47th World Congress of Surgery 2017 - Basel, Switzerland, 13-17 August 2017

Networking Events

Congress Opening and Welcome Reception
Sunday 13 August 2017
17.00 – 21.00
Congress Center
Dresscode: Business attire or academic gown
Included in the registration fee

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Basel Night
Monday 14 August 2017
19.00 – 23.00
Sand Oase
Fee: CHF 120

DON'T FORGET TO REGISTER!

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Sand Oase is a tropical sand bar in the middle of basel at the tip of the Rhine River, where the borders of Switzerland, Germany and France meet.

Society Dinners
Tuesday 15 August, 2017
Dresscode for all: smart casual
Fee for each: CHF 130

ISDS & IASMEN Dinner: Restaurant Krafft Basel
Enjoy a beautiful evening in a historic hotel on the riverbanks of Basel

Date/Time: Tuesday, 15 August 2017 at 19:00 hours
Place: Restaurant Krafft Basel
Price: CHF 130.–
Dress code: Smart casual
Address: Rheingasse 12, CH - 4058 Basel
Meeting Point: Directly at the Restaurant. The following public transportation goes there:
Tram - 8, Tram – 6. Get out at Rheingasse stop.

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IATSIC & ASAP Dinner: Castle Bottmingen
Three old castles are located along the Birsig River in Benken, Bottmingen and Binnigen. The castle of Bottmingen has been kept almost in its original form. In the middle of the 14th century, it was owned by the Episcopal family and in 1409 it was destroyed. Today, it is one of the landmarks of the region.

Date/Time: Tuesday 15 August 2017 from 19:30 (dinner at 20:00) At Castle Bottmingen
Place: Castle Bottmingen
Price: CHF 130.–
Dress code: Smart casual
Address: Schlossgasse 9, 4103 Bottmingen
Meeting Point: Directly at Schloss Bottmingen. The following public transportation goes there from the Basel main trainstation: Bus - 34, Tram - 10, Tram - 17. The journey takes 15-20 minutes.

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IAES Dinner: Rhine River Cruise
Enjoy a beautiful summer evening cruising on the Rhine River, the 2nd longest River after the Danube in Europe.

Date/Time: Tuesday, 15 August 2017 at 19:00 hours
Place: Rhine River Cruise
Price: CHF 130.–
Dress code: Smart casual
Boarding: 18:30 / Departure 18:45
Ship's name: Christoph Merian
Address: Basler Personenschifffahrt, Westquaistrasse 62, 4057 Basel. Take tram 6 to Claraplatz; and fromthere change to Tram 8 and get out at Kleinh├╝nigen stop. From there it is just a 5 minute walk.
Meeting Point: Meeting point is directly at the “Westquai”. Be on time! The boat won’t wait.

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BSI Dinner: Volkshaus Basel 
The Brasserie of the new Volkshaus Basel was designed by Herzog & de Meuron. Its architecture combines classic brasserie-style elements with special design touches and adheres to the warmth and generosity of a beer hall.

Date/Time: Tuesday, 15 August 2017 at 19:00 hour
Place: Volkshaus Basel
Price: CHF 130.–
Dress code: Business Attire
Address: Rebgasse 12-14, 4058 Basel
Meeting Point: Directly at the Volkshaus. The following public transportation goes there:
Tram - 8, Tram – 6. Get out at Claraplatz stop.

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