EVOLVING SCIENCE 2018

Ways to the spirit in nature
• in the idea
• through symbolising
•on the path to the threshold


Conference of the Natural Science Section at the Goetheanum
from Wednesday, 3 to Sunday, 7 October 2018

Organizer and further Information

Programme

General Information

EVOLVING SCIENCE 2018
Conference of the Natural Science Section at the Goetheanum
from Wednesday, 3 to Sunday, 7 October 2018
Application requested prior to: Wednesday 19 September 2018

Conference fees early bird until 15.08.2018:
with sponsorship¹: CHF 430 with meals: CHF 605
regular price: CHF 250 with meals: CHF 425
concessions²: CHF 180 with meals: CHF 355

Conference fees from 16.08.2018:
with sponsorship¹: CHF 430 with meals: CHF 605
regular price: CHF 320 with meals: CHF 495
concessions²: CHF 230 with meals: CHF 405

¹ Should you be in a position to pay an additional amount, this would help to cover the costs of the conference and support the work of the section.
² Concessions apply for students, schoolchildren, OAPs, the unemployed, those in training, military or civil service and people with disabilities who receive benefits. Proof of status has to be submitted with your booking form. If participation is not possible for financial reasons, please do not hesitate to contact: science@goetheanum.ch

Conference meals
Conference meals (vegetarian) include 3 lunch and 4 evening meal at CHF 175 in total. Breakfast (4x) can be booked separately at CHF 60. The other meals cannot be booked separately. We regret that food intolerances cannot be catered for.

Group accommodation (Booking possibility on the booking form, further information: http://www.goetheanum.org/en/goetheanum/anreise/group-accommodations/)
Accommodation with mattresses on the floor: 4 nights from 3th October in the evening to 7th October in the morning. Please bring a sleeping bag, a pillow and a sheet; limited spaces.

Parking permit
For the period of the conference: CHF 28 (not right next to the Goetheanum building). If you have a disability, please display your disability badge in your car.

Methods of payment/confirmation
On receipt of a group application, the respective institution will receive the account for the group. Subsequent bookings can only be applied for and paid on an individual basis.
Credit cards (all countries): The full amount will be charged to your credit card as soon as your booking has been processed. You will receive postal or email confirmation of your booking and payment.
Invoice Switzerland: Confirmation of booking and an invoice will be sent to you once your booking has been processed. Please note that we only send out invoices up until 10 days before the beginning of an event. After that, payment is only possible by credit card or on arrival.
Invoice Eurozone: Confirmation of booking and an invoice will be sent to you once your booking has been processed (Euro account).Please note that we only send out invoices up until 14 days before the beginning of an event. After that, payment is only possible by credit card or on arrival.
Other countries: Once your booking has been processed you will receive a confirmation by post or email. The amount due will either be charged to your credit card or you can pay on arrival. Bank transfers are not possible.

Please note that the conference fee must be paid before the conference starts.

Conference tickets:
Tickets can be collected at the Reception until half an hour before the conference starts, also if you pay on arrival. We accept cash (Euro and CHF), VISA, MasterCard, ec-direct and Postcard-Schweiz.

Cancellation: Bookings may be cancelled free of charge up to 14 days prior to the beginning of the conference (19.09.2018, date of posting). After that, 50% of the conference fee will be charged. Meals, breakfast, parking permit and group accommodation may be cancelled free of charge up to 1 day prior to the begin of the conference (02.10.2018). Cancellation on the day when the conference begins or failure to attend are subject to a 100% invoice total. Substitutes will be accepted at no extra cost.

Cancellation insurance: Subject to a payment of 5% of total costs (CHF 10 minimum) full cancellation insurance can be taken out to cover illness (including dependent children and partner), job loss and force majeure. Please ask for our terms of insurance or visit http://www.goetheanum.org/en/events/reception-ticket-sales/terms-of-insurance/.

Data processing: All data will be electronically recorded and filed and not passed on to any third party.

Booking Form

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¹ Concessions apply for students, schoolchildren, those in training, military or civil service, OAPs, the unemployed and people with disabilities who receive benefits. Proof of status has to be submitted with your booking form.
² Should you be in a position to pay an additional amount, this would help to cover the costs of the conference and support the work of the section.
 
 
 
 
 
Workshop A
³ When registering, your first choice is no longer open, is cancelled or will be cancelled, your second and third choice will be taken into account. If your first, second or third choice is full, we will try to contact you. Please look for updated information at the start of the conference.
 
Registration for the Artistic Activities and Professional Meetings at the information desk at the beginning of the conference.
Group accommodation
(Mattresses on the floor. Please bring a sleeping bag, a pillow and a sheet, limited places.)
Please check the information.
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Parking at the
 
insurance (5% of
the total costs,
 
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N.B.: For group applications your institution will receive a collective invoice.
Later applications will have to be booked and payed for separately.
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For the biannual Events Magazine of Goetheanum-Events (Pdf-Download) please click here http://www.goetheanum.org/en/events/events-magazine/.
 
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Cancellation: Bookings may be cancelled free of charge up to 14 days prior to the begin of the conference (14.09.2018, date of posting).
After that, 50% of the conference fee will be charged.
Meals, breakfast, parking permit and group accommodation may be cancelled free of charge up to 1 day prior to the begin of the conference (02.10.2018). Cancellation on the day when the conference begins or failure to attend are subject to a 100% invoice total.
Substitutes will be accepted at no extra cost.
 
Cancellation insurance: Subject to a payment of 5% of total costs (CHF 10 minimum) full cancellation insurance can be taken out
to cover illness (including dependent children and partner), job loss and force majeure.
Please ask for our terms of insurance or visit www.goetheanum.org/6053.html.