BFC Conference 2018

Practical Information


Camera-ready Papers and Proceedings

Authors of accepted papers are requested to submit the camera ready versions in PDF format via EasyChair and in Microsoft Word format (.doc/.docx) via e-mail at bfc2018(at) by 24th September 2018, 11.59 pm (CET).

The camera-ready papers should not exceed a maximum of five pages and should follow the formatting instructions included in this template. Papers that do not comply with these requirements will not be included in the conference proceedings.

 A premilinary version of the conference proceedings (individual papers only) will be published online before the conference day.

Oral Presentations

 We highly recommend to make presentations accessible to all. Authors are encouraged to check the tips provided by the W3C in this regard.

Authors with short and long talks should send their slides via e-mail at bfc2018(at) by 5th November 2018, 11.59 pm (CET).


Poster boards and clips will be provided for all presenters of posters. Authors should print and bring their posters (format A0 - 841 x 1189 mm).

All Conference Participants


The conference will take place at the Uni Mail building (40, Boulevard du Pont d'Arve. 1205 - Geneva). Check the Venue page for further information.

Conference Language Accessibility

The languages of the conference are English and French. Real time captioning (in the corresponding language) will be provided for each oral presentation. During the three keynote lectures, interpretation into Swiss-French Sign Language (LSF-CH) will also be provided.

Internet Connection

During the conference, you can use UNIGE's public Wi-Fi network: guest-unige for free. Please follow these instructions if you are logging in for the first time.


An 80-minute courtesy transport ticket is offered at Cointrin airport, in the baggage claim area. Additionally, hotels provide with a free Geneva Transport Card for each day of the stay. To get to the Uni Mail building on public transport, please follow these indications:

From Cointrin Airport: Take any train at the airport's train station* and get off at Cornavin train station (first stop). Take the tramway line 15 towards "Palettes" until "Uni Mail" stop.

*All trains departing from Cointrin Airport's train station stop at Cornavin Train Station.

From Cornavin train station: Take the tramway line 15 towards "Palettes" until "Uni Mail" stop. [map - Cornavin to Uni Mail]

For more information, please visit Geneva's public transportation system website (TPG).


Below you will find a list of hotels that are close to the conference venue:

Please note that this list is not exhaustive and participants may look for other accommodation offers through hotel search engines or Geneva's Tourism and Conventions website.

Visiting Geneva

The City of Geneva is home to a number of international organisations, some of which open their doors to visitors. These include the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) and the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN). Moreover Geneva's museums offer a wide range of cultural activities. During summer, different activities are organised at the City's parks and on the shores of the Leman Lake.

For more information on what to do during your stay at Geneva, please visit Geneva's Tourism and Conventions website.