Practical Information

Le Carrousel du Louvre - The Heart of Paris

Paris, France - August 22, 2015: Paris, France -The Louvre in Paris at night. It is one of the major tourist attractions in France and Europe.

Conference venue

The plenary sessions on Thursday 28  and Friday 29 June will take place at the Carrousel du Louvre – 99, rue de Rivoli – Paris 75001 The Carrousel du Louvre is part of a unique cultural and historical area in the heart of Paris ( Louvre Museum, Tuileries Gardens, place Vendôme etc.). The bottom part of the famous glass Pyramide du Louvre (Louvre Pyramide) is visible from one wing of the business center. The Carrousel du Louvre includes an extensive exhibition space where major annual events are held.  

Gala dinner

The gala dinner on Thursday 28 June will take place in the lounges and garden of the Quai d’Orsay Mansion (French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs), 37 quai d’Orsay – 75007 Paris

Quai d'Orsay


Intercontinental Paris le Grand – 2 rue Scribe – Paris 75009

With floodlit views of the Opera House, this superbly renovated luxury hotel is at the heart of Parisian society. Opened in 1862, it defines historical grandeur, from Café de la Paix to La Verriere Restaurant, set in an 800 square meters winter garden. Located in the 9th arrondissement, close to the Louvre Museum, shopping, theatre and banking districts, this luxury Paris hotel is an icon in the City of Light.

Scribe Paris Opéra  – 1 rue Scribe – Paris 75009

The Hotel Scribe Paris was in 1863 the home of the very aristocratic Jockey Club. Hotel of legend, the Hotel Scribe was also the stage of modernity where the cinema was born on December, 28th 1895, then a favourite place for artists and celebrities such as Joséphine Baker. A long tradition of excellence in the art of living awaits you in this grand 19th-century building. The entire decoration is the work of the French decorator Jacques Grange. From the very entrance, with its checkered stone floors, fluted columns, and huge crystal chandeliers, visitors are immersed in elegance, stylishness, and light.

The Westin Paris Vendôme – 3 rue Castiglione – Paris 75001

The Westin Paris – Vendôme, has a prestigious location on the Right Bank, across from the Jardin des Tuileries and two blocks from Place Vendôme and Place de la Concorde.. It was designed by Charles Garnier’s son-in-law Henri Blondel and was intended to be the most luxurious hotel in Paris in the XIX Century. The Hôtel remained the largest hotel in Paris for decades; the Russian Grand Dukes habitually stayed there.



Pre-paid night included in the package

Night of Thursday 28 June (single occupancy)

Extra nights (at your own expenses)

If you wish to extend your stay, before or after the Forum, we can assist you in co-ordinating your request with the hotel and inform you if additional dates are available. Please let us us know by listing the extra nights on the registration form. A written confirmation will be sent to you by the organization. Feel free to let us know your special requirements (dietary requirements, accommodation requirements – twin beds, early/late check-in/out etc.), when filling in your registration form..

Transfers / Luggage transfer / Dress code


Return trips by bus will be organised between the different venues:

  • Intercontinental, Scribe hotels  ⇄ Carrousel and Gala Dinner
  • Westin hotel ⇄  Gala Dinner

You will be given the timetables for these transfers upon arrival.

  • Transfers from the airport ⇄ to Paris are not included.

Luggage transfer

For participants transferring directly from the airport to the conference venue (recommended): A luggage room will be at their disposal at the Carrousel du Louvre conference venue. Their luggage will be registered and transferred to their hotel.

Dress code

Dress code Business for the conference and for the Gala Dinner