Matthias A. Hediger
University of Bern, Switzerland


Robert Burrier
Stemina Biomarker Discovery, Madison, WI, USA

Ken-ichi Inui
Kyoto Pharmaceutical University, Japan

Bruno Stieger

University of Zürich, Switzerland



How to get to Lugano/Palazzo dei Congressi?

By public transport

The recommended international airport is Milano Malpensa (Italy). From there, take the Malpensa shuttle bus to the train station Milano Centrale (45 min.). From Milano Centrale, Lugano can be reached by train in about 1 h 15 min. Once at the train station in Lugano, take the local bus (Nr. 2 or Nr. 3) to the Palazzo dei Congressi (15 min.).

Check the Swiss National Railways website (SBB) for schedules:


By road

To reach Lugano from airport Milano Malpensa (Italy) use the following direction:
Milano Malpensa - Como – Chiasso – Milano (90 km, approx. 1 h)

Address of the congress venue Palazzo dei Congressi:

Palazzo dei Congressi
Piazza Indipendenza 4
CH-6900 Lugano
Tel.  +41 (0)58 866 66 30
Fax. +41 (0)58 866 66 39