Registration to the meeting is mandatory to have access to all sessions, even for those that have a free registration..

Free registration is offered to 30 PhD students and/or MDs specialising in Rheumatology, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics on a “first come, first served” basis.

*PhD Students must provide proof of enrolment at a University and MDs proof of employment from their teaching organisation.

Please, contact the Chair of the Scientific Organising Committee:

  Registration for attendees (CHF) PhD Students and/or MD specialising in Rheumatology, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics registration* (CHF)

Early Bird until July 30th, 2017
extended to August 30



After July 30th, 2017



Lunch, gala dinner on September 30th, cocktail, and coffee breaks, during the meeting, will be offered to all participants by Fondazione Ceschina.


Proceed to Registration

If you prefer to make a Wire transfer, please find below the details for the payment:

Fondazione Istituto di Ricerca in Biomedicina
IBAN Account CH80007641871924C001C
Banca Stato Bellinzona (Clearing: 764; CCP: 65-433-5)

indicate in the payment description your name, affiliation and that the payment is for the "Ankylosing Spondylitis meeting - Lugano 2017".


Accommodation in Lugano

Several Hotels are located near by the Università della Svizzera italiana. Please, visit

When contacting the following Hotels: City, Zurigo, Pestalozzi, Walter, Delfino, please specify that you are booking for this meeting. You may receive a discount on the rooms, until the number of rooms we have pre-booked for the meeting will be available.