General information

Climate and Clothing
It is summer in Uppsala in August and the temperature can vary from 12 to 25 °C. Please note there may be occasional showers. Weather information and forecasts: (Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute)

Passport and Visa
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). Major credit cards are accepted almost everywhere. There are several currency exchange offices and cash dispensers at Arlanda Airport and in Stockholm. Exchange rates may vary. To see current exchange rates, please visit

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.

The organisers are not liable for damages and/or losses of any kind which may be incurred by the congress/conference/seminar delegates or by any other individuals accompanying them, both during the official activities as well as going to/from the congress/conference/seminar. Delegates are responsible for their own safety and belongings.

Liability & Insurance
The congress secretariat and organizers cannot accept responsibility whatsoever for injury or damage involving persons and property either during or indirectly arising from the congress. Participants are advised to make their own arrangements with respect to personal health and travel insurance.