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The scientific programme is accredited by the following societies:
– Swiss Society of Thorax Surgery: 6 credits
Swiss Society of Pneumology: 8 credits


Access to the congress is only possible with your personal name badge. Please always wear your badge! If you forget your badge, we can reprint it for a deposit of € 30. The deposit will be returned once you show that you still have both badges, of which we will keep one. If you lost your badge or do not show both badges anymore, € 30 will be charged.


Your certificate will be handed out to you together with your badge at the registration desk on Friday, 1 February 2019.

Congress Secretariat

Emphysema 2019
c/o Congrex Switzerland Ltd.
Reinacherstrasse 131
P.O. Box
4053 Basel / Switzerland
Tel.: + 41 61 686 77 77

Congress Venue

University Hospital Zurich
Grosser Hörsaal OST B
Gloriastrasse 29, 8091 Zurich

Industrial Exhibition

Companies from all over the world are given ample opportunity to display their latest products, services and technical innovations. The exhibition is open during the following hours:

Friday, 1 February 201909.45 - 19.00


The congress will be held in English.

Lunch & Coffee Breaks

Lunch & coffee breaks are included in the registration fee and will be served in the exhibition area.

Opening Hours

The registration helpdesk in in front of the room will be available during the following opening hours:


Thursday, 31 January 2019Friday, 1 February 2019
Registration Helpdesk12.00 - 14.0007.30 - 16.30