Women's Forum Global Meeting 2021

COVID-19 Information & Protocol

Masks are required at the venue, the Carrousel du Louvre, on November 19th.
IMPORTANT : TO CHECK BEFORE TRAVELING

- Before traveling, always check the website of your country of origin for the measures in place to enter France. The current complete French regulation for that is described here


- The French Ministry of Intérieur has also put in place a sworn statement which needs to be completed before entering France whether you are vaccinated or not, find it here


- Different rules apply according to which color your country is assigned to: "green", orange" or "red. Please find which color your country is, here.  


THE HEALTH PASS

The Health Pass (Pass Sanitaire) is now mandatory to attend public events and enter public spaces in France. It will be requested in order to enter at Le Carrousel du Louvre. Foreign vaccine cards/proof demonstrating full vaccination will be accepted as the equivalent (must be a European Medicines Agency approved vaccine). 

If you are European, you may show your EU Digital Covid Certificate. 

The Health Pass is a digital or paper proof showing that you do not have Covid with a QR code, it can be obtained in the following 3 ways : 
            1)  Proof of vaccination
            2)  Proof of a negative Covid test taken within the past 48 hours (PCR or rapid antigen)
            3)  Proof of having been positive with Covid 11 days to six months before entering the space

These documents can be shown in paper format, digitally, or through the phone application TousAntiCovid. 
There will be a QR code attached to the document that staff at the venue will scan to verify your proof.

Special Note for England and Wales : Covid-19 vaccination certificates issued in England and Wales that contain QR codes are now compatible with France’s health pass scanning technology.

Vaccinated abroad? 
The health pass equivalent will be obtained from designated pharmacies for a fee of up to 36 Euros. The list of designated pharmacies is available on this website

Travelers will need to present: their passport and their original paper version of their vaccination record

(The vaccination record will need to show the traveler’s name, DOB, vaccination date(s), the number of doses and the country where the vaccination occurred.)
TESTING IN PARIS

How much do Covid-19 tests cost for tourists in France? 
The tests will cost up to €29 for rapid antigen tests and up to €49 for PCR tests. However, some private testing clinics may charge more. Some places, such as nurses’ clinics, may also charge less. 

Where to get a Covid-19 test in France ?
Pharmacies: Rapid antigen tests are readily available in many pharmacies around France. You can walk in and book an appointment. The availability of Covid-19 tests is usually advertised in the pharmacy window. 

Finding a test centre 
The easiest way to find a place to get a Covid-19 test is through the government website sante.fr. Simply type in the department you are in and you will see a list of all laboratories offering tests. There is also a map of all the testing laboratories with the relevant contact details. 

Booking online 
You can also book an appointment through Doctolib.fr without a social security number. You just need to sign up for a free account. You will then need to provide your address, postcode and town and search for “dépistage COVID-19 test PCR (prélèvement naso-pharyngé)” from the dropdown menu to find appointments. 

WIFI at the Global Meeting (Carrousel du Louvre)

NETWORK: _WOMEN FORUM WIFI
NO PASSWORD -  when prompted on the pop-up window, must accept terms and click on green Connection button. 

Registration & Account Management

Registration 

Trouble with registration?

Be sure you have filled in all of the mandatory fields on the registration form. You will not be able to validate the form if our system identifies errors. 

If you are still encountering issues registering, please send us a screenshot of the issue you encounter at delegates@womens-forum.com

Account creation

How do I create an account?

After registering, you received an email from the Women's Forum inviting you to login to our platform by creating an account. If you have not received this confirmation email, please check your spam folder. If you require further help, please contact us at delegates@womens-forum.com. 

Contact us

Password

What do I do if I forgot my password?

Click on the button below to go to the authentification page where you can click 'forgot your password'. If you have already created an account via the steps above (confirmation email), you will receive an email with a verification code to change your password. Check your spam folder if you do not see the email. 

Locked account

What do I do if I am locked out of my account?

You are automatically locked out of your account after 5 unsuccessful login attempts. After 5 minutes you may attempt to sign in again. If you still require help, contact us at delegates@womens-forum.com

Programme

Programme

What time zone is the Programme in?

The PDF Programme is written in Central European Time (CET) as our Forum will be taking place in Paris, France. 

If you are not able to join at this time, do note that all of the sessions will be available for replay after they are live. 

Programme: Sessions

How do I access the sessions?

On the days of the event, there will be a "LIVE" button on the top right of the menu bar. There will also be a timeline banner at the top of the page on which you can click to access the sessions. These will take you directly to the currently airing sessions.


You can also access each session by clicking on the video icon on the top right section of each session's description page. Either way you will only be able to access the sessions once they are airing live. 

Programme

Programme: Bookmarking Sessions

How do I bookmark sessions?

It's easy! Just go to the Programme page (agenda button in the menu) and click on the 'bookmark' icon on the top right corner of a session  to bookmark it.

You can also click on a session to reach the session detail page and click on the 'bookmark' button under the video player.

All bookmarked sessions will appear in the "My agenda" tab of your account profile. You will receive email reminders before the start of each bookmarked session. 

My agenda

Programme: Replay

Will the sessions be available on replay? 

Yes! All registered attendees will have access to the sessions on demand after the Women's Forum Global Meeting has come to an end. You can access the sessions for replay the same way you will when they are live - either from their session pages or from your account's bookmarked sessions. 

Programme: Sessions

What if I can't make it to all the sessions? 

No worries! The sessions will be available to all registered delegates on replay, just make sure you're logged in to your account to view them! 

Programme: Sessions

Will my video be shown during the sessions?

Only speakers videos will be shared during each of the public sessions. If you wish to participate in Networking, you will have the option to turn on your camera and speak with other event attendees. Either visit the Networking Hub during the event, or go to the "My contacts" tab of your account and reaching out to other attendees to request a video call. Calls can only happen if both parties opt-in.

Programme: Sessions

How can I ask questions during the sessions? 

On the right side of the screen for most sessions you will see a "Discussion" tab that will allow you to type in your comments and questions in real time as the sessions are airing. 

Digital Platform

Browser

Trouble viewing video content?

For optimal browsing, a modern and up-to-date browser is necessary. 

Example of compatible browsers: 
  • Google Chrome 
  • Firefox 
  • Edge
  • Safari 
 Obsolete browser: IE11 does not support the new web standards. 

The IT department of some companies may restrict certain functionalities (video viewing, videoconferencing). In this case, it is recommended if possible to change the browser. If this does not work, please use another means of connection (access to the site via another computer, mobile or other personal device). 

 If all the above is up to date and you still can't see the session, try refreshing your page and clearing your cache. 
Links on how to to clear each browser below: 

Networking

How do I edit my networking profile?

Our digital platform allows you to network one-on-one and carry out video and audio calls. 

To do so, you need to :
  1. Access your profile by clicking on the 'My profile' button and click on the "My Info" tab.
  2. Make sure your networking options are activated by ticking the box in the "Want to  network with others?" section

Networking Settings

Application

Is there a phone app? 

No, this year the Women's Forum has decided not to have a phone application. All relevant information are available on the event's website. 

Press Accredidation

Press

Interested in covering our event as a member of the media?

Apply for Physical Press Accredidation HERE

Apply for Virtual Press Accredidation HERE

Venue Questions: Carrousel du Louvre

Information about arriving at the Carrousel du Louvre on November 19th

Venue

How can I access the Carrousel du Louvre (Les Salles du Carrousel) on November 19th?

The venue for November 19th only is the Carrousel du Louvre - Les Salles du Carrousel. 

METRO 
The Carrousel du Louvre is served by lines 1 (La Défense - Château de Vincennes) and 7 (La Courneuve - Mairie d'Ivry / Villejuif). 
Stop " Palais Royal - Musée du Louvre ", exit " Carrousel du Louvre ".

BUS
The Carrousel du Louvre is served by lines 21, 27, 39, 48, 67, 68, 69, 72, 81, 95. 
 Stops " Palais Royal - Musée du Louvre " or " Palais Royal - Comédie Française " or " Musée du Louvre ".

CAR
The " Parc Carrousel Louvre " is accessible by the avenue du Général Lemonnier, 75001 Paris.
- From the rue de Rivoli: turn left at the traffic light of the place des Pyramides 
- From the Quai des Tuileries: turn left at the Pont-Royal traffic light 
- From the Pont-Royal : straight ahead, direction "Opéra", then turn right In all three cases: enter the tunnel; at the traffic light at the lowest point of the tunnel, enter the central ramp the central ramp marked "Parc Carrousel Louvre". 

WALKING/BIKE 
There are 3 pedestrian entrances to the Carrousel du Louvre: 
- 99, rue de Rivoli 75001 Paris - Exit from the Louvre Museum, Place de la Pyramide Inversée 
- 2 entrances from the Jardin des Tuileries, stairs on either side of the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel. 

 4 Vélib' stations are available around the Carrousel du Louvre: 
- 165, rue Saint Honoré 75001 Paris 
- 5, rue de l'échelle 75001 Paris 
- 2, place André Malraux 75001 Paris 
- 186, rue Saint Honoré 75001 Paris 

Once you arrive inside The Carrousel du Louvre, please follow the Women's Forum Global Meeting signs that will indicate you the right way to follow to Les Salles du Carrousel. 

Venue

Accessibility - Reduced Mobility

Please find a map below with all you need to know about accessing the Carrousel du Louvre as a person with reduced mobility. Find it below the inscription "PLAN DU CENTRE".

CARROUSEL DU LOUVRE ACCESS

Venue

Can I leave my suitcase or other baggage at the cloakroom on November 19th?

No, we will not be able to accommodate bagage of any kind at the cloakroom on November 19th. This policy is due to the Vigipirate security measures in France. Please arrange to leave your suitcase at your hotel or at home before joining us at the Carrousel du Louvre.