Scratch2017BDX will be hosted in Bordeaux, a very old city in Southern France.
From wikipedia: Bordeaux is classified “City of Art and History”. The city is home to 362 monuments historiques (only Paris has more in France) with some buildings dating back to Roman times. Bordeaux has been inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List as “an outstanding urban and architectural ensemble”.
For touristical information visit Go Bordeaux.
Daytime conference activities will be in nearby Talence, a 20 minute tram or bike ride from downtown Bordeaux, at EINSERB-Matmeca. For the evenings and surrounding days activities are planned in several downtown venues.