General Information

General Information
Evolving agriculture and food - opening up biodynamic research
1st International Conference on Biodynamic Research
A conference of the Section for Agriculture at the Goetheanum
from Wednesday, 05 Saturday, 08 September 2018
Booking closes: Wednesday 22 August 2018

Conference fees:
with sponsorship¹: CHF 380 with meals: CHF 480
regular price: CHF 180 with meals: CHF 280
concessions²: CHF 120 with meals: CHF 220

Conference meals
Conference meals (vegetarian) include 2 lunch and 2 evening meal at CHF 100in total. The conference dinner on Friday 07.09.18 can be booked separately at CHF 55. The other meals cannot be booked separately. We regret that food intolerances cannot be catered for.

Parking permit
For the period of the conference: CHF 21 (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 (22.08.2018, date of posting). After that, 50% of the conference fee will be charged. Meals, conference dinner and parking permit may be cancelled free of charge up to 1 day prior to the begin of the conference (04.09.2018). 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.

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