Amphacademy 2018

Welcome to the 4th edition of the Amphacademy on September 14-15, 2018 - the international community meeting for experienced researchers, leading scientists, opinion leaders and experts as well as for new users interested to further advance their knowledge and skills. As a platform for the worldwide Amphasys community, the Amphacademy offers the possibility to learn from the experts, discuss new perspectives in research and discover fascinating visions and exciting developments of the Ampha Z32.



Friday, September 14






The two day program will start with an interactive symposium meeting on Friday September 14, 2018. The program will cover practical workshops as well as lectures of acknowledged experts that will introduce you to new applications and amazing results of their field of study. Use the opportunity to learn from the experts, train advanced features and discuss your questions with others. In addition, you will have the opportunity to present or discuss results during the poster sessions and the breaks. 

Program updates will be published continously.

Keynote Speakers

Prof. Dr. Gerhard Obermeyer, University of Salzburg
Recent Development in Pollen Research
Dr. Todd Krone, CEO PowerPollen
"PowerPollen: A Breakthrough in Yield and Quality Enhancement in Hybrid Seed Production"
Callum Kay, Zespri International
"Importance of Pollen in Kiwi Production"

Check out last year's program.


Poster Session

Do you have a great project that you would like to share with the Amphasys community? Take the opportunity to showcase your research with a poster or a presentation at the Amphacademy 2018 – free of charge!

If you are interested in sharing your expertise at Amphacademy 2018, submit a brief project description summarizing your project to 


Saturday, September 15

Thematic day: Combining a case study with a field trip - Don't miss this opportunity! Please plan the whole day for this activity and either take a late night travel option back home or stay until Sunday. It’s worth it. 




Join us at the Amphacademy 2018 on September 14 to 15. Please register by e-mail at Registrations are limited, admission will be granted in the order of registration. This exclusive event is open to our customers, researchers and anyone interested in our technology.

Attendance is free for customers with a support and maintenance contract. For all other attendees the attendance fee is EUR 175 (excl. VAT). Register before July 1 and benefit from an early registration fee of EUR 155 (excl. VAT) per participant! The price includes the full two-day program (meeting, coffee & tea during breaks, lunch, Friday evening dinner, excursion including lunch). 




The location near Lucerne - in the center of Switzerland - is nicely embedded in the Swiss Alps most beautiful summits and offers spectacular scenery. Lucerne is not only a historically amazing town. Situated on the shore of lake Lucerne, it offers one of Switzerlands most breath-taking sceneries. You will enjoy your stay!




For your convenience our two partner hotel offer a limited number of rooms for Amphacademy participants. Find out more about the two partner hotels. To book a room just contact us at




Saturday will be devoted to a educational excursion in the stunning region of central Switzerland - rated one of the top 5 destinations to go in 2018 by The New York Times Magazine! 

More information will follow.