A number of rooms
with different price categories have been booked in Stockholm at preferential
for the Conference.
The prices below
include VAT and breakfast.
will be reserved when the registration form, together with the hotel deposit
the hotel cost
for the first night has been received by Congrex. Congrex reserves the
right to book another hotel if
the desired accommodation
should be fully booked. The deposit will be deducted from the hotel bill
of the participant’s
personal voucher, which will be issued upon registration in Stockholm.
should be made
on the registration form. For payment details, see cover.
Youth Hostel Accommodation
If you are interested
in information about Youth Hostel accommodation, please so indicate on
the registration form.
Secretariat will be most happy to give you more information about Stockholm,
book tour tickets,
and make restaurant
reservations or assist you in any other way during your stay in Stockholm.
You can also contact
the Stockholm Information Service:
P.O. Box 7542,
SE-103 93 Stockholm, Phone: +46 8 789 24 00, Fax: +46 8 789 24 50.
in Stockholm: Hamngatan 27, Sweden House.
Venue and dates
The NordU99 conference
will take place at the Grand Hotel in Stockholm. (please see page 8 for
The tutorial sessions
of the NordU99 conference will take place in the Bolinderska Palace of
Grand Hotel on
Tuesday February 9 and Wednesday February 10, 1999.
will take place in the Winter Garden and the Hall of Mirrors of the Grand
11 and Friday February 12, 1999.
Coffee and lunches
are included in the registration fee for delegates of the tutorial sessions.
Coffee is included in the registration fee for the conference delegates.
Upon arrival at
Arlanda Airport / Local transportation
Airport buses leave
Arlanda Airport (Stockholm’s international airport) every 5-10 minutes
City Terminal in
central Stockholm. The bus ride takes approximately 45 minutes and costs
SEK 60 (October 1998).
You will also find
taxis just outside the Arrival Hall at Arlanda. Taxi fares in Sweden are
This means fares
can vary a lot with different kilometre rates, discounts, special offers,
The driver is obliged
to give you a printed receipt from the taximeter. Many taxi companies offer
a fixed price of SEK 450 (October 1998) from Arlanda Airport to central
Stockholm. It is strongly recommended to ask for the price
Climate and dress
The weather in
Stockholm at this time of the year is usually cold with temperatures around
-5 degrees Celsius.
Dress warmly and
be sure to wear warm footwear. Dress will be informal throughout the conference.
This is winter
and we may have snow, even a lot of snow.
The time zone in
Stockholm is GMT + 1 hour.
Banks and Post Offices
Most banks open
at 9.30 and close between 15.00 and 16.30. Post Offices are generally open
between 9.00 and 18.00.
The official currency
is Swedish Krona (SEK). USD 1 = SEK 7,83 (October 1998)
Committee and Congrex Sweden AB accept no liability for injuries / losses
of whatever nature
incurred by participants
and / or accompanying persons, nor for loss or damage to their luggage
/ or personal belongings.
AB has been appointed Professional Conference Organizer. Congrex Partnership
of Professional Conference Management companies with offices in Europe,
Latin America and
VAT refund conditions
Swedish VAT, currently
from 12% to 25% may be repaid to foreign enterprises, except companies
health care, education,
banks and insurance companies. Information about recovery of VAT will be
available at the
Should you require information before the Symposium you are welcome to
Deloitte & Touche
TTS Tax Transfer
S-121 26 STOCKHOLM-GLOBEN
cancellation must be sent in writing to Congrex. Cancellations of registrations
will be accepted
until January 8,
1999 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
January 8, 1999.
cancellation must be sent in writing to Congrex. Cancellation of any hotel
reservation will be
December 30, 1998, up to which date the hotel deposit will be refunded.
We regret that
the hotel deposit can not be refunded after December 30, 1998.
cancellation must be sent in writing to Congrex (see address on page 8).
social events will
be accepted until January 8, 1999 up to which date the total amount will
received after January 8, 1999 and up to two days before the start
of the Conference,
the expenses will
be refunded less 50%.