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Official Language

The language of the congress is English.

Climate and Clothing

It is spring in Uppsala in May and the temperatures can vary from 10 to 20 °C. Please note there may be occasional showers. The organizers suggest that you bring a jacket or pullover and an umbrella or raincoat. Weather information and forecasts.

Passport and Visas

Delegates are advised to contact the nearest embassy, consulate or travel agency for information about the passport and visa requirements from their country for entry to Sweden.

Local Currency

The Swedish monetary unit is the Swedish krona (SEK), divided into 100 öre. In December 2011 ; Euro 1=SEK 9,04, USD 1=SEK 6,73, GBP 1=SEK 10,53. Major credit cards are accepted almost everywhere. There are several currency exchange offices and cash dispensers at Stockholm Arlanda International Airport and in Uppsala.

Exchange rates may vary. To see current exchange rates, please visit or


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

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 congress. 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.

Created on: Thursday, 15 December 2011 19:11.  Last modified on Thursday, 15 December 2011 19:16.  Read 3392 times 
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