Waldorf 100 World Early Childhood Conference

April 15-19, 2019

"Inner Freedom - Social Responsibility: Finding Ways to a Human Future"  

(DE, EN, FR, RU, ES, IT, ZH)

Invitation

This conference is intended for early childhood educators in child care centres and kindergartens, as well as parents and board members of these organizations.

Prepared by the IASWECE Council in collaboration with the Pedagogical Section at the Goetheanum

The Conference is already fully booked.

We are sorry that you can not register. We do not keep a waiting list. However, we will reopen the registration again if it shows until mid-February 2019 that we have free seats available. Thank you for your understanding.

The Conference is already fully booked.

We are sorry that you can not register. We do not keep a waiting list. However, we will reopen the registration again if it shows until mid-February 2019 that we have free seats available. Thank you for your understanding.

If you need support for your Visum application please fill this form:  Visum-Form
If you need support for travel costs please fill this form -> Travel costs-Form

Workshops

For display workshop I (14:30 bis 16:00) please click here 

For display workshop  II (16:45 bis 18:45) please click here

General Information

Waldorf 100 World Early Childhood Conference

„Inner Freedom – Social Responsibility: Finding Ways into a Human Future“

A Conference of the IASWECE and the Pedagogical Section at the Goetheanum
from Monday, 15 to Friday, 19 April 2019

Application requested prior to: Monday, 1 April 2019

Conference fees (meals included):

with sponsorship¹: CHF 550
regular price        : CHF 460
Conference meals

Conference meals (vegetarian) .3x lunch and .4x evening meal are included.
The meals cannot be booked separately. We regret that food intolerances cannot be catered for.

Group accommodation

Accommodation with mattresses on the floor: from 14th to 19th April or from 14th to 20th April
or from 15th to 19th April or from 15th to 20th April. Please bring a sleeping bag, a pillow and a sheet; limited spaces.

Parking permit

For the period of the conference: CHF 35 (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 (01.04.2019, date of posting). After that, 50% of the conference fee will be charged. Parking permit and group accommodation may be cancelled free of charge up to 1 day prior to the begin of the conference (14.04.2019). Cancellation on the day when the conference begins or failure to attend are subject to an invoice of the total of 100%. 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. 

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.

Directions to the Goetheanum …

By train
From Basel Swiss Station (SBB) take train S3 (destination Laufen) to Dornach-Arlesheim,then take local bus no.66 from the train station to the bus stop "Goetheanum"

By tram
From Basel Swiss Station (SBB) take line 10 to Dornach-Arlesheim station, then take local bus no. 66 to the bus stop "Goetheanum"

By car
Leave the motorway Basel-Délémont at junction Reinach-Süd and follow a signs to Dornach. Parking at the Goetheanum is subject to a charge (including evenings and weekends)

By foot
15-minute walk from Dornach-Arlesheim train station

Accommodation

Detailed information about accommodation near the Goetheanum can be found

Registration lecturers / collaborators

For lecturers / collaborators registration please follow  the link below

https://ps.goetheanum.org/en/events/world-early-childhood-conference/booking-form-collaborators/