Venue Information


The meeting will be held at EPFL (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) in Lausanne, Switzerland in the SV Building Room 1717.  Click here for a printable map.


Recommended options for accommodation include the Starling Hotel and the Swisstech Hotel for proximity of the conference venue, the Lausanne Guesthouse for budget accommodation. Other options include the Hotel Ibis-Centre, Hotel Elite and Hotel Alpha-Palmiers. Please also see the Lausanne Tourist Office for a comprehensive list of hotels in Lausanne. Unfortunately, we will not be able to assist attendees with the booking of their accommodation.

Getting here

Due to severely restricted parking availabilities on EPFL grounds, we strongly recommend using taxi or public transportation to get there. You can reach EPFL using metro line M1 from Lausanne or Renens, bus lines 701 from Morges and 33 from Ecublens/Renens/Prilly. If driving is the only option, you can purchase parking tickets at the meeting reception desk (CHF 5 for the day).

For train connections to Lausanne or Renens, see here.


Coffee breaks and a light lunch are included in the registration fee.


Wireless internet access will be granted to the symposium participants: please ask for details at the welcome desk