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Davos, Switzerland

Goldschmidt2009 is being held at the Congress Centre in Davos, Switzerland. Set in the breathtaking mountain landscape of the Grisons Alps, Davos lies at 1560m above sea level making it the highest town in Europe.

Most famous for hosting the World Economic Forum, Davos is also known as a place for exhilarating summer sports and hiking. Other entertainments include the numerous restaurants and bars, museums, shopping, golf course, casino, brewery, spa centre and even horse-drawn carriages.

Located within easy reach of the accommodation, shops and restaurants, the Congress Centre has over 35 years of experience in hosting international congresses, including Goldschmidt2002. Reliable public transportation connects Davos to key places in Switzerland and Europe, and with thousands of beds in accommodation there is something to suit every budget, from self-catering to 5* hotels.

The Congress Centre and Ice Stadium

The oral sessions and exhibition will be held entirely within the Congress Centre. The theatres and rooms are modern and comfortable, equipped with hi-tech presentation technology including wireless network access. Daily refreshments will be served in the foyers on all floors outside the oral sessions and by the exhibition booths.

The poster sessions and social events will be held in the spacious architectural masterpiece that is the Ice Stadium, a short walk from the Congress Centre.