BB and I caught the train along the coast past the new complex of artificial ski slopes.
Once settled at the conference venue we listened to a Norwegian who offered to present in French or English. Meanwhile a former PhD student from my group held short interviews in an alcove at the side of the room. And that was it.
It had been proved to me that you can give your conference the grandest name imaginable, but this has no impact on the quality of the sessions that it comprises.