Registration and practical information

Last changed: 27 March 2017
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Here, you can register for "The 3rd Symposium on Ecological Networks and 3rd Symposium on Molecular Analysis of Trophic Interactions" and find information about the venue and important dates.

Important dates

15 February: Registration opens

30 April: Deadline for abstract submission (max 350 words, excluding the title)

31 May: Conference program finalized (Notifications of abstract acceptance)

30 June: Registration closes

 

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Venue

Uppsala is an attractive city with approximately 150,000 inhabitants that hosts two universities and several research institutes and is packed with history. For example, Uppsala used to be home to the famous biologist Carl von Linné and several sites can be visited in and around the city to experience his heritage. Uppsala is located only 35 km’s from Stockholm Arlanda airport, and is easily reached with airport busses, trains and taxi.

Find your way to the conference venue

The meeting venue is at Loftet at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) in Ultuna. SLU Ultuna is situated 7 km south of Uppsala city center.

Map over Ultuna campus

Local public transportation in Uppsala

Bus: Bus lines 1, 12, 20 and 804 and 100 runs between Uppsala Central Station and SLU throughout the day, the buses are green or yellow. The bus stop closest to the venue is called Campus Ultuna. The easiest way to pay is either on the bus (only card payment) or use the UL app. For information about time tables, fares and how to use the app, please click here.

Please note that transportation to the facilities is not included in the registration fee.

Taxi:If you would like to travel to the venue by taxi, you may make a reservation in advance with:

  • Uppsala Taxi: +46 18 100 000
  • Taxi Kurir, Uppsala: +46 18 123 456

Click here to find a map of the different facilities. This link works best in Internet Explorer or Google Chrome.

Map to Buses, Trains and a Central Hotel

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Accommodation

The conference have booked rooms for the Ecological Networks Conference in three hotels listed below. To be guaranteed the conference rate, please make your reservation by using the booking alternative presented under each hotel.

Radisson Blu Hotel Uppsala

Radisson Blu Hotel, Uppsala is near the Central Train Station at the Uppsala Travel Center and it allows for easy access to nearby conference centers and historical attractions. The Stockholm Arlanda Airport (ARN) is an 18-minute train ride from the hotel and Stockholm is only 40 minutes away.

  • Single room: 1756 SEK/person/night (including breakfast)
  • Double room: 2090 SEK/night (including breakfast)

To book, use this link

Park Inn by Radisson Uppsala

Located in a former crafts guild building, the Park Inn by Radisson Uppsala is a hotel with history, combining its original architecture with modern amenities and convenience. The hotel, just 18 minutes from Stockholm-Arlanda Airport via high-speed train, is within walking distance of the city’s central train station.

  • Single room: 1680 SEK/person/night (including breakfast)
  • Double room: 1880 SEK/night (including breakfast)

To book, use this link

Best Western Hotel Svava

The Best Western Hotel Svava located in the city centre, literally a stone's throw from Uppsala Central. Station, and is easy to get to, whether you travel by car, rail or plane and bus.

Single room:

  • Monday – Thursday 1350 SEK/night (including breakfast)
  • Sunday and Friday 1050 SEK/night (including breakfast)

All ”single” rooms actually have two beds, each 80 cm wide; for two persons sharing such a room, you pay 200 SEK extra per night.
For larger room types, please consult the hotel’s web site.

To book, call +46 (0)18 13 00 30 or email info@hotelsvava.se and quote the code “193035” or “Ecological Networks”.

Registration

Registration is now open. To aim for a program where all attendants participate with a talk or poster, we have opted for a two-stage process of registration.

First stage - a notice of interest

In the first stage open now, we ask you to:

  1. submit a notice of interest and
  2. the abstract of a talk or poster.

Please make sure to submit both parts to be considered for the symposia. Once the final acceptance of abstracts is completed (31 May), you will be invited to update this notice of interest to a final conference registration.
 
Note that you can attend either the full conference (11 - 15 September), or one of its parts: the 3rd Symposium on Ecological Networks (11 - 13 September) or the 3rd Symposium on Molecular Analysis of Trophic Interactions (13 - 15 September).

The rates are as follows:

  • Attendance during the first or last three days only:  PhD students 1500 SEK, all others 2500 SEK
  • Attendance during the full conference: PhD students 2500 SEK, all others 3500 SEK.

These fees include the program, a conference dinner (on Wednesday night), lunch during the days of attendance and refreshments during the poster sessions.

For any technical problems encountered when registering, please contact:

Akademikonferens/Gabriella Widenfalk
E-mail: ecn2017@akademikonferens.se
Telephone: +46-18-671510


Contact

Tomas Roslin, Professor Insect Ecology
Department of Ecology, SLU
tomas.roslin@slu.se 018-672383

Page editor: cajsa.lithell@slu.se