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CHIPP is an association uniting researchers active in particle, astroparticle and nuclear physics in Switzerland. It strengthens the Swiss participation in international projects and committees, coordinates research and teaching activities in Switzerland, and promotes public awareness of the field.more

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Plenary meetings

A nice piece of art under the roof of the Uni Mail hall.

CHIPP Annual meeting 2024

CHIPP (fast) AI/ML & computing workshop

Plenary 20 June 14h00

Board 2024-02

CHIPP PhD Prize 2024: Gabriela Rodrigues Araujo (UZH)

CHIPP Poster Prize 2024: Efrain Patrick Segarra (PSI)

  • CHIPP PhD Prize 2024
  • CHIPP Plenary 2024
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  • CHIPP Plenary 2024Image: CHIPP2/2
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CHIPP Annual Plenary meeting 2023


14-16 June 2023 at the CHIPP/CHART Workshop on Sustainability in Particle Physics, in Sursee Indico

F. Canelli (UZH) CMS/ATLAS physics highlights

A. Soter (PSI) Low-energy physics at PSI/CERN

A. Sfyrla (UniGe) Physics with forward and fixed target experiments at CERN

D. Sgalaberna (ETHZ) Neutrino

M. Grazzini (UZH) The Higgs boson and the top quark: precision theory for the LHC and beyond

video of the Thursday sessions


SPS annual meeting 2023

4-8 September 2023, Basel University

General Information link

Registrations & timetable link

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CHIPP Annual Plenary meeting 2022

27 June 2022 at the University of Fribourg



SPS annual meeting 2022

27 June - 1 July 2022

General Information

CHIPP Plenary 2021
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CHIPP Annual Plenary meeting 2021

10-11 June 2021 at the Seaside Hotel in Spiez


Minutes: Document

SPS annual meeting 2021

30 August - 3 September 2021 Innsbruck (Austria)

General Information:

CHIPP Online meeting
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CHIPP Plenary meeting 2020

15 October 2020 13h30

ZOOM room:

Agenda: Document
Minutes: Document

29 June - 3 July 2020 SPS Annual meeting

The next SPS annual meeting will take place from 29 June to 3 July 2020 at the Université de Fribourg, it is organised joint with the Swiss Institute for Particle Physics (CHIPP) and the Swiss Neutron Science Society (SGN).

more information:

SPS website:

Indico website:

Hotel Victoria - CHIPP Plenary 2019

CHIPP Plenary meeting 2019

1-3 July 2019 in Kandersteg

Aussere Dorfstrasse 2, Kandersteg, Switzerland

CHIPP Chair Slides --> Document

Minutes of the Formal Part --> link


The next SPS annual meeting joint with the Austrian Physical Society (ÖPG), will take place from 27 - 30 August 2019 at the Universität Zürich (UZH), with pre-conference workshops on Quantum Machine Learning on 26 August.

EPFL building

Plenary meeting 2018

28th August 2018 at the EPFL Lausanne


EPFL map

Chair Slides --> Document

ACCU report --> Document

CHIPP LHC Computing Board report --> Document

ECFA report --> Document

ECT* report --> Document

Outreach report --> Document

CERN Council report --> Document

APPEC report --> Document

As part of the SPS/CHIPP annual meeting Gino Isidori presented in the plenary session: "Hints of New Physics from flavor-changing processes", link

Plakattitel Lausanne 2018

The next annual meeting of the SPS will take place from 28 - 31 August 2018 at EPFL.

The program will consist of the approved mix of plenary talks, topical sessions and poster exhibition.
The meeting is organised in collaboration with the Swiss Institute of Particle Physics (CHIPP) and the NCCR MARVEL (Computational Design and Discovery of Novel Materials). They all together guarantee an exciting conference covering physics at its best.

Abstract Submission Deadline: 30 April 2018

Annual Meeting's Website:

Plenary meeting 2017 :

CERN, Geneva, 21-25 August 2017 results talks Indico

Chair: Prof. Tatsuya Nakada, EPFL (tatsuya.nakada[at]

Members: Members of the Association are (a) the particle, astroparticle and nuclear physicists holding a Master in physics and working for a Swiss institution, and (b) the Swiss PhD nationals working at CERN. Members that have retired from the active professional life or have acquired the status of Professor emeritus may be admitted as Honorary Plenary Members. Institutions may be admitted in the Association as Observers.

Normal frequency of meetings: one meeting per year, including a science part covering the latest developments of particle physics in Switzerland.

Plenary meeting 2016 : Lugano, 23-25 August 2016 -- results & talks

Plenary meeting 2015 : Château de Bossey, 29 June - 1 July 2015 — results & talks

Plenary meeting 2014 : Fribourg, 30 June - 2 July 2014 — results & talks

Plenary meeting 2013 : Campus Sursee, 24-26 June 2013 — results & talks

Plenary meeting 2012 : Ittingen, 13-14 September 2012 — results & talks

For the minutes and documents of the previous Plenary meeting look in the CHIPP/Plenary Archive folder:

Plenary meeting 2011 : Leysin, 1-2 September 2011 — results & talks

Plenary meeting 2010 : Gersau, 23-24 August 2010 — results & talks

Plenary meeting 2009 : Appenberg, 24-25 August 2009 — results & talks

Plenary meeting 2008 : EPFL, 8-9 September 2008 — results & talks

Plenary meeting 2007 : PSI, 15-16 October 2007 — talks

Plenary meeting 2006 : PSI, 2-3 October 2006 — talks

Plenary meeting 2005 : PSI, 28-29 September 2005 — talks

Plenary meeting 2004 : Bern, 7 July, 2004 — results & talks

Plenary meeting 2003 : PSI, 2-3 October 2003 — talks