Book your tickets now, and join us on 2-3 October at the Futuroscope next to Poitiers, France (two hours by train from Paris). 🗓️

The second edition of the European LEADER Congress will take place this year on the theme of cooperation! Join us for this major event, where you can meet Local Action Groups (LAGs) from Europe and beyond. It’s the perfect opportunity to talk about cooperation, and to exchange ideas and talk about cooperation projects that each group has.

Don’t miss this chance to connect with like-minded LAG managers.

Save the date and stay tuned for more details…

The agenda is under construction… You can nevertheless consult the provisional agenda below:

Launch of the European LEADER CongressFrom 09h00 to 16h00: mini-conferences, cooperation stands and cooperation fair
13h30 : Welcome12h30: lunch
14h : Plenary session – Why cooperate?16h00: free visit of the park
15h30: Award for the best cooperation projects20h00: dinner and evening show
16h00: Roundtable with project winners
20h00: Dinner on the park and networking

Registration is now open!

Don’t wait to register for the European LEADER Congress 2024. Here are the different options available to you:

  • ELARD non-members: 430€
  • Members: 270€
  • Youth (born after 1999): 160€

These prices include :

  • Two dinners on 2 and 3 October
  • One lunch on 3 October
  • Entrance to the park from 16h on 3 October
  • Closing evening show on 3 October

How do I get there?

By train :
Arrival at Futuroscope station (regional line: 1h58 from Paris)
Arrive at Poitiers station, 11 km from Futuroscope (TGV 1h25 from Paris).
A regional train will take you to Futuroscope in 7 minutes. You can also opt for a shuttle bus (30-minute journey, from 5am to 11.30am – return to Poitiers by 00.09am), or a car (20 minutes).

By plane : Arrive at Poitiers-Biard airport (15 minutes by taxi from Futuroscope)

By car : Take exit 28 “Futuroscope” on the A10 motorway.
The entrance to the car parks is located at the following address: Avenue René Monory, 86360 Chasseneuil-du-Poitou.
The Futuroscope car park is free of charge.

Où loger pendant l’évènement ?

Nous avons réservé quelques chambres à l’avance dans l’Hôtel du Futuroscope. Si vous êtes intéressé, We have reserved a few rooms in advance at the Hôtel du Futuroscope. If you are interested, they will be added to the price of the ticket (+90€ / night):

Hôtel du Futuroscope
Téléport 4
Boulevard Léonard de Vinci,
86360 Chasseneuil-du-Poitou

There are other hotels located in the park, and we advise you to book them as soon as possible. If you do not choose the hotel mentioned above, here are the hotels we recommend located in the park:
Novotel Poitiers – Site du Futuroscope
Avenue René Monory Futuroscope,
86360 Chasseneuil-du-Poitou
+33 (0)5 49 49 91 91

Hôtel Ibis – site du Futuroscope
2 Avenue Thomas Edison – BAT A
+33 (0)5 49 49 90 00

Ibis budget – site du Futuroscope
2 Avenue Thomas Edison BAT B
+33 (0)5 49 61 59 81

Hôtel Restaurant Campanile Poitiers Futuroscope
Boulevard René Descartes
ZA du Téléport
86960 Futuroscope – CHASSENEUIL DU POITOU
+33 (0)

Hôtel Mercure Poitiers Site du Futuroscope
2 Avenue Jean Monnet
Téléport 3 – BP 50190
+33 (0)5 49 49 55 00