Information for Hosts

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Thank you for suggesting a speaker for this semester's theory colloquium. Here you will find information about your role as a host.

Please be sure to keep the colloquium organizers in the loop for any communications. For this cc all messages to If you have any questions, do not hesitate to ask. As a host, you are responsible for the following (please contact the speaker in advance to discuss relevant details):


Please agree with the speaker where and when to meet (airport, main station, hotel, on Honggerberg, on the Irchel campus). Also bring the speaker to our secretariat (ITP Hönggerberg) if needed (e.g., for reimbursement).

Visitor programme

Please organize a visitor programme for our guest during his stay in Zurich.


The host is responsible to bring the speaker to the colloquium on time (leave sufficient time to test the computer/beamer combination). The host is in charge of the speaker's introduction to the audience and is expected to moderate the discussion at the end.


Please take our guest out for dinner with your group and have interested colleagues join. Please organize the dinner (including reservation of the restaurant) and the company well in advance such that colleagues can reserve time.

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