Paris Talks: Attendees FAQs related to the event day.
Are you attending the Paris Talks 2023 ideas festival?
It’s the best knowledge and ideas party in town. It’s so cool that you may feel overwhelmed by the entire thing.
This post is meant to give guidance and reply to all possible questions you may have and it’s dedicated to any person that’s already had their Paris Talks pass.
Now, let’s get into it.
Q: What should I wear to Paris Talks?
A: Wear something that makes you feel empowered and energized. We recommend comfortable shoes as there will be a lot of walking and standing throughout the day.
Q: What time does the event start and end?
A: The general registration desk opens up at 9.30 am, but for those attendees who registered for the Design fiction workshop by Marianne JULIEN, you should be at the venue no later than 8.45 am. More information about the ending of the Paris Talks 2023 to be found on the schedule page of our website.
Q: Will there be food and drinks provided?
A: Yes, food and drinks will be available throughout the day. Make sure your lunch is reserved upon arrival first thing in the morning. Paris Talks tickets buyers should get their lunch tickets at the information desk upon arrival.
Q: Can I bring my own food and drinks?
A: Outside food and drinks are not recommended at the venue (unless it’s for medical reasons).
Q: Will there be Wi-Fi at the venue?
A: Yes, Wi-Fi will be available for all attendees.
Q: Is there a parking spot near the venue?
A: Yes, there’s one. Here are the GPS details: https://goo.gl/maps/zujaogkbtZ4w7vLs8
Q: What’s the exact venue address?
A: Bibliothèque François-Mitterrand: Quai François Mauriac, 75706 Paris, France
Q: How do I get there?
A: This page offers more and better information
Q: What safety information do I need to know?
A: Find more about the BnF plan vigipirate in the objective to make your visit easy here.
Q: In which space is Paris Talks taking place?
A: Paris Talks will be happening in le Grand Auditorium
Q: Is there a seating arrangement at the event?
A: Seating is first-come, first-served. However, there will be enoughf seats available for all attendees. Paris Talks tickets’ buyers, partners, and speakers will have their seats reserved.
Q: Will there be any breaks during the day?
A: Yes, there will be one major scheduled light and a short lunch break. It’ll last 30 minutes.
Q: Are the talks in English or French?
Q: Will there be a chance to meet the speakers?
A: Yes, there will be opportunities to meet the speakers during the lunch break and after the event.
Q: Am I supposed to join the apéro?
A: The Paris Talks apéro is reversed for the team, speakers, ticket purchasers, and our partners only.
Q: When is the apéro?
A: Right after the event.
Q: Is there an after-party?
A: Wait for the surprise.
Q: What should I bring to Paris Talks?
Q: What networking tips can you suggest?
A: We’re recommending six (well, nine) tips. Find them here.
If you have any more questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out.