The symposium will be held at Le Corum, the beautiful convention center of Montpellier, which is a central location, close to the Place de la Comédie, the beating heart of the historic and pedestrian city center, at walking distance of many hotels and restaurants, with a broad range of prices.
It is close to Montpellier train and TGV station, Montpellier airport, and via the tram, to the nearby Mediterranean coast. Montpellier is a beautiful, Mediterranean city and its immediate surroundings provide lots of opportunities to visit the vineyards, the coast, the mountains and numerous World heritage sites of the Languedoc-Roussillon region (e.g. Roman remains such as Le Pont du Gard or the Nîmes arenas, the medieval city of Carcassonne, etc).
See for travel information by train, air, or road here.
Some practical information about local transport (buses, tramways, taxi’s, bicycles), restaurants, shopping, emergency numbers etc, you can find here.