The conference will take place at:
Reaching the LORIA Site from the Train Station
The easiest way to reach the LORIA, where WISE is going to take place from the train station, is to take Tram 1 (this is the only Tramway line in Nancy).
You have to take the tram in the direction Vandoeuvre, Chu Brabois. And step down in the Callot stop (it is a 20 minutes ride).
There are automatic ticket machines (you'll need coins though, bills or cards are not accepted) in the stop of the tram. You cannot buy the ticket on the tram, so remember to buy the ticket before boarding the tram.
The following pdf files might be useful:
You can find timetables and book train tickets here.
Note that direct train from Paris CDG are not going to Nancy but to Gare Lorraine. You will find there a Shuttle to Nancy's Railway Station.
The above map shows the walking path to LORIA after you step down of the tram at Callot stop (It takes 5 minutes).
The Luxembourg Airport is not very far from Nancy and can be also convenient. It's one hour and a half drive through the express highway.
It is also reachable with a regional train