Practical information



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Registration deadline: 1st May 2015

The early bird registration fee is NOK 1600 (approx EUR 182 or USD 224) (including VAT) and covers all coffee breaks, poster reception, additional costs for the welcome reception and conference dinner, free access to fitness studio and swimming pool and wireless internet access. The regular registration fee is NOK 2000 (approx EUR 228 or USD 280) (including VAT).

Participants pay Accommodation, including breakfast, lunch and dinner, directly to Holmenkollen Park Hotel during the conference.

Invited speakers should not register.




When you have completed your registration, please notify Arne Klungland (email arne.klungland AT about your room requirements. Please indicate the room type and the length of your stay. If you wish to stay in a double room, you can also enter the name of the person you wish to share with. Prices below include breakfast. NB! You pay for your accommodation at Holmenkollen Park Hotel directly to the hotel during the symposium.

Room type*
Price NOK
Price EUR (approx)
Price in USD (approx)
Single, standard
Single, superior
Double, standard
Double, superior

* Prices are per person per night and include hotel room, breakfast, lunch and 3 course dinners. Prices in EUR and USD are estimates. Note: Dinner on Friday 19th is not included in the conference program or booked for the group (and the rate for Friday will be reduced with 390 NOK, 44 Euro, 55 USD). Also, Tapas/welcome reception on Wednesday 17th is included in the registration fee (and the rate for Wednesday will be reduced with 390 NOK, 44 Euro, 55 USD).


Poster presentations

All participants are strongly encouraged to present a poster at the meeting. Please send us your poster abstract as soon as you have registered, using this template. Selected poster abstracts will be invited to hold a short oral presentation.

Abstract deadline: 1st May 2015

Send your abstract to Arne Klungland (email arne.klungland AT


Travel information

Transport from Oslo Airport Gardermoen to Holmenkollen Park Hotel Rica

Please do not take a taxi directly from the airport as it is unpredictively and prohibitively expensive (NOK 1000-2000, approx EUR 120-250 or USD 150-350).

Instead, take the Airport Express Train (Flytoget) from Oslo Airport Gardermoen to Oslo Central Station (Oslo S) (cost NOK 170, approx EUR 22 or USD 28).

Then take either the metro (T-bane) or a taxi to Holmenkollen Park Hotel Rica, Kongeveien 26, 0787 Oslo.

Metro: take the Metro (T-bane) line 1 westbound to Holmenkollen station (about 30 minutes). It costs NOK 30 (approx. EUR 4, USD 5) for a single ticket, bought in advance, per person. Then a 10 minute walk, uphill. Follow the road towards the Holmenkollen National Ski Stadium.

Taxi from Oslo Central Station to Holmenkollen takes about 20 minutes and costs approx NOK 300 (approx EUR 40, USD 50) depending on what time and day you will be travelling and the number of passengers.