CAiSE'01 Social Events

Workshop Excursion and Dinner

The excursion to Ballenberg Open Air Museum will give you an insight into the history of Switzerland. The museum covers 66 hectares and displays 90 traditional farmhouses showing how the population used to live and work. Craftsmen and women will demonstrate handicrafts and workshop participants will be able to try their hand at several typical Swiss games and activities such as cross-bow shooting and playing the alpine horn. The visit to the museum will include dinner with traditional Swiss fare.

Monday 4 June


Conference Excursion

The Schilthorn, the longest aerial cableway in the Alps and the steep snowy slopes provided the perfect location for the action scenes in the James Bond film "On Her Majesty's Secret Service". The valley station of the Schilthorn cable car is located is located in Stechelberg (867m), 18km from Interlaken. The cable car journey consists of four stages, transporting passengers to 3000m above sea level. At the top, we can dine in Piz Gloria, the world's first revolving restaurant and marvel at the panoramic spectacle of over 200 mountain peaks.

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Wednesday 6 June


Conference Banquet

The evening will begin with an apero and pre-banquet speech by Niklaus Wirth.

Afterwards we will have a 4-course dinner in the beautiful Theatersaal of Casino-Kursaal in the heart of Interlaken. The dinner will be followed by dancing.

Thursday 7 June