The UCC 2018 and BDCAT 2018 conferences and their co-located workshops and satellite events will be held at the Technopark Zurich, a vibrant building with university institutes, startups, incubators and numerous research and innovation opportunities. Selected satellite events are going to take place in the adjacent Toni-Areal building of Zurich University of Applied Sciences. The venue is located centrally in Zurich, reachable within minutes from the central train station and within less than half an hour from the airport.
On December 17, a reception is offered to all attendees. Details will be announced soon.
On December 19, all participants are invited to the conference dinner which will take place in the Zunfthaus zur Schmiden, a historic building built in 1412 in the old town of Zurich to gather blacksmiths and different professions.
Extra reception and dinner tickets for accompanying persons can be purchased during registration.
Several hotels of diverse price categories are located in direct neighbourhood to the venue. Some of the hotels offer conference rates. Early booking is recommended. Please plan your stay including Dec 21 if you plan on attending ESSCA after the conference which is free of charge for registered UCC/BDCAT participants.
- 25hours Hotel Zürich West ★★★★
- Crowne Plaza Zurich ★★★★
- Ibis Budget Zürich City-West ★
Travel and Directions
The venue, surrounding hotels and connections are shown in the following map. Get directions.
For more information about Zurich, please consult the Zurich Tourism information on Practical Information for Your Trip to Zurich and Leisure Brochures. The local conference team will gladly provide you with touristic information as well.
For visa and immigration information, please consult with the responsible Swiss consular section for your place of residence. Generally, you will need access to the Schengen travel area. More information about it can be found on the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs website. Information about invitation letters will be made available at a later point in time.