To guarantee your stay during the conference in Lausanne, we encourage you to use the link to access the dedicated accommodation platform managed by Lausanne-Tourisme. As the number of rooms is limited, we recommend that you book your stay in advance to guarantee your accommodation for this event. Through this link, hotels will insert rooms and offer preferential rates especially for conference participants, thus providing an advantageous price system for your stay.
The city of Lausanne overlooks Lake Geneva, the largest lake in Western Europe, and faces the majestic splendour of the snow-capped Alps. It boasts a backdrop of scenic beauty that is truly breathtaking.
The conference will take place in the auditoriums of the “CHUV – Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois”.
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (CHUV)
Route du Bugnon 46
How to get there?
– From Lausanne main train station, take the metro M2 to “CHUV” station (direction “Croisettes”, five stops).
Metros run roughly every 5 minutes.
For further information about metro schedules please check: www.t-l.ch
IMPORTANT: There is currently construction work going on around the CHUV and you have to walk on a footbridge to get to the entrance. Inside the hospital, there will be signage to lead you to the auditorium.
If you are staying at a hotel in Lausanne, you will receive a free public transport card for the duration of your stay.
Highlights in Lausanne
Lausanne old town with cathedral – the impressive cathedral is surrounded by beautiful, car-free roads. Since 1405 a watch in the clock tower makes sure there is no fire and shouts out the hours from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Olympic Museum – provides an overview of the history of the Olympic games, from the first 1896 summer games in Athens through to the present day.
Lake Geneva cruise – paddlewheel steamers and motor vessels highlight the attractions of the Lake Geneva region as seen from the water.
Fondation de l’Hermitage – the foundation presents changing art exhibitions of the highest calibre in a magnificent setting dating from the 19th century.
Train des vignes – leisurely train journey onboard the «Train of Vines» from Vevey to Chexbres through the winegrowing region of the Lavaux, high above Lake Geneva.
Stroll by the lake in Ouchy: take metro M2 direction Ouchy, turn left when exiting the station. You will reach the pier and you can start the walk along the lake until Pully (40 minutes) or Lutry (1h). You can come back by bus.
Highlights around Lausanne
Lavaux (UNESCO World Heritage Site). 15min by train from Lausanne. For a nice walk in Lavaux take the train to the village of Chexbres and walk down the terraced vinyards until the village of Saint-Saphorin, for example. Or discover other walks on this map, and other options to reach this beautiful area here.
Call for Abstracts
1 December 2023
12 – 15 June 2024
till 26 November 2023
by 28 January 2024
Early bird registration
by 15 April 2024