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. Register HERE:

Saturday, September 16th

10:00 General Assembly

15:00 choice of activities: please select your preferred activity HERE:

- Geneva Mystery

- Boat trip on Lake Geneva

- Escape Room : Secret chamber

- CERN visit

- 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. Please indicate if you will participate in the gala dinner (and if you will be accompanied), max capacity 70 people, first come first served, register HERE:

23:00 Drinks and concert at La Bâtie Festival 

Sunday, September 17th

11:00 Brunch at un R de famille, register HERE:

Guests are welcome!
If you are a member of Mensa Switzerland and want to bring a guest, please mention your guest in the comment, when you sign up for the AG and for the individual events.
If you are a member of an other National Mensa, please apply for a guest account here. When your account is ready, use it to register for the AG, the events and dinners. For guests, the whole Saturday inclusive gala dinner will cost CHF 75.00.
Looking forward to meeting you all in Geneva,
Caroline Samer, Pierre Février-Vincent, François Aubert
AG 2017 Organization Committee