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15.10.2013
You can now download the ENDA Congress program as a pdf (Short Version).
04.09.2013

The ENDA congress website is optimized for Smartphones (Android & iOS).

25.07.2013

Special discount for group bookings (at least 10 participants, excl. Switzerland). Please contact:  info@enda2013.org for further details (valid from today).

27.06.2013
The detailed program from the ENDA Congress 2013 is now online!

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Destination

Congress Venue

The Kongresshaus Zurich stands out due to its urban city center location and its impressive lakeside panorama. The venue has long since played host to major political, business and social events of all kinds and sizes. A variety of cultural and culinary offerings are close-by.

Kongresshaus Zürich
Gotthardstrasse 5
CH – 8022 Zürich


Größere Kartenansicht

 

Host City Zurich

Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland with a population of over 380’500. It is home to an internationally reputed financial center as well as being the focus of an economic region which acts as the motor of Switzerland. In addition it is a significant knowledge and research centre and known for its internationally renowned technical colleges. The city which has a beautiful lakeside location is a vivid and dynamic metropolis. It is proud of its multicultural atmosphere and diverse population and offers a wide variety of cultural and social activities.

Transport

International Airport Zurich

Zurich Airport has an integrated railway station which provides direct connections to the Center of Zurich. It will take you only 30 minutes from the airport to the Congress Venue.

Directions to the Congress venue

Arrival from the Airport Zurich in Kloten:
Take the train SBB to Zurich main station.

Arrival from Zurich main station:
By tram number 11 (in direction „Rehalp“) to „Bürkliplatz“,
then a 5 minutes walk along the General-Guisan-Quai.

Public Transportation

Zurich has a modern public transport network which branches out far and wide: trams, buses, ferries, suburb trains and funiculars combine to make up a comprehensive and efficient range of transport options with excellent connections.

Taxis

A large fleet of taxis provides personal transport services around the clock.

Alpha Taxi AG
+41 (0)44 777 77 77

Taxi 444 AG
+41 (0)44 444 44 44

Car rental

Europcar/National/Alamo
Airport Center
Tel: +41 (0)43 255 56 56

Budget
Airport Center
Tel: +41 (0)44 800 77 33

Directions to the Congress venue

Arrival from the Airport Zurich in Kloten:
Take the train SBB to Zurich main station.

Arrival from Zurich main station:
By tram number 11 (in direction „Rehalp“) to „Bürkliplatz“,
then a 5 minutes walk along the General-Guisan-Quai.

Parking near the Conference venue

Car park Park Hyatt
Bethovenstrasse 20, 8002 Zürich
Opening times: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Right next to the Kongresshaus

Car park Bleicherweg
Beethovenstrasse 35, 8002 Zürich
Opening times: Mon to Sun 6 am to 4.30 am
Walking distance to the Kongresshaus (approx. 5 minutes)

Immigration/Visa

EU Citizens need a valid, recognized national ID or passport for entering Switzerland. Citizens of other countries are kindly requested to consult the website of the Federal Office for Migration

Gastronomy

Zurich has a wide range of different restaurants, bars and coffee shops. Below you find just a small selection of restaurants that are located near the congress venue.

Aura
International kitchen
Bleicherweg 5
8001 Zurich
Tel: +41 (0)44 448 11 44

Bianchi
Italian kitchen
Limmatquai 82
8001 Zurich
Tel : +41 (0)44 262 98 44

Haus Hiltl
Vegetarian kitchen
Sihlstrasse 28
8001 Zurich
Tel: +41 (0)44 227 70 00

Electricity

Small appliances of non-Swiss manufacture such as shavers and hairdryers often require a converter and plug adapter. However, many hotels provide a hairdryer. The standard domestic voltage is 230 volts.

Currency

The national currency is the Swiss franc (1 CHF = 100 centimes). Banknotes come in the denominations 1,000.-, 200.-, 100.-, 50.-, 20.-, and 10.-, while the coins in circulation are 5.-, 2.-, 1.-, -.50, .-20, .-10 as well as .-05. (Conversion: 1CHF = approx. 0.81€ as of February 2013).

Means of payment

Everyday consumer goods and minor purchases are usually paid in cash. Other means of payment such as credit cards, Maestro cards or post office cards are also widely used. Cash can be withdrawn from automatic tellers at banks or post office branches.

Time

Switzerland is located in the Central European Time Zone (CET), which is one hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).