area is 1.50 €. The ticket is Valid for 74 min. and does account for one direction including all changes between bus and tram. An exception are the lines 98 and 99, which are special shuttle buses from the airport to the city. Ticket to these shuttles costs 6 €.
The public buses go from the Aéroport/Promenade at Terminal 1. You have three different options to get to the Station Cathédral - Vieille Ville at which you need to change to bus line 38 in the direction of Gustavin/Parc Vigier. The hotel is at the stop “La Réserve”.
The first option is the bus line 70 in the direction of Station Cathédral - Vieille Ville and change at the destination to bus line 38. The bus line 70 departs from the Aéroport/Promenade in 20-30-minute intervals between 5.42am and 10:33pm.
The second option from Aéroport/Promenade to Cathédral - Vieille Ville is the bus line 12 in the direction of Promenade des Arts. This bus line departs in 20-minute intervals between 5.32 am- 9.42pm).
Third option is the bus line 52 from Aéroport/Promenade in the Direction of Station J.C. Bermond with exiting the bus at Opéra - Vieille Ville and walking to Cathédral - Vieille Ville. This line operates between 6.42 am -9.18 pm.
The bus line 38 departs from Cathédral - Vieille Ville in the direction of Gustavin/Parc Vigier in 21-minute intervals between 7.32am and 8:25 pm. The hotel is at stop “La Réserve”.
The shuttles 98 and 99 depart from Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 in 20 minute intervals between 6.00am and 11.43pm. When taking the shuttle to the city centre, the line 98 is a better option. Please note, that even if you take the shuttle bus to the city centre, you will need to change to the public transport bus line 38 at Cathédral – Vieille Ville.
From the main Train Station
If you arrive at the main train station GARE DE NICE-VILLE you must walk over to the station Gare Thiers for the connection with tram L1.
Take the tram L1 in direction Henri Sappia - Hôpital Pasteurbus to station Garibaldi NICE from where you must walk less than a minute to Boyer NICE and enter the bus line 38 in the direction Gustavin/Parc Vigier until La Réserve which is directly in front of the hotel. The tram L1 operates between 4:38 am and 1:02 am. The bus line 38 departs from Boyer NICE in 21-minute intervals between 07:35 am and 08:28 pm.