Practical information

Last changed: 24 October 2018

Accomodation

We have pre-booked rooms for the conference's delegates at the Hotel Park Inn by Radisson.
These rooms are available until 28 January 2019, on a first come - first served basis

 

Park Inn by Radisson Uppsala                                  

Storgatan 30, 753 31 Uppsala

Map and directions

Phone: +46 18 68 11 00

Email: mailto:reservations.uppsala@parkinn.com


Rate:
Single room (9-11 June) 1580 SEK incl. VAT

Single room (8 June) 890 SEK incl. VAT

These rates and rooms are available until 25 April 2019

 

To book a room, please follow this link.

 

 

CityStay Uppsala                                                       

Trädgårdsgatan 5A, 753 09 Uppsala                           

Map and directions                                                       

Phone: +46 18 121 000

Email: booking@citystayuppsala.se

 

Rate:

Economy double for single use: 1045 SEK
Standard double for single use: 1298 SEK

These rates and rooms are available until 27 April 2019

 

To book a room, please contact the hotel and provide booking code EAAE2019.

 

 

Akademihotellet                                  

Övre Slottsgatan 5, 753 10 Uppsala

Map and directions

Phone +46 18 15 51 90

Email: info@akademihotellet.se

 

Rate:

Single room: 1095 SEK/night

Twin room (for single use): 1195 SEK/night

This rate and rooms are available until 2 May 2019

 

To book a room, please contact the hotel by phone or email and reference the booking code 131564.

 

 

Best Western Svava                                                  

Bangårdsgatan 24, 753 20 Uppsala                             

Map and directions                                                       

Phone: +46 18 13 00 30

Email: info@hotelsvava.se

 

Rate:
Single 1220 SEK/night
Double 1420 SEK/night

This rate and rooms are available until 17 May 2019

Cancellation free of charge until 1 week prior to arrival

 

To book a room, please contact the hotel and provide booking code 253558.

 

 

 

If you wish to make a reservation at affordable hostels in Uppsala, please visit Destination Uppsala for information.

General information

Official Language
The language of the conference is English.

Time zone
Sweden is in the Central European Time zone.

Climate and Clothing
It is full winter in Uppsala in February and the temperatures can vary from -20 to +5°C. Please note there may be snow.
Weather information and forecasts: www.yr.no.

Local Currency
The Swedish monetary unit is the Swedish krona (SEK). Approximate value, Euro 1=SEK 11, USD 1=SEK 9, GBP 1=SEK 12. Major credit cards like Visa and Master Card are accepted almost everywhere, also in small businesses. Some does even prefer card payment to cash. Local and regional buses are cash free, but accept Visa and Master Card with pin code.

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.

Business hours & shopping
Shops are open between 10.00 and 18.00 hrs on weekdays and from 10.00 to 15.00 on Saturdays. Shops in the city center have extended opening hours, some even on Sundays between 12.00 and 16.00 hrs. Some major shops might be able to accept EUR, but in that case only bills, no coins. Exchange is returned in SEK.

Smoking policy
Sweden has a non-smoking policy, i.e. smoking is prohibited in public buildings, public transport, taxis, buses and trains. All hotel rooms are by default non-smoking.

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

Force Majeure
The organisers 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 organisers 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 organisers 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.

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.

Travel information

From Stockholm-Arlanda airport

Train

Trains leave Arlanda Central station for Uppsala Central Station several times a day. Arlanda C is reached from Sky City between terminal 4 and 5.

Journey time: 20 minutes

Both SJ and SL trains frequents the distance. Tickets can be bought at Arlanda airport, in vending machines or at desks, or in advance on-line at sj.se. The prices differ depending on day, time and operator from 190-220 SEK.

Bus

Bus 801 runs between Arlanda and central Uppsala once every hour between 1 a.m and 4 a.m, and twice every hour between 4 a.m and 1 a.m.

Journey time: 45 minutes.

Cost SEK 110-130 (approximately EUR 13).

There are vending machines at Arlanda airport terminals 2, 4 and 5 where you can buy a one way ticket for the bus. Credit card only. There is a small reduction of the price if you buy it from the vending machine in advance of the journey, compared to buying the ticket on board the bus.

You can by the ticket with Master card or Visa on the bus (Am ex and Diners are not accepted). Cash is not accepted.

("Flygbussarna"  airport coaches connects Arlanda and Stockholm city. It is not recommended to go to Stockholm to reach Uppsala from Arlanda.)

Taxi

Taxis leave from outside the arrivals hall.

Journey time: about 35 minutes

Cost: about SEK 500-600 (approx. EUR 50-60). Ask the driver for a fixed price (“fast pris”) in advance. You can pay by credit card or by cash in the taxi.

You can make an advance reservation with Uppsala Taxi: +46 18 100 000 or with Taxi Kurir, Uppsala: +46 18 123456. You can ask for a driver to be waiting for you in the arrival hall.

See Arlanda airport website for more details: https://www.swedavia.se/arlanda/

Uppsala

Uppsala is Sweden’s fourth largest city with a population of 200 000 inhabitants. Unique cultural treasures and an exciting history are to be found in the city of knowledge and inspiration. Uppsala has retained its small-town charm while offering a big city’s selection of shops, restaurants and other entertainment.

Uppsala has many historical attractions. Among the most famous are:

However, Uppsala is not only known for its traditions. Today Uppsala is a dynamic industrial and commercial city where knowledge, ideas and entrepreneurship are at the center. The city’s geographical location with only 30 minutes to Stockholm-Arlanda international airport and 40 minutes to Stockholm has made Uppsala an attractive place for meetings.

For information on how to reach Uppsala, please visit the Travel page on this website.

Other useful links

Printing your poster prior to the EAAE Seminar 168

EAAE seminar offers the option to print your poster here in Uppsala instead of carrying it with you.

Instructions:

Visit KPH website and upload your file. Allowed file extension are: .doc, .docx, .pdf, .pps, .ppt, and .pptx. Check the resolution of your images and the fonts. If you use unusual fonts, you will probably need to embed them in the document. 

At checkout, please write the name of the conference i.e. EAAE seminar 168, your first name and last name, your e-mail and your mobile phone number. 

Please write your first name and last name exactly as you wrote it when registering for the conference, otherwise we may have difficulties finding your poster!

 

Payment by credit card only.

 

Deadline: the last day for ordering is on 28 January 2019

 

You will get your poster at the registration desk on 6 february 2019!

 

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