Passports and Visas
Participants are advised to make their own arrangements with respect to entering Sweden. Please note that if you wish to participate in a tour outside Sweden, you may need a multiple-entry visa to Sweden.
Invitation letters for Visa purposes can be requested by contacting us on firstname.lastname@example.org. Invitation letters for regular contributed papers will be available after the acceptance notification date, while letters for invited presentation can be requested at any time.
Getting to Stockholm from Arlanda airport
Airport coaches leave Arlanda airport (Stockholm’s international airport) every 5-10 minutes for the City Terminal in central Stockholm. The bus ride takes approximately 35 minutes and costs 120 SEK (two ways ticket, March 2014). Please visit www.flygbussarna.se for further information. From Arlanda Airport there is also a direct train connection to the Stockholm Central Station, the Arlanda Express Train. The journey takes about 20 minutes, and costs 490 SEK (two ways, March 2014). The train leaves every 15 minutes from Arlanda Airport, and is specially designed with extra space for luggage. Please visit www.arlandaexpress.se for further information. Taxis are available outside the arrival hall at Arlanda airport. Prices may vary considerably, so you are advised to ask for the price before entering the taxi. Many taxi companies offer a fixed price of ~520 SEK from Arlanda airport to Stockholm city center (the same from Stockholm city center to Arlanda airport) and the driver is obliged to give you a printed receipt on request (March 2014).
Getting to Stockholm from Bromma airport
Airport coaches leave Bromma airport for the City Terminal in central Stockholm. The bus ride takes approximately 20 minutes and costs 150 SEK (two ways ticket March 2014). Please visit www.flygbussarna.se for further information. Taxis are also available outside the arrival hall at Bromma airport.
Please note that the tickets (i.e., SL card) must be bought before travel. Tickets for public transport can be bought from newsagents as well as from SL (Stockholms lokaltrafik) ticket offices. For maps, timetables and additional info, please refer to SL’s travel page
Each participant will receive an SL card (i.e., travel card) to freely travel around Stockholm without any worries for the days of the conference. The SL card will be included in the registration fee.
Bank and Post offices
Banks are open between 10.00 and 15.00 on weekdays. Some banks in central Stockholm are open from 09.00 to 17.00.
Climate and Dress
The weather in Stockholm at this time of the year is usually with temperatures approximately 6-16 degrees Celsius, showers may occur. Informal dress is recommended.
The official currency is Swedish Krona (SEK). USD 1 = SEK 6.81, EUR 1 = SEK 9.33 (March 2014).
The Organising Committee accept no liability for any injuries/losses incurred by participants and/or accompanying persons, nor loss of, or damage to, any luggage and/or personal belongings.
Electrical current in Sweden is 220 V/50 Hz. Round, European style two-pin plugs are used. Appliances designed to operate on 110/120 Volts need a voltage converter and a plug adapter.
The time zone in Stockholm is GMT + 1 hour. Daylight Saving Time is used during the summer.