The 49th IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN), October 8-10, 2024, in Caen, Normandy, France

About Our Host City


Welcome to Caen, France — Host city for LCN 2024

The 49th meeting of the LCN conference will be held in Caen, France.

Caen is located 15 km (9.3 mi) inland from the northwestern coast of France in the Normandy region. The city itself has a population of nearly 110,000, while the surrounding area has a population of about 470,000, making it the second largest urban area in Normandy and the 19th largest in France. Caen is 200 km (120 mi) northwest of Paris and connected to Portmouth, in the south of England, by a ferry route across the English Channel.

Caen is a city with a long history, ranging from the reign of William the Conqueror — who was buried in Caen after his death in 1087 — to the Battle of Normandy after D-Day in 1944.

Here are some sites that provide information for tourists and about local attractions:

Traveler Information

  • Telephone country code: +33
  • Currency: Euro (€)
  • Time zone: Central European Summer Time (CEST) [UTC +2:00]
  • Latitude/longitude of conference venue: (49.18431350°N, 000.35503723°W)

  • Power: 230 V/50 Hz, using connector type E (although plug C will also work, as will plug F if it has an additional pinhole).