mHealth for Ageing Global workshop

Practical information

Venue

Campus Biotech - 9 Chemin Des Mines - 1202 - Geneva, Switzerland

Bus 1, stop "Mines"

(NOTE: Participants will need to pick up their nominal badge at the entrance before the meeting, and keep the badge through the duration of the workshop to access the Campus facilities)

Accommodation

Participants will be responsible for making their own arrangements for accommodation.  For this workshop, we recommend you stay at Mon Repos Hotel Geneva, given its proximity to the venue. A reduced rate has been negotiated with the hotel (CHF 178 for a single room, CHF 214 for a double room in single use).

Mon Repos Hotel Geneva - 131, rue de Lausanne, 1202 Geneva

To reserve a room, please email the Hotel Mon Repos, reservations@hmrge.ch, copying Ms. Julienne Wright (julienne.wright@itu.int) and mention “mHealth for Ageing workshop” in the subject line.

VISA

For more details for visa procedures to enter Switzerland, please click here. 

The nominative letter of invitation you have received by email should be sufficient as a visa support letter.  However, if you are required to provide a further visa support letter, please send an email to Julienne Wright.

General Information

  1. Currency Exchange: 1 USD ~ 1 Swiss Franc (Note that Currency Rate is Subject to change)
  2. Weather:  Weather in Geneva in April will be mild spring weather, but possibly wet.
  3. Taxi: Expected taxi fare from airport to be around 30-50 Swiss Franc. 
  4. Public transportation:  From the airport you may take a free bus ticket from the machine by the exit from baggage claim, which you can use to get to the hotel.