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- Accommodation

- Access & Transportation:

        Access to the Venue

        From Airports

        From Train stations

- Attendee List

- Cloak room

- Conference Material

- Conference Payment

- Conference Networking Reception

- Contacts

- Currency

- Dress code

- Exposition schedule

- Presentations

- Programme

- Registration

- Shipment

- Special needs

- Sponsor/Exhibitor

- Time Zone

- Venue

 

ACCOMMODATION

Participants are responsible for their own travel and accommodation arrangements and payment.

 

The Hotel du Collectionneur is the event venue and the official hotel of TechNet Europe 2014. Special preferential rates have been negotiated for participants of the conference

(350 EUR/night. Fee includes breakfast and taxes, free Wi-Fi access and free access to the spa).

The deadline for accommodation booking is BEFORE Monday 8 September. After this date, availability of rooms and the negotiated rates cannot be guaranteed.

 

IMPORTANT: The conference will take place during a high hotel room occupancy time in Paris. The city hotel rooms are already more than 40% booked during this period. Therefore we encourage you to book your accommodation immediately.

 

 

Accommodation booking form is available, click here.

 

If you prefer to download the Individual reservation form, please click here.

 

 

L’Hôtel du Collectionneur (Conference Venue)

51-57 rue de Courcelles

75008 Paris

France

 

Tel : +33 (0)1 58 36 67 00

Fax : +33 (0)1 58 36 67 77

Website

 

 

Located in the 8th arrondissement, Champs Elysées area, The Hotel du Collectionneur faces the very chic Parc Monceau, just a few minutes from the Arc de Triomphe, Avenue des Champs Elysées, the boutiques and art galleries of the rue du Faubourg Saint Honoré.

Check-in: 4:00PM

Check-out: 12:00PM

 

 

 

ACCESS & TRANSPORTATION TO THE VENUE

  ACCESS TO THE VENUE:

 

  • Metro stops:Courcelles” or “Ternes” (line 2), “Miromesnil” or “Saint-Philippe-du-Roule” (line 9)
  • Bus Line 84:Murillo” stop

 

INTERACTIVE MAP OF PUBLIC TRANSPORTS IN PARIS (RATP)

  • Train stations:
    • Gare Saint Lazare (5 minutes’ taxi drive)
    • Gare de l’Est, Gare du Nord, Gare Montparnasse, Gare de Lyon & Gare d’Austerlitz (20 minutes’ taxi drive)
  • Airports: Roissy Charles de Gaulle & Orly : 40 minutes’ taxi drive
  • Public parking: 80 vehicles with direct access to the hotel. Cost: +/-35 EUR per 24 hrs.

          Other public parking, click here

 

  FROM AIRPORTS:

 

       Roissy Charles de Gaulle:

  • Taxi (+/- 40 min.) Cost: +/- 50 EUR
  • RER+Metro (+/- 1 hr):

       Take RER B Direction “Robinson” (B2) or Direction “Saint Rémy les Chevreuses”

       (B4) to “Gare du Nord”. In “Gare du Nord” take Metro line 2 Direction “Porte

       Dauphine” and stop at “Courcelles”.

 

       Cost: +/- 10 EUR

  • Airport Bus (Air France) (+/- 1 hr):

       Take Air France Bus and stop at "L'Arc de Triomphe" on Avenue Carnot. The

       Hotel du Collectionneur is about 900 meters’ walk from this stop.

 

       Cost: +/- 15 EUR/person

 

       Orly:

  

  • Taxi (+/- 40 min.) Cost: +/- 35 EUR
  • Airport Bus (Orly bus)+Metro (+/- 1 hr):

       Take the Orly bus and stop at “Denfert-Rochereau”. From

       “Denfert-Rochereau”, take Metro line 6 Direction “Charles de Gaulle-Etoile” until

       terminus. From “Charles de Gaulle-Etoile”, take Metro line 2 Direction “Nation”

       and stop at “Courcelles.

 

       Cost: +/- 10 EUR (Orly bus+metro ticket)

 

  FROM TRAIN STATIONS:

       Paris Gare du Nord:

 

  • Taxi (+/- 20 min.) Cost: +/- 45 EUR
  • Metro (+/- 20 min.):

       Take Metro line 4 Direction “Porte de Clignancourt” and stop at “Barbes-

       Rochechouart”. From “Barbes-Rochechouart”, take Metro line 2 Direction

       “Porte Dauphine” and stop at “Courcelles.

 

       Cost: +/- 1,70 EUR

 

 

       Paris Gare de Lyon:

 

  • Taxi (+/- 20 min.) Cost: +/- 45 EUR
  • RER+Metro (+/- 20 min.):

       Take RER A Direction “Saint-Germain-en-Laye” (A1) or Direction “Cergy Le

       Haut” (A3) or Direction “Poissy” (A5) and stop at “Charles de Gaulle-Etoile”.

       From “Charles de Gaulle-Etoile”, take Metro line 2 Direction “Nation” and stop

       at “Courcelles.

 

       Cost: +/- 1,70 EUR

 

 

 

ATTENDEE LIST

An attendee list will be available on-site.

 

 

 

CLOAK ROOM

A cloak room will be available at the Hotel du Collectionneur.

 

Opening hours:

 

Wednesday 8 October (pre-event day)

1400 - 1930

 

Thursday 9 October (day 1 of event)

0800 - 1845

 

Friday 10 October (day 2 of event)               

0800 - 1600

 

 

 

CONFERENCE MATERIAL

Your badge and a Final Programme will be distributed on arrival at the AFCEA Europe Registration Desk.

 

 

 

CONFERENCE PAYMENT

When registering and prior to 3 October 2014. Payment can be made by credit card or bank transfer before the event. An invoice will be e-mailed to you or to the contact person named on your registration form.

 

 

 

CONFERENCE NETWORKING RECEPTION

There will be a reception in the exhibition area on 9 October from 1715 to 1815.

 

 

 

CONTACTS

 

 

 

CURRENCY

France utilizes the Euro (EUR) as their mode of currency.  The current exchange rate can be viewed by clicking here. Please note the exchange rate is subject to change.

 

 

 

DRESS CODE

The dress code for the conference is business attire or military uniform.

 

 

 

EXPOSITION SCHEDULE

Thursday 9 October   0830 - 1815

  

Friday 10 October     0830 - 1600

 

 

 

PRESENTATIONS

The presentations will be available after the event. You will receive link to a secured HTML and a password to have access to the presentations.

 

 

 

PROGRAMME

A provisional programme is available, click here

 

 

 

REGISTRATION

ONLINE REGISTRATION NOW OPEN, CLICK HERE

 

If you prefer to download the Word version of the registration form, please click here

 

Registration fee includes a full-access conference pass, networking lunches, conference networking reception on 9 October in the exhibition area and coffee breaks.

 

 
AFCEA Individual Member
Non AFCEA Member
    Industry  
625 EUR
750 EUR
    Active Military/Government
300 EUR
400 EUR

 

 

 

Important VAT information

 - All fees are in Euro and are subject to French VAT of 20%

 - NATO personnel and some Diplomatic Missions may be exempt from VAT charges but must provide a VAT Exemption Certificate otherwise VAT will be charged. This document must be provided with registration form.

 

SHIPMENT

There is a freight forwarder for shipment. Please contact Mandy Rizzo for the Exhibitor Technical Manual.

 

 

 

SPECIAL NEEDS

If you have any special needs, disabilities, and/or dietary restrictions that we may address to make your participation at our event more enjoyable, please do let us know when registering.

 

 

 

SPONSOR/EXHIBITOR

Sponsors and exhibitors may be entitled to a certain number of complimentary conference passes and exhibitor badges as part of their package. Please send the names of these participants to Elodie Mercier.

 

Be advised that the exposition is in the form of a table-top display (no stands) which includes space for up to two standard size banner roll ups, a table and chairs, and electricity. Please bring your own electricity leads, adaptors, etc. for a smooth set up.

More information for shipping address will soon be available.

 

Sponsorships are still available. Please click here to view the sponsorship opportunities. You can contact Mandy Rizzo for more information or call +32 (0) 476 633 187, as well.  

 

 

 

TIME ZONE

Paris is one hour ahead GMT and six hours ahead of US EST.

 

Event in cooperation with the European Defence Agency