General information


Local arranging committee

Camilla Svensson, Katalin Sandor, Torsten Gordh


Important dates

PhD course                                                  12 April 2015

SASP Meeting                                              13-14 April 2015

Get together                                                12 April 2015 at 18:00

Conference dinner                                      13 April 2015 at 19:00

Deadline for submitting abstracts for travel grants 1 March 2015

Deadline for submitting abstracts           15 March 2015

Deadline for reduced registration fee     9 March 2015



PhD course: Karolinska Institutet, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Von Eulers väg 8, Stockholm

SASP annual meeting: Nobel Forum, Karolinska Institutet


Social program

Get together April 12 at 18.00 Venue to be announced

Conference Dinner April 13 at 19.00 at Restaurant Königs, Karolinska Institutet Campus



The meeting will be conducted in English.


Travel Information

There are flights from several destinations throughout the world to Stockholm.




Hotel: Elite Palace Stockholm, St Eriksgatan 115 (15 min walk to Nobel Forum and the Karolinska Institute)


Located in Vasastan, Stockholm. 10 minute walk from the venue and 15-20 minutes by bus/subway from Stockholm Central station. The shuttle bus to Arlanda Airport stops right outside of the hotel. Free internet.

Single room: SEK 1590 /night incl. breakfast.

(Please note that these pre-booked rooms and the conference rate is not available through Internet booking or other reservation channels, only through the conference registration form)

Contact:, Phone: +46 8-566 217 000


Hotel Connect: Alströmergatan 41 (25 min walk to the Nobel Forum and the Karolinska Institute)


Hostel SSF Fridhemsplan (30 min walk, or 20 min by bus that stops just outside the hostel and the Karolinska Institute)


Climate and Clothing
It is spring in Stockhom in April and the temperature can vary from 5 to 15 °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.


Neither the organizers nor the venues take any responsibility for injury or damage involving persons or property during the meeting. Participants are advised to take out their own health and travel insurance. 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.


Conference secretariat
For additional information about practical details, registration and accommodation, please contact:

Academic Conferences
Tel: +46 18 67 10 03
Fax: +46 18 67 35 30