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Information on meeting of Ad hoc Group on DMP Requirements and IDP-3 Call for Proposals

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The meeting of Ad hoc Group on DMP Requirements and IDP-3 Call for Proposals will be held on 2006/04/25 at

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne - EPFL Phone: +41 21 693 2606
CH-1015 Lausanne Fax: +41 21 693 7600
Switzerland Email:

The meeting will be followed by the meeting of the 10th General Assembly held on 2006/04/26-28 at the same venue.

If you intend to attend the DMP events please note the following


The principal objectives of the meeting are

  1. Review the responses to the IDP-3 Call for Proposals
  2. Review of the following documents


Document title


Value Chain Functions and Requirements


Mapping of TRUs to the Digital Space

Proposed Agenda


Agenda item



Opening, welcome, logistics


Roll call


Approval of agenda


Input documents


Review of responses to IDP-3 Call for Proposals


Review of Approved Document No. 1: Value-Chain Functions and Requirements, Phase III


Review of WD of Approved Document No. 9: Mapping of Traditional Rights and Usages to the Digital Space








Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne - EPFL Phone: +41 21 693 2606
School of Engineering, Signal Processing Institute Fax: +41 21 693 7600
Main meeting room: ELD 220 Email:
Switzerland WWW:
CH-1015 Lausanne  

An interactive map is available at the following url to locate the exact venue of the main meeting room:

Travel information

The following airports may be used

  1. Geneva Airport – 45 minutes by car, or 50 minutes by train
  2. Zurich Airport – 2 hours by car, or 2h30 by train
  3. Basel Airport – 1h45 by car, or 2h00 by train

 Various maps, instructions on how to reach EPFL, and train and metro time tables are available at the following url:

Hotel reservation

Hotel rooms can be reserved on-line at the following url:

Lausanne is a rather small city with good transportation facilities. It is recommended that you select an accommodation in the center of Lausanne or in the Ouchy area (by the Lake). EPFL can be reached easily from Center of Lausanne and from Ouchy either by Taxi (20 minutes ride, 25 CHF) or by Metro.

Information about Lausanne can be obtained from:

Visa information

No visas are needed for the citizens of the following countries: countries of the American Continent (except Belize, Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Peru), Europe, Japan, Australia and New Zealand.

If you are not from one of the above countries, please check the following url and contact the Swiss Consulate General located nearest you.

For some nationalities an invitation letter is required for entry visa to Switzerland. Such a letter can be provided upon request.