Travel Agency

For help with booking flight tickets please contact the travel agency Resia by filling in the participant travel form and sending it to the agent Ulrica Edström (ulrica.edstrom@resia.se; phone +46 60 789 95 06 or +46 70 301 70 10) 

Airport

Gothenburg has one international airport, Landvetter Airport (GOT) located about 20 minutes distance from the conference centre with the aiport coach. Gothenburg is approximately 3 hours from the cities of Stockholm, Copenhagen, and Oslo by train. Please contact the Swedish rail operator, SJ for ticket reservation. The conference secretariat can advise when making ticket reservations.

Airport coaches

The airport coaches provide direct connection from Landvetter Airport (GOT) to the conference venue. Buses leave every 20 to 30 minutes, and the transfer takes ca 20 minutes and costs 89 SEK for adults and 65 SEK for youth. Transfer by taxi takes ca 15 minutes and costs approximately 350 SEK.  

Currency

The Swedish Krona, SEK, is the currency of Sweden. 1 EUR is approximately 9.2 SEK; and 1 USD is approximately 7.1 SEK. A currency calculator for actual conversion rates can be found at www.x-rates.com/calculator.html.

Insurance

We recommended that you purchase an insurance policy of your choice as you book your travel to the conference. The Conference Organisers cannot accept any liability for personal injuries sustained, or for loss or damage to property belonging to conference participants,  during or in connection to the conference.

Language

The official conference language is English.

Pre-registration

Pre-registration will be made available on this website during the fall of 2014. 

Programme

The scientific programme will be announced in March 2016. For updated information on the programme, please visit the heading "Scientific programme".

Time zone

Sweden is one hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

Tourist information

For tourist information about Gothenburg, Sweden, please visit the website www.goteborg.com.

Taxi

Taxi Göteborg: +46 (0) 31 65 00 00
Taxi Kurir: +46 (0) 31 27 27 27
Minitaxi: +46 (0) 31 140 140

Visa

Participants needing a visa for entry to Sweden are strongly advised to make their application in their home country well in advance. If in doubt, information can be obtained from your nearest Swedish Embassy or Consulate, from your travel agency or from the Swedish Immigration Authorities. Participants who need an official invitation for visa application are welcome to contact the conference secreteriate via e-mail (info@isxb-2.eu). Please include the following data:

  • Your full name, as stated in your passport.
  • Your date of birth.
  • Your address to either your work place, or your residence.
  • Any other information required by the Swedish Embassy in your country or by your institution.

 VAT Refund from Sweden

European Tax Service AB in Sweden provides VAT refund services at favourable rates. For more information, please visit www.taxservice.se/meetings