IEEE International Conference on Cloud Networking
7–10 November 2022 // Paris, France

Venue and Directions


Social Events





CloudNet 2022 will take place in the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (Cnam). The Cnam was created in 1794, during the French Revolution, on the location of a medieval monastery, the royal abbey of Saint-Martin des Champs. Nowadays, thanks to its integrated network, the Cnam spreads higher adult education, in France and abroad.

The Cnam is located at 292, Rue Saint-Martin, Paris, in the 3rd arrondissement of Paris. Cnam was involved in pioneering Internet experiments, see this curiosity corner (from the TMA 2019 website).


Cnam main entrance.


The Cnam hosts the Musée des Arts et Métiers that you will be able to visit during the conference. The museum groups a collection of inventions, including the Foucault pendulum.

Social Events

The following social events are organized during the conference.

Welcome Reception

Cocktail dinatoire dans les Salons d'honneur du CNAM

November 7, 6-8 pm.

The Welcome Reception will take place in the Montgolfier campus of Cnam Paris, which is next to the main one, at 2 rue conté: 1st floor, stair 37, at the end of a XIX century mosaic corridor.

Social Dinner

Wine Museum

November 8, 7-10 pm

The social dinner will take place at the Paris Wine Museum, in the 16th arrondissement of Paris.

Upon arrival, you will be able to visit of the Wine museum showcasing ancient and modern tools used in French Wine agriculture since the Romans brought grapes beyond the Alps.

Before dinner, a Wine tasting challenge will be organised to guess the year, grape and region of three different Wines that will be proposed by the restaurant. The winners will get a bottle of prestigious wine as a gift.

Alternative non alcoholic drinks will also be offered.

Cnam museum visit

Cnam Museum

November 9, 4:30 - 6 pm

A guided visit to the Arts et Métiers museum of inventions, integrated to the Cnam campus, showcasing a collection of inventions that started being built during the French Revolution, by the Abbé Grégoire, a founder of Cnam. It is around these inventions that the first engineering teachings were created and evolved until today’s prestigious Cnam diplomas in engineering, bachelors and master programmes.

Lunch Breaks

November 7-10.

During the conference you will enjoy long lunch breaks at the nearby Norma restaurant, offering self-made dishes and drinks, with a strong Sicilian touch, some claim as being the best Paris pasta and self-produced Wine product in Norma’s land below the Etna Volcano.

Closing cocktail


November 10, 4-6 pm

the conference will close with a goodbye cocktail organized in parallel and after the demo and poster session next to the Amphi Abbé Grégoire.


The campus map is as below. You should use the entrance “Entrée 292 rue Saint-Martin”. Most of the sessions will take place in the Amphitheatres Robert Faure (Z – level -1) and Jean-Baptiste Say (Y – level -1), and Salle des Conférences du musée.


Below is shown the entry at 292, rue Saint-Martin.


How to reach the Cnam from Paris airports

Orly Airport (ORY) is about 20 minutes south of Paris and Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) is about 40 minutes northeast. To get from these airports to the Cnam, you may proceed as follows:

From Charles de Gaulle Airport:

  • Depending on your Terminal of arrival (1 or 2), you may walk to the RER (train) station or you may need to take a free bus shuttle.
  • Buy an RER ticket to Paris-section-urbaine (metro ticket included).
  • Take the RER B and get off at “Châtelet-les-Halles” station.
  • Take a correspondence to metro line 4 direction “Porte de Clignancourt”, get off at “Réaumur Sébastopol” Station and take the exit “Rue Papin”.

From ORLY Airport:

  • Take Orlyval until Antony.
  • Buy an RER ticket to Paris-section-urbaine (metro ticket included).
  • Take the RER B and get off at “Châtelet-les Halles” station.
  • Take a correspondence to metro line 4 direction “Porte de Clignancourt” and get off at “Réaumur Sébastopol” Station and take the exit “Rue Papin”.


The venue is situated in the historical area of the city named Le Marais. In the neighborhood you will be able to visit Beaubourg which is a famous museum of modern art.


The Marché des Enfants rouges was established in 1628 which makes it the oldest covered market in Paris. The market offers fruits, vegetables, flowers, plus restaurants with local food. A Chinese district, the oldest one in Paris, is also situated just nearby (rue Volta and rue au Maire).

Entrance of Marché des Enfants Rouges
Marché des Enfants Rouges


There is no special fare for the conference, given the high number of hotels nearby.
Here is a list of hotels close to the Cnam: