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General Information

Application for Mobile Devices

The MipTec / BioValley App allows delegates to easily navigate through the entire scientific program from their mobile device. Scan the QR code onsite to download the App or go to your Appstore and search for "MipTec 2013".

ATM

An ATM is located outside the Congress Center on the left hand of the main entrance. Visa and MasterCard are accepted.

Badges

Access to the scientific sessions will only be possible with your personal badge which you will receive at the registration desk onsite. Please always wear your badge!

Cloakroom

A cloakroom is available on the ground floor during the secretariat opening hours and can be used free of charge. Please note that the cloakroom is unguarded. 

connect@lifesciencesweek

a web based contact platform is available to all registered MipTec and BioValley delegates. Attendees will be able to arrange personal meetings during and after the conference. The Meeting Point is located in Hall 4.0 in front of Room 1 and provides meeting infrastructure as well as internet acces on a first come-first serve basis.

For more information, please refer to the welcome mail sent to all registered delegates, or www.lifesciencesweek.ch. This platform is made possible by the BioValley Basel Association. Its development has been co-funded by the EU/Interreg IV program.

Exhibition

The MipTec vendor exhibition with companies presenting state-of-the-art technology and solutions is located in Hall 4.1. Onsite passes to the vendor exhibition are available for CHF 60 at the registration desk. Exhibition opening hours:

24 - 26 September   08:30 - 17:00

Insurance

The meeting organizer cannot accept liability for personal injuries sustainbed, or for loss or damage or property, either during, or as a result of the meeting. Please check the validity of your insurance.

Internet Corner

Several internet terminals are located in the exhibition area and are available to all congress participants during the opening hours of the exhibition. An attandee list (names and provenance) can be viewed at the internet terminals.

As a registered MipTec or BioValley Life Sciences Week delegate, you can also visit the ILMAC exhibition free of charge in Hall 1. Further information can be found at www.ilmac.ch

Language

The congress language is English. No simultaneous translation is provided.

Lunch and Coffee

A light lunch (various salads and sausages) is served between 12:00 and 13:30 in the exhibition hall 4.1 free of charge. Coffee is available throughout the day in the exhibition hall 4.1 between 08:30 and 17:00.

supported by: Basel Area

Poster

The scientific poster exhibition is located in Hall 4.0 in front of the lecture rooms. The Poster Session and Apéro take place on Wednesday, September 25 from 17:00 - 18:00.

Registration

Online registration is closed on Monday, September 23 at 15:00 CET. For onsite registration a fee of CHF 60 applies.

Responsibility

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

Secretariat Opening Hours

Tuesday, September 24            08:00 - 17:15
Wednesday, September 25       08:00 - 18:30
Thursday, September 26           08:00 - 17:15

Social Media

Join the MipTec Social Media Communities Facebook and Twitter. Our online communities are growing every day. Stay up-to-date and join in the discussions !

Speakers Service Center (SSC)

The SSC is located close to all lecutre halls. All speakers are kindly asked to hand in their PowerPoint presentation at the SSC at least 1 hour before the start of the session.

Transportation Tickets

All delegates staying in a hotel in Basel, receive a so called "Mobility Ticket" which allows them to use the public transportation system within Basel free of charge. The ticket is also valid from and to the EuroAiport Basel.

Venue

The conference takes place at the Congress Center Basel.
www.congress.ch

Messeplatz 21
CH - 4058 Basel
Tel.: +41 58 206 28 20 (onsite)

W-LAN

Conference attendees can buy W-LAN cards onsite.