Registration

We are thrilled to inform you that due to high interest, all conference tickets have now been sold out. We appreciate the overwhelming response and look forward to an engaging and educational conference. For those who are still interested in attending, we encourage you to contact us at conference2024@aniridi.se to inquire about the possibility of being placed on a waiting list. While we cannot guarantee additional availability, we will make every effort to accommodate profound interest in this significant event.

Venue and accommodation

The European Aniridia Conference (EAC) 2024 will be held in the hotel of Blique by Nobis in central Stockholm. In 1930, world-famous architect Sigurd Lewerentz designed a warehouse for Philips, and today in the very same building you can enjoy a contemporary hotel. The property consists of a hotel, two restaurants, several bars, flexible spaces for meeting and events, a courtyard and a rooftop bar with a breath-taking view over Stockholm. Read more at Blique by Nobis.

Contact info:
Address: Blique by Nobis, Gävlegatan 18, 113 30 Stockholm
Phone: +46 8 557 666 00
Whatsapp: +46 8 557 666 01
E-mail: info@bliquebynobis.se

The accommodation and meals will be at the hotel Blique by Nobis, the same as the conference venue (see above for more information).

The conference organisers have secured a limited number of reduced-rate hotel rooms to make the trip to the EAC 2024 easier. We strongly recommend to book as soon as possible, as Stockholm is busy this time of the year. When you have concluded your registration process you will receive a booking link for the hotel booking with information and the special rates for the EAC 2024. You will be asked to secure your booking with a credit card.

Directions to and from the hotel

Coming from the airport by train:
Stockholm Odenplan, exit Vanadisvägen, 6 min (400 m)
The trains between the airport Arlanda Central Station and the Stockholm Odenplan station (use north exit ”Vanadisvägen”, the one closest to the rear end of the train if you are coming from the airport), depart twice an hour. The total travel time between the airport and Stockholm is about 40 minutes. You should disembark at Stockholm Odenplan station, which is the first stop in Stockholm (and before the Stockholm City station). From the platform just follow the signs for the exit “Vanadisvägen” and when you exit the station there is a 400-meter (0.25 miles) walk to the hotel.

Coming from the airport by bus:
Airport coaches Norra stationsgatan, 8 min (600 m)
You can also choose a direct bus to the hotel. Flygbussarna Airport Coaches depart every 10–15 minutes between Arlanda Airport and the City Terminal (located next to the Central Station). Make sure to take the right bus, as there are several destinations. The travel time from Arlanda is 35–45 minutes depending on traffic. You should disembark at the bus stop Norra Stationsgatan and then there is a 600-meter (0.40 miles) walk to the hotel.

Public bus to the Stockholm City Hall
Bus stop, bus number 3, 4 min (250 m)

The bus leaves about every 10 minutes and takes about 15 minutes to the Stockholm City Hall. Please note it might take longer during rush hour.

Meeting venue for the Nordic meeting on May 31st
Centrum för sällsynta diagnoser, 11 min (800 m)

Meeting venue for the EALA on May 31 – June 2nd
Meeting venue for the Nordic meeting on June 1st – June 2nd
Birkagården, 9 min (650 m)

Odenplan Underground station, 14 min (1.0 km)

Travel

By air

Stockholm Arlanda airport
Stockholm-Arlanda Airport is located 40 kilometers (25 miles) north of Stockholm City.

You can actually reach our conference hotel with a direct train from the airport by using the commuter trains (operated by the public transport company in Stockholm, SL).

The trains to Stockholm depart twice an hour from Arlanda Central Station in Sky City (between Terminal 5 and Terminal 4). The total travel time between the airport and Stockholm is about 40 minutes. You should disembark at Stockholm Odenplan station, which is the first stop in Stockholm (and before the Stockholm City station). From the platform just follow signs for the exit “Vanadisvägen” and when you come out of the station there is a 400 meters (0.25 miles) walk to the hotel. 

You can also choose a direct bus to the hotel. Flygbussarna Airport Coaches depart every 10–15 minutes between Arlanda Airport and the City Terminal (located next to the Central Station). Make sure to take the right bus as there are several destinations. The travel time from Arlanda is 35–45 minutes depending on traffic. You should disembark at the bus stop Norra Stationsgatan and then there is a 400 meters (0.25 miles) walk to the hotel.

Another way from the airport is using The Arlanda express train, which provides a shuttle service between Stockholm Arlanda Airport and Stockholm Central Station. The platform is easily accessible underneath the arrival terminals. The trains depart every 10 minutes in rush hour traffic, and every 15 minutes at other times. Travel time: 18 minutes. From Stockholm Central station you have a 30 minutes walk or you take the metro to the metro stop Odenplan from where you have about 500 meters (0.3 miles) walk to the hotel.

Other airports

Bromma Stockholm Airport, Skavsta Airport, and Västerås Airport.
Flygbussarna Airport Coaches operate all airports, with departures timed with arrivals and departures at the airports. Travel time: 20 minutes (Bromma), 80 minutes (Skavsta) and 80 minutes (Västerås).

If you need help or more information, please do not hesitate to contact us at conference2024@aniridi.se. 

 

Taxi

Taxi services are available at Stockholm Arlanda Airport and Bromma Airport. The travel time from Stockholm Arlanda Airport is approximately 40 minutes, depending on the time of day. From Bromma Airport, it is approximately 15 minutes, depending on the time of day. Credit cards are readily accepted.

Please note: Taxi fares in Sweden are not regulated, which means that prices can vary significantly between companies. With this in mind, we recommend that you use the services of well-known firms like Taxi Stockholm, Taxi 020 and Taxi Kurir and also that you use a fixed price scheme.

 

By Train

It is also possible to reach Stockholm by train. There are direct overnight trains from Berlin and Hamburg and if for instance you have a flight to Copenhagen airport in Denmark, you can get to Stockholm with a direct train from the airport in about five hours.

Language

The European Aniridia Conference will be conducted in English while the parallel Aniridia Nordic Meeting will be in Scandinavian languages.

Accessibility

As the conference organiser Aniridi Sverige is an organisation run by and for people with a visual impairment we are very keen to make all the adjustments we reasonably can for people with disabilities.

We pledge to:

  • provide our conference materials in as accessible formats as we can
  • advise speakers on how to make their slides and talks accessible

If you have any access needs please discuss them with us as soon as possible. We will do our best to meet them, with the resources we have available.

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