2017 SGMS Meeting

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The 35th meeting of the SGMS will be held at the   Dorint Resort Blüemlisalp Beatenberg, October 25-26-27, 2017 high above Lake Thun in the Bernese Oberland, with a scenic view of the Swiss Alps!

Map Blüemlisalp Beatenberg

Confirmed Speakers

  • Frantisek Turecek, University of Washington, USA
  • ​Julia Chamot-Rooke, Pasteur Institute, France
  • Sönke Szidat, University of Bern, Switzerland
  • Kevin Pagel, University of Berlin, Germany
  • David Goodlett, University of Maryland, USA
  • Alain van Gool, Radboud university medical Center, Netherlands


Wednesday 25-10-2017
11:00 Session 1
Chair: Bertran Gerrits, ETH Zurich

Thursday 26-10-2017
 Friday 27-10-2017
12:30 Closing Remarks


The registration form is available in WORD or PDF and should be send to to  registration(at)sgms(dot)ch not later than October 1st, 2017. There is absolutely no need to register personally at the Dorint Hotel Blüemlisalp, Beatenberg! The SGMS committee will manage all hotel reservations and payments. We will strictly follow a first come first serve policy for the hotel room assignment.

single room occupancy 350,- 450,-
double room occupancy 300,- 400,-
accompanying person 350,-
student (double room only) 150,-

In honour of our 35th anniversary, we have a social event away from the conference hotel. Please indicate on the registration form if you are a vegetarian.

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION (see below) should be send to abstract(at)sgms(dot)ch

All PhD students attending the annual SGMS meeting pay a reduced fee of CHF 150.-, but will have to share rooms.

Submission of Abstracts

Next to the plenary lectures there will be time for several oral presentations from various participants as well as poster presentations. The time allotted will be 20 minutes.

We highly encourage students to submit an oral presentation this year !!


Early deadline for abstract submission for both talks and posters is July 1st. The extended deadline is September 1st. Abstracts submitted before July 1st will have priority. Please submit your abstract including author's name and address directly to  abstract(at)sgms(dot)ch. The abstract should not exceed 2500 characters.

Guidelines for the submission of abstracts:

  • Save your file as LASTNAME_TITLE.xxx
  • Include the name of the contact person (spell out first name) as well as the complete address and e-mail.
  • Do not use any logos (company, institute, ...) on the abstracts.
  • We can read most of the common word processing formats.
  • Figures most be supplied as seperate *.jpg images.
  • Do not use halftoning or colour: We publish in pure black and white.
  • Include your e-mail address.

Plenary Lectures

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Short Communications


Swiss Group for Mass Spectrometry
Schweizerische Gruppe für Massenspektrometrie
Groupe suisse de spectrométrie de masse
Gruppo svizzero di spettrometria di massa