will take place in the brand new building dedicated to conferences.
of Le Creusot
Creusotemerged with the industrial revolution by the
end of the eighteenth century, and rapidly became one of the major
iron foundries and forgeries in France and in Europe.
In 1876 was created what became for many
years the largest steam hammer in the world (63 feet high, 545
tons, 500 tons of hammer power). It was dismantled in 1931 and
given to the town as a monument in 1969.
Burgundy is famous for its fantastic vineyards, producing one
of the most appreciated wines in the world. This area of Burgundy
starts at about 10 miles north ofLe Creusot.
The social event of the conference will consist in the visit of the cellar
of a local wine producer, with wine tasting for all (including
the bus driver, for an unforgettable ride back !).