Annual Gathering 2017 in Geneva

15.09.2017 (All day)
16.09.2017 (All day)
17.09.2017 (All day)

We cordially invite you to the Annual Gathering (AG) 2017, which will take place in Geneva from Friday, September 15th to Sunday, September 17th. As usual, the General Assembly (GA) is part of the AG and takes place on Saturday, September 16th at the Société de Lecture from 10:00 to 14:00 incl. lunch.


For those who plan to stay for the whole weekend, there is a dinner (icebreaker) on Friday evening, drinks on Friday and Saturday late evening, and brunch on Sunday. Activities are organized on Saturday afternoon. Please see the program below for details. We kindly ask you to sign up for the events you want to attend on the 4 doodles listed below (icebreaker, activities, gala dinner, brunch). For members of Mensa Switzerland, the Saturday evening dinner will be free of charge. 

Our hotel recommendation is the Bel' Esperance located in the heart of the Old Town, at a 5-min walking distance from the AG location and dinner on Saturday. 


Friday, September 15th
19:00 Icebreaker: drink at Café Slatkine followed by dinner at Café Flore

Saturday, September 16th

10:00 General Assembly Société de Lecture, Grand Rue 11, 1204 Geneva

15:00 choice of activities:
- Geneva Mystery
- Boat trip on Lake Geneva
- Escape Room : la confrérie de la Pierre
- CERN visit (FULLY BOOKED, sorry)
- Art Performance : Oscar Gomez Mata/Cie L'Alakran at Le Commun
- Museum tour: Ethnography Museum, Martin Bodmer Foundation

19:30 Gala dinner at Café du Centre, 95 people

23:00 Drinks and concert at La Bâtie Festival

Sunday, September 17th
11:00 Brunch at un R de famille

Guests are welcome!
If you are a member of Mensa Switzerland and want to bring a guest, write your guest's name in the comment field, when you sign up for the AG and for the individual events. If you are a member of another National Mensa, you can apply for a guest account. With the login information you can register for the AG, the events and the dinner. Guests will pay CHF 75 for the whole Saturday including the Gala dinner.
Looking forward to meeting you all in Geneva,
Caroline Samer, Pierre Février-Vincent, François Aubert
AG 2017 Organization Committee