General information


Mässvägen 1
125 30 Älvsjö
Stockholm, Sweden
How to find your way


Visit the official guide to Stockholm for information what to do and see in Stockholm. Click here for more information

Official Language

The official language in Sweden is obviously Swedish but the language of the Congress is English. Most people understand and speak English, so for the most part you will manage excellently moving around in the Stockholm area.

Travel to Stockholm

Wherever you are in the world, you will find Stockholm easily accessible. Before making any traveling reservations, please consider if you can choose a more sustainable transport e.g. train instead of plane, bus/train/underground instead of taxi etc. Travel information

Currency, credit cards and money in Sweden

Sweden is often said to be the most cashless country on the planet. Read on for more information about currency, payment methods and prices in Sweden.
Currency, credit cards and money in Sweden

Climate and Clothing

It is early summer in Stockholm in June and the temperature normally varies from 16 to 25 °C. Please note there may be occasional showers. The organizers suggest that you bring a jacket and an umbrella or raincoat.
For weather information and forecasts, please visit: (Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute) (Norwegian Radio cooperation with Norwegian Meteorological Institute)

Passport and Visas

Visa regulations depend on your nationality and country of origin. We suggest you contact your local Consulate for full and official instructions on the specific visa regulations and application procedure that apply to you.

Invitation letters for visa purposes are available only to registered participants. The option to request an invitation letter is available within the registration process.

Local Currency

The Swedish monetary unit is the Swedish krona (SEK), divided into 100 öre. Approximately: 1 Euro = 11 SEK, 1 USD = 10 SEK, 1 GBP = 12 SEK. Major credit cards are accepted almost everywhere. There are several currency exchange offices and cash dispensers at Stockholm Arlanda International Airport and in Stockholm. Please note: There are many cashless shops in Sweden and we recommend you to bring a credit card that is open for transactions made abroad.

Exchange rates may vary. To see current exchange rates, please ask your bank, or visit a web based currency converter, for example, or your choice of bank or converter service.


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


The organizers are not liable for damages and/or losses of any kind which may be incurred by the congress 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.

Important numbers

In Sweden the emergency number for calling the police, ambulance or fire brigade is 112. You will have to state what the emergency is about. You should only use this number for real emergencies. For any other queries, please contact a local hospital or health centre.

For 24h non-emergency health advice and care, dial 1177.