ESREF 2009, the 20th European Symposium on Reliability of Electron Devices will take place at Bordeaux (France) from 5th to 9th October 2009.

This international symposium continues to focus on recent developments and future directions in Quality and Reliability Management of materials, devices and circuits for micro-, nano-, and optoelectronics. It provides a European forum for developing all aspects of reliability management and innovative analysis techniques for present and future electronic applications.

The scope of EOBT, Electron and Optical Beam Test Conference is included in the ESREF Conference.

This event is organised by the IMS Laboratory (UMR CNRS 5218, University Bordeaux 1, ENSEIRB, ENSCPB ) and ADERA with the technical co-sponsorship of IEEE - Electron Devices Society, IEEE - Reliability Society and ANADEF association (French association of industrial labs working in failure analysis)


The conference will take place at Palais des Congrès in Arcachon, located about 70 kms from Bordeaux (France) and 50 km from the international airport of Bordeaux-Mérignac.
Palais des Congrès is in the heart of Arcachon, facing the beach and within walking distance from many hotels, restaurants, shops, as well as the railway station.
Palais des Congrès
6 bd Veyrier Montagnères
Phone : 33 (0)5 56 22 47 00 - Fax : 33 (0)5 56 22 55 55


Local transportation exists for the transfer from Bordeaux to Arcachon. Airport shuttle leaves Bordeaux-Mérignac airport every 45 minutes towards the train station of Bordeaux. The Bordeaux-Arcachon trip duration by train is about one hour. The train station of Arcachon is five minutes walk from the Palais des Congrès.
Bordeaux Airport
Airport shuttle to the railway station
Bordeaux "Gare St Jean" to Arcachon by train
Special free bus will take delegates from Arcachon-Palais des Congrès to Bordeaux-Mérignac airport on Friday, October 9 at 12.30 pm.
Official carriers : Air France, SNCF
Please ask for vouchers to the Palais des Congrès d'Arcachon :


The banquet invitation is included in the registration fee for the conference.
Lunches will be organised at the Palais des Congrès on Tuesday, October 6, Wednesday, October 7 and Thursday, October 8 at noon.


For further information, please contact :

Nathalie LABAT
Université Bordeaux 1 - Laboratoire IMS
351 cours de la Libération - 33405 TALENCE CEDEX - FRANCE
Phone: 33 (0)5 40 00 65 51- Fax : 33 (0)5 56 37 15 45