Extra Activities

To make the most of your stay in Lausanne, we recommend signing up for the extra activities, which have been chosen especially to showcase this particularly beautiful part of Switzerland.

Vineyard Excursion, Monday, October 20, 2014
Conference Diner, Wednesday, October 22, 2014

To book your place on either of these activities, you can either sign up at the same time as you register for the main conference, or come back to your account at a later time. Upon registering for the conference you will receive a confirmation e-mail which will contain a link to add an extra activity.

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Vineyard Excursion (45 CHF)

October 20, 2014, 12:00 from EPFL

The vineyards of the Lavaux

We are offering participants the chance to explore the vineyards of the Lavaux, the unique UNESCO World Heritage Site which slopes steeply down to the Lake Geneva shoreline. This excursion includes a visit to a wine cellar, where participants will learn about and taste the region’s wine and culinary specialities.

The excursion will take place before the start of the conference, with a coach departing at 12:00 from EPFL and the trip lasting around 3 hours. Wine tasting and a light lunch are included in the price.

This activity is now full.

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Conference Dinner (60 CHF)

October 22, 2014, 19:00 from Ouchy Harbor

Dinner cruise on Lake Geneva

The conference dinner will be a unique event and a great chance to network with the international gathering of conference participants. The dinner will take place on a beautiful Belle-Époque boat as it cruises Lake Geneva. Diners will be offered a 3-course meal with wine, and will be afforded magnificent views of the shoreline by night.

The dinner takes place on the third evening of the conference. Participants should make their way to the harbor in Ouchy, Lausanne, for boarding at 18:45. The boat will depart on time at 19:00. The cruise will last 3 hours. We advise booking early to avoid disappointment.

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