The 49th TF-CSIRT meeting will b held on 20th & 21st September 2016 in Zurich, Switzerland. The meeting will be hosted by SWITCH-CERT at the University of Zurich Center for Continuing Education. The meeting will be co-located with 20 Years of SWITCH-CERT symposium and celebration.

PLEASE NOTE that the meeting will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday, followed by a social event on Wednesday evening (SWITCH-CERT 20 Years celebration).


University of Zurich
Center for Continuing Education
Schaffhauserstrasse 228
CH-8057 Zurich

Social events

The host of this meeting SWITCH-CERT will invite the participants to participate in various social activities on Tuesday (20 September), more information will follow.

On Wednesday (21 September) all participants of the TF-CSIRT meeting are invited to join SWITCH-CERT to celebrate their 20 Years anniversary at Giesserei Oerlikon. Separate registration is required – if you are planning to attend, please register here.


Recommended hotels close to the venue of the meeting:

To get to the venue from the three hotels you can take the trams number 10 and 14 until the “Berninaplatz” (2-3 stops). From there walk uphill in the same direction the tram will go. On the left side of the street you will found the “Zentrum für Weiterbildung” of the University of Zürich.

All hotels are within walking distance (approximately 15 minutes).

Getting there

Public transport

With around 350 rail connections and over 700 bus and 400 tram departures a day, Zurich Airport is considered to be one of the best-connected locations in Switzerland. Thanks to this excellent public transport links, Zurich Airport can be reached quickly and easily from everywhere.

  • S16: *.01 / *.31
  • S 24: *.03 / *.33
  • S 2: *.06 / *.36

One way ticket costs CHF 6.60.


The airport taxi ranks are located in front of Arrivals 1 and 2. A taxi ride from Zurich Airport to Zurich city centre costs around CHF 70 (EUR 56). You can reserve your taxi in advance by calling 0848 850 852.

The benefits of the airport taxis are as follows:

  • Modern vehicles (white estate cars and vans) with plenty of room for your bags.
  • Over 130 vehicles and 200 drivers are ready and waiting between 6 a.m. and 11.30 p.m.
  • 24 hour Airport Taxi Hotline: 0848 850 852
  • Credit cards are accepted in all vehicles, VAT-compliant receipts available
  • Taxi coordinator on hand during peak hours
  • Control centre, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year; all drivers have to pass a taxi exam in Kloten and speak several languages

Official airport taxis can be identified by the illuminated “AIRPORT TAXI” sign. If you are approached by a driver from another taxi firm on the airport premises, we strongly advise you to decline.

Useful to know

Coming soon.