UNESCO Chair in Technologies for Development: Voices of the Global South
DAY 2 – Thursday 28 June – 16:00-21:40 – Lavaux Vineyards, UNESCO World Heritage Site
The Terraced Vineyards of Lavaux (UNESCO World Heritage Site), click on the image to view the video clip
Important Logistics Information!
Departure from the SwissTech Convention Centre (EPFL)
– For conference participants who are attending an afternoon session on Thursday 28 June, please remain with your session group. At the end of the session, conference staff dressed in red T-shirts will guide you to the busses departing at 4.00 p.m. precisely in front of the SwissTech Convention Centre. – Once in Rivaz, after a short introduction, each participant will receive a glass and a map of the village indicating the wine cellars that will be visited.
– Participants are free to move between the cellars in the village using the map they have received to guide them.
– At 7.00 p.m., everyone should return to the village square where the official cocktail reception will begin.
Return to the SwissTech Convention Centre after the Cocktail Reception
– At the end of the evening, conference staff will guide attendees to the train station in Rivaz. The train will depart at 9.41 p.m. precicely to Lausanne main station (journey time 20 minutes).
– Accompanying guests (non-registered conference participants) are welcome to join us for the cocktail reception at an additional cost of CHF 70.-/person payable in cash at the Registration Desk.
– Please make sure to register your guest at the Registration Desk in the morning on Wednesday 27 or Thursday 28 June. Your guest will receive a badge that will need to be worn at all times.
– Guests will need to join your session group at 3.50 p.m. on Thursday 28 June to board the bus departing at 4.00 p.m. precisely in front of the SwissTech Convention Centre.
We also recommend that you bring a light waterproof coat in case of rain and a warm sweater if you are susceptible to chilly evenings …! And for the ladies, no high-heeled shoes please as the village roads are of cobblestones and the Lavaux vineyards are steep.