77th General Assembly

Our winter General Assembly will take place this year at the SwissTech Convention Center which is part of the renowned EPFL campus in Lausanne. Top Executives from EBU Members are invited to meet with peers and network.


Thursday 8 December

All conference rooms are located in the SwissTech Convention Center unless otherwise stated.

08:00 to 12:30 - EBU Executive Board meeting (VIP lounge)

Morning times to be confirmed - Regional Group meetings (Starling Hotel Lausanne, Route Cantonale 31, 1025 Saint-Sulpice)
tbc - Mediterranean regional group
tbc - Small Countries Members
tbc - Nordic regional group meeting
tbc - Central & Eastern Europe (CEE) regional group

12:30 to 13:50 - General Assembly lunch (Restaurant Gina, 20m from SwissTech Convention Center)

13:50 to 14:00 - Assembly registration and badge collection (ground level)

14:00 to 18:00 - General Assembly session (Auditorium B)

19:45 to 22:30 - Welcome reception & dinner (Venue in Lausanne to be confirmed)

Friday 9 December

09:00 to 12:45 - General Assembly session (Auditorium B)

12:45 to 14:30 - General Assembly lunch (Foyer Garden Patio)


 Welcome Speech - Mr Pierre Vandergheynst, EPFL  Members Only
 3.1 President's Report - Jean-Paul Philippot  Members Only
 3.2 Report Of The Personnel Committee - Cilla Benkö  Members Only
 3.3 Report Of The Audit Committee - Alexander Wrabetz  Members Only
 4. Report From The Statutes Group / Membership Issues - Krzysztof Wojciechowski & Richard Burnley  Members Only
 5. Report of the Director General, Financial Matters - Ingrid Deltenre & Emmanuel Frantz  Members Only
 5.2 2nd Forecast 2016 / Budget 2017 / Plan 2018-2021 - Emmanuel Frantz  Members Only
 5.3 Outstanding Debts - Emmanuel Frantz  Members Only
 6. Membership Fee Allocation 2017 -2019 - Emmanuel Frantz  Members Only
 7. Project Athena - Future Operating Model of the EBU - Emmanuel Frantz  Members Only
 09 Special Session-PSM in Transformation- The new Yle - Lauri Kivinen, YLE  Members Only
 10 Proud to Present- EBU Personalization - Michael De Lucia RTS  Members Only
 10 Proud to Present- Campus RTS - Pascal Crittin RTS  Members Only


Location: Lausanne, Switzerland


Invitation Only

Working Languages: Working documents in English & French. Simultaneous interpretation in English, French, Russian


Starling Hotel Lausanne

To book, use this reservation form
Single room - CHF 180 
Double room - CHF 205
These special rates are available until 17 November. Breakfast included but not city tax.

SwissTech Hotel

To book, please send an e-mail to: sth@epfl.ch
Single or double room - CHF 120
This special rate is available until 9 November. Breakfast and city tax are not included.


SwissTech Convention Center
Quartier Nord de l’EPFL, Station 21, 1015 Lausanne

Getting to the SwissTech Convention Center

Contact detail

Olgica Rijavec
Manager of Strategic Events

+41 22 717 20 65