Social Programme


Monday, June 23 – 18:15

Icebreaker reception – University of Neuchâtel

Wether you are just arriving or finishing a day of tutorials, join us for a welcome drink to relax and catch up with colleagues.

Wednesday, June 25 - 18:00

Conference Banquet – Patinoire du Littoral Neuchâtel

After 2 full days of intense collaboration and conference rooms, it's time to unwind and relax over a nice meal. Student and EFTF awards will be presented during the banquet as well.

The "Patinoire" is located just 3-4 minute walk from the main EFTF venue at the University of Neuchâtel (map).

Friday, June 27

You must register in advance for these post-conference events.

International Watch Museum visit – La Chaux-de-Fonds   (link, in French only)

  • 9h15 – Departure from Neuchâtel
  • Visit duration: 1h30
  • Back to Neuchâtel at 12:15-12:30.

Cost: CHF 30.- (includes transportation by bus, museum entrance and guided visit in English).

Max. participants: 100

To reserve a place, please send an email to:

Laboratory Tours

  • 09h00-10h30, CSEM T&F labs
  • 10h30-12h00, CSEM T&F labs
  • 14h00-15h30, Spectratime or CSEM T&F labs or LTF-UniNe
  • 16h00-17h30, Spectratime or CSEM T&F labs or LTF-UniNe

Max. participants: 20 per group

A sign-up sheet will be available at the EFTF registration desk. Please note that for the laboratory tours there is a limit of 20 persons per group (first-come, first-served).

To see the precise location of the Friday tours, please refer to this map


Interested in watching the World Cup after a long day in the conference room? Of course you are !!!

Good news... just a few minutes walk from the EFTF main venue is the Maladière Stadium, where many of the matches will be broadcast live on the big screen !!

» Entrance is FREE, with a paying food and drink bar. Doors open at 17h00.

» For a complete schedule, download a pdf flyer here.

» More infomation can be found here (in French, only).

» The Facebook page of the event is here.





Organising partners:      
csem logo uni ne logo fsrm logo spectra time logo


SSO logo

SATW logo

METAS logo

SNF logo logo

Ville Neuchatel logo

Swiss Photonics logo

Girard-Perregaux logo

Greubel Forsey logo

Hautelance logo

JeanRichard logo

Louis Moinet logo
Patek Philippe logo

Richard Mille logo

Tissot logo

Ulysse Nardin logo

Vacheron Constantin logo

Zenith logo