Paris 2011

The 48th Intersteno Congress Paris 9-16th July 2011

Competitions results are available at the menu Competitions of this site. Here is the link.
Here you can download the .pdf file.

We invite you to see this very actractive photo collection on the various moments of the Congress. Thanks and congratulations to Jeannine Delange.

Cité Universitaire Internationale de Paris (Cité U)

Avenue Pierre Masse 1 – 75014 Paris

RER B station “Cité Universitaire”

TRAMWAY T2 station “Cité Universitaire”

FIAP – Foyer International d’Accueil à Paris

30 rue Cabanis 75014 Paris

RER B station “Denfert-Rochereau”

Métro Ligne 6 station “Saint-Jacques”

BUS n°62 arrêt “Tombe Issoire”

Daily information about Congress are released at the e-news menu.

Saturday, 9th July 2011

FIAP Hall 09:00-19:00 Registration
FIAP 09.00-12.00 Jury meeting
FIAP 14.00-17.00 Board meeting
FIAP Competition rooms 09:00-19:00 World championship in Multilingual Shorthand

Sunday, 10th July 2011

FIAP 08:30 Council meeting – first session
FIAP Hall 09:00-19:00 Registration
Citè U Hall 10:00-13:00 Installation of exhibitors
Citè U Hall 14:00-19:00 Exhibition
Citè U Amphi. Adenauer 14:00-16:00 Official opening
Citè U Amphi. Adenauer 16:00-17:30 Welcome drink
Citè U Amphi. Adenauer 18:30 short session of instructions for PC competitors after the opening ceremony
Citè U Amphi. Adenauer 19:15 short instruction session for PC Jury

Monday, 11th July 2011

Citè U Honnorat Lounge 08:00-17:00 World championship in Text Production, Text Correction AND professional Word processing –see here the whole programme and groups.
Citè U Hall 09:00-19:00 Exhibitions

IPRS (Intersteno professional reporters session) 1st session in the French Parliament

9:00 – 09:45 Visit French Parliament – Assemblée Nationale
126 rue de l’Université – Metro : “Assemblée Nationale”

Participants from Assemblée Nationale : Mr Claude AZEMA, Directeur du Service du compte rendu, with Mr Thierry MARCHAND, Directeur adjoint. From Senate :Mme Françoise WIART, Directrice du Service du compte rendu.


09:45 – 12:30

  1. Opening/words of welcome
  2. Report IPRS Meeting Budapest (02-10-2010)
  3. The profession of parliamentary reporter for disabled persons (mrs Jenny Laval, mr Gert Sandig)
  4. Technological developments in the Dutch Parliamentary Reporting Office (mr Matthijs Bakker/ mr Herbert Houdijk)
  5. Logging the Future: tablet-generated e-log in the House of Commons (mr Owain Wilkens)
FIAP 14:45 – 21:00 Correspondence and summary reporting (2 groups) – please check the detailed schedule and rooms at

Tuesday, 12th July 2011

FIAP Hall 09:00-19:00 Exhibitions
FIAP Competition rooms 09:00-12:00 Speech capturing world championship- please check the detailed schedule and rooms at
FIAP 14:00 – 15:00 Realtime world championship –please check the detailed schedule and rooms at

Wednesday, 13th July 2011

FIAP Amphi. Bruxelles 09:00-19:00 Conferencesclick here to see the whole programme
FIAP Hall 09:00-19:00 Exhibitions

Thursday, 14th July 2011

Outdoor Through Paris 09:00-13:30 Youth day: Da Vinci code race
Outdoor Esplanade des Invalides 13:30-15:00 Youth day: Lunch “Da Vinci”
FIAP 09.30 – 12:00 IPRS meeting (2nd session)

  1. Opening
  2. Automatic reporting – mr Tutsuya Kawahara: Deployment and initial evaluation of New Transcription System using Automatic Speech Recognition in the Japanese Parliament (Diet) Official reports and their value in the legislative process
  3. Summary and minute reports in the Italian experience; a pronunciation of the Italian Constitutional Court (mr. Fabrizio Verruso)
  4. Presentation by the Polish Parliamentary Reporting Office (mrs Anna Namys)
  5. Present situation and future of IPRS (mrs Lida Horlings)

A video contact with Mr Gherardo Casini – Head of the Global Center for ITC in Parliament is planned at a convenient time.

Friday, 15th July 2011

FIAP 08:30 Council Meeting – second session
FIAP Lisbonne room 11:00-12:30 General assembly
FIAP 12:30 Council meeting – short final session
Town Hall Paris 4e 16:30-19:30 Price giving ceremony
Town Hall Paris 4e 20:00-23:00 Farewell gala dinner

Saturday, 16th July 2011

Outdoor Reims 09:00-19:00 Final trip: “Let’s discover the Champagne Vineyard”




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