ICIP2014 will be held at the CNIT Conference Center located in La Défense, a major business district at the western side of Paris.

Centre des Congrès et des Expositions du CNIT
2 place de la Défense
92053 Paris


Getting to CNIT La Défense:
  • Paris Public Transportation (
    • Métro/RER
      Take the Métro Line1 or the RER Line A to La Défense Grande Arche station, and take the “CNIT” exit:
      • Métro Line 1: Exit at La Défense Grande Arche stop (terminus of line 1). Use a normal (one zone) center-Paris ticket (Ticket t+).
      • RER Line A: Exit at La Défense Grande Arche station. Note, you must use a Zone-3 ticket if coming from central Paris. You will need your ticket to pass the barriers at the exit.
    • Tramway
      • Take line T2 to the La Défense stop
    • Bus
      Take line 73, 141, 144, 159, 258, 262, 272, 275, 278, 360, 378, 161, 174 or 178 to the La Défense stop
  • SNCF Trains (
    Take the Paris Saint-Lazare/Saint-Nom la Bretèche line or the Versailles-RD/Saint-Quentin en Yvelines/La Verrière line to the La Défense stop
Entering the CNIT venue:
  • From the Métro/RER: Take the escalators up one level from the métro, two levels up from the RER. The “CNIT” exit is surrounded by blue-and-green scaffolding; it is directly across from Exit C (Quatre Temps) and is next to the McDonald’s. You will go through a lighted tunnel and then up escalators to the main CNIT entrance.
  • From outside (the parvis/garden level): Take the escalators in front of the glass doors down one level, or enter the building and take the inside escalators down one level.


CNIT Level A

CNIT Level D


Paris is served by two airports: Charles de Gaulle (CDG) in the north, and Orly (ORY) in the south. Most international flights arrive in Charles de Gaulle, which is a major international hub. Domestic flights and some European flights arrive at Orly.

Getting to CNIT La Défense from Aéroport Charles de Gaulle:
  • Public Transport
    • Take RER B from the airport to the Châtelet-les-Halles station; change to RER A; take RER A to the La Défense Grande Arche station.
    • On the RER B line, the station Aéroport Charles de Gaulle 1 serves terminals 1 and 3; the station Aéroport Charles de Gaulle 2 – TGV serves terminals 2A, 2C, 2D, 2E, 2F, and 2G.
    • Fare: 11.90€; time: 56 min.
  • Taxi
    • Fare: 50–60 €
    • Taxi stands: terminal 1: exit 24 on the arrivals level; terminal 2A: exit 6; terminal 2C: exit 14; terminal 2D: exit 7; terminal 2E: gate 12 on the arrivals level; terminal 2F: gate 11 on the arrivals level; terminal 3: exit of the arrivals hall; terminal 2G: blue gate
  • Refer to the Aéroports de Paris for more information, including transportation to other points in central Paris.


The following restaurants are available in the mall (Centre Commerical les 4 Temps) which is directly connected to the CNIT conference venue.

Fast Food / Carryout
Name Level Zone
Berko 1 Mandarine
Bretzel Love 2 Mandarine
Ching’N Ling 3 Mandarine
Chipotle Mexican Grill 1 Cassis
Cojean 0 CNIT
Enzo 0 CNIT
Häagen Dazs 3 Framboise
La Brioche Dorée -1 and 1 Cassis and Mandarine
La Croissanterie 1 Kiwi
Lal’s Café 1 Mandarine
Macaronde 1 Cassis
Maison Pradier 2 Cassis
McDonald’s 1 and 3 Mandarine and Framboise
Mezzo di Pasta 1 Kiwi
Paul 1 Mandarine
Pomme de Pain 0 and 1 Cassis and Kiwi
Prêt à Manger 3 Mandarine
Quick 1 and 2 Kiwi
Roy 1 Kiwi
Starbucks 3 Mandarine
Sushi Shop 2 Kiwi
Veng Hour 0 and 1 Cassis and Mandarine
Waffle Factory 1 Kiwi
Sit-Down Restaurants
Name Level Zone
Café de la Place 0 CNIT
Café de La Grand’Place 1 Mandarine
Café New Yorkais -1 CNIT
Deli’s Café 1 Kiwi
Hippopotamus 3 Mandarine
K10 3 Mandarine
Lavinia 0 CNIT
Le Paradis du Fruit 3 Mandarine
Les Comptoirs Casino 2 Kiwi
Matsuri -1 CNIT
Monzu 3 Mandarine
Moutarde Street 3 Mandarine
Pacific Pizza 0 CNIT
Pickel’s 3 Mandarine
Pizza il Naturale 3 Mandarine
Quai Marine 0 CNIT
Red d’Hippo 0 CNIT
Sushi Shop 2 Kiwi
Vapiano 3 Mandarine
Wok by Tiger Wok 0 CNIT