Conferences and events

  • SCAN 2018: The 8th Seminar on Digital Architectural Design
    October 24, 2018 - October 26, 2018
    Organized by the Urban Architecture Nantes Research Centre (AAU) under the aegis of ARCAN*, the 8th edition of SCAN'18* will take place on our partner Ensa Nantes's premises on 25 and 26 October 2018. On the programme: immersion-emersion and its contributions to the design of architectural and urban projects. You can submit your articles or posters up until January 15th.

  • Round table: Connected objects in business - an open door for hackers?
    October 1, 2018
    The number of connected devices in France has increased by 3 million in just one year, according to ARCEP. What is the impact of their proliferation in companies? How can we maintain the security of organizations, information systems, and our data in this context?
  • Guest professor at Centrale Nantes: Dr. Claudia CALIFANO
    September 2, 2018 - September 12, 2018
    Claudia Califano, of the Faculty of Engineering, University of Rome La Sapienza in Italy, was invited by Claude Moog of the LS2N Laboratory at Centrale Nantes. She will be on campus from 2 to 11 September.
  • National Science Fair 2018: Florent Laroche regional ambassador
    July 4, 2018
    The annual "Fête de la Science" (National Science Fair) will be held in October and November. New for this 2018 edition: a national committee of 17 ambassadors has been formed, one of whom is Centrale Nantes lecturer, Florent Laroche.
  • START COMPUTE 2018: launch of the Start Up HPC Challenge
    July 2, 2018 - October 5, 2018
    Calling all start-ups, small and medium-sized businesses in the west of France: take the opportunity to win high performance computing hours by taking part in the START COMPUTE Start-Up HPC Challenge. The winner will receive project support including training, assistance and use of the Centrale Nantes Supercomputer for 1 year.
  • Afterwork event "What high performance computing could do for you"
    June 28, 2018
    The High Performance Computing Institute (ICI) at Centrale Nantes invites you to an afterwork event on high performance computing. Used in science and industry, high performance computing is an efficient tool for innovation. Register for the round table and visit on 28th June.
  • Guest Professor at Centrale Nantes: Eric Savory
    June 28, 2018
    Eric Savory, Associate Professor of Fluid Mechanics at the University of Western Ontario in Canada, was invited by Laurent Perret of the LHEEA (Research Laboratory in Hydrodynamics, Energetics & Atmospheric Environment) at Centrale Nantes. He will be on campus from 23 June to 2 July.
  • CRIEC 2018: Inter-Ecoles Centrale Research Symposium
    June 25, 2018 - June 28, 2018
    CRIEC - Inter-Ecoles Centrale Research Symposium, involves young researchers from the Ecoles Centrale group (Centrale Marseille, Centrale Lyon, Centrale Nantes, Centrale Lille and Centrale Supélec) and related laboratories. This year, Centrale Nantes will play host to the event - the 24th edition - from 25 to 28 June 2018. It is organised by PhD students with support from the Research Department at Centrale Nantes.
  • Food redistribution and waste recycling at CIRP Design 2018
    June 13, 2018
    The CIRP Design conference organized in May by Centrale Nantes and the LS2N brought together a hundred participants from around the world. Several contracts were signed with the event caterer to recycle waste and redistribute surplus food.
  • Centrale Nantes appoints it first ‘Adjunct Professor’ – Professor Suresh G. Advani, University of Delaware, USA
    June 11, 2018
    A pioneer in the field of upstream and applied research on composite materials in the USA, Prof. Suresh G. Advani is a leading scientist of international stature in this field. A ceremony was held today at Centrale Nantes to mark his appointment as adjunct professor.
  • Guest professor at Centrale Nantes: Dr. Grégory Payne
    June 4, 2018 - July 27, 2018
    Dr Grégory Payne, Chancellor's Fellow at the University of Strathclyde in Scotland, will be at Centrale Nantes from 4 June to 27 July. He was invited by Aurélien Babarit, member of faculty in the Research Laboratory in Hydrodynamics, Energetics & Atmospheric Environment (LHEEA).
  • Scientific study days: "Digital technology - a tool for studying heritage value"
    May 31, 2018 - June 1, 2018
    Florent LAROCHE, Associate Professor at Centrale Nantes and member of the Laboratory of Numerical Sciences of Nantes (LS2N), is organizing scientific study days dedicated to digital technology as a tool for studying heritage value. Over 20 papers will demonstrate digital practices for the study of heritage value: capitalise, analyze and enhance.
  • Andrea DI MASCIO invited to Centrale Nantes
    April 23, 2018 - April 27, 2018
    Andrea DI MASCIO, Senior Researcher at IAC-CNR (Istituto per le Applicazioni del Calcolo - Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche), Rome, has been invited by David LE TOUZÉ, LHEEA Professor, H2i Teamfrom 23 to 27 April 2018.
  • Conference: "The role science plays in preparing for the Olympics"
    April 16, 2018
    Olympic rowing champion, Jérémie Azou, and his coach, Alexis BESANÇON, will visit the campus to give a lecture on the role science plays in preparing for the Olympics. An unprecedented event - not to be missed - organized as part of the new "Scientific Challenge 2024" specialisation.
  • Scientific co-operation agreements signed during Emmanuel Macron's visit to India
    March 16, 2018
    Centrale Nantes signed, alongside the CNRS, an agreement with the Indian Institute of Technology Madras during President Emmanuel Macron's visit to India and in the presence of Frédérique Vidal, Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation. The CNRS signed a total of three scientific cooperation agreements with its Indian partners.
  • Cities and climate: Closing day of the RI-ADAPTCLIM Project
    February 21, 2018
    The RI-ADAPTCLIM project - International Network on Risk Assessment and Climatic Adaptation of Civil Engineering and Building Works - comes to end at the end of November. A closing day bringing together the partners (Centrale Nantes, University of Nantes, IFSTTAR, CSTB), PhD students and master students will be held on campus on 21 February 2018.
  • A conference with Yannick ROUDAUT - Ecological Transition Mornings
    February 20, 2018
    See you on Tuesday 20 February on the Centrale Nantes campus for the second edition of the "Matinales de la transition écologique" (Ecological Transition Mornings). On the programme - Yannick ROUDAUT talks about his experience as a speaker, author and former economic and financial journalist, working on the sustainability of our business model.
  • Study Day: "Towards a digital policy and sustainable applications of heritage institutions"
    January 15, 2018
    In a context of heritage digitization and increasing development of digital applications in the heritage sector, professional and public practices are evolving. This study day raises the question of training in this sector and the impact on heritage institutions.
  • A conference with SAMUEL COURGEY - "Les Matinales de la Transition Ecologique" (Ecological Transition Mornings)
    December 19, 2017
    See you on Tuesday 19th December, on the Centrale Nantes campus for the first edition of the "Matinales de la transition écologique" (Ecological Transition Mornings). On the programme - Samuel Courgey, project manager and specialist in insulation using natural materials, talks about his experience.
  • TedX Centrale Nantes: "A brave new world"
    December 9, 2017
    TEDx Centrale Nantes: "A new brave world" on campus on Saturday 9th December. Get your tickets now!
  • Conference on: "safety at sea, an issue for all users"
    November 22, 2017
    The Centrale Nantes Team Voile (Sailing Association) invites you to a conference-debate on the theme of "Safety at Sea", which will be given by first Officer Pierre-André Saladay, navigator, radar operator and tactician on the Falcon 50 in the 24F fleet of the French Navy. See you on campus on November 22nd.
  • Atlanpolitan breakfast on high performance computing
    November 21, 2017
    "Modelling, simulation, artificial intelligence ... Discover the super powers of high performance computing!" Visit the campus on 21 November for a breakfast meeting on high performance computing and a visit of the supercomputer organized by Atlanpôle, technopole and member of the European Business and Innovation Centre Network.
  • Round Table on 'Childhood, robots and screens'
    November 21, 2017
    What place should digital objects - from robots to screens – have in childhood? Join in the discussion and discover new experiments in therapeutic and/ or family mediation. Sign up for the free conference, from 7pm to 9pm on Tuesday, November 21st in the Maxi Room at STEREOLUX.
  • Guest professor at Centrale Nantes: Prof. LAURENCE BRASSART
    November 20, 2017 - December 22, 2017
    Prof. LAURENCE BRASSART, Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Monash University, in Australia, is at Centrale Nantes from 20 November 2017 to 22 December 2017. She was invited by Laurent Stainier, member of faculty in the Research Institute in Civil and Mechanical Engineering (GeM).
  • Doctoral event "Digital Societies"
    November 15, 2017 - November 16, 2017
    As part of the Maison des Sciences de l’Homme Ange-Guépin's activities on "digital societies", its Steering Committee is organizing a doctoral event on 15 and 16 November 2017 on the following two themes: "Transformation of digital practices "and" Criticism, appropriation, resistance". Sign up now!
  • Centrale Nantes at Composites Meetings 2017
    November 8, 2017 - November 9, 2017
    Centrale Nantes will be present at Composites Meetings - the international business convention for composite manufacturers and users - on the 8th and 9th November 2017 at the Cité Nantes Events Center.
  • XSun, world's first autonomous drone
    November 8, 2017
    Following a first successful test flight on October 30, 2017, the world's first drone, which is autonomous in energy and decision-making, was inaugurated on Monday, November 6th. The drone was designed by a French start-up, XSun, in partnership with Centrale Nantes, Airbus and Dassault Systèmes.Powered by solar energy, its consumes less than its capacity to recharge itself. The drone is thus set to smash the world record for flight duration in 2018.
  • Marine Renewable Energy Thematic Training Programme, October 2017
    October 16, 2017 - October 20, 2017
    The Marine Renewable Energy Research Group is organizing a thematic training programme on marine renewable energies from Monday 16 to Friday 20 October in Nantes.
  • Guest Professor at Centrale Nantes: Prof. PETAR MINEV
    October 14, 2017 - December 14, 2017
    Prof PETAR MINEV, Director of the Applied Mathematics Institute, University of Alberta, Canada, is at Centrale Nantes from 14 October 2017 to 14 December 2017. He was invited by Thierry Coupez, member of faculty in the High Performance Computing Institute.
  • Centrale Nantes - to co-organise the next International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality
    October 9, 2017 - October 13, 2017
    Centrale Nantes - AAU and INRIA Rennes are co-organising the next IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR). It will be held at the Cité des Congrès in Nantes from 9th to 13th October 2017. Online registration is now available.
  • Centrale Nantes Supercomputer at the 'Salon de la Data'
    September 19, 2017
    The Centrale Nantes supercomputer team will tell you all about this powerful machine installed on the school’s campus on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at the Salon de la Data (Data Fair), the flagship event of Nantes Digital Week.
  • Guest Professor at Centrale Nantes: Prof. Suresh Gopaldas ADVANI
    September 13, 2017
    Suresh Gopaldas ADVANI, George W. Laird Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Delware, is at Centrale Nantes from 13 September 2017 to 7 June 2018 (except 1st January to 1st March 2018). He was invited by Christophe Binetruy, member of faculty in the Research Institute in Civil and Mechanical Engineering (GeM).
  • A look back at PHYSMOD - International Conference on Atmospheric Flows
    August 28, 2017
    Centrale Nantes hosted PHYSMOD for the first time this summer (Workshop on PHYSical MODdeling of flow and dispersion phenomena), a biennial international conference bringing together international experts and young researchers on wind tunnel modelling of atmospheric flows.
  • PHYSMOD at Centrale Nantes 23-25 August 2017
    August 23, 2017 - August 25, 2017
    Workshop on PHYSical MODeling of flow and dispersion phenomena.
  • A seminar on decoupling presented by Professor Kucera at Centrale Nantes
    June 20, 2017
    Professor Vladimir Kucera, internationally-renowned automation specialist from the Czech Technical University in Prague, will be presenting the results of his research on decoupling at a seminar on 20 June at Centrale Nantes.
  • Guest professeur at Centrale Nantes: Jesus DE LEON from UANL, Mexico
    June 19, 2017 - July 19, 2017
    Jesus DE LEON, Professor at the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon (UANL), Mexico, is in Centrale Nantes from 19 June to 19 July. He was invited by Malek Ghanes, member of faculty at the LS2N Laboratory, within the framework of the Renault-Centrale Nantes Chair dedicated to the propulsion performance of electric vehicles.
  • Guest Professor at Centrale Nantes: Yuri Shtessel from the University of Alabama, USA
    June 16, 2017 - June 30, 2017
    Professor Yuri SHTESSEL of the University of Alabama in the United States, will be at Centrale Nantes from 16 to 30 June. He was invited by Malek GHANES, of the LS2N Laboratory.
  • RUGC17: Civil engineering tackling environmental challenges
    May 22, 2017 - May 24, 2017
    PhD students, post-docs, researchers, lecturers and engineers - join us in Nantes from 21 to 24 May 2017 for the 35th RUGC (Rencontres universitaires de Génie Civil de l’Association Universitaire de Génie Civil), organised by the GeM (Research Institute in Civil and Mechanical Engineering - Centrale Nantes & Nantes University).
  • Centrale Nantes is co-organising ICWAM 2017
    May 17, 2017 - May 19, 2017
    Centrale Nantes is co-organising with the Institut de Soudure Groupe the first edition of ICWAM, an international conference on welding, additive manufacturing and associated non-destructive testing from 17th to 19th May in Metz.
  • Centrale Nantes to organise ECCOMAS Marine 2017
    May 15, 2017 - May 17, 2017
    As part of the 7th International Conference on Calculation Methods in Marine Engineering, Centrale Nantes is organizing ECCOMAS Marine 2017 in Nantes in May.
  • Guest Professor at Centrale Nantes: Liang MA from Tsinghua University, China
    April 29, 2017 - June 25, 2017
    Liang MA, Professor, and former PhD student, at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, is at Centrale Nantes from 29 April to 25 June. He was invited by Damien CHABLAT, a member of faculty at the LS2N Laboratory.
  • Guest professor at Centrale Nantes: Otto LAPPI from Helsinki University, Finland
    April 3, 2017 - June 30, 2017
    Otto LAPPI, Professor at Helsinki University in Finland, is at Centrale Nantes from 3 April to 30 June. He was invited by Franck MARS, a member of faculty at the LS2N Laboratory.
  • DataBEST, the 1st Workshop on data-based engineering, science and technology at Centrale Nantes
    March 27, 2017 - March 29, 2017
    DataBEST, the 1st Workshop on data-based engineering, science and technology will take place at Centrale Nantes from March 27 to March 29, 2017.
  • Folle journée de l'imagerie nantaise 2017
    February 7, 2017
    (Extraordinary day of imaging, 2017) Save the date! Centrale Nantes is one of the organisers and host of the second edition of the Folle journée de l'imagerie nantaise on 7th February 2017.
  • Seminar of the professor Hubert Chanson, from Queensland University, Australia
    January 5, 2017
    During the visit of the professor Hubert Chanson, from Queensland University, Australia, he will give a conference about ‘Compression Waves and Positive Surges in Open Channels and Geophysical Applications: Tidal Bores and Tsunami Bores’.
Published on February 5, 2016 Updated on December 20, 2017