General information

Official Language
The language of the conference is English.

Time zone
Sweden is in the Central European Time zone.

Climate and Clothing
For weather information and forecast in Uppsala, please visit: https://www.yr.no/place/Sweden/

Local Currency
The Krona (SEK) is the official currency of Sweden. Credit or debit cards are the most common form of payment in Sweden. Note that only Chip & PIN cards can make payments or withdraw cash. Be aware that public transportation is cashfree, but payment with Visa and Master Card is possible.

To check the exchange rates, please visit www.oanda.com.

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

Electricity
In Sweden the power plugs and sockets are of type F. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.

Force Majeure
The conference 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 conference 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 conference 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.

Passport and Visas
All EU citizens as well as citizens from the EFTA and the countries with special agreements on visa-free movement with Sweden do not require a visa for tourist purposes. To find out if a person needs a visa to enter Sweden, we recommend consulting the official Swedish Migration Agency website (www.migrationsverket.se).
We are unable to provide invitation letter for visa applications.

Important numbers
In Sweden emergency numbers for the police, the ambulances as well as the firemen are united in the unique 112 emergency number. You should only use this number for real emergencies. For any other queries, please contact a local hospital or health centre.

For 24h non-emergency health advice and care, dial 1177.

Contact

Academic Conferences
Universities in cooperation Karolinska Institutet, SLU and Uppsala University
Phone: +46 18 67 20 59 or +18-671003
E-mail: nkv2022@akademikonferens.se

Important dates

Call for Abstracts: September 1, 2021
Abstract submission deadline: October 31, 2021
Notification to authors: Early December, 2021
Presenter registration deadline: December 21, 2021
Early bird registration deadline: January 18, 2022

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