General Assembly 2015 / Useful information
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21st General Assembly of the CID in Paris
Be there at 09:30 for accreditation. Passport is required. Make sure your name is in the List of Participants, check the Paris Section website.
UNESCO celebrates its 70th anniversary, visit www.unesco.org
The General Assembly is an administrative event, there are no lectures, performances or dance classes. Very limited time will be available for speakers, strictly up to 3 minutes to present views on policy.
The Assembly will last several hours, it will end before 17:00.
Read the agenda at the Paris Section website and print it for your perusal.
English and French are the working languages of CID, either one can be used. If you are in the List of Speakers you can use any other language. Translation will not be provided.
We would like you to meet every Member in the Assembly, discuss cooperation with them at informal meetings. Bring a large number of visiting cards to exchange (see format at the CID Portal). Bring flyers and printed matter to distribute. 200 members from 30 countries are expected.
Book a hotel preferably along metro line 6. Book now - most hotels will be full long before Christmas. Find low-priced hotels at http://ParisSection.CID-portal.org
CID Members from Paris will be available to give you local information. For places of particular interest to dance professionals visit the Paris for Dancers website: http://paris.orchesis-portal.org
07. Delegation to UNESCO
Call for an appointment at the Delegation of your country to UNESCO. Find contact details at
08. International Certification
International Certification will be handed at a special ceremony to students attending the General Assembly. Fill the Certification form for students you propose.
09. Informal meetings
It is highly recommended to meet other members for informal discussions on Sunday and other days any time at Café Cambronne, 5 place Cambronne, right next to Cambronne metro station, very near the Palais de l'UNESCO. Please wear your CID insignia.
Call the Consulate of France to get information on documents and time required. Ask for Certificate of Invitation to be sent to you together with Confirmation of Membership 2015 & 2016. You will find information on visa at
Only Members of the CID for 2015 & 2016 can take part. A List of Members attending will be at the entrance. Send membership fee for 2016 as early as possible, our Secretariat will be very busy. If you have colleagues who wish to attend please nominate them now (send names and email addresses).
Take a few days before or after the Assembly to enjoy Paris at its best, decorated and illuminated. To see Paris with a dancer's eyes visit regularly http://paris.orchesis-portal.org
Wearing an ethnic dress or parts of it at the Assembly is most welcome. Wear the CID pin and/or carry a CID bag.
14. Urgent matters
For urgent matters call +33 1 4568 4953 or send message to mobile phone +33 6 1155 3111. Security measures are strict in France. Always have on you:
- Invitation to the CID General Assembly
- Card of your hotel
- The present text
- Your CID visiting card (see how to print it at:
Updated information on the Assembly is at the Paris Section website, visit it regularly for latest changes: