The conference will take place in the prestigious Tjibaou Cultural Center.

The Tjibaou Cultural Center, a haven of peace, located on the outskirts of the historic center, is a place of identity affirmation, a meeting place and cultural creation.

Its configuration brings together in the same place an art center, a museum, spectacular rooms and spaces and a specialized library.  The Tjibaou cultural center proposes a wealth of cultural experiences.

Established in New Caledonia in 2012, the  Agency for the Development of Kanak Culture (ADCK-CCT) has the mission: to research, collect, and promote Kanak cultural heritage; to implement and develop Kanak artistic creation; to encourage the emergence of practices and cultural references common to New Caledonia; to be a hub for regional and international exchanges.

Tjibaou Cultural Center

Tjibaou Cultural Centre

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Where to stay?

Hotel reservations can be made near the conference site. A list of accommodations is available on the Conference website.


Manage your arrival and departure - Tontouta- Nouméa Airport or Magenta Airport.

There is a shuttle system from La Tontouta-Nouméa or Magenta airport to accommodation in Noumea.

The shuttles have an associated cost, which will need to be booked and covered by participants.

Some examples of shuttle service providers:

You can rent a car for your stay, although we encourage public transport.

Transport between accommodation and the conference venue:

  • A public bus line (L2) serves Tjibaou Cultural Center stop from the city center to Port Moselle in 50 minutes.
  • Shuttles will be organized from the hotels listed in the ‘Accommodation’ page of the website. For people not wishing to stay in these listed hotels, the shuttle system will still be made available provided you get to the stops associated with the listed accommodation.

We aim to make the Conference as accessible as possible to all, whether the disabilities are visible or not.

Be sure to inform us of any needs, including auditory, visual, mobility or other, so that we can help you.

The Tjibaou Cultural Center is accessible for people with reduced mobility.

Official languages

English and French will be the two official languages ​​of the conference.