Technical visit & social activities

A technical visit of the CEAT and a visit of two Loires castles is scheduled on friday. Participant can do both or can choose one of them (Friday excursion is not included in the registration fee. Excursion cost is 100 €)

Friday technical visit ( 8 am – 10.30 am)

The «Centre d’Etudes Aérodynamiques et Thermiques» (CEAT or center for aerodynamic and thermal studies) is a joint technical department created by the University of Poitiers and the «Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Mécanique et d’Aérotechniques» (ENSMA), that holds a unique partnership with the Centre National de Recherche Scientifique, (CNRS) through its laboratories. The principal role of the CEAT is to provide the necessary technical environment to sustain and extend research activities in the fields of fluid mechanics, energetics, mechanics, material sciences tribology and acoustics. It has facilities that are capable of storing and supplying up to 100m3 at 200bars of compressed air to feed supersonic wind tunnels located at the CEAT site. In addition to having state of the art instrumentation, the CEAT has an expertise in the management of research programs extending to the European aeronautic industries (EADS, CNES/ESA, SAFRAN, AIRBUS, DASSAULT, Rolls-Royce …) and its academic partners through European contract (Frame Work Research Programs). Most importantly, the CEAT provides a research environment where safety and confidentiality is considered as priority.

English website:

French website:

IMPORTANT: An application form has to be filled in, signed, and a scanned version has to be uploaded in pdf format. Filename should be: TVAF-FirstName-LastName.pdf
Two additional documents are required with this form: a short CV (Filename should be: ShortCV-FirstName-LastName.pdf), and a scanned copy of your passport or ID (Filename should be: ID_Passport-FirstName-LastName.pdf).
Please note that the short CV template can be used and filled-in as an annex to the technical visit application form. Anyway, had you already have one CV available, do not hesitate to upload it instead.

Technical-visit-application-form Technical-visit-Annex-short-CV

Symposium participants outside the European Community have to upload these documents before 6th May:

Friday social activities (11 am – 7 pm)

Visit of two prestigious Loire castles

IMPORTANT: Friday excursion is not included in the registration fee. Excursion cost is 100 €.



Menu principal

Haut de page