The conference venue is the main building HG = Hauptgebäude of ETH Zürich. Main entrance: Rämistrasse 101.
The last session on Saturday will take place in the adjacent ML building. Main entrance: Sonneggstrasse 3.
Payment of registration fees covers participation in the meeting, congress materials, coffee break refreshments and buffet lunches.
Registration and Information desk
You can pick up your name badge and conference materials at the registration and information desk on the E floor of the main building.
The registration and information desk will be open at the following times:
Saturday: 8:15 - 17:00
Sunday: 8:30 - 13:30
Monday: 8:30 - 17:00
Tuesday: Contact organizers
Sara Booz: +41 79 549 65 73
Instruction for speakers
All conference rooms are equipped with PCs and projectors. You may upload your presentation to the conference computer from your USB flash drive or use your own computer (only VGA or HDMI plugs are available - mini HDMI and other connectors require an adapter).
Please use a standard format of presentation (ppt, pptx, or pdf). Please check that your computer or presentation work as expected during the break before your session.
Instruction for chairs
Please contact the speakers in advance so you can present them correctly and coordinate your timing signals.
Make sure to adhere to the advertised schedule so people can move between the parallel sessions.
You may connect to the eduroam network with your own institute's username and password. Please make sure to obtain the username and password in advance, as they may be different from your usual institutional username and password.
Registration on the networks public and public-5 is possible for people who can receive text messages on their phones.
Phone and data roaming
Switzerland is not included in the EU roaming zone. If you're coming from the EU, please check with your service provider whether your package includes Switzerland. Local SIMs with data packages can be purchased for 20-30 CHF in all cellular company outlets (central train station, airport train station and many other places city-wide)
The standard voltage in Switzerland is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. You can use your electric appliances in Switzerland if the standard voltage in your country is in between 220 - 240 V.
Switzerland uses a unique plug (type J). You can use a European two-prong plug (type C) as well, but anything else would require an adapter. Be sure to get one in advance!
ATMs (cash machines)
The nearest ATMs are located in the MM building (adjacent to the conference venue, at the Polyterrasse) and in Rämistrasse 100 (across the road from the conference venue in the university hospital).
If you need the police or an ambulance when not at the venue, the emergency number is 112.
Average daily high and low temperatures in January are 2 and -2 degrees Celsius respectively. Last year's high and low in January were 7 and -7. On average, there are 10 days of rain or snow in January.
From Zurich Airport
From Zurich HB (Main Station)
From Basel Airport/Basel Main Station (Bahnhof SBB)
Zurich public transportation