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Practical Details

Official Language
The language of the conference is English.

Climate and Clothing
It is Autumn in Uppsala in October and the temperatures can vary from –2 to 10 °C. Please note that there may be occasional showers. The organizers suggest that you bring a jacket and an umbrella or raincoat.
• Weather information and forecasts: www.smhi.se (Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute)

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 2012 ; Euro 1=SEK 9, USD 1=SEK 7, GBP 1=SEK 11. 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 oanda.com or x-rates.com

Electricity
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.

Disclaimer
The organizers are not liable for damages and/or losses of any kind which may be incurred by the conference delegates or by any other individuals accompanying them, both during the official activities as well as going to/from the conference. 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.


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