Annual Conference of EPTA 2017

This year, under the Swiss Presidency, the EPTA Annual Conference will take place in Morat, Switzerland on 19-22 September.

The Conference is hosted by the Swiss Prison Staff Training Centre. The topic of the Conference will be Leadership Training and Training of Prison Managers.  The first part of the Conference will be devoted to discussions with the Members on statutory matters and will be presided by the Steering Committee.

The Conference can be attended by all EPTA Members. Training Academies from jurisdictions that are not yet a member of EPTA should request approval to participate at the EPTA secretariat:


The agenda for the EPTA Annual Conference will be published here soon.


To register for the conference, open this document in Adobe Acrobat Reader, fill in the form and send it to the Swiss EPTA secretariat by selecting the “Register” button on the form. The form will be sent to


Centre Loewenberg

Loewenberg 49

3280 Morat



As host of the event, Switzerland is offering the EPTA participants to stay for free at the same location as the annual conference. All breakfast, lunch and dinner will be covered by the organizers.


The main airports of Switzerland are Geneva or Zuerich. From there you will have to take a train to reach the Loewenberg centre. The train stations are inside of both airports. From Geneva the journey will last about 01:50 hours and from Zurich airport about 01:58 hours.

Train timetable Please note that the departure place is Geneva Airport or Zurich Airport and the final destination is called: Muntelier-Löwenberg