The conference fee includes 5-nights accommodation, 5x breakfast and 4x dinner (starting with the dinner on Sunday evening and ending with the breakfast on Friday morning), the 4-Course-Conference Dinner, coffee breaks (Monday to Thursday morning and afternoon, Friday morning) , mineral water during conference times, the Book of Abstracts as well as access to the hotel spa and the Sports/ Wellness Center Ovavera.

The fees are:

  • regular participants and accompanying persons in double rooms: EUR 950,- 
  • regular single rooms are already fully booked: double rooms for single use are available at EUR 1'350,-

Please note that the number of participants is limited to about 120 due to the capacity of the lecture hall available. Registrations will be handled on a first come first serve basis, thus please register at your earliest convenienceSingle-room-registrations may be changed to double-room registrations by the organizers, if there are not enough single-rooms available anymore.

If possible, please indicate with whom you would like to share your room.



Payment of the conference fee is to be made by bank transfer only. Registration without receipt of payment until 30th November 2019 will be automatically cancelled.
Below please find the respective banking details. Please make sure that the account holder/ beneficiary is named “Empa, Ueberlandstrasse 129, 8600 Duebendorf, Switzerland” and not “SASP2020”.

Payment information for the registration fee (EUR)
Bank name / Branch Address:                PostFinance, Mingerstrasse 20, CH-3030 Bern
Bank Clearing No.:                                    9000
BIC (Swiftcode):                                         POFICHBEXXX
Account no.:                                               91-681365-0
IBAN:                                                           CH56 0900 0000 9168 1365 0
Payment reference N° (mandatory):     5211.91205.103 + name of participant
Account Holder:                                        Empa, Ueberlandstrasse 129 8600 Duebendorf, Switzerland

Cancellation Policy

In case you already registered and paid for the symposium but you cannot take part for any reason, the following rules for refunding of the conference fee apply:

  • until 30.11.2019: 100% refund
  • 01.12. - 31.12.2019: 80% refund
  • from 01.01.2020: no refund