General information

Official Language

The language of the conference is English.

Climate and Clothing

It is summer in Uppsala and with average daily high temperatures above 20°C in late June. However, it could be colder but also considerably warmer. Don’t forget your raincoat.
For weather information and forecasts, please visit (Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute).

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.

Local Currency

The Swedish monetary unit is the Swedish krona (SEK), divided into 100 öre. In April 2023, 1 Euro = 10.5 SEK, 1 USD = 10 SEK, 1 GBP = 12.5 SEK. Major credit cards are accepted almost everywhere. There are several currency exchange offices and cash dispensers at Stockholm Arlanda International Airport and in Stockholm. Please note: There are many cashless shops in Sweden and we recommend you to bring a credit card that is open for transactions made abroad.


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

Force Majeure

The organizers 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. 

Insurance and Vaccinations

The registration fee does not cover insurance for the delegates. The organizers 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.



The organizers 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.


Academic Conferences
Box 7059
750 07 Uppsala, Sweden

Phone: + 46 (0) 18 67 10 03


Important dates (updated!)

  • Early bird registration and abstract submission opens: 2nd January 2024
  • Abstract submission closes: 1st March 2024
  • Abstract acceptance notifications: 15th March 2024
  • Early bird registration closes 2nd April 2024
  • Field trip registration closes: 15th April 2024
  • Late registration closes: 15th May 2024.
  • Symposium: 24th – 28th June 2024.
  • Post-conference field trip: 29th June – 5th July 2024

Organising committee:

Christopher Juhlin
Bjarne Almqvist
Maria Ask
Ayse Kaslilar
Henning Lorenz
Alireza Malehmir
Roland Roberts
Christian Schiffer
Ari Tryggvason