Participation guidelines

Timetables may be subject to last-minute changes, to be announced at the conference

In the unfortunate event you are unable to attend the conference due to unforeseen circumstances, please notify us as soon as possible by sending an email to  . Your prompt communication will be greatly appreciated.

Instructions for regular talks and poster sessions:

Regular talks

Regular talks are allocated a total time of 30 minutes (switching time included), comprising a ca. 20-minute presentation followed by a ca. 10-minute question and discussion session. Slides, in PDF format (possibly supplemented with a version in PowerPoint format, if desired), must be transferred with the help of the technical assistant from a USB key to the local PC 15 minutes prior to the start of each session.

If you need an audio output, or if you wish to use your own PC equipped with standard connections, thank you for letting us know as soon as possible.

Posters display

For participants presenting posters, we have arranged wooden panels (maximum 180 cm high, max. 120 cm wide; pins are provided) for displaying posters in front of room A. These panels will be available throughout the entire duration of the conference.

Poster presentation session

Additionally, a dedicated plenary poster presentation session takes place on the second day (Thursday, June the 29th) from 15:00 to 16:00, allowing imperatively a maximum time of 4 minutes for each oral presentation, illustrated with a few slides.

General information:


The conference activities, from June 28th to 30th, take place on the ground floor of the Anthropole Building of the Dorigny site of the University of Lausanne (UNIL), in rooms A (ANT-1031) and B (ANT-1129) – see the map.

Metro Stop : UNIL-Chamberonne, metro m1. For access to the Dorigny site from Lausanne railway station, railway passengers take metro m2 (one stop Lausanne-Gare to Lausanne-Flon), then metro m1 from Lausanne-Flon towards Renens.                                                  


The registration desk stands in front of room A. It opens the first day (28.6) at 08:30, (one hour before the Opening session), as well as between the Conference sessions.

In addition to the conference program and abstract booklet, each participant receives a personal envelope containing a certificate of payment, a conference badge, the lunch vouchers, and (if previously requested) the public transportation ticket for the excursion of the second day.


The university eduroam wifi network is available by following the guidelines of the home institution of the participants.
Alternatively, a dedicated conference wifi is available: select the wifi “public-unil”, click on “Event-Login”, and use the username qualico2023 and the password qualico2023 .


Lunches take place at Unithèque (see the map), where some tables are reserved for the conference. Two vouchers are provided each day, up to a maximal amount of 14.- CHF for the meal + drink (external guest rate), plus max. 3.- CHF for a coffee or else after the lunch; extra costs are borne by the participants.              

Welcome drink 

A welcome drink is organized the first day (Wednesday, June the 28th)  from 17:30 to 18:30 in front of room A.