Travel

Transport

 

Sweden

One can fly to Stockholm Arlanda (main international airport) from many central European cities or directly from Northern America or Asia.

Stockholm
Train departure frequently from Arlanda airport to Stocholm Train central and takes 20 minutes.
They can be booked in advance online: https://www.arlandaexpress.com/
Busses also operate with 10-15 min intervals between Arlanda Airport and Stockholm (with additional stops in St Eriksplan, close to Karolinska Institute campus and hotels). Buss schedules are available here: http://flygbussarna.se/en

 

The AULA MEDICA
The meeting will take place in the new Aula Medica on the Karolinska Institite, campus Solna (Nobels väg 6), in the Erling Persson Hall. This spectacular building was completed in 2013 and is a treat to the eye. Pictures can be found here:

http://ki.se/ki/jsp/polopoly.jsp?d=41207&a=135161&l=e

Find your way to Karolinska Institutet
Please see the ki.se official website: http://ki.se/ki/jsp/polopoly.jsp?l=en&d=322&a=2773 for directions and public transportation options.

Map of KI Campus Solna
Searchable map of the campus area: http://www.orenib.se/solna_webbkarta/index.html
 

 

 

Weather
It is autumn in Stockholm in September and the temperatures can vary from 10 to 18 °C. Please note there may be occasional showers. The organizers 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)

Visa to Sweden
Visitors to Sweden from most European countries, the USA, Canada, Australia, and Singapore are not required to obtain visas. See the government website for a list of countries whose citizens need a visa.

Currency
The Swedish monetary unit is the Swedish krona (SEK), divided into 100 öre. Major credit cards are accepted almost everywhere. There are several currency exchange offices and cash dispensers at Stockholm-Arlanda International Airport and in Stockholm. Exchange rates may vary. To see current exchange rates, please visit oanda.com. or x-rates.com

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

Force Majeure
The organizers 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
The organizers 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. Delegates are responsible for their own safety and belongings.

Insurance and Vaccinations
The registration fee does not cover insurance for the delegates. The organizers 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.