Aug 22 – 26, 2016
Paul Scherrer Institute
Europe/Zurich timezone

Good to know

Dear Lecturers of the Powder Diffraction School 2016

Firstly and most importantly, thank you very much for agreeing to hold lectures at the PDS 2016.

We hope early information on this is useful in preparing your travel arrangements, and very much look forward to seeing you in Villigen in August.


We have tentatively booked bed & breakfast for you at the Hotel Schloss Böttstein.
Please inform us about your estimated arrival & departure dates on the registration form so we can finalise your booking. | |
Phone +41 (0) 56 269 16 16 |  Fax +41 (0) 56 269 16 66 |
(PSI will pay for the accommodation.)

Instructions for late check-in after 10 pm (the reception will be closed)

Your key will be left in a letter box right next to the main entrance door of the hotel.
The code for opening the letter box is: 5315

PSI Parking cards /train or plane tickets 

We will gladly assist you with your travel arrangements.
PSI parking card | please select this choice on the registration form
SBB train tickets |please allow at least 24 hours for "delivery" by e-mail
Flight tickets |please contact us, preferably well in advance, so we can benefit from favourable rates.

Luncheon vouchers

Will be part of your registration kit and you are cordially invited to join the school dinner on Thursday 25 August at the Trotte in Villigen.
Please let us know about any special dietary requirements/food allergies on the registration form.

Expense reimbursement

To refund your expenses without delay please e-mail us

» PDFs of all receipts
» Name of your bank and address
» Swift/BIC
» Name and address of the account holder

Thank you for sending us your expense claims by latest 30 September 2016.