1. Dates

December 11th 2017 .

2. Location

Bern, Switzerland

3. Venue

The meeting will be held at University of Bern, UniS (Schanzeneckstrasse 1), Room A-119. It is just above the train station. See also http://www.unibe.ch/university/campus_and_infrastructure/campus_maps_and_lecture_halls_and_classrooms/maps/4__unis/index_eng.html

 

 

 

 

 

 


















4. Stay

For the night from Sunday, December 10th unitl Monday, December 11th, we have already made reservations. If you want to stay longer or come earlier, please indicate on the registration form. We have made reservations at :
Sorell Hotel Arabelle
Mittelstrasse 6, 3012 Bern
Phone +41 31 301 03 05
Web: www.sorellhotels.com
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Location can be found HERE

Prices (including breakfast):

Standard single: CHF 135
Standard double (Grand-Lit): CHF 150

5. Food

There are plenty of restaurants near venue and hotel. Lunch will be at the venue. 
On the registration form we inquire if participants are interested in a joint dinner on Monday evening; if there are enough participants we will organise one.

6. Travelling

a. International travel options

By plane: Bern Airport is very small and served by a few airlines only. It is better to fly either to Zürich, to EuroAirport Basel – Mulhouse –Freiburg or to Geneva. The travel distances from Zürich to Bern and from Basel to Bern are approximately the same, while Geneva is slightly longer.

By train: there are many good international train connections to Bern, see www.sbb.ch

 b. Local travel options

  • From Zurich Airport: direct trains from Zurich Airport to Bern, approximately 1 h 15, see www.sbb.ch (Zürich Flughafen to Bern)
  • From Basel EuroAirport: Bus No. 50 to Basel train station (15-20 min), then train to Bern (1 h), see www.sbb.ch (Basel EuroAirport to Bern)
  • From Geneva Airport: direct trains from Geneva Airport to Bern, approximately 2 h, see www.sbb.ch (Genève Aéroport to Bern)

7. Local Money

- Swiss Francs CHF (currency rates: look here).
- There are several ATM machines in town

8. Local Weather

Temperatures in December are between -2 and 4 degrees.
For local weather forecast look here.

9. Meeting costs*

The costs of venue, coffee breaks and lunch will be covered by CDE-University of Bern. 

10. Contact

Organisers:

Gudrun Schwilch: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , +41 31 631 55 82
Secretariat CDE (Franziska Jöhr): This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , +41 31 631 88 22

WENR is responsible for the programme of the meeting: 

Rudi Hessel (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., tel +31 317 486530),
Erik van den Elsen (
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., tel +31 317 486533).