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General information

Official Language
The conference language is English.

Climate and Clothing
It is summer in Uppsala in June and July, and the temperatures usually varies from 15 to 25 °C. Please note there may be occasional showers. The organisers suggest that you bring a jacket or pullover and an umbrella or raincoat.
• Weather information and forecasts: www.smhi.se (Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute)

Passport and Visas
Delegates are advised to contact the nearest embassy, consulate or travel agency for information about the passport and visa requirements from their country for entry to Sweden.

Local Currency
The Swedish monetary unit is the Swedish krona (SEK), divided into 100 öre. In September 2015;
Euro 1=SEK 9.5, USD 1=SEK 8.4, GBP 1=SEK 12.8. Major credit cards are accepted almost everywhere including taxi. There are several currency exchange offices and cash dispensers at Stockholm Arlanda International Airport and in Uppsala.

Exchange rates may vary. To see current exchange rates, please visit oanda.com. or x-rates.com

Electricity
In Sweden the electrical voltage is 220/230V.

Force Majeure
The organisers are not liable for any claims for damages and/or losses if the entire conference has to be cancelled due to a force majeure incident.

Disclaimer
Delegates are responsible for their own safety and belongings. The organisers are not liable for damages and/or losses of any kind which may be incurred by the conference delegates or by any other individuals accompanying them, both during the official activities as well as going to/from the conference.

Insurance and Vaccinations
The registration fee does not cover insurance for the delegates. The organisers recommend that delegates take out insurance in their home country to cover pre-journey cancellation for personal reasons and necessary insurance to cover accidents, medical expenses and loss of personal belongings during the visit. No vaccinations are needed when visiting Sweden.

Shuttle Bus

Complimentary shuttle will be provided every day during the symposium. Pick-up locations in City Center:

• Best Western Hotel Svava, Bangårdsgatan 24

• Clarion Hotel and Scandic Hotel Gillet, Dragarbrunnsgatan 23

• City Stay Hotel, Trädgårdsgatan 5A

Pick-up location at the Venue: Just outside the Symposium Main hall at Undervisningshuset, Almas Allé 10 Buses will be marked with the different bus stops/ hotels

Shuttle will be provided the following hours:

Sunday, 26 June
From Best Western Hotel Svava, Clarion Hotel Gillet/Scandic Uplandia and City Stay Hotel:
14.30, 15.30 and 16.10 

From Undervisningshuset to city hotels:
20.10 and 20.40 

Monday, 27 July and Tuesday, 28 July
From Best Western Hotel Svava, Clarion Hotel Gillet/Scandic Uplandia and City Stay Hotel:
07.45 and 08.25
From Undervisningshuset to city hotels:
20.00, 20.40 and 21.10 

Wednesday, 29 June 
From Best Western Hotel Svava, Clarion Hotel Gillet/Scandic Uplandia and City Stay Hotel:
07.45 and 08.25
From Undervisningshuset
to City Hotels at 13.00
to all Excursions at 13.00

Thursday, 30 June
From Best Western Hotel Svava, Clarion Hotel Gillet/Scandic Uplandia and City Stay Hotel:
07.45 and 08.25
From Undervisningshuset to city hotels:
18.00 

Friday, 1 July
From Best Western Hotel Svava, Clarion Hotel Gillet/Scandic Uplandia and City Stay Hotel:
07.45 and 08.25
From Undervisningshuset to city hotels:
13.00 and 13.40
From Undervisningshuset to Stockholm Arlanda Airport:
13.00