Conference Venue

The conference will be held at ETH Zurich, located in Zurich, Switzerland.

ETH Zurich
Rämistrasse 101
8092 Zurich
Switzerland

Today around 18,000 people study at the ETH, which has developed into one of the leading universities in the world with a focus on technology and natural sciences and a proven track record in research. More than 21 Nobel Prize winners are connected to the ETH, including individuals such as Albert Einstein and Wilhelm Konrad Röntgen.

Getting There

Public Transportation

  • From Zurich Central Station take tram no. 6 (towards the Zoo) and get off at the “ETH/Universitätsspital” stop. You will need a ticket that is valid for zone 110 (City of Zurich).
  • From the airport take tram no. 10 (towards Bahnhofplatz/HB) and get off at the “ETH/Universitätsspital” stop. You will need a ticket valid for 3 zones.

 

Optional Evening Social Event

The PASC19 Conference is delighted to announce that an optional evening social event will be held on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, providing an opportunity for participants to friendly network with fellow colleagues outside the scientific program. 

The dinner will take place at the Fork & Bottle, known for being the only farm-to-table restaurant in Zurich and for offering one of the biggest beer gardens in the city. Located in a relaxed country setting on the edge of Zurich, the place works directly with local farmers and offers delicious specialties.

Date: Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Price: CHF 50.00
Location:
Fork & Bottle
Allmendstrasse 20
CH - 8002 Zurich
T: +41 (0)44 201 18 17

The evening social event is not included in the registration fee and can be booked as a supplementary option.
The dinner costs CHF 50.00, which covers a Burger Party with vegetarian and non-vegetarian options, dessert, a glass of wine or beer (draught), mineral water and coffee. Additional drinks will be charged on consumption.

Please note that places are limited. If you are interested in participating, make sure you register for the event via the online registration system when registration opens in March 2019. It is also possible to register an accompanying partner for the dinner.

Welcome to Zurich

Zurich is a vibrant hub of culture and business. In past years, Zurich has repeatedly been chosen as the city with the highest quality of life in the world. Local residents and guests very much appreciate the amazing cultural and gastronomic diversity of the city – and the many opportunities for enjoyment, recreation and relaxation.
With two internationally renowned universities, Zurich is also one of the key training locations in Switzerland.

How to get to Zurich

Zurich is located in the center of Switzerland and at the heart of Europe. Whether you are coming from Madrid or Stockholm, most European capitals are reached in less than 2.5 hours from Zurich by plane. With its Main Railway Station, Zurich also has the largest railway station in Switzerland  – with direct connections to other Swiss cities and the surrounding countries.

  • Airplane

Zurich Airport is just 10km (6 miles) from the city center.
Depending on the traffic, the fastest way to get to the center of Zurich is by train. Trains run daily from Zurich Airport to Zurich Main Station every 5–10 minutes between around 5.00am and 0.30am. Search connection.

  • Rail

Zurich's Main Railway Station is the largest and one of the oldest railway stations in Switzerland. With over 2,900 trains per day, it’s also one of the busiest railway stations in the world. The station is a major hub and connects Zurich with Paris, Milan, Hamburg, Munchen, Vienna, Budapest and other cities in Europe.
The Zurich Main Railway Station is located right at the heart of town and hosts the Tourist Service of Zurich Tourism. Online timetable SBB.   

  •  Car

Travelling to Zurich by car is easy thanks to a well-developed network of roads.
The speed limit on Swiss motorways is 120km/h, and that of urban motorways between 60 and 100 km/h. There is a toll to pay (CHF 40) for the use of most motorways. The motorway Vignette is available for purchase at post offices, petrol stations and TCS offices (Touring Club Switzerland). Route planner.


More information about arriving in Zurich by bus, train, car or plane on Zurich Tourism.


Local attractions

Be inspired by the Zurich Tourism website with great sightseeing tips and information about places and points of interest in Zurich and surrounding areas.

Zurich Old Town

The historic old town offers fascinating insights into the city´s colorful history, hidden alleyways and picturesque squares.

Grossmünster Church

The Grossmünster Church is a former monastery built on the graves of the city’s patron saints, Felix and Regula, and is the site of the first secondary school, which according to legend, was founded by Charlemagne. His statue stands on top of the south tower, the Karlsturm.

 

 

Lindenhof

Lindenhof is an elevated location opposite the Grossmünster Church. From here local residents as well as visitors can enjoy the most beautiful view of the Old Town, Grossmünster, City Hall, the Limmat river, the university and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology.

Bahnhofstrasse

The world-renowned shopping boulevard was created after construction of Zurich’s Main Railway Station. Here local residents as well as visitors may fashion, art and Zurich specialties.

Boat tours

The city of Zurich nestles around the upper end of Lake Zurich, while the River Limmat flows right through the middle of the city. A boat trip is the perfect way to explore Zurich from a different perspective.