Hotel and travel information

Hotel Information

A number of hotel rooms in different price categories have been booked in Stockholm at preferential rates for the Conference.

The prices below include VAT and breakfast.

  Single room/night Double room/night Deposit/room
Wallin Hotel SEK 1,165 SEK 1,405 First nightís payment
Rica City Hotel Kungsgatan SEK 1,440 SEK 1,740
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-Hotel accommodation will be reserved when Congrex has received the registration form, together with the hotel deposit of the first nights payment. The deposit will be deducted from the hotel bill upon presentation of the participantís personal voucher, which will be issued upon registration in Stockholm. Hotel reserva-tions should be made on the registration form. Congrex reserves the right to book another hotel category if the desired accommodation should be fully booked. After the deadline for hotel reservation, which is January 14, 2001, Congrex cannot guarantee a hotel room or the preferential rate.

Payment

Payment should be made in advance by one of the fol-lowing means:

  • Bankerís Draft, which should be sent together with the registration form by ordinary mail. The Bankerís Draft should be purchased at your bank and made out in SEK to Congrex, Attn: NordU2001. Please cross the draft. We are not able to accept personal checks, company checks or Eurocheques.
  • Transfer to SEB (Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken), SE-106 40 STOCKHOLM, Sweden, SWIFT-code: ESSESESS, account No. 5267-10 216 90, in SEK to Congrex,
    Attn. NordU2001, P.O. Box 56 19, SE-114 86 Stockholm, Sweden.
    Please do not forget to indicate the payment reference number 0116 and your name. Events and hotel reservations will be confirmed when Congrex has received payment.
  • American Express, Visa or Eurocard/Mastercard may be used for all charges. Please indicate card number and expiry date on the registration form.
  • Scandinavian residents may pay by bank or postal giro transfer. Bankgiro 224-7021, Postal giro 9052-2.

Please complete the enclosed registration form and send it along with your payment to:

Congrex Sweden AB
Attn: NordU2001
PO Box 5619
SE-114 86 STOCKHOLM
Sweden
Fax: +46 8 661 91 25

Admission to the Conference is granted only if Congrex have received the registration fee.

For those who have done late payments, please bring copy of your receipt, or Congrex Secretariat will charge your credit card.

General Information

Please note that the program outlined in this announ-cement is preliminary and may be subject to change.

Venue

NordU2001 – the third NordU/USENIX Conference will be held at Stockholm City Conference Center, Norra Latin, February 12–16, 2001. Tutorial sessions February 12–14 and Conference February 15–16. The commercial exhibition will be held February 14–16.

All matters regarding registration, hotel booking, social events and general information are handled by Congrex Sweden AB. Please contact the Secretariat for questions regarding the program.

Badges

Each participant will receive a name badge upon regi-stration. For security reasons all participants are requested to wear their badge during the Conference activities and social events. The cost for replacing a lost badge is SEK 400.

Banks and Post Offices

Banks are open between 09.30–15.00 on weekdays. Some banks in central Stockholm are open 09.00–17.00. Post Offices are generally open between 09.30 and 18.00 on weekdays and 10.00–13.00 on Saturdays. The Post Office at the Central Station is open from 07.00–22.00 on weekdays and 10.00–19.00 during weekends.

Currency

The official currency is Swedish Krona (SEK)
USD 1 = app. SEK 9,94
EUR 1 = app. SEK 8,51
(October 2000)

Disclaimer

The Organizing Committee and Congrex Sweden AB accept no liability for injuries/losses of whatever nature
incurred by participants, nor loss of, or damage to, their luggage and/or personal belongings.

How to get to City Conference Center, Norra Latin

City Conference Center (CCC), Norra Latin is located at Drottninggatan 71B in central Stockholm, 5 minu-tes’ walk from the Central Station and the City Terminal (the airport bus terminal). You will find a map at www.stoccc.se/ and inside the back cover.

Language

The official language of the Conference is English. No simultaneous translation will be provided.

Meals

Coffee and lunches are included in the registration fee and will be served daily. On site Registration in Stockholm On site registration will start on February 11 at 16.00. The registration desk and Conference secretariat is located at Norra Latin and will be open during the following hours:
Sunday, February 11 16.00–18.00
Monday, February 12 –
Thursday, February 15 07.30–17.00
Friday, February 16 07.30–15.00

Terminal Room

A terminal room will be situated within the Conference venue. The terminal room will be open daily during the following hours:
Monday, February 12 –
Wednesday, February 14 07.00–21.00
Thursday, February 15 07.00–19.00
Friday, February 16 07.00–13.00

Time Zone

The time zone in Stockholm is GMT + 1 hour.

Upon arrival at Arlanda Airport /
Local transportation

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 SEK 60. Arlanda Express, a fast-train service, takes you to the Central Station in Stockholm in 20 minutes. A one-way ticket costs SEK 120.

Taxis are available outside the arrival hall at Arlanda Airport. Prices may vary considerably. Therefore it is advised to ask for the price before entering the taxi.

Cancellations

Cancellation of Registration

Notification of cancellation must be made in writing and sent to Congrex. Cancellations of registrations will be accepted until January 14, 2001, up to which date the total amount will be refunded less SEK 500 for administrative expenses. We regret that no refunds can be made for cancellations received after January 14, 2001.

Change of Name

Should you be unable to attend, you will be given the opportunity to send a colleague in your place. An administration fee of SEK 400 will then be charged.

Cancellation of Hotel Reservation

Notification of cancellation must be made in writing and sent to Congrex. Cancellation of any hotel reservation will be accepted until January 14, 2001, up to which date the hotel deposit will be refunded. We regret that the hotel deposit can not be refunded after January 14, 2001.

Cancellation of Social Event

Notification of cancellation must be made in writing and sent to Congrex. Cancellation of social events will be accepted until January 14, 2001, up to which date the total amount will be refunded. Cancellations received after January 14, 2001 are non-refundable.

Additional Copies of this Announcement can be ordered through Congrex.


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