Information A - Z

Accreditation

The conference received accreditation credits from the following Swiss societies:

Swiss Society of Rheumatology

  • 4 credits for participation on 27.09.2018
  • 7 credits for participation on 28.09.2018
  • 4 credits for participation on 29.09.2018

Swiss Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics

  • 4 credits for participation on 27.09.2018
  • 6 credits for participation on 28.09.2018
  • 5 credits for participation on 29.09.2018

Congress days

27-29 September 2018
Sessions will start Thursday September 27th in the early afternoon and close on Saturday September 29th at lunchtime.

Congress Secretariat

10th International conference on reproduction, pregnancy and rheumatic disease
c/o Congrex Switzerland Ltd.
Peter Merian-Strasse 80
4002 Basel / Switzerland

Tel.: +41 61 686 77 77

E: secretariat.rheumapreg[at]congrex.com

Congress Venue

Hotel Allegro
Kornhausstrasse 3
3013 Bern / Switzerland

Currency

All official prices are indicated in Swiss Franc (CHF). The official currency in Switzerland is Swiss Franc (CHF). All major credit cards are accepted in most hotels, restaurants and shops.

Insurance

The congress organisers cannot accept liability for personal injuries sustained, or for loss or damage of property belonging to conference participants, either during, or as a result of the meeting. Please check the validity of your own insurance.

Invitation Letter

Individuals requiring an official letter of invitation may write to the Congress Secretariat. This procedure is designed to assist participants to obtain a visa or permission to attend the meeting and does not apply to registration fees or other expenses. Please note that invitation letters can only be sent if the registration and payment has been received by the Congress Secretariat.

Language

The congress language is English. Simultaneous translation will not be provided.
The official language of Bern is Swiss-German. French and English are widely spoken.

Preliminary Programme

Will be available on the congress website at the beginning of 2018 and will include information on the preliminary scientific programme, abstract submission, registration and hotel reservation. Please visit the website. www.rheumapreg2018.org for continuously updated information.

Venue

Directions from Bern Train station

The venue (Hotel Allegro Bern) is located 2 km from the Bern Train station (Bern Bahnhof).
The following public transport buses will take you from the train station to the venue:

  • bus no. 10 - from Bern Bahnhof (train station) to Viktoriaplatz - 3 stops (approximately 5 minutes)
  • tram no. 9 - from Bern Bahnhof (train station) to Viktoriaplatz - 4 stops (approximatly 5 minutes)

For further information please visit: https://www.bern.com/en/travel-planning/getting-around

Directions from Zürich airport

The Zürich Airport is located 130 km from Bern. The journey with train takes 1 hour and 15 minutes.
The tickets can be purchased from the Ticket Vending Machine (TVM) directly at the train station. The tickets costs approximately CHF 30 for one way.
For further information please visit: www.sbb.ch

Directions from Basel airport

The EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse is located 104 km from Bern. The journey with train takes 1 hour and 30 minutes.
The tickets can be purchased from the Ticket Vending Machine (TVM) directly at the airport. The bus no. 50 will take you from the airport directly to the Basel Train station (SBB). The tickets for the bus and train journely costs approximately CHF 45 for one way.

For further information please visit: www.sbb.ch