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

Registration deadline: September 30th.

Registration -includes access to all sessions, lunch and the gala dinner on October 12th.

Free registration - for the first 30 PhD students and/or MDs (graduated in the last 5 years or specialising in Rheumatology, Internal Medicine and Paediatrics). Please contact by e-mail to enquire for the free registration.


 Registration for attendees (CHF)PhD students and/or MDs (graduated in the last 5 years or specialising in Rheumatology, Internal Medicine and Paediatrics) * (CHF)
Early Bird until August 31th, 2023100.-50.-
After August 31th, 2023150.-70.-

*Students must provide proof of enrolment at a University and for MDs proof of graduation certificate or employment from their teaching organisation.

Lunch, gala dinner on October 12th, 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 per l’Istituto di Ricerca in Biomedicina
Banca dello Stato del Cantone Ticino, Bellinzona
IBAN: CH80 0076 4187 1924 C001 C
Clearing: 00764

Please indicate in the payment description your name, affiliation and that the payment is for the "Ankylosing Spondylitis workshop – Bellinzona 2023".


Accommodation in Bellinzona

Numerous hotels, situated in the city center of Bellinzona, are conveniently located within walking distance to the Workshop venue (Institute for Research in Biomedicine). We have secured discounts for those attending the workshop at the following hotels:

Hotel Unione Bellinzona

Hotel & SPA Internazionale Bellinzona

Helsana Business Center & Pensione;

When contacting the hotel, please specify that you are booking for this meeting (promo code AS2023).  We advise to book the hotel in advance in order to secure your lodging.