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9th Scientific Symposium "Life and Care" - 'Weaning and Nutrition'

SAVE THE DATE: November 17th/18th 2016

We are happy to announce the next scientific symposium which will take place at the Swiss Museum of Transport in Lucerne, Switzerland.

After last year’s successful and scientifically very interesting meeting, we will offer another insight in respiratory medicine. There will be sessions about extracorporeal CO2 removal, ECMO, weaning and nutrition held by international specialists in the field. It is our intention to bring together specialists from all over the world in an interactive way by means of lectures and workshops in small groups.

We are looking forward seeing you in Lucerne soon.   



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Category Fee
Whole Congress CHF   250.00
Thursday CHF   150.00
Friday CHF   150.00
Each Workshop CHF     50.00

Congress Registration is open. To registration

In the workshops we will take 10 Person each. Please make your choice.

All registration fees are payable in Swiss Francs (CHF). To view current exchange rates, visit

Credits - requested and confirmed Thursday Friday
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (SGPMR) 7 Credits 5 Credits
Pneumology (SGP) 6 Credits 6 Credits
Intensive Care (SGI) 6 Credits 5 Credits
Anesthesiology (SGAR) 6 Credits 5.5 Credits
Neurology (SGI) none 3 Credits
General Internal Medicine (SSGIM) 'Kernfortbildungs-Kredits' 7 Credits 6 Credits

Congress registration fees include

  • Access to scientific sessions
  • Access to the commercial exhibition
  • Delegate materials and bag
  • Coffee breaks and lunch
  • Social Events Wednesday at 4 p.m. and Friday after the congress (optional)

Social event
We like to invite you to visite our clinic Swiss Paraplegic Centre in Nottwil on Wednesday at 4 p.m. and on Friday for a special presentation in the Swiss Museum of Transport on the New Railway Link throuh the Alps (NRLA).

Further, we will offer a guided running or walking tour through the beautiful city center of Lucerne. Datails on time and location will follow. Please bring your running/walking clothes with you.

Confirmation / Invoice
An Confirmation/Invoice in PDF-format will be sent upon completion of the online registration form.

Payment Options 
Secure online credit card payment (VISA, MasterCard, American Express). Please note, only payments by credit card will be accepted.

Cancellation and Registration Modification Policy
Canellations to your registration must be made in writing (fax, letter or email) to:

Swiss Paraplegic Centre
Irene Dissler
Guido A Zäch Strasse 1
CH-6207 Nottwil

For cancellations received before or on Monday, October 17, 2016, midnight CET, deposits will be refunded less CHF 75.- for administrative costs. After this date, no refund will be possible.

Scientific Committee
Michael Baumberger, MD, Head Spinal Cord Injury
Markus Béchir, MD, Head Intensive Care, Pain and operative Medicine

Congress Organisation
Swiss Paraplegic Centre, CH-6207 Nottwil
Angela Frotzler, PhD, Organisation      
Gabi Müller-Verbiest, PhD, Organisation
Irene Dissler, Memberregistration         
Patrizia Reolon, Sponsorship                

For indquiries and bookings please refer to one of the following:

Lucerne Tourist Board
Zentralstrasse 5
CH-6003 Lucerne
Phone +41-41-227 17 17

or or

On each station you'll find an automat or selling-desk.

Railway SBB

Busservice in Lucerne (VBL)
To reach the Swiss Museum of Transport (Verkehrshaus) take the Busline 6 or 8. Therefore buy a single ticket or a 1 day-ticket zone 10 (Zone 10). You've also the possibility to buy a 6-way-ticket.

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Additional information


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CCB, Innenrain 80-82, Innsbruck (Austria)
Austrian Society of Anesthesiology, Reanimation and Intensive Care Medicine
AIC-2016 - Annual Meeting
1st-5th October 2016
Mico - Milan (Italy)
European Society of intensive Care Medicine
29th Annual Congress LIVES                                                             20st-22nd October 2016
Perth convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth - Western Australia (AUS)
41st ANZICS/ACCCN Intensive Care ASM

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