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Jun 21 – 23, 2017
University of Geneva
Europe/Zurich timezone

Social Events

Social Events OAI10


Wednesday June 21th

Share your drink

Wednesday 21st the traditional "drink sharing'" will take place in form of "share an apero". This aperitif  is a unique chance to network with your workshop colleagues and to bring along some special drinks representing your region or your country. It will take place at the Uni Mail building.

Following the aperitif participants are suggested to gather in groups and "land" in one of the many Geneva restaurants for dinner

Thursday June 22nd

Lake Cruise

Thursday 22nd June will be our social evening event. The Lake Cruise ship Henry Dunant is reserved for us! After a greeting speech, Workshop participants will be invited to enjoy the official welcome buffet.

The ship will leave at 19h15 from the boarding point "Geneve Pâquis" (Quai du Mont-Blanc 10), and will be back at 22h15.

Here is a video about cruising on the Lake Leman:


Friday June 23rd


CERN will offer a guided tour for the first 48 participants who register. The tour will be free of charge.
The tour will start at 15.00 and will last about three hours. It includes an introduction followed by a visit to one or two of the ground-level visit points. Please note that it is not possible to visit the underground experiments
The transfer from CERN to the Geneva airport, with public transport, takes ~20 minutes and a tram is departing approximately every 10th minute from CERN.


After the event

Congress participants may arrange individual visits or tours (via the Tourist Information of Geneva and KeyTours):