GUM 2019 Conference Venue

Conference Venue

The conference venue is located at Auditorium 610, Mauerstrasse 1, 4057 Basel

Welcome Reception

Sunday, 1st September 2019 – Starts at 6 pm (18:00 Uhr)

Location: Turbinenhaus / Aktienmühle
Gärtnerstrasse 46
4057 Basel

About 5 minute walk from the congress venue
From Basel city with Tram 8 to stop “Ciba” followed by 5 minute walk

Turbinenhaus / Aktienmühle
The water-powered mill was equipped with a steam turbine in 1899 and was one of the first industrial companies in the Klybeck district. Until 2002, it was one of the largest mills in Switzerland. The landmarked building has been converted into workshop space. Since 2016, in the “Werkstatthaus Aktienmühle” coffee is roasted, wood-fired bread is baked and schnapps is distilled. A restaurant was set up in the former turbine house.

Turbinenhaus / Aktienmühle
Die wasserangetriebene Mühle wurde 1899 mit einer Dampfturbine ausgerüstet und war einer der ersten Industriebetriebe im Klybeck Quartier. Bis 2002 war sie eine der grössten Mühlen der Schweiz. Das denkmalgeschützte Gebäude wurde zu Werkstatträumen umbaut, seit 2016 wird im Werkstatthaus Aktienmühle Kaffee geröstet, Holzofenbrot gebacken und Schnaps gebrannt. Im ehemaligen Turbinenhaus wurde Gastronomiebetrieb eingerichtet.

Congress Dinner

Tuesday, 3rd September 2019 @ 7:30 pm

Location: Restaurant Union
Klybeckstrasse 95
4057 Basel

About 10 min walk from the congress venue
From Basel city with Tram 8 to stop at “Bläsiring”

Getting around in Basel

The city has an excellent public transport system including the iconic green and yellow trams which have become an inseparable part of the cityscape.

Together with the bus network, these ensure that visitors to the city can travel around quickly and comfortably even across the border into the neighbouring countries of France and Germany.

For more information on travel in and around Basel please visit this website

Don’t forget to pick up your free Baselcard from your hotel

Your personal guest card will be handed to you when you check in. The attractive features of the BaselCard include free use of public transport, free surfing on the guest WiFi plus a 50% discount on admission to Basel’s museums, Basel Zoo, Theater Basel and much more.

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Free benefits of the BaselCard

  • Use of public transport
  • WiFi at 17 hotspots
A one-time 50% discount on

  • admission to museums (incl. special exhibitions)
  • entry to Basel Zoo
  • admission to Theater Basel (only applies to tickets purchased at the box office)
  • a 2-hour tour on the sightseeing bus
  • a walking tour of the old town
  • scheduled trips on cruises offered by Basler Personenschifffahrt