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GDI Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute
Langhaldenstrasse 21
P.O. Box 531
CH-8803 Rüschlikon/Zurich

Phone: +41 (0)44 724 61 11
Fax: +41 (0)44 724 62 62
Online Registration

Participants can register for the congress online.
After you have finished your registration online, you will receive a confirmation of your registration by e-mail within the next few minutes.

You may also register using the downloadable registration form. Please note, that an extra fee of CHF 10.00 will be charged for registrations, that are not processed through our online registration system.

The registration fees and items are payable online with credit card (Mastercard or Visa Card) at the end of the registration process. Bank or postal payment is only available for Swiss residents. Please note, that all payments must be effected in Swiss Francs.
  Early Bird
until 05.09.
from 06.09.
from 10.11.
1 day: 240.- 280.- 300.-
2 days: 360.- 420.- 440.-

all prices in CHF

Credits SGPG:
Thu, November 11, 2010: 8.0 Credits
Fri, November 12, 2010: 8.0 Credits

Thu, November 11, 2010: 5.0 Credits
(general education)
Fri, November 12, 2010: 7.0 Credits
(general education)
Congress Language

English and German

Simultaneous translation for all presentations will be provided in the main conference room (English-German and vice versa).

How to get there

Arriving by car

Motorway A3 Zurich/Chur until exit for Thalwil/Rüschlikon; head for Thalwil at the roundabout.
Free garage parking at "Park im Grüene" for GDI guests, footpath signposted (5 min.).

Online route planner

Arriving by bus or S-Bahn regional railway

bus no. 165 as far as Langhaldenstrasse, then 5 minutes' walk along footpath.
  Thalwil station:
bus no. 141 as far as «Park im Grüene», then 5 minutes' walk along footpath.
S-Bahn S24/S8 as far as Rüschlikon station, then bus no. 165 as far as Langhaldenstrasse.
  S-Bahn S2 as far as Thalwil station, then bus no. 141 as far as «Park im Grüene».

Access map
Public transport until "Langhaldenstrasse"
Public transport until "Park im Grüene"

Congress Dinner
Date: Thursday, November 11th, 2010
Time: 19.15
Location: Restaurant at the GDI
Price: CHF 75.00 p. P. / drinks included

The evening will start at 18.30 with a drink followed by dinner. Please note that seats are limited, so advance registration is highly recommended.


The Hotel Meierhof is fully booked.

Please contact the Hotel Sedartis in Thalwil for alternative room reservations by contacting the hotel directly (phone: +41 43 388 33 00 or e-mail:

For more information about hotel accommodation in Zurich, kindly visit the following website:

Contact Scientific Secretariat

Careum Foundation
Pestalozzistrasse 3
8032 Zürich

phone +41 (0)43 222 50 00
fax +41 (0)43 222 50 05


Administrative Office
Organizers Switzerland Ltd.
Obere Egg 2
4312 Magden/Basel

phone +41 (0)61 836 98 78
fax +41 (0)61 836 98 77
Terms and Conditions

In case of cancellation until September 30th, 2010, the fees minus a handling charge (CHF 50.00) will be refunded. After this date no refund can be made for cancellations. For any change of name a fee of CHF 25.00 will be charged.

The participant acknowledges that he/she has no right to lodge damage claims against the organisers, should the holding of the congress be hindered or prevented by political events (such as terrorism, danger of hostility, war etc.) or by unexpected economic events or generally by force majeure, or should the non-appearance of speakers or other reasons necessitate programme changes. With registration, the participant accepts this proviso.


Administrative Office

Organizers Switzerland Ltd.
+41 61 836 98 78