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Nov 27 – 30, 2006
Europe/Zurich timezone
The dead-line for registration is 15 November!

General Information


CH-1211 Geneve 23

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Please Note, you will need Swiss Francs for buses, trains and taxis.


Car Hire: Europcar car hire desk can be found on the arrivals level at the airport. When you book your rented car please make sure it’s on the Swiss side of the airport (not the French) to avoid unnecessary problems.

Taxi: Drivers wait directly outside the terminal; the journey to CERN or <place w:st="on" /><city w:st="on" />Geneva</city /></place /> town takes about 15 minutes and costs from 30CHF-50CHF.

Bus to CERN: Take bus number 10 and get off at Bouchet. Then you take the bus number 9 marked "9 CERN" to its terminus at the CERN entrance ("be careful not to confuse it with the bus number 9-Zimeysa").  For your information, the bus Line 9 route and timetable are available from the TPG ("Transports Publics Genevois") website.


Coming from the Swiss side:  Follow “Aeroport”, “Lyon” or “Meyrin”. When you reach Meyrin head for “St. Genis”.  CERN is on the left hand side of the “route de Meyrin”, just before the border crossing.

Coming from the French side: From Gex or Belgarde follow signs for"St. Genis". When in St. Genis head for the border and Meyrin. CERN is on your right hand side immediately after the border crossing

>> Link to the CERN Users' page website information "How to get to CERN".


All trains stop at <city w:st="on" /><place w:st="on" />Geneva</place /></city />’s main Cornavin station. You can either stay on the train to go to the airport or get off and take the no. 9 bus which is marked CERN which leaves from just outside the station.

Local information   Restaurants in the area:

There are numerous information providers available on the net. Here is a small sample of links which you may find useful:

  • Geneva infos (from the CERN Users' Office)

  • A random collection of infos on <city w:st="on" /><place w:st="on" />Geneva</place /></city /> & areas

  • Restaurants in Geneva & Lausanne

  • Restaurants a Ferney-Voltaire (in French)

  • <city w:st="on" /><place w:st="on" />Geneva</place /></city /> tourism


The registration for the Eurisol Town Meeting will start on Monday 27th November at 08.00 next to the Main Auditorium. The lectures, poster sessions, and all events related to the Town Meeting will take place in the CERN main building

Access to CERN:

Please be aware that on Sundays, only the "Entrance B" gate is open. You will be allowed to go in from this gate and reach the main buildings and Hostel.

Meals during the Meeting:
Lunches will take place in the CERN cafeterias. We have planned the lunch breaks at 1:00-14.30.

Cafeteria #1, Meyrin, Bldg. 501 & Cafeteria #2, Meyrin, Bldg. 504
Opening hours
Mo-Fri 7:00-00:00, Sat-Sun 7:00-22:00
Mo-Fri 11:30-14:15 and 18:00-22:00, Sat-Sun 11:30-14:00 and 18:00-20:00

How to register your portable computer at CERN:
The web form to be filled is at this link (for visitors bringing their own computer and not having a CERN computer account).

They need to know the hardware Address for the network card in order to register.

Please contact Jennifer Weterings for any inquires on this matter.

The data needed beforehand is basically the hardware address of the network card. The info you need is posted here and in this handout.

Monday 27th Town Meeting Banquet:

There will be transport provided  to take participants to the Restaurant L’Ecureuil. Buses will be leaving from CERN at 19.30 outside the Hostel.

If you are going by car directions are as follows: 

From CERN go towards MEYRIN turn right towards SATIGNY – RUSSIN – LA PLAINE. Cross the boarder in to <place w:st="on" /><country-region w:st="on" />France</country-region /></place /> at LA PLAINE  follow signs for CHALLEX after 1km on the right you will see a big chalet called RESTAURANT  L’ECUREUIL.