3-5 July 2006
CERN, Geneva
Europe/Zurich timezone
REGISTRATION
NETWORK
TRAVEL
PASSPORT & VISA
ACCOMMODATION
SOCIAL EVENTS
ON-SITE INFORMATION

REGISTRATION

Complete the registration form to register for the Conference, conference diner, accomodation and CERN visit : Registration form.

Registration will take place at the main reception in Building 33 on Monday, July 3rd from 8:00 am until 9:00 am.

For people arriving at CERN on the weekend or outside office hours (after 18:00) on Friday, the registration is handled by the guards at the main entrance (entrance B).

NETWORK

PRIOR your arrival at CERN, participants are strongly encouraged to request to allow access to the CERN network. Registration of portables is mandatory.
Complete the network connection request form. ONLY registered computers will get network access : step-by-step instructions.

Wireless network is available in most conference rooms, in the Library and also in the hostel (building 39 only).

European-Swiss adaptors are needed to adapt to a Swiss power sockets (three pin).

TRAVEL

How to get to CERN ?

Airlines
Easyjet|Virgin|Low cost flights to Geneva|Geneva Airlines|Geneva International Airport Swiss International Airlines

Railways
Europe|Switzerland|France|Eurostar|UK|Italy|Hungary|Slovakia

Transport Public Genevois
Buses run in Geneva from 6:00 am until midnight, outside these hours call a taxi at 022 320 22 02. Bus itinaries & timetables CERN : line Y | line 9.

PASSPORT & VISA

For citizens NOT belonging to the European Economic Community, it is strongly recommended that you enquire at the relevant consulate to find out the conditions of admission applicable to you in Switzerland and/or in France. You are kindly asked to take the necessary steps to obtain the papers required for Switzerland and/or France, make your passport and visa application at the Swiss and/or French consulate corresponding to your usual place of residence.

Entry into Switzerland|Entry into France

ACCOMMODATION

Participants are required to arrange their own accomodation. To offer further help in your search for rooms, some useful links are indicated hereafter :
CERN Hostel|Hotels with special rates|Geneva Tourism.

The CERN Hostel Reception is located in building 38-39 and is open between Monday and Friday from 7:30 am until 7:30 pm and Saturday-Sunday from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm. Outside the opening hours, roomkeys are available at the main entrance B (ask the guard).

Hotel booking in Geneva - Service free of charge : + 41 (0)22-9097020 Reservation@geneve-tourisme.ch

SOCIAL EVENTS

A CERN Visit will be organized on Thursday, July 6th, 2006 from 9am until approximately 12am. The programme includes a conference introduction for about 30 minutes, the projection of a short film for about 20 minutes and a CERN visit for about two hours. Do not forget to carry your passport with you, and your visa if need be, because the visit itinerairies can be either in France or in Switzerland. Photographs and video cameras are allowed. As the limited number of places is 100 and the visit is free of charge, places will be allocated on a first come basis. If you are interested, please select the CERN visit in the registration form.

The conference dinner will take place in the CERN restaurant in building 500 on Tuesday, July 4th, 2006 from 8.30pm until 11pm. If you are interested, please select the conference dinner in the registration form.

ON-SITE INFORMATION

CERN map|CERN buildings

Breakfast, lunch and dinner : a self-service restaurant is located in Building 500 and is open between Monday and Friday from 7:00 am until 01:00 pm and between Saturday and Sunday from 7:00 am until 11:00 pm. The price range for a meal (starter+menu+dessert+drink) is between 15 and 17 CHF per person. The restaurant accepts Euros in notes only.

Post Office Meyrin is located in Building 63 and is open from 8:30 to 13:00 and 13:45 to 16:30. UBS Bank Office is located in Building 500 and open between Monday and Friday from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm. Swiss Franc and Euro cash dispensers with a very wide credit card range are also placed near the bank.



CERN PH-SFT| Queries about Europython 2006 | Last modified 16 January, 2006
Starts 3 Jul 2006 08:00
Ends 5 Jul 2006 18:00
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