Second NIRPS Science Meeting – Venue

Dear NIRPS Colleagues,

We would like to invite you to the second NIRPS Science Meeting

  • Date : Tuesday April 9th to April 11th, 2019
  • Location : Observatoire Astronomique de l’Université de Geneve, Chemin des Maillettes 51 – 1290 VERSOIX/GENEVA – Suisse (
  • Meeting room : Bâtiment ASTROTECH – Salles Jura & Lac
  • Starting time : Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, the meeting will be starting at 9h15am
  • Registration : (Please register as soon as possible, by March 31, 2019 at the latest.)
  • Agenda : preliminary version 


  • Lake Geneva Hotel (
    • Thirty-two (32) are available at CHF 179 – 199 per night (breakfast included), from April 8 to 11. Those rooms are reserved under the booking name “UNIGE – N° 1315 / NIRPS“. Please, call or email them to make the reservation. Make your reservation before February 4th 2019.
    • Hotel shuttles to/from the airport are also available on request.
    • Shuttles to the Observatory can be provided. Please make sure you fill the Doodle accordingly  
    • To get there :

Practical arrangements

  • The observatory can be reached by plane via GVA airport.
  • The nearest train station is “Versoix” (18 minutes from Geneva Cornavin main station).
  • A public bus ‘’U’’ is circulating from Versoix station to the Observatory. You will find the timetables on the following web page :
  • Public transport are free for tourist staying in Geneva hotel (

Coffee break

  • Morning and afternoon coffee break will be offert by the LOC


  • Will be served at the cafeteria of the Observatory: you may register for traditional or vegetarian food through the doodle poll. The prices will be 20CHF or 20Euro per person per lunch (cast only).  If needed a receipt will be delivered to you. Please, fill the Doodle accordingly. 

Special Dinner

  • A dinner will be organized on April 10. More information to come.


  • Citizens of certain countries and territories require a Visa. Letter of invitation will be delivered on request.

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact:

  • François Bouchy (Observatoire de Genève, Phone: +41 22 37 92 460)
  • (Observatoire de Genève administrative assistant) / phone: +41 22 37 92 392
  • Lison Malo (NIRPS deputy PM, deputy PS ) / phone : (Canada) 1 514 343 6111 #3195