Everything You Need to Know Before You Go

SCDM 2022 EMEA Leadership Forum & Conference

Before you head-off and meet us at #SCDMEMEA22 in Basel, we have prepared for you a compilation of useful information, which will help you to  quickly and effortlessly find any answers you might have before your departure.

Where is the conference taking place?

The SCDM 2022 EMEA Leadership Forum & Conference is kindly hosted by Novartis, located at:
Maingate Novartis Campus, Fabrikstrasse 2
CH-4002 Basel, Switzerland

Where can I collect my delegate badge and documentation? 

There are 2 stages of registration:

At the main gate of Novartis, you will be provided with the Novartis Security badge, which will allow you to access the campus. Please make sure to bring a valid ID or passport.

Once you have your security visitor badge, please proceed to the Auditorium 510 Building where you will meet the SCDM registration team for your Conference badge.

Where can I find more information about Basel?

If you are staying in the city or want to enjoy some free time after the conference, please visit www.basel.com for ideas and suggestions.

What are the current COVID-19 regulations?

Since May 2, 2022, no pandemic-related entry restrictions are in force at the present time in Switzerland. Here is a Swiss travel check form that also provides regular updates on COVID regulations depending on the location you are travelling from: https://travelcheck.admin.ch/home

Day & Date Time Location
Wednesday 22nd June 8:00 AM – 09:30 AM


Lobby of the Ghery Building
Thursday 23rd June 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM


Lobby of the 510 Building
Friday 24th June 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM


Lobby of the 510 Building

Opening Reception

The Opening Reception will be held on June 22nd at 3:45 PM – 5:00 PM in the Gehry Building (Maingate Novartis Campus).

Networking Reception

The Networking Reception will be an opportunity to celebrate that we are meeting again in-person after two years of virtual events. It is the perfect occasion to reconnect with your CDM peers and share a drink.

The event will be held on Thursday 23rd at the Safran Zunft Restaurant on Gerbergasse 11, 4001 Basel.

We expect you at the venue between 6:00 PM and 6:30 PM. We will start with a welcome drink, followed by a 3-course dinner. The event is planned to end at 22:00.

How to get there from the Campus:

The venue is located 2 KMs from Novartis Campus. A nice 20-minute walk by the Rhine river or 10 minutes away by public transportation. Click here to see all public transportation options you have to get there.

Post and win a pass to SCDM 2023 EMEA Conference!

To enter the contest, take a picture at the conference and share it with the hashtag #SCDMEMEA22.
Two free passes to the SCDM 2023 EMEA Conference will be given to the participants with:

  • Best Engagement / Likes
  • Best Conference Photo

Posts across Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter will be considered. Choose the channel that best captures your experience and everything that the conference has to offer! There is no limit of pictures, the more you share the bigger the chances to win.

Get creative and happy posting!

Please note that photographs and footage will be taken during the event. These will be used by SCDM for marketing and publicity in our publications, on our website and in social media or in any third-party publication. Please contact us at [email protected] if you have any concerns or if you wish to be exempted from this activity.

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