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REGISTRATION INFORMATION / DETAILS 

Advance registration 
The online registration form should be used when registering for the Conference, the Social Programme,  
and for making hotel reservations in Stockholm during the Conference.  
Registration for events included in the registration fee must also be marked on the form, in order to obtain a ticket.  
A restriction in the number of participants on certain tours and events might be necessary.  
Please note that registration to the various tours and events will be confirmed upon payment on a 
"first come-first served" basis. 

Please carefully follow the instructions below for payment of all fees involved. 
 
REGISTRATION FEES* Paid before 990108  Paid after 990108 
Conference registration fee, members  SEK 3 125  SEK  4 125 
of EurOpen.SE/USENIX  .. ..
Conference registration fee, non-members SEK 4 125  SEK 5 125
Tutorial, one day’s fee SEK 3 750 ..
Tutorial, two days’ fee  SEK 6 250  ..
Accompanying person fee  SEK 1 250  SEK 1 250
* VAT 25% included ... ..
The registration fee for delegates of the conference includes admission to the Conference and the Exhibition,  
documentation, daily tea / coffee, Opening Ceremony, Welcome Cocktail and Reception at Stockholm´s City Hall. 
The registration fee for delegates of the tutorials includes admission to the tutorial sessions, daily coffee and tea,  
lunches and documentation. 

The registration fee for accompanying persons includes Opening Ceremony, Welcome Cocktail and Reception at  
Stockholm´s City Hall, entrance to the Exhibition. Please note that the accompanying persons fee does not include  
admission to the scientific sessions and exhibition, nor does it entitle the accompanying person to the Conference documentation. 
 

Payment 
Payment should be made in advance by one of the following means: 
1. Banker’s Draft, which should be sent together with the registration form by ordinary mail.  
The Banker’s Draft should be purchased at your bank and made out in SEK to Congrex, Attn. NordU99.  
Cross the draft. We regret that we are unable to accept personal, company or Euro cheques. 
2. Transfer to S E B (Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken), SE-106 40 Stockholm, Sweden, SWIFT-code: ESSESESS,  
account No. 5267-10 216 90, in SEK to Congrex, Attn. NordU99, P.O.Box 5619, SE-114 86 Stockholm, Sweden. 
3. Holders of American Express, Visa or Eurocard/Mastercard may use their cards for charging all costs.  
Please indicate card number and expiry date on the registration form.  
4. Scandinavian residents may pay by bank or postal giro transfer. Bank giro 224-7021, Postal giro 9052-2. 

Please complete the online Registration Form and send it TOGETHER with payment to: 
Congrex Sweden AB 
Attn. NordU99 
P.O.Box 5619 
SE-114 86 STOCKHOLM 
SWEDEN 
Fax number +46 8 661 91 25 

Tours, events and hotel reservations will be confirmed only when payment has been received by Congrex. 

Registration in Stockholm 
On site registration will start on Tuesday, February 9 at 08.00. The registration desk and Conference secretariat  
during the tutorial sessions  is located in the Bolinderska Palace of the Grand Hotel and will be open during  
the following hours: 

Tuesday, February 9 08.00 – 17.00 
Wednesday, February 10 08.00 – 17.00 

The registration desk and Conference secretariat during the conference at the Royal Entrance of  
the Grand Hotel will be open during the following hours: 

Thursday, February 11 08.00 – 17.00 
Friday, February 12 08.00 – 15.00 
 
 

HOTEL INFORMATION 

A number of rooms with different price categories have been booked in Stockholm at preferential rates  
for the Conference.  
The prices below include VAT and breakfast. 
 
For single room double room
Grand Hôtel  SEK 1 985 SEK 2 220
Hotel Amaranten SEK 1 395 SEK 1 635
City Hotel Kungsgatan SEK 1 045  SEK 1 460
Hotel Stockholm SEK 1 000 SEK 1 200
Hotel accommodation will be reserved when the registration form, together with the hotel deposit corresponding to  
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 upon presentation  
of the participant’s personal voucher, which will be issued upon registration in Stockholm. Hotel reservations  
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. 

Tourist Information 
The Conference 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.  
Visiting address in Stockholm: Hamngatan 27, Sweden House. 
 

GENERAL INFORMATION 

Venue and dates 
The NordU99 conference will take place at the Grand Hotel in Stockholm. (please see page 8 for complete address).  
The tutorial sessions of the NordU99 conference will take place in the Bolinderska Palace of the  
Grand Hotel on Tuesday February 9 and Wednesday February 10, 1999.  
The conference will take place in the Winter Garden and the Hall of Mirrors of the Grand Hotel on  
Thursday February 11 and Friday February 12, 1999. 

Meals 
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 for the  
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 not regulated.  
This means fares can vary a lot with different kilometre rates, discounts, special offers, etc.  
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  
before entering a taxi.  

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. 

Time zone 
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.  

Currency 
The official currency is Swedish Krona (SEK). USD 1 = SEK 7,83 (October 1998) 

Disclaimer 
The Organising 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 and  
/ or personal belongings. 
Professional Conference Organizer 
Congrex Sweden AB has been appointed Professional Conference Organizer. Congrex Partnership is an  
international group of Professional Conference Management companies with offices in Europe, North America,  
Latin America and Pacific Asia. 

VAT refund conditions 
Swedish VAT, currently from 12% to 25% may be repaid to foreign enterprises, except companies providing  
health care, education, banks and insurance companies. Information about recovery of VAT will be available at the  
Symposium Secretariat. Should you require information before the Symposium you are welcome to contact: 

Deloitte & Touche Sweden AB 
TTS Tax Transfer Service 
P.O.Box 10152 
S-121 26 STOCKHOLM-GLOBEN 
Sweden 
 

CANCELLATIONS 

Cancellation of registration 
Notification of 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 after  
January 8, 1999. 

Cancellation of hotel reservation 
Notification of cancellation must be sent in writing to Congrex. Cancellation of any hotel reservation will be  
accepted until 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 of social events 
Notification of cancellation must be sent in writing to Congrex (see address on page 8). Cancellation of  
social events will be accepted until January 8, 1999 up to which date the total amount will be refunded.  
For cancellation received after January 8, 1999  and up to two days before the start of the Conference,  
the expenses will be refunded less 50%.