Useful informations

About ISyDMA’2016


- The official languages of the ISyDMA’2016 Symposium are English and French.

- The time provided for oral presentations is 15 min for the presentation and 5 min for the discussion.

- The speakers should give their slides to the session chair before the beginning of each session.

- For poster presentations, the posters should be displayed one hour before the beginning of the poster session and any explanation required should be provided to session chairs and visitors.Oral presentations: English or French. Abstracts, posters, power point slides and full texts: English

- Presentation (Oral/Poster) of contributory papers.

- Awards for the best poster and oral Presentations.

- Authors are invited then to submit until the deadline (March 15, 2016) through easychair link

their papers not exceeding 2 pages in format (template). Conference Proceedings will be appeared in IEEE Xplore. Papers will be peer-reviewed, and selected based on their originality, technical strength and topical relevance. One of the authors of an accepted submission must attend the conference and present their work as a condition of publication. The full papers should be submitted in PDF format to the ISyDMA’2016 EasyChair online submission website: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=isydma2016.

- Extended version of the presented paper in the ISyDMA’2016 conference will be considered for possible publication in the special issues of International Journals whose names will be will be given on the website.

Bus Transportation

The ISyDMA’2016 Symposium activities will take place in two locations: at the Faculty of Sciences, Ibn Tofaïl University, Kenitra (30 km from Rabat city), the May 4th, 2016 and at the Conference Centre of Mohammed VI Foundation for Promoting Social Actions in Education and Training, in Rabat, May 5th and 6 th, 2016. The accommodation of the participants will be in the Rabat. Transport is covered during the symposium by the local organizing committee. The conference organizers will provide shuttle buses to transport participants from Rabat to the Faculty of Sciences of Kenitra (the May 4th) and to the Conference Centre of Mohammed VI (May 5th and 6 th). The collection of participants will be from the few places whose names are : Avenue Laalou, Rabat (meeting point A at 7H 20 mn), Rabat Ville Train Station (meeting point B at 7 H 30 mn) and the ACSA club (“Association Culturelle et Sportive de l'Agriculture”). A selection of accommodation has been secured at available Riads in the Old city of Rabat (near of the meeting point A) and hotels in various categories located around the Rabat centre (near of the meeting point B),Please see le list the Riads and Hotels proposed by the ISyDMA’2016 Committee. ISyDMA’2016 attendees staying in the Riads, Hotels in downtown of Rabat city and in the ACSA clubwill be provided with a free bus transportation from the meeting pointsA andB, and the ACSA club to the conference (in the mornings and in the evenings) during the main track of the conference. click here

How to get to Rabat city

Getting to city centre of Rabat (Rabat Ville train station)from the Rabat-Salé airport :
  • There are two train stations in Rabat city : Rabat-Agdal and Rabat-Ville. The later located in the center of the city is very conveniently located in the centre ville on main avenue Mohammed V. Rabat has its own international airport (Rabat-Salé, RBA) conveniently located ~8km north-east of Rabat. To get to Rabat from the airport, there are the following options:
  • Taxis are available outside the terminal every day, 24 hours.: this should cost ~150Dh (make sure you agree the price with the taxi driver before you set off) Express bus shuttle: runs from the airport to Rabat Ville train station. Cost is 20 Dh, running times correspond with flight arrivals/departures (From the airport, 1 hour after flight arrival. To the airport, 2 hours before flight departure).
Getting to city centre of Rabat from Casablanca Mohammed V International Airport

Casablanca Mohammed V International Airport (CMN) is located ~30km south east of Casablanca and ~115km from Rabat. The train station at the airport is located at the ‐1 level in the arrival zone. Departure every ~2 hours to Rabat Ville train station. Journey takes around 2hours,depending on the train change at Casa Port or Casa Voyageurs, see: www.oncf.ma

How to get from Rabat Ville (Train Station) to “Association Culturelle et Sportive de l'Agriculture”(ACSA) club

- The best way is to take a Blue taxis “small taxi :Petit Taxi” from train station Rabat Ville to ACSA club. Around 20 min (it will cost you around 30 - 40 DHs).

- You can also take the tram (line 1) direction “Madinat AlIrfane” to the Terminus Station.The tram stop is located in front of the Rabat-Ville train station (Gare ONCF Rabat ville station). The ACSA club is at a walking distance (less than 500 m) from the Terminus Station click here. The costs 6 DHs for one use and it works from 6am to 11 pm from Monday to Sunday. There is a tram every 10 minutes during the week and every 20 minutes during Sunday. Check route and schedules here:

http://www.tram-way.ma/fr/plan-de-lignes/carte-interactive/

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How to get from Rabat Ville (Train Station) to the Conference Centre of Mohammed VI

The Conference Centre of Mohammed VIis served by line 1;from Gare ONCF Rabat ville station click here. You take the tram (line 1) direction “Madinat AlIrfane” to the Terminus Station.The tram stop is located in front of the Rabat-Ville train station (Gare ONCF Rabat ville station). The Conference Centre is at a walking distance (less than 500 m) from the Terminus Station click here.

How to get from Rabat Ville (Train Station) to kenitra city

Kenitra is a town 40 km away from the capital Rabat where you can easily get by train from Rabat Ville (Train Station) to the station Kenitra “Gare de Kenitra” in about 30 minutes.Take a Taxi (petit taxi) (20 DH) from the Train Station to the Faculty of sciences of Kenitra.


About Kenitra City

Kenitra, formerly Port-Lyautey, port city, northern Morocco. It is situated 10 miles (16 km) above the mouth of the Sebou River. Before the French protectorate was established, Kenitra (Arabic: Al-Qunayṭirah, “Little Bridge”) was a fort; the settlement and port, built by order of Marshal L.-H.-G. Lyautey, date from 1913. Kenitra is a shipping centre for agricultural produce, fish, timber, and lead and zinc ores. The city’s industrial area lies upstream of the port. Kenitra is 6 miles (10 km) east of the Mehdiya ruins, a site of foreign occupation dating back to the Carthaginian period. The city is connected by train and road with Rabat city (40 Km).



See : http://www.moroccoworldnews.com/2013/11/111216/moroccos-kenitra-a-city-of-contrasts/

About Rabat City

Rabat is the capital of Morocco. More than 2 million people live in Rabat, making it the second largest city after Casablanca. Located on the Atlantic Ocean, North Africa, Rabat has a rich history, though its status as capital of the Kingdom only dates in 1912. This is a very livable city and far from being too crowded as are other Moroccan cities. The boulevards are wide, the souks are not too agitated and there is a cosmopolitan atmosphere with outdoor cafes, favorite of most officials who live and work there. Like many Moroccan cities, it is divided into Medina (old city) and the Ville Nouvelle (new city, built by the French).Arabic and French are the most common languages You hear on the streets of Rabat.

Rabat has a small airport, the airport of Rabat-Salé, just outside the city; served by Royal Air Morocco and Air France. Most visitors arrive by train from Casablanca (the main international airport of the Kingdom). Frequent Casablanca trains take about an hour to reach Rabat. Bus, long distance, are available from all major cities.


See :

http://www.marrakeshexpresstravel.com/cities/rabat


About Morocco

For Visas apply to Moroccan Embassy or consular office in your country. A letter of Invitation can be sent to everyone who needs it. Most of West European and North American countries do not need a visa. For that, please contact: isydma-secretary@univ-ibntofail.ac.ma

To know where the Moroccan Embassies are situated in your country, see: https://www.diplomatie.ma/en/Accueil/tabid/2789/language/en-US/Default.aspx or http://www.consulat.ma/an/

More information on Morocco can be seen on:

http://www.maroc.ma/PortailInst/An/

http://www.tourisme.gov.ma/

http://www.mincom.gov.ma/fr.html

Useful telephone numbers

Directory enquiries: 160

Police: 190 or 112 from mobile phones.

Gendarmerie Royale: 177 (police outside the cities)

Ambulance: 150

Fire brigade: 15

SOS Medecins 24/24: 05 22 98 98 98

Anti-poison centre: 081 00 01 80 (for any exposure to poison such as snake or scorpion bites) www.capm.ma

Pasteur Institute for vaccinations: 05 22 26 20 26 www.pasteur.ma

Mondial Assistance: 05 22 97 47 47 (international travel insurance)

Train station info: 08 90 20 30 40 www.oncf.ma

National airport office: 05 22 53 90 40 / 05 22 53 9140 www.onda.ma/onda/an