Location, Accomodation and Evening Event

Conference Venue

The conference will be held at the ETH Zurich (Main Campus), Switzerland.

ETH Zurich
Zentrum Campus, Rämistrasse 101
8092 Zurich

Today around 25,000 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.

The ETH Zurich Main Campus is situated in the centre of Zurich and is easily accessible by public transport.

Public Transportation (purchase the ticket before you get onboard the tram)

  • 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.

Welcome to Zurich

Zurich is the largest city of Switzerland. It’s a vibrant hub of culture and business, and one of the most cosmopolitan and dynamic Swiss cities. In the 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.

Hotels

In order to assist PASC24 participants in their search for a hotel, we have made a room block booking at several hotels in proximity to the City Center. We have secured a limited number of reduced-rate hotel rooms, which are available on a first come, first served basis. The earlier you book, the better selection you will have.

After entering your check-in and check-out dates and number of guests, you will be able to sort out the list of hotels by number of starsprice, and location, and you will be able to see whether there are any remaining room availability at each hotel.”

Cancellation Policy

The detailed cancellation and business conditions can be found on the last booking page.

Getting there

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

You can reach Zurich by flying into Zurich-Kloten (10km / 6 miles from the city center) and from there you may travel by train to Zurich main railway station(“Zurich Hauptbahnhof”). Zurich airport is just 10km (6 miles) from the city center. Trains run daily from «Zurich Airport» to «Zurich Main Station» every 5–10 minutes between around 5.00am and 0.30am. On www.sbb.ch you will find information for your journey by public transportation.

Rail

Zurich Main 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.

On www.sbb.ch you will find a timetable and all related information for your journey by public transportation to, in and around Zurich (Swiss national rail – SBB) and local busses / trams. The Zurich Main Station is located right at the heart of town and hosts the Tourist Service of Zurich Tourism.

Car

Travelling to Zurich by car is easy thanks to a well-developed network of roads. However, please be aware that the parking spaces in the city are limited and very expensive.

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.

Evening Event

PASC24 Optional Social Dinner

The PASC24 Conference Organizing Team is pleased to invite participants to attend an optional social evening event on Monday, June 3, 2024. This dinner is not included in the registration fee and can be booked as a supplementary option. Please note that space is limited, and registrations will close once we reach maximum capacity.

Date and time: Monday, June 3, 2024, at 20:00

Location: Restaurant Die Waid

Waidbadstrasse 45 | CH – 8037 Zürich

Restaurant Die Waid is perched approximately 140 meters above the city, offering breathtaking views of the city, Lake Zurich, and the Glarus Alps. We look forward to an enjoyable night in the company of old and new friends in this spectacular atmosphere.

Price
CHF 85

Menu
The dinner costs CHF 85 and includes an Asian inspired 3 course-menu (starter, chicken or vegetarian main course, and dessert), mineral water, 3 dl of wine and a coffee. Additional drinks will be charged on consumption.

How to get there