Practical Information

Practical information you may need before and during the symposium is listed below. If you have any questions during the conference, please go to the reception desk at Les Pensières.

Les Pensières

55 Route d’Annecy
74290 Veyrier-du-Lac (France)

Phone: + 33 (0)4 50 64 80 80

Les Pensières Centre for Global Health is three and a half hours from Paris by TGV, 30 minutes from Geneva international airport, one and a half hours by motorway from Lyon and less than one hour from the Mont-Blanc tunnel linking France and Italy.

  • Exit motorway at Annecy Sud Sortie 16
  • Follow the direction Annecy – Albertville – Seynod – Cran Gevrier
  • Take the direction Annecy-le-Vieux – Thônes
  • In Annecy, continue in the direction Veyrier-du-Lac
  • Facing the lake, turn left following the direction Veyrier-du-Lac – Menthon Saint-Bernard – Talloires
  • Follow the lake until the hamlet Chavoires
  • At the top of the hill turn right onto Old road of Les Pensières
  • Using the no through road on the right continue down to the secure car park located on the left


Encore Hôtel

61 rue Centrale
74940 Annecy le Vieux (France)

Phone: +33 (0)4 50 23 29 26

Best Western Plus Hôtel Carlton

5 Rue des Glières
74000 Annecy

Phone: +33 (0)4 50 10 09 09


Mérieux Foundation

Cindy Grasso
Event Management Officer
Phone: +33 (0) 4 50 64 80 80

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