15-20 November 2015
Africa/Johannesburg timezone
The 1st African Light Source Conference and Workshop

Conference & Workshop Venue

The Event will be hosted by the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF). The ESRF is an X-ray light source for Europe. It is located in Grenoble, France, and supported and shared by 21 countries.

ESRF is the most powerful synchrotron radiation source in Europe. Each year several thousand researchers travel to Grenoble, where they work in a first-class scientific environment to conduct exciting experiments at the cutting edge of modern science.


  1. The ESRF Guest House
    1. 5 places are reserved for the Younger Researchers attending the Conference.
    2. Booking data to be provided soon
  2. Hotel 1 in Grenoble
    1. Please consult the table below with hotels in downtown Grenoble, where ESRF has, most of the time, negotiated prices. To take advantage of these prices, delegates should ask for the "ESRF" rate, or, when specified on the table, the "CEA" rate. Please provide proof of registration when you do this.
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Practical information

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To reach Okko Hotel - 23, rue Hoche - Tel: 04 85 19 00 10

Line C: Gustave Rivet station (400m - 5 min walk)
Line A et B: Victor Hugo station (800m - 10 min walk)
Line E: Condorcet station (800m - 10 min walk)