EFTF 2014 will be held at the University of Neuchâtel, in the beautiful lakeside city of Neuchâtel, Switzerland. The main conference venue is the Aula de Jeunes Rives. The address is:

Espace Louis-Agassiz 1
CH - 2000 Neuchâtel

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An access / Google map can be seen at the bottom of this page

Neuchâtel in brief...

The picturesque lakeside town Neuchâtel is steeped in history, having celebrated its first millennium of existence in 2011. The city's link to Swiss technology is unquestioned, being located at the heart of the Swiss Watchmaking industry and all of its major players. The EFTF in particular has well-established roots in the city, having been hosted in Neuchâtel 5 times previously.

Access from abroad

Being located on a main rail line, Neuchâtel is easy accessible from throughout Switzerland and Europe. Intercity trains run at least hourly from the main airport hubs in Zurich, Geneva and Basel.

The conference venue is located only 10 minutes by foot from the Neuchâtel main station. Alternatively, a funiculaire / tram between the University of Neuchâtel and the Neuchâtel train station departs every 5 minutes (info).

» In the Neuchâtel train station, the departure platform for the tram is on the lower level, behind the escalators.

Mobile Tools

Mobile Tools iPhone and iPod touch users may wish to take advanage of the free Swiss Railway app (SBB mobile) which is an excellent way of keeping track of all departure and arrival times (real time data). For users of other mobile devices, you may use the CFF mobile site at These applications are free to use, but remember that you may incur roaming data charges depending on your telecom plan in your home country.

Regional Links

» City of Neuchâtel Tourism

» Canton of Neuchâtel Tourism / 3 Lakes region

» University of Neuchâtel Page




Practical Links for Biking around Neuchâtel

Venue Map

View EFTF 2014 Main Venue in a larger map

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Aula de Jeune Rives (EFTF 2014 main plenary hall)

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Ville Neuchatel logo

Swiss Photonics logo

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Greubel Forsey logo

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JeanRichard logo

Louis Moinet logo
Patek Philippe logo

Richard Mille logo

Tissot logo

Ulysse Nardin logo

Vacheron Constantin logo

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