Where to sleep, eat or have a drink

Getting to Lausanne

The conference will be held in Lausanne, a fascinating mixture of influences, nested between the Alps and Lake Geneva.

By Train

If you are arriving from Europe, consider coming to Lausanne by train. Lausanne has fast and direct connections from Paris & Milano and most European capital through Geneva, Basel, Zürich, Bern or Milano.

Enjoy a stress-free travel and enjoy a gorgeous landscape using the excellent system of Swiss railways, renowned for its efficiency.

From Geneva, you can reach the city centre in 35 min for 26.- CHF and it will take you 2h15 min and 74.- CHF if you are coming from Zurich.

You will find a complete timetable on the CFF/SBB/FFS website .

By plane

Geneva as well as Zurich Airport will welcome you whether you are coming from Europe or further away. They both have very convenient and direct train connections with Lausanne.

We recommend Kayak or Booking to find the best rates for your flight.

By Car

From Geneva take the highway A1, follow the signs Lausanne-Sud/Lausanne-Ouchy/Lausanne-Centre and exit at Lausanne-Malley toward Lausanne-Centre.

From Zurich follow highway A1/E25, follow the signs for E62/Genève/Lausanne-Sud/Lausanne-Crissier and exit at Lausanne-Malley toward Lausanne-Centre.

To drive on Swiss highways you will need to get have a vignette (toll sticker) which costs CHF 40.-. You may buy it at the border.

Sleeping in Lausanne


L'Agora is our conference hotel.

The Hotel Agora Swiss Night has been completely reconstructed in 2012. The newly designed Agora Swiss Night offers you a truly swiss experience with an international 4 stars standard. Though it is located in a very quiet neighbourhood Agora Swiss Night is only 300 meters from the main Railway station and in close proximity to the lake Geneva and the metro line(m2 Grancy at 90 m).

The breakfast is served in a panoramic room on the top floor of the hotel. From there you have a flabbergasting view on the Alps, Lake Geneva and the Jura Mountains. A state of the art Fitness centre complete with Sauna is free of charge for the guests. Parking available on site.

Book for the hotel on their online website

The other sleeping options


This pragmatic hotel is ideally located in the heart of Lausanne.

From 140.- CHF

Place de l'Europe 6, Lausanne

Lausanne Guesthouse
Lausanne Guesthouse

Cheap and tasteful, this Guesthouse is perfect for tighter budgets.

From 60.- CHF

Ch. des Epinettes 4, Lausanne

IBIS Hotel
IBIS Hotel

This IBIS hotel is the closest to the venue. You can get there in 10 minutes.

From 140.- CHF

Rue du Maupas 20, Lausanne

Hotel de la paix
Hotel de la paix

Located next to the St-François square, this hotel boasts a breathtaking view on the lake.

From 180.- CHF

Av. B. Constant 5, Lausanne

Chateau d'Ouchy
Chateau d'Ouchy

Situated on the lakeshore, this small castle is 5 minutes away from the City Center by metro.

From 300.- CHF

Place du port, Lausanne


AirBnB is a great way to find new possibilities of staying at an Lausanne flat for a great price.

Eat & Drink & Visit

We made the most important places available via a detailed printable guide.

Approved by Xavier

Xavier is our local connoisseur. He takes taste very seriously, and hunts for the best places to enlight his (and his guests') palate, all year long.

From the best wine producers and local microbrewers to the best place for brunch, hearty meal or cute coffee shops, Xavier knows them all. We encourage you to trust his advice and discover these handpicked places yourself.

3 reasons to attend

Improve and develop your skills, attending human-sized workshops, blending together creativity and pragmatism. Get a chance to turn theory into practice and to ask questions about your own projects and endeavours.
Share moments and ideas with the UX community, as well as connecting and amplifying your network and its impact. Meet innovators and people sharing your interests from all across Switzerland and Europe, discuss your projects and get a whiff of the new trends.
Learn from the best and take a dip in the creative world. Benefit from emulation and collective learning, working with set purposes and increasing your scope on Design, Interaction and User Experience.
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