The conference will be held in Lausanne, a fascinating mixture of influences, nested between the Alps and Lake Geneva.
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 .
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.
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.
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
This pragmatic hotel is ideally located in the heart of Lausanne.From 140.- CHF
Place de l'Europe 6, Lausanne
Cheap and tasteful, this Guesthouse is perfect for tighter budgets.From 60.- CHF
Ch. des Epinettes 4, Lausanne
This IBIS hotel is the closest to the venue. You can get there in 10 minutes.From 140.- CHF
Rue du Maupas 20, Lausanne
Located next to the St-François square, this hotel boasts a breathtaking view on the lake.From 180.- CHF
Av. B. Constant 5, Lausanne
Situated on the lakeshore, this small castle is 5 minutes away from the City Center by metro.From 300.- CHF
Place du port, Lausanne
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