Congress Dates

19-22 January 2017


Congress Venue

Hotel Majestic Barriere
10 Boulevard de la Croisette
06407 Cannes, France
Tel: +33 4 92 98 77 00
Website: Hotel Majestic Barriere



The Hotel Majestic Barriere is 350 feet from Palais des Festivals and the old port. The Nice-Côte D’Azur International Airport is 30 minutes away.

For further information on transportation, please click here.



The official language of the Congress is English.


Dress Code

Business casual for all occasions.



The Euro is the official currency of France. Currency exchange can be made in most banks and post offices as well as in train stations, airports and exchange offices near major tourist sites.



January is one of the coolest times of year to visit Cannes, when the city experiences temperatures ranging between 12°C and 3°C. With this in mind, it’s worth packing a jacket or coat if you plan on spending lots of time outdoors.


Time Zone

UTC/GMT +1 hours (Central European Time)


Visa Information

Some participants may require a visa to travel to France. Visa regulations depend on participants’ nationality and country of origin. To find out if you need to obtain a visa, please click here. For the most updated information regarding visa requirements, we strongly suggest that participants consult the French embassy or consulate in their home country or via a travel agency for specific details relating to visa requirements. It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa if required.


Participants requiring a formal letter of invitation to enable them to make their arrangements to participate in the Congress can download a letter from the Congress website. To access to online form, please click here.

Please note that this letter cannot be regarded as a commitment regarding scheduling or financial support from the organizers.


Message for Italian Delegates

In compliance with the instructions given by the Legislative Order 219 of the 24th April 2006 – art. 124, to obtain the AIFA application documents please contact:



TWT srl
Mrs. Anna Lupidi

Mr. Gianni Frontani

Via Arrigo Davila 130
00179 ROME
Tel. 0039-06-44249321
Fax 0039-06-99331533


Liability and Insurance

The Congress organizers cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss of or damage to private property of Congress participants (or their accompanying persons), either during or as a result of the Congress.
Delegates and their accompanying guests are strongly advised to purchase adequate travel and health insurance for the duration of their stay.


Congress Secretariat


Paragon Group
18 Avenue Louis Casai
1209 Geneva
Tel: +41 22 5330 948
Fax: +41 22 5802 953