Venue & Transportation

Practical Information

Venue

The 2018 WADA Symposium will be held at the SwissTech Convention Center, located at the heart of the University Campus of the world-renowned Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), one of two Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology.

SwissTech Convention Center

EPFL- STCC
Station 21
1015 Lausanne
Switzerland

Transportation

Participants flying into Switzerland are recommended to fly to Geneva Airport and take the train to Lausanne. Travel time from Geneva to Lausanne is about 50 minutes and the cost is CHF 56.- for a return ticket in 2nd class and CHF 98.- for a return ticket in 1st class, without discount.

Participants can also fly to Zurich Airport and take the train to Lausanne. Travel time from Zurich to Lausanne is about 150 minutes and the cost is CHF 158.- for a return ticket in 2nd class and approximately CHF 278.- for a return ticket in 1st class, without discount.

You may consult the train time schedule and buy your ticket on-line via the CFF website or the CFF App. Private shuttles from Geneva airport can be organized directly with the company Swiss Transports Services. You may contact them directly at: http://www.swiss-transports.com/index.php

LAUSANNE Transport Card

Lausanne’s public transportation network will be free of charge for registered participants staying at the Symposium-designated hotels. Upon arrival at your hotel, please ask for the free Lausanne Transport Card (LCT).

The Lausanne Transport Card gives, to each guest staying in Lausanne, the possibility to use the city public transportation (bus, train, metro) for the duration of their stay.

This card is personal and is offered to each visitor from the accommodation supplier upon check-in at the hotel. It is valid for the duration of the reservation, including on arrival and departure dates.​

Furthermore, upon presentation of your Lausanne Transport Card, some partners offer up to 50 % discount.

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How to reach the Symposium Venue (STCC)

Information regarding transportation options from Symposium-designated hotels to the SwissTech Convention Center can be found below.

PARTICIPANTS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO COME TO THE SYMPOSIUM BY PUBLIC TRANSPORTS AS THERE IS NO CAR PARK AVAILABLE ON SITE.

Please see below the most convenient options we recommend:

From the lake side (Lausanne-Ouchy):

DepartureArrivalTransport byTransport durationFrequency
Lausanne-OuchyLausanne FLonMetro M28 minutes5 minutes
Lausanne FLonEcublens - EPFL StationMetro M113 minutes5 minutes
Ecublens - EPFL StationSwissTech Convention Center StationWalking3 minutes-

From Lausanne Gare/Station:

DepartureArrivalTransport byTransport durationFrequency
Lausanne-GareLausanne FlonMetro M21 minute3 minutes
Lausanne-FlonEcublens - EPFL Station Metro M113 minutes5 minutes
Ecublens - EPFL Station SwissTech Convention Center Station Walking3 minutes-

Metro Time Schedule: www.t-l.ch

Metro Map

The map below shows the bus and metro stops around Lausanne main train station (“Lausanne Gare”)

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Contact

For general queries relating to registration, accommodations and visas, please contact:

Ms. Claudia Furnari

Event Coordinator

Lausanne Tourisme
Av. de Rhodanie CP 975
1001 Lausanne
Switzerland
Tel: +41 (0) 21 613 73 13
Fax: +41 (0) 21 616 86 47
E-mail: furnari@lausanne-tourisme.ch

For queries relating to the content of the Symposium, please contact:

Ms. Laetitia Zumbrunnen

IF Relations Manager

World Anti-Doping Agency
Maison du Sport International
Av. de Rhodanie 54
1007 Lausanne
Switzerland
Tel : +41 (0) 21 343 43 44
Fax : +41 (0) 21 343 43 41
E-mail : laetitia.zumbrunnen@wada-ama.org