Frequently Asked Questions (and Answers)
It is not necessary to have a computer for the course. All course materials are printed and given to each participant. No exercises or lectures require the use of a computer.
There are many hotels in the Lille city center. The closest hotel to the Lille Grand Palais is the Novotel Lille Centre Gares Hotel and is almost just across the road from the course location. In addition, there are many other hotels in the city, and these may be found simply through travel websites.
The course has extensive course notes. The notes consist of several hundred pages and many example spectra are included. There are also tables to help with interpretation. A second notebook of exercises is provided for the afternoon problem-solving sessions.
Participants may dress casually. In past years many participants have attended lectures in T-shirts and shorts, and others wear business casual. Basically, you dress however you feel most comfortable. The weather can be pleasant in Lille in June, but it can also be quite cool.