General Information

 

Registration and Information during congress

 

Date

Time

Day 1

  Thursday, 5.9.2019

09.00 h - 19.00 h

Day 2

       Friday, 6.9.2019

07.30 h - 18.00 h

Day 3

 Saturday, 7.9.2019

08.00 h - 17.00 h

 

 

Congress language

English (no simultaneous translation)

 

 

Registration fee for SSAI Members

 

until July 25, 2019

after July 25, 2019

3 days incl. Viral Immunity Symposium

 CHF 400.--

CHF 500.--

  2 days  CHF 350.--

CHF 400.--

  1 day (Thursday, 5 September or Friday 6 September) CHF 200.--

CHF 250.--

 

 

Registration fee for Non SSAI Members

 

until 25 July, 2019

after 25 July, 2019

3 days incl. Viral Immunity Symposium

CHF 500.--

CHF  600.--

2 days

CHF 450.--

CHF  550.--

1 day (Thursday, 5 September or Friday 6 September)

CHF 250.--

CHF  300.--

 

 

Registration fee for Assistants /Students

 

until 25 July, 2019

after 25 July, 2019

3 days incl. Viral Immunity Symposium

CHF  200.--

CHF  250.--  

2 days

CHF  180.--

CHF  220.--

1 day (Thursday, 5 September or Friday 6 September)

CHF  100.--

CHF  120.--

 

Regstration fee for Viral Immunity Symposium ONLY

 

until 25 July, 2019

after 25 July, 2019

 

CHF  150.-- CHF  200.--

 

 

Credits

 

Swiss Association for Allergology and Immunology

 Annual Congress 5 - 6 September, 2019: 13 credits

 Viral Immunity Symposium 7 September, 2019: 6 credits

Swiss Society of Dermatology and Venereology

 Annual Congress 5 - 6 September, 2019: 12 credits

 Viral Immunity Symposium 7 September, 2019: 6 credits

Swiss Society of General Internal Medicine

Annual Congress 5 - 6 September, 2019: 12 credits

Viral Immunity Symposium 7 September, 2019: 6 credits

Medical Laboratories of Switzerland FAMH

 Annual Congress 5 - 6 September, 2019: 12 credits

 Viral Immunity Symposium 7 September, 2019: 6 credits

 

 

Registration

 

Online registration: Form

Latest deadline for registration: 5 August, 2019

 

 

Payment Options:

 

Bank Transfer

Bank: UBS AG, CH-6002 Luzern
Beneficiary: Convention Team Lucerne AG
Remark: SGAI
Account: 0248-150755.01M
BIC/Swift: UBSWCHZH80A
Clearing No. 248
IBAN: CH82 0024 8248 1507 5501M

 

Credit Cards 

 

 

Cancellation Policy

 

Online registration for the convention is binding. If written refusal of the congress participation is received by the PCO (Convention Team Lucerne AG or friedevents AG) by 25 July 2019, the full amount will be refunded less an administration charge of CHF 50.-- per participant. Cancellations received until 5 August 2019 are eligible for a 50% refund of the congress fee paid. No refunds are available for cancellations after this date.

 

 

Conference Preview / Abstracts

 

Speakers are kindly asked to bring their presentation 60 minutes before their lecture talk to the speakers room.

 

 

Submission of abstracts:

 

Abstracts for oral or poster presentations must be submitted online until 31 May, 2019: Online Form

Detailed instructions for the abstract submission are on the online Form.

 

Abstract Publication

 

Abstracts will be published in a Supplementum of the SMW (Swiss Medical Weekly), the official journal of the Swiss Society of Infectious diseases, the Swiss Society of Internal Medicine and the Swiss Respiratory Society. The Supplementum will be distributed to all participants at the Annual Meeting SSAI 2019 in Lugano.

 

Posters

 

Posters will be exhibited in the poster area from Thursday to Friday. (Size of posters: 120 cm x 150 cm (width x height)

 

Poster setting:      

Wednesday, 4 September, 2019, 14:00 - 18:00 h                                                          

  Thursday, 5 September, 2019, 08:00 - 09:00 h
Poster removing: Friday, 6 September, 2019, 17:30 - 19:00 h
  (please note that after 19:00 h the remaining posters will be destroyed)

 

 

Industry Exhibition

 

The exhibition is located in the main Congress area at the Palazzo dei Congressi, Lugano.

 

Opening hours

 

Thursday, 5 September, 2019 09:00 h - 19:00 h
Friday, 6 September, 2019 08:30 h - 17:30 h

 

 

   

Awards 2019

 


Biotest (Schweiz) AG Awards "Science Meets Quality"

 

Three Biotest Awards will be given in the categories "Basic Immunology", "Clinical Immunology", and "Allergology/Allergy Laboratory Diagnostics". The amount of CHF 2'000.-- will be awarded to the best poster. The amount of CHF 1'000.-- each will be awarded to second and third best poster.

 

 


Foundation ACTERIA Awards (FLYER)

 

Three FONDATION ACTERIA awards in the amount of CHF 1'000.-- each will be attributed to the first author of the best oral presentation in the category "Basic Immunology", "Clinical Immunology" and "Laboratory Diagnostics" 

 

Brunello Wüthrich Poster Prize

 

The Brunello Wüthrich Allergy Poster Prize (CHF 1'000.--) will  be awarded to the best poster in Allergology.

 

 

Travel Information

 

Access by airplane

 

Milan Malpensa is the closest (60km) major international airport with regular shuttle bus service to Lugano. (www.malpensaexpress.ch)

Lugano-Agno Airport: it is located at Lugano-Agno, 6km from the city centre. (www.luganoairport.ch)

There are train connections (approx. 3 hours ) from Zurich airport to Lugano. For more information please visit (SBB online timetable)

 

Access by train

 

The Lugano railroad offers fast and easy connections to most Swiss and European destinations. (SBB online timetable)

From the railroad station the Convention Centre can be reached by bus No. 2, direction "Cornaredo" stop at "Palazzo dei Congressi" or by taxi.

 

Access by car

 

Lugano is served by the motorway that directly connects northersn Europe to the Mediterranean. (www. lugano-tourism.ch)

 

Parking

 

Parking spaces are available at the Convention Centre. Daily parking tickets at reduced rates can be purchased at the registration desk.

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