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1857-2007 : 150 years of Ecole centrale de Lyon


Label 150 ans en couleurThe celebrations of Ecole centrale de Lyon 150th anniversary officially opened during the 2006 year graduation ceremony, on November 25, 2006, followed by the LYON TOHOKU Joint Forum, on February 8-9, 2007, in Lyon, which associated ECL, INSA de Lyon and Tohoku University 150th, 50th and 100th anniversary respectively.

From May 7 to 13, 2007, Centrale Lyon community - staff, students, alumni - and its partners gathered for the "150 hours of Ecole centrale de Lyon", a series of cultural and sporting events, and the first opening day of ECL on May 12, 2007.

The next highlight of the celebrations will be the opening of a series of 150 lectures on Science, Human and Society subjects during the 2007-2008 academic year.

The high point will take place at the official anniversary party on October 6, 2007, with a show and world-famous performers, at the Maison de la Danse, in Lyon.

1st act - Official opening of the ECL 150e anniversary
November 25, 2006
 Press release (in French)


2nd act - LYON TOHOKU Joint Forum
February 8-9, 2007
 Press releases (in French) :
- Lyon-Tohoky: teaming for the future
- Ecole centrale de Lyon, INSA de Lyon and Tohoku University (Japan) joining in an international research laboratory project.


3rd act - From May 7 to 13, 2007
'The 150 hours of Ecole centrale de Lyon"


Opening day of Ecole centrale de Lyon, on May 12, 2007
 Press release (in French)



4th act - "efferve'science : 150 free lectures"
 Press release (in French)


5th act - Official anniversary
October 6th, 2007

couverture du carton d invitation 



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Couverture de la plaquette des 150 ans de l ecole

The logos of the 150e anniversary

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