2022 Annual Meeting of the SSN

The 2022 Annual Meeting of the SSN is co-organized by the Università della Svizzera italiana and the University of Fribourg and is scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 11th 2022 at the University of Fribourg. Despite the great challenges imposed by Covid-19, more than 400 researchers and clinicians from Switzerland are expected to attend this meeting, which is the major Swiss venue for exchange of current scientific informations in the area of brain research. The meeting has a wide focus that includes molecular and systems neuroscience, as well as clinical research and neural computation / bioinformatics.

The first keynote lecturer Prof. Wolfram Schultz from the University of Cambridge, a world-wide leader in Neuroscience will speak about reward processing in the brain.

There will be four symposia chaired by prominent investigators in Switzerland and abroad on the specific topics of novel tools and topics in systems neuroscience, neuroinflammation, the interaction of brain and body for consciousness and on motor disorders. There will also be a large poster session in person, fostering interaction and exchange of scientific ideas among the participants.

The second keynote speaker, Prof. Antonio Pisani from the University of Pavia in Italia is a clinician-scientist with a long standing interest in  basic and clinical aspects of basal ganglia dysfunction, with a specific interest in the characterization of pre-clinical models of Dystonia and Parkinson’s disease.

Friday, June 10th 2022 (the day before the meeting) will see a day of presentations on career development and scientific exchange organised by ySSN. The event will conclude with featuring the documentary by Jean-Stéphane Bron about the brain. The viewing will be followed by a discussion between neuroscientists and teachers about education, didactic methods and knowledge acquisition. 

Program of the 2022 Meeting

In case you decide to withdraw abstract/registration you submitted for the January deadline, please write a mail to secretary@swissneuroscience.ch

Registration closes on 11/06/2022 (the day of the meeting)

Abstract submission for SSN2022 is now Closed.

The final Abstract Booklet for SSN2022 can be downloaded here.


Print your personalized registration confirmation email. To obtain entry to the Meeting you must present your confirmation email at the conference admission desk. 

Information on poster preparation (A0 portrait) and presentation can be found here. You must be logged-in as an SSN member in order to submit an abstract, as well as to see the poster format instructions.


Registration fees:


There is no registration fee for paid up members of the SSN. However, you must neverthess register to obtain entrance to the Congress.

To obtain this free registration, you must logged in as a Member. Please do NOT register at this PUBLIC page if you are a member of  SSN. You should instead login as a member, and then register for SSN2022, so that you will not be charged for this SSN event.


A registration fee applies (see the registration page for details). You will be required to pay on registration. Payment is by on-line credit card only.

Payment here as a Public registrant for SSN2022 (CHF150) will not be considered retrospectively as payment for SSN Membership! 

If you are not yet a Member of SSN, you may first apply and pay (CHF 100 regular members, CHF 40 students) for Membership, and thereafter register at no charge for SSN2022.


The meeting is accredited by The Swiss Association of Cantonal Veterinaries for 1/2 day of continuing education.


Location: University of Fribourg, Building PER21
Boulevard de Pérolles 90
Fribourg 1700

Date: June 11, 2022, 9 a.m. - June 11, 2022, 6 p.m.