Practical information




The Venue

OECD Conference Centre
2, rue André Pascal
75775 Paris Cedex 16, France

Tel: 33 (0)1 45 24 82 00


Registration and security

  • Registration will open at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, 1 April 2015, one hour before the opening session. We encourage you to arrive at the OECD Conference Centre well in advance.
  • For security reasons, all visitors to the OECD are required to pass through a metal detector and all visitors’ bags are X-rayed.
  • In order to obtain the GFD badge that gives you access to the meeting rooms, you will need to present your passport or equivalent national identity card (with photo) at the reception. Please note: participants must wear their GFD 2015 badges at all times. If you have not registered for the conference in advance, we will unfortunately not be able to provide you with a badge.
  • A cloakroom facility is available at the reception. Self-service cloakrooms are also available next to each meeting room.

Internet acccess

  • There is free WiFi at the OECD Conference Centre (connect to “OECD HotSpot”; no password required).
  • There are plenty of places to plug in your laptops and there are some computers for visitors’ use next to the copy centre and the expresso bar.


  • Once registered, you will receive conference folders with the agenda, speakers’ biographies and practical information.
  • Papers, presentations and other documents will be available on the conference website.


  • English-French interpretation will be available during the meeting. 


  • There is an automatic teller machine (ATM) next to the OECD Bookshop near the expresso bar and auditorium.

Hotels close to the OECD

Getting to and from the OECD

Map of the area around OECD Headquarters, 2 rue André Pascal, 75116 Paris


 Line C - Henri Martin Station


 Line 9 - La Muette station


 Line 63 - Octave Feuillet stop


 Line 52 - La Muette Boulainvilliers stop


 Line PC1 - Porte de la Muette stop

  • For more details concerning the various transport lines, consult the RATP map.  You can also request a copy when you purchase your transport tickets.
  • For more information concerning public transport in the Paris region, please consult the RATP website.


RATP has 3 dedicated bus lines for travel to and from the major airports around Paris: Orly et Roissy Charles de Gaulle. See their website for more information about these bus lines, as well as alternative itineraries by public transport for travelling to and from the airport. 


Air France coaches are at your service with 5 regular bus lines taking you to and from the airports.  Please see their website for more information.  


Vélib is a self-service “bike hire” system available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. There are multiple pick-up and drop-off locations which allow you to pick up your bike from one service point and drop off to another. Consult the Vélib website for more information and a list of Vélib stations.


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