The participant's name badge will be provided at the registration desk. All participants are requested to wear the badge throughout the symposium. Only badge holders will be admitted to the sessions.
Commonly accepted credit cards in hotels, restaurants and shops and at the congress registration are American Express, Diners Club, Visa, Master Card and Euro card. Restaurants and shops generally display signs indicating what cards they accept.
The currency in Sweden is the Swedish Krona, SEK. A currency calculation can be found online here.
Neither the Organisers or the Congress Secretariat accept any liability for personal injuries sustained, or for loss or damage to property belonging to congress participants, either during or as a result of the symposium.
It is strongly recommended that you purchase an insurance policy of your choice as you register for the congress and book your travel. The insurance should be purchased in your country of origin.
The official symposium language is English.
Lunches are included in the registration fee
For updated information on the programme, please visit this website, under the heading 'Preliminary Programme'
Transport from Arlanda Airport
Arlanda Airport is located 42 km north of Stockholm.
The Arlanda Express is the environmental friendly train service that links Stockholm City with the Arlanda Airport. The train leaves every 15-20 min. Book your Arlanda Express ticket in advance at the same time you register to the conference. MCI offers discounted tickets for travel with the Arlanda Express train from Arlanda to Stockholm. Your confirmation letter will serve as a ticket when presented to the train conductor. SEK 218 each way. You may also buy the train ticket upon arrival and departure.
Other ways to reach the city:
Taxi: We recommend that you always request a fixed price from the airport to the city,
approx.SEK 450 - 550.
Bus: There is a direct bus connection from Arlanda Airport to the City Terminal in Stockholm.
The journey takes about 40 minutes and costs SEK 110 .
The bus leaves Arlanda airport every 10 minutes.
Prices per April 2009
Transport from Bromma Airport
Bromma airport is close to the city and from here taxi is the most convenient mode of transportation.
Participants needing a visa for entry to Sweden are strongly advised to make their application in their home country well in advance. If in doubt, information can be obtained from your nearest Swedish Embassy or Consulate or from your travel agency.
VAT refund from Sweden
European Tax Service AB in Sweden provides VAT refund services at favourable rates. A service by recommendation from MCI in Sweden. For more information, please visit www.taxservice.se/meetings