General information

The conference will take place in the beautiful and historical town of Neuchâtel in Switzerland. The town is nested between the Jura mountains and the lake of Neuchâtel, the largest one entirely in Switzerland. You will find here a wheath of information about touristic activities in and around Neuchâtel. 

Map of Neuchatel


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Address of the venue

The conference venue is the new Microcity building, an extension of Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, conveniently located downtown Neuchâtel within a walking distance from the train station (about 15 min walk).

The address for the venue is:

EPFL - IMT - Microcity

rue de la Maladière 71b

2000 Neuchâtel


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Social program (in construction)

The Gala dinner will be held in the historical landmark of the Hôtel du Péroux on the 3rd day of the conference. How to reach the Hotel DuPeyrou from Microcity ...

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There will be a special program for students.


Several hotels have negociated prices with EPFL. The list of available hotels can be found here




Nearby major international airports are Geneva Airport (GVA) and Zurich airport (ZRH). From these airports, direct trains will bring you to Neuchâtel. From Geneva Airport to Neuchâtel, a direct train runs every hour. From Zurich Airport to Neuchâtel, direct trains runs also every hour.

... by plane

Geneva-Cointrin airport
1:20 to Neuchatel (direct train called Intercity)

Zurich-Kloten airport
1:50 to Neuchatel (direct train called Intercity)

Bern-Belp airport
1:49 to Neuchatel (changes in Belp station, then in Bern)

Basel airport
1:47 to Neuchatel (changes in Basel station, then in Olten)

... by train (15 min. by feet from the Neuchâtel train station to the Microcity Building)

Time to reach Neuchatel:

... from Geneva : 1:20
... from Lausanne : 40 min
... from Zurich : 1:50
... from Basel : 1:35
... from Paris (TGV) : 3:50

Timetable of all trains and buses in and to Switzerland can be found at SBB.

... by car

motorway A5
Geneva-Neuchatel (128 km)

motorway A1
Zurich-Bern-Morat then highway to Neuchatel (150 km)