Practical Information



I. Getting there

The eighth edition of the International Economic Forum on Latin America and the Caribbean

will be held on 3 June 2016 at :

Centre de Conférences Pierre Mendès France
Ministères français de l’Économie et des Finances
139, rue de Bercy - 75012 Paris


The Métro is the easiest way to get to the Ministry. The nearest subway station is Bercy (lines 6 and 14).
For more information, please find the Paris Metro map, or consult the RATP website. 

II. Access

The welcome desk will be open from 7.30 a.m. A badge, which should be worn at all times to gain access to the meeting room, will be issued at the Conference Centre. You will need to present a valid identification to retrieve your badge. Access map to Conference Centre. The Forum will start at 9.00 a.m. Please ensure that you allow at least 15 mn to register before the meeting starts. Participants will not be allowed to enter the room once the opening session has started.

III. Working Languages

French, Spanish and English, with simultaneous interpretation.

IV. Accommodation

Lists of hotels in the vicinity of the French ministries of Economy and Finance (Bercy, Paris 12eme) can be found through several websites, such as, and
We recommend that you make your hotel reservations early, since there is a strong demand for hotels in Paris. When booking, please be prepared to give your credit card number and its expiry date. Please note that all hotel costs are at your own expense.

V. Visas

Kindly note that organisers will not issue additional invitation letters to participants for visa purposes.


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