English will be the official language.

Conference Venue

The Conference venue will be the the Casino of Montbenon:
3 allée Ernest Ansermet, 1003 Lausanne – Ph.: +41 21 315 21 50 – Fax: +41 21 315 21 65

Built in 1908, the Casino Montbenon enjoys a unique location in Lausanne. A 5-minute walk from the city center (Place St-François) and set in beautiful gardens with breathtaking views of the mountains and the lake, it was renovated in 1981 to become a place of cultural and social entertainment.

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Lausanne is easily accessible by road, rail, and air.

By air
Closest international airport is Geneva (GVA) (60 km).
Zurich international airport (ZRH) is at 230 km from Lausanne.

By rail
Geneva and Zurich airports are directly connected to national railway network.
Lausanne is situated at about 50 minutes from Geneva airport (5 trains per hour) and at 2h30 from Zurich airport (4 trains per hour).

Public transport in Lausanne
Transports publics de la région lausannoise (TL)

Stops near the Casino

  • Bus stop « St-François » (TL 1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 16, 17, 66)
  • Bus stop « Port Franc » (TL 18)
  • Bus stop « Cécil » (TL 3, 6, 16, 21)
  • Bus stop « Montbenon » (TL 12, 13, 66)
  • Metro stop « Flon » (metro M1, M2, LEB)

From Train Station “LAUSANNE -GARE”

  • Bus stop « Cécil » (TL 3, 21)
  • Metro stop « Flon » (metro M2)

Liability and insurance

Registration for the Conference implies that the delegate agrees that neither the Organizer assume any liability whatsoever. Delegates are requested to make their own arrangements for medical, travel, and personal insurance.


The organisers may at any time, with or without giving notice, in their absolute discretion and without giving any reason, cancel or postpone the Conference, change its venue or programme and withdraw any invitation to attend.

In any case, neither the organisers nor any of their officers, employees, agents, members or representatives shall be liable for any loss, liability, damage or expense suffered or incurred by any person, nor will they return any money paid to them in connection with the Conference unless they are satisfied not only that the money in question remains under their control, but also that the person who paid it has been unfairly prejudiced (as to which the decision shall be in their sole and unfettered discretion, and when announced, final and conclusive).