SoFi Workshop 2023

We are looking forward to seeing you in this in-person workshop ! Please find here all necessary information. If you should have questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.


The workshop will take place at the Swiss-Belhotel du Parc Baden.

Swiss-Belhotel du Parc Baden
Römerstrasse 24
5400 Baden


From the airport: take a train to Baden. From the train station it is either a short walk (10 mins) or bus 3 to Kurtheater. For your best connections, use the SBB app or




This is the tentative program. Slight changes may occur depending of the needs of the participants.


Social dinner

We will have the social dinner at the restaurant “Dory und Du“, Limmatpromenade 27 5400 Baden. The dinner starts at 18:30 pm.



What to bring with you

This workshop is not only based on lectures/tutorials etc but also the participants have time to explore all the SoFi features and get proficient with PMF. Therefore, we kindly ask you to bring along:

    • Laptop with Igor 8 or Igor 9 pre-installed. For those who do not have SoFi yet, we can provide a temporary ME-2 solver and SoFi Pro license.
    • If available your own dataset. Also bring along external measurements, such as temperature, trace gases ect. If you don’t have data, we will provide an ACSM dataset that you can work with and can download here (link will follow).


Workshop material


You can find here the newest SoFi version (updated 7.2.2023) and in case you do not have the ME-2 solver and/or SoFi Pro yet, also a temporary ME-2 license as well as a temporary SoFi Pro license. Furthermore, you can download an ACSM dataset (the one we will use for the workshop) if you do not have your own dataset yet. The password for the access is shared in the email.

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We pffered the option to book a hotel room at the place of the workshop. The room at the hotel includes breakfast (6:30 – 10:00) and a so-called “City Ticket”. The “City Ticket” allows for free public transport within baden (zones 530 and 570), and some discounts for local businesses.





The workshop fee as well as the accomodation has to be paid in advance. We will send out personalized invoices to all participants, please see conditions there. Some personal expenses during the workshop should be expected. The the workshop fee includes the workshop costs, coffee breaks and lunch (drinks not included).