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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
- Access & Transportation:
Access to the Venue
From Train stations
- Attendee List
- Cloak room
- Conference Material
- Conference Payment
- Conference Networking Reception
- Dress code
- Exposition schedule
- Special needs
- Time Zone
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
Tel : +33 (0)1 58 36 67 00
Fax : +33 (0)1 58 36 67 77
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.
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
Roissy Charles de Gaulle:
- Taxi (+/- 40 min.) Cost: +/- 50 EUR
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
- 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
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
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
Cost: +/- 1,70 EUR
An attendee list will be available on-site.
A cloak room will be available at the Hotel du Collectionneur.
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
Your badge and a Final Programme will be distributed on arrival at the AFCEA Europe Registration Desk.
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.
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.
The dress code for the conference is business attire or military uniform.
Thursday 9 October 0830 - 1815
Friday 10 October 0830 - 1600
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.
A provisional programme is available, click here
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
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.
There is a freight forwarder for shipment. Please contact Mandy Rizzo for the Exhibitor Technical Manual.
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.
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.
Paris is one hour ahead GMT and six hours ahead of US EST.
Event in cooperation with the European Defence Agency