CIP Congress Venue
Marriott Rive Gauche Hotel & Conference Center
17 Boulevard Saint-Jacques 75014
The official language of the Congress is English. There will be a full day of presentations in French on Friday, February 18th.
The CIP Congress was granted 19 European CME credits (ECME) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME).
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A rich variety of optional Paris tours is available for CIP Congress participants and their families that accompany them.
Official Letter of Invitation
Official letters of invitation designed to help overcome administrative difficulties in certain countries will be sent upon request. It must be understood that such letters do not represent a commitment on the part of the Organizing Committee of the CIP Congress to provide any financial assistance.
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Opening Hours of Registration and Hospitality Desks:
Thursday, February 17th 11:00 – 17:00
Friday, February 18th 07:15 – 17:15
Saturday, February 19th 07:30 – 17:15
Sunday, February 20th 08:15 - 13:30
Participants are requested to check with the French consulate in their home country or with their travel agency for visa requirements. It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa if required.
A Get Together Reception will be held on Thursday, February 17 between 18:30-20:00 at the Marriott Rive Gauche Hotel.
Liability and Insurance
The organizer is not able to take any responsibility whatsoever for injury or damage involving persons and property during the CIP Congress. Participants are advised to take their own personal travel and health insurance for their trip.
Average high temperature is 7 degrees celsius/45 degrees farenheit, and the average low is 1 celsius, 34 fahrenheit. Average number of days with snow is four in the month
It is important to wear your name badge during all the congress sessions and social events. The price of USD50/Euro30 will be charged on site for losing your name badge. Thank you for understanding.
A fast and ever-developing means of transport, essential to the Parisian’s life, the metro is probably the best and quickest way to travel within the city.
Timetable: it operates from 5:30 am to 00:30 pm. Information about the Metro can be obtained from the RATP web site: www.ratp.fr
Local bus service is also available. Although slower than the Metro or the RER at certain hours of the day (depending on the traffic), the RATP buses (they are green) are frequent from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm. The services are more irregular after 8:00 pm. The Noctambus service (for night-birds) operates during the night: 10 bus routes lead from the heart of Paris.
Where can you find a taxi? At stations, airports and near main traffic thoroughfares in more than 470 taxi ranks. 14 900 taxis are in service in Paris. You can identify a free taxi by the light on its roof and hail it. There will already be an initial charge on the meter. It is customary to leave a tip of up to 10% of the total fare.
For international calls to France, dial the international code followed by 33 and the correspondent’s number (without the 0).
On the other hands, to call within France, dial the 0. To call abroad from France, dial 00 for international.
Banking and Exchange
Foreign currency may be changed at banks during normal banking hours, at hotels, airports and in exchange offices. All major credit cards are accepted in most of the hotels, restaurants and shops. The official currency in France is Euro (€).
During working sessions, the dress code is smart casual.
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Tel: +41 (0) 22 5330 948
Fax: +41 (0) 22 5802 953