IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization
24-28 June 2019 // Paris, France

Social Events

Welcome Reception

Tuesday June 25, 2019
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.: Le Foyer @Orange Gardens

The conference welcome reception will be held in Le Foyer at Orange Gardens, the venue of IEEE NetSoft 2019.
This event held in a relaxed atmosphere will include a demo session, so participants can also spend some time with demo presenters.

Cruise on River Seine

Wednesday June 26, 2019
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.: Vedettes du Pont-Neuf

Before the conference dinner, we are delighted to offer fully registered participants a cruise on the River Seine, which will allow to ride over Paris history, passing by the most familiar monuments, built up from Medieval times until now. Hopefully the weather will be on our side…

The meeting point is at 7:00 p.m. to the pier of Vedettes de Pont-Neuf, located 1, Square du Vert-Galant, 75001 Paris.

Directions to get there are as follows (here):
Netsoft2019 direction for Cruise on River Seine

Boarding will be 7:00 p.m., so don’t be late.
The fastest way to travel is metro Line 13 and transfer to Line 10 at Duroc Station. Get off at Odéon Station.
An alternative way is to transfer to Metro Line 4 at Montparnasse Station. Get off at Odéon Station.
Be aware that getting there from Orange Gardens takes almost one hour.

Conference Dinner

Wednesday June 26, 2019
8:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.: Café Procope

The conference dinner will be held at Café Procope, which is the oldest café in Paris.

Since 1686, le Procope is a famous place where the greatest writers & intellectuals like Rousseau, Voltaire, Diderot used to meet, which is why the place is said to be the home of the Encyclopédistes. During the French Revolution, many renowned French revolutionary like Danton, Desmoulins, Hébert and Marat used to also come and had endless discussions about politics and rights.

The Procope is located 13, rue de l’Ancienne Comédie, 75006 Paris.

The restaurant is 100 meters from Odeon Metro Station, and within walking distance from the River Seine Cruise. Directions are like getting to the cruise boarding pier (here).

  • From Orange Gardens, the fastest way to travel is metro Line 13 and transfer to Line 10 at Duroc Station. Get off at Odéon Station.
  • An alternative way is to transfer to Metro Line 4 at Montparnasse Station. Get off at Odéon Station.

Netsoft2019 direction to Procop CaféIf you miss the cruise, meet us directly at the Café Procope.