Registration / Transportation / Weather

We will ask registration for both attendance in person and remote participation, we will send a message to the polardata mailing list when registration opens.


WMO is located next to station Geneva-Sechèron (this is NOT the main station). From Geneva Airport (GVA) it takes a couple of minutes by taxi/uber, or around half an hour by either bus or train to get to WMO or the center of Geneva. More information on public transport is available on In the bagage hall of Geneva Airport are machines where you can get a free 80 minute ticket for public transport.

Geneva is also well reachable by train from several directions allowing flights to other airports as well or full train rides to Geneva.

Visa information

On this website you can check the requirements to enter Switzerland. If you need an invitation letter to obtain a visa to attend the Polar Data Architecture Workshop, please contact Peter Pulsifer and Marten Tacoma.

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