Activities

Activities

Robotics showcase

Saturday 1 September 10.00-18.00
Sunday 2 September 10.00-18.00

Parachute drop competition

Build your parachute, test it and win a drone! A fun way to learn about aerodynamics.
No prior booking necessary. No minimum age.

Robotics workshop

Try your hand at programming and discover the fascinating world of robotics, thanks to our beginner-friendly workshops!
Free mandatory sign-up here. Recommended minimum age: 10 years.

Guided tours

Guided tours of the EPFL robotics showcase are offered, enabling the public to put in context the different booths and gain a deeper and richer understanding of the presented themes.
Free mandatory sign-up here. No minimum age.

Other activities

Throughout the showcase, numerous booths offer many interactive activities… including, of course, drone flying!
No prior booking necessary. No minimum age.

Drone race

Saturday 1 September 10.00-18.00
Sunday 2 September 10.00-18.00

Guided tours

Go behind the scenes and learn all about the fascinating world of drone pilots, experts as much in acrobatics as on-the-spot soldering. Thanks to these visits, the public will get an in-depth understanding of drone racing, and appreciate even more the many facettes of the fast-growing sport.
Free mandatory sign-up here. No minimum age.

Salle Polyvalente

Saturday 1 September 10.00-18.00
Sunday 2 September 10.00-18.00

Immersive drone racing workshop

Become a drone racing pilot on the spot! Thanks to our friendly track and easy-to-fly drones, you’ll discover the joys of immersive drone racing. Adrenaline rush guaranteed!
No prior booking necessary. No minimum age.

Flight zone

Just come & fly!

Take control of a drone and just fly – with a little bit of help from our experts.
In collaboration with Ecole Suisse du Drone et Optimum System.
No prior booking necessary. No minimum age.

Friday 1st August 14.00-18.00
Saturday 1 September 10.00-18.00, except during demos (below)
Sunday 2 September 10.00-18.00, except during demos (below)

Drone demonstrations

Please note that due to unforeseen circumstances the demonstrations in the flight zone on Sunday had to be canceled.

Rolex Learning Center Vaults

Friday 1st August 13.00-18.00
Saturday 1 September 10.00-18.00
Sunday 2 September 10.00-18.00

Drone flying simulator

Discover the joys of virtual drone racing thanks to the video platform LiftOff. Radiocommand in hand, become an expert flyer in no time!
No prior booking necessary. No minimum age.

Immersive glider flying

Drop on your virtual reality mask and fly free as a bird through the sky, surfing on thermals above a stunning landscape – and with no risks whatsoever of painful crashes!
No prior booking necessary. No minimum age.

Paper airplane competition

Build your airplane, test it and win a drone! A fun way to learn about aerodynamics.
No prior booking necessary. No minimum age.

Locations

For all activites locations, please consult the event map.