General information

CONFERENCE VENUE

NERA 2019 Registration, opening ceremony and Keynote lecture will take place in the Uppsala University Main Building on 6 March and Keynote lecture and closing ceremony on 8 March.
Address: Biskopsgatan 3

All lunches and some network sessions will take place in Blåsenhus Address: von Kraemers allé 1

Network sessions will take place even in:

The Main University Building Address: Biskopsgatan 3
Evolutionary Biology Centre (EBC) Address: Norbyvägen 18
Hotel Von Kraemer Address: von Kraemers allé 26
Uppsala Castle (Uppsala Slott) Address: Slottet

And in Engelska Parken Address: Thunbergsvägen 3 C

CONFERENCE SECRETARIAT AND REGISTRATION
Wednesday, 6 March 09-11:30 in Uppsala University Main Building and 12:30-17:30 in Blåsenhus,
Thursday, 7 March 08.00 – 17:00 in Blåsenhus
Friday, 8 March 9-12:00 in the Uppsala University Main Building

Telephone number to the secretariat during opening hours: +46 18-67 20 02

NAME BADGE
Your name badge is your admission to the scientific sessions, as well as to coffee and lunches. It should be worn at all times at the conference venue.

INTERNET ACCESS
Wireless Internet access is available at the venue. If you are not from Uppsala University, you can ask for a personal access from the secretariat, otherwise you can use your own UU access or EDUROAM.

COFFEE AND LUNCH
Coffee will be served on different venues according to the program and lunch will be served in Blåsenhus on Wednesday and Thursday.

SOCIAL EVENTS
Welcome reception Wednesday, 6 March in Blåsenhus.
Welcome reception will take place in Blåsenhus 17.30–20.30.
Address: von Kraemers allé 1

 

The welcome reception is included in the registration fee, but pre-booking is required.

Conference dinner Thursday, 7 March
Conference dinner will take place in Uppsala Castle at 19.00–24.00.
Address: Slottet
Dinner is not included in the registration fee. Pre-booking is required.

 

MONEY EXCHANGE, CURRENCY
Swedish Krona (SEK) is the official currency in Sweden. There are several exchange offices and cash dispensers in Uppsala. Major international credit cards are accepted in most hotels, shops and restaurants.

SHOPPING IN UPPSALA
Most stores in Uppsala are open 10.00–19.00 on weekdays.

TIPPING
Service is included in the restaurant bills. However, a small tip is often given to show appreciation of a good meal or a special service.

TRANSPORT TO/FROM STOCKHOLM ARLANDA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Taxi: You can pre-book a taxi at (+46) 18 100 000 or at www.uppsalataxi.se. The price to get to Stockholm Arlanda International Airport is about 550 SEK.

Bus: Bus 801 runs between Uppsala Central Station and Arlanda on every half hour the whole day and night. The journey takes about 45 minutes and costs about 90 SEK. You can buy a ticket at Uppsala Central Station or pay by credit card on the bus. www.ul.se/en/

Train: SL commuter trains leave Uppsala Central Station for Arlanda Airport 1-2 times/hour from 5 am until midnight. The journey takes 17 minutes and costs about 160 SEK. The ticket must be purchased in advance at Uppsala Central Station.

EMERGENCY CALLS
Call 112 if you need an ambulance, police or the fire brigade.

INTERNATIONAL CALLS
Dial 00 + country code + area code + phone number. For example to Spain 0034, to Norway 0047.

ELECTRICITY
In Sweden the electrical voltage is 220/230V.

PHARMACY
There are several pharmacies in Uppsala. Look for ‘Apotek’.

MEDICAL SERVICES
Uppsala University Hospital, Akademiska sjukhuset, is located in central Uppsala.  Telephone: +46 18 611 0000. The emergency room is called “Akuten” in Swedish.

SMOKING
Smoking is not allowed in the conference venues, or in any other public indoor establishments, such as restaurants, bars, etc.

Academic Conferences/Akademikonferens Contact details during office hours (8:00–16:00 local time) Tel: +46 18 67 2 059, +46 18 67 10 03 E-mail: nera2019@akademikonferens.se