Vernon Station


Vernon Station
Solar Energy to Biomass Optimisation of light energy conversion in plants and
Kick –off Meeting
April 13th to April 15th, 2016
Vernon, France
How to arrive? Paris to Vernon by train
Charles de Gaulle Airport or Gare du Nord Station to Saint Lazare Station
RER B direction Sud (Robinson, Saint Remy les Chevreuses)
Get out at Châtelet - Les Halles Station
Metro 14 Direction Saint Lazare Station
Orly Airport to Saint Lazare Station
RER B direction Nord (Mitry-Claye or Charles de Gaulle Airport)
Get out at Châtelet - Les Halles Station
Metro 14 Direction Saint Lazare Station
By train :
The Vernon station is situated on the main line Paris / Rouen / Le Havre. It starts from the Saint-Lazare Paris station.
In the Metro, take the 'SNCF - Grandes Lignes' exit. Buy a ticket to Vernon.
The Rouen line departs from the right side of the platform, in the 'Grandes Lignes' section.
Time table Trains Paris to Vernon (45 min, direct, 15 euros)
7h20 8h20 10h20 12h20 Last train to arrive at time for the excursion
14h20 16h20 17h30
Hôtel Normandy
1 av. Pierre Mendes France 27200 Vernon
+33 (0)2 32 51 97 97
Vernon Station
All expenses in Vernon including the excursion are free for you.
2 nights hotel + Breakfast
On April 13th Excursion and Diner
On April 14th Lunch and Diner
On April 15th Lunch
You have to pay only the travel
Explore the historical district of Vernon on the banks of the river Seine with its gothic church,
fine arts museum, 12th century castles and the famous old mill. Dream of past times in the
exquisite chateau de Bizy. Vernon has 26000 inhabitants and lots of lovely shops, little cafés and
More about Vernon:
April 13th, 14h-18h
Excursion to Giverny :
Monet’s House and Gardens
Impressionisme Museum
Meeting Program
Wednesday April 13
Arriving till 13h30.
14h Excursion to Giverny : Monet’s House and Museum
20h Diner
Thursday April 14
8h45-9h Opening by Claudia Büchel
9h to 12h30 Presentation of ESR projects WP1 and WP2 (15 min + 5 min discussion)
Roberto Bassi (Univ Verona, Italy)
Alexander Ruban (Univ of London, England)
Representative of Umea (Sweden)
PSI (Klara Pansarova ou Martin Trilek) (Czech Rep)
10h20-10h50 Coffee Break
Eva-Mari Aro (Univ Turku, Finland)
Roberta Croce (VU, Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Claudia Büchel (Univ Frankfurt, Germany)
Diana Kirilovsky (CEA, France)
Egbert Boekema / Kouril (Netherlands, Czech Rep)
12h30-14h Lunch
14h to 15h40 Presentation of ESR projects WP3 (15 min + 5 min discussion)
Herbert van Amerongen (Univ Wageningen, Netherlands)
Bruno Robert (CEA, France)
Conrad Mullineaux (Univ London, England)
Jan Dekker (VU, Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Representative of Phycosource (France)
15h40-16h10 Coffee Break
16h10-18h Introduction to Management and Finances (Bernd Märtens/Claudia Büchel), followed by Supervisory
Board Meeting (all PIs)
20h Diner
Friday April 15
9h-10h Recruitment and training
10h-12h30 Discussions between teams: co-directors of ESR and common topics (with coffee).
12h 30-14h Lunch
Departure after lunch