The conference will be held in Yverdon-les-Bains on the HEIG-VD campus (School of Business and Engineering Vaud) which is composed of two buildings:
  • (A) St-Roch building for the day of workshops (DAY1)
  • (B) Cheseaux building for the symposium (DAY2 & DAY3)
See below on the map.

Get to OGRS2012

By train:

Central located in Europe, Yverdon-les-Bains can easily be reached by train and is connected to the dense network provided by the Swiss train company. It is located 20 minutes by train in North of Lausanne. In Europe, please contact your usual train company to obtain more information.

At the train station, take bus no 601 until bus stop named "HEIG-VD". Departures are at 10min, 30min and 50min from each hour from 7:00am to 7:30pm. Or just take a walk of 20 minutes.

By road:

Yverdon-les-Bains is connected to the European highway E25 (A1). Use exit named "Yverdon-Sud", drive to the city center and follow "HEIG-VD" roadsigns.

HEIG-VD has places to park your car (follow the signs towards the free zone).

By air:

Nearest international airports are Geneva and Zürich. Train is the best way to reach Yverdon-les-Bains from both these airports.

Where to stay

Yverdon-les-Bains offers various possibilities of accommodations : backpacker style, hotels of different categories, many guest rooms and B&B, appartments. To get an idea, we give you below a non-exhaustive list of some nice places to stay.

To take benefit of the best prices, we recommend to book your accommodation using the regional tourism website !

In Yverdon-les-Bains:

  • Hôtel du Théâtre
  • Grand Hôtel
  • Expo Hôtel
  • Hôtel La Prairie
  • Hôtel de la Maison Blanche
  • Le Gîte du Passant (backpacker style)
B&B style:
  • Diaz Rafael, Rue Wiliam Barbey 29
  • Demerval Danielle, Rue de la Sablonnaire 1
  • Donker Magrieta, Rue des Foulques 9
  • Beausire Catherine et Bernard, Ch. du Frêne 10
  • Tenthorey Sylviane et Didier, Chemin du Vounoz 22
  • Duc Chantal, Ch. du Coteau 1
  • Häfeli Rosmarie, Ch. des Grèbes 12
  • Chevalley Martine, Rue des Condémines 8
  • Bersier Loyse, Pugessies 61
  • Kohler Caroline, Rue du Collège 12
  • Quellet Michèle, Rue de l'Indépendance 18
  • etc.

In Grandson and Yvonnand (close to Yverdon):

  • Hôtel du Lac
  • La Grand'Borne
  • Hôtel de la Gare
B&B style:
  • DUCRET-NEYROUD Paul & Renée
  • LEIMER-BINAGHI Marianne & Aldo
  • REBEAUD Béatrice
  • etc.

NOTICE: the cities of Lausanne and Neuchâtel are just 20 minutes by train from Yverdon-les-Bains. You may want to book an accommodation there.

Don't hesitate to contact us if you need an advice to organize your staying in Yverdon-les-Bains during the OGRS 2012 symposium.

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