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Welcome to CARS 2019!

Opening Ceremony

Tuesday, June 18th  19:00 - 21:30

Come celebrate CARS 2019 opening with us! Enjoy our opening ceremony with the best Celtic Music band, DJ, drinks and food.

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CARS 2019 Exhibition

Opening Reception

Wednesday, June 19th  18:00 - 20:00

Visit the exhibitors, try surgical robots, discuss with SMEs or international companies, see demos and enjoy DJ, drinks and food.

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Young Investigator Networking Session/Job Fair

Thursday, June 20th  18:00 - 20:00

At the YINS Job Fair, you can find a job or collaborators or just relax with drinks and finger food.

For details >> YINS invitation

Free Guided Tour : The Historical City of Rennes

Explore Rennes, the capital of Brittany, from a new perspective with this guided tour of the city centre, spanning centuries of history. 

※ Separate registration required.           Spaces are limited.

Thursday, June 20th  19:00 - 20:00

※ Depending on the weather

CARS 2019 Farewell Party

Friday, June 21st  18:00 - 21:00


Let’s celebrate CARS 2019 and La Fête de la Musique (World Music Day) with DJ, drinks and finger food.

Group Tour : Mont Saint-Michel & Saint-Malo

Join our 1 day trip to the one of the most iconic tourist spots in France. Don't miss out our special offer! Only 90€ per person.

​@Mont Saint-Michel & Saint-Malo

Saturday, June 22nd  8:30 - 18:30



The best Celtic traditional musicians will welcome you at the CARS opening reception. Jean-Michel VEILLON (flutes) & Yvon RIOU (guitar), our first duo, are dedicated to Breton music. Here's a sneak peek from their latest album "Deus an Aod d'ar Menez"


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CARS 2019 B2B Matching system

We are pleased to announce that we have set up a B2B meeting system this year to facilitate communication between CARS attendees. The B2B system allows CARS attendees to easily schedule meetings with other attendees as well as senior CARS researchers and exhibitors. The system is currently configured for Thursday June 20th only. Many senior researchers and exhibitors have already registered, so do not hesitate to register for the system and take advantage of the free time-slots when you can meet them.


Please register to the following link to create your account and suggest two or three time slots on Thursday June 20th where you will be available to meet some other people. If another registered CARS attendee and wants to meet you, a meeting can be scheduled one of your available time-slots, the B2B system arranging table where you could meet for that time-slot.


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