Accommodation Travel & Visa Information

Travel directions

Basic directions on how to reach the conference venue are available at the Congressi Stefano Franscini website.


The two closest international airports are Zurich (in Switzerland) and Milano Malpensa (in Italy).


From your landing airport, you can use public transportation to reach Monte Verita . The railway station closest to the meeting site is in the town of Locarno.


The trip from Zurich and Milano airport to Locarno takes approximately 3 hours.

You can check train schedules here.

Basic directions by car are here.

For any further questions about your trip arrangements, you can contact us.



Accommodation for invited speakers will be booked at the conference venue hotel.


All other participants will be responsible for booking their accommodation at the conference venue hotel (depending on availability) or in other hotels in Ascona. Full board packages (lunches, dinners and coffee breaks) at the conference venue’s restaurant must be booked as well, either with on-site or with off-site accommodation.


Procedures for booking will be available on these pages upon opening of registration.



List of invited speakers now available


Abstracts submission will open from mid January 2018 until mid June 2018.




For questions please contact Paolo Demaria