|The conference will take place in:
- The conference will take place in Canet-en-Roussillon (extremely close to Perpignan but on the seaside).
Perpignan is a city located in the prefecture of the Pyrérenées-Orientales in France (South-East of France), at 40 kilometers from the Spanish Border and 160 from Andorra. It is the capital of the Northern Catalonia.
In the midle ages, Perpignan was the capital of the county of Rosselló and from 1172 (with some discontinuities) it belonged to the Aragonese Crown, until 1659, when Spain ceded it to France in the Treaty of the Pyrenees.
From 1276 to 1344, Perpignan was the Capital of the Kingdom of Majorca. The Palace of the Kings of Majorca is located at the center of the city.
Perpignan hosts the USAP rugby club (champion of the Top 14, the top level of the French league system, in 2009).
Additional information will be posted here in the near future. Some links follow: Perpignan @ wikipedia; Information from the townhall of Perpignan (in French or in Catalan).