Annual BencHEIT workshop in University of Zurich, Switzerland, Mon 26th & Tue 27th November

We are pleased to invite you to the seventh Annual BencHEIT benchmarking workshop. This year, the workshop will be held on Tue 27th November at the University of Zurich. On Mon 26th we will have a pre-workshop day with sightseeing tour and dinner at the restaurant at the city centre of Zurich.

The day is a great opportunity for networking, discussion and sharing experiences between institutions that have been part of IT benchmarking projects.

If you have any questions, or want to share ideas on topics you would like to discuss with us, please email us at

Pre-workshop program Mon 26th Nov

18:00–19:00 Guided walking tour in Zurich (by Zürich Tourism)
19:30 Dinner at Restaurant Commihalle (Google Maps location)

Workshop program Tue 27th Nov

10:00-10:15 Opening words, Ilkka Siissalo (EUNIS), Thomas Sutter (University of Zurich)
10:15-11:00 Teemu Seesto (FUCIO – Network of Finnish Universities’ Chief IT Officers), Suvi Valsta (University of Helsinki): Update on BencHEIT
11:00-11:45 Thomas Sutter (University of Zurich): How University of Zurich uses benchmarking and what insights and benefits has been gained from it
11:45-12:45 LUNCH
12:45-13:30 Arto Malinen (Aalto University): BencHEIT process and experiences from it and from using Power BI tools
13:30-14:15 Iain Liddell (Brunel University London): Benchmarking at Brunel
14:15-14:45 COFFEE BREAK
14:45–16:00 Discussion on improvements for future BM rounds


The registration for this year’s workshop has ended on 12th Nov.


Getting Around

Public Transport in Zurich

Zurich Transport Network (with online timetable and journey planner)


Please find below some recommendations for accommodation in Zürich.

Hotels near the workshop location at the Weiterbildungszentrum/Center for Continuing Education:

Hotels near the central station of Zurich: