Welcome Cocktail

06/23/2008 - 19:00
06/23/2008 - 21:30

The welcome cocktail will be hosted on at the top of La Grande Arche. With a spectacular view of Paris, the Arch lies in a direct line with the Arc du Triomphe, the Champs-Elysees and the Louvre. You can also see the Eiffel Tower and Montparnasse Tower.

You access the top of the arch from glass elevators go up through the Arch itself (actually, a giant open cube). At the top is a computer exhibition, featuring machines dating back to the early 20th century and running through a history of computing. A new arm covering the history of the Internet will be installed in time for the meeting.

Don’t miss this opportunity to mix with other attendees in one of Paris’ most exclusive locations. The event will start from around 7pm and continue until late.


Attendees should be in the Conference Centre lobby at 18 :30 for escorted group departures to the event.

Groups will be escorted via Métro « Gaite » (Metro tickets will be provided by escorts free of cost)

- Go Right out of the hotel (onto Commandant Mouchotte)
- Take the first on right
- Descend the Maine avenue
- Take métro L13 direction :
o Saint Denis or
o Asnières Gennevilliers
- Change at the station Clemenceau Champs Elysées
- Take L1 : direction La Défense
- Stop at the station La Défense (Grande Arche) Exit: Grande Arche
- Head to the flagstone (staircases) and take the elevators (max. 12 people)