General Information
The workshop will be held at the University of Bern, on the premises of the University hospital, called Inselspital.

Most activities will be held at "Hörsaal Chirurgie" in the east part of the main building on "F floor". Here is a map for finding the building Registration fees will cover food and drink during coffee breaks, as well as lunch on both main days, plus a welcome event and dinner on Monday.

Registration fees are reduced for participants in training# and also lower for early registration: Early registration:
up to May 26, 2014
Late registration:
after May 26, 2024
Physicians and scientists (Regular fee) 450.00 CHF 500.00 CHF
Residents, fellows, technologists 300.00 CHF 400.00 CHF
Students (validation required) 250.00 CHF 300.00 CHF
TRANSACT scientist 300.00 CHF 350.00 CHF
Invited speaker 0.00 CHF 0.00 CHF

# We thank      Switzerland, for sponsoring student participation

Excursion (Monday, June 16 2014) 55.00 CHF 55.00 CHF

In addition, on Monday morning, we organize an excursion to a nice panoramic suspension bridge some 50 km towards the mountains above the lake of Thun. This is combined with lunch and a short optional hike down into the beautiful gorge below the bridge . Please register ahead of time together with registering fort he workshop.

We are currently busy making special arrangements with downtown hotels, please check back for this information.


There is a limited number of special deals available in the Hotels Arabelle (,, 145,130 CHF per night for Mo-Fr, Fr-Mo) and La Pergola (,, 160 CHF per night)
(for both, mention the keyword "University Bern, AMSM" when booking)
There is also a Ibis Hotel ( a short tramride outside the old town with reasonable prices.

For low cost accomodation, you may also find the following places attractive:

Hostel-type: Pension: Hotel: Contact:

For any questions regarding this workshop please contact us by e-mail to / April, 2014