Lurplayers. Detail from a rock carving in Tanum, Sweden, c. 2800 years old.
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Conference Information

The registration deadline is April 10, 2006. After that date a higher registration fee will be charged.
The registration fee for members of IAML/IAMIC/IMS is:
SEK 1750
before April 10 and
2100 after that date.
The registration fee for non-members of IAML/IAMIC/IMS is:
2200 before April 10 and
2600 after that date.
Accompanying guests are welcome at a reduced fee of
SEK 900 until April 10, 2006 and
SEK 1200 after that date.
The fee includes the Opening Ceremony on Sunday, the Welcome Reception given by the City of Göteborg on Monday, the Wednesday afternoon tours and both concerts.
The total amount due all social events, excluding tours that require a minimum number of participants, must be transferred to the IAML-IAMIC-IMS 2006 bank account or paid by credit card, when the registration is submitted.
Your registration will only be accepted when full payment has been received. All payments should be made in SEK.
We regret that no personal cheques, company cheques or Eurocheques will be accepted.
Cancellations are possible until May 10, 2006. The amount paid will be reimbursed after deduction of bank charges. Cancellations received after May 10 will only be refunded after receipt of an official document confirming that the cancellation is due to illness or accident.
Conference venue
The conference will take place at Artisten, the Academy of Music and Drama, the University of Göteborg. The building is centrally located just behind the main city square, Götaplatsen. The street adress is Fågelsången 1.
How to find the Academy of Music and Drama, Göteborg University >>
Conference office
The Conference office is in the Library of the Academy of Music and Drama and is open as follows:
Saturday June 17 13.00-17.00
Sunday June 18 08.30-18.00
Monday June 19 08.30-18.00
Tuesday June 20 08.30-16.00
Wednesday June 21 08.30-14.00
Thursday June 22 08.30-16.00
Friday June 23 08.30-16.00
Trade display
Artisten, offers excellent facilities for trade exhibitions. For futher details, please contact Gustaf Bergel.
Each participant will receive a name badge upon registration. All participants are requested to wear their badge during all Conference activities and social events.
Banks are open between 09.30 and 15.00 on weekdays. Some banks in central Göteborg are open between 09.00 and 17.00.

Late June is usually pleasant with temperatures ranging from 15-25° C. Though the sun shines most of day (and night in June!), bring an umbrella just to make sure, and something warm and windproof. The wind coming in from the sea is certainly refreshing, but might also be cool. For weather forecast please visit

Currency (Jan. 2006)
The official currency is Swedish Krona (SEK).
1 USD  = SEK  7.70
1 EUR  = SEK  9.30
1 GBP  = SEK 13.50
For update on exchange rates please visit
The electrical current in Sweden is 220 volts. Most hotels provide 110 volt outlets for shavers.
How to get to Göteborg
Getting to Göteborg >>
Parking >>
Local transportation
Göteborg has both tram and bus service.  
Travelling in Göteborg >>
Airport bus
Airport bus Göteborg Landvetter >>
Korsvägen is the most convenient bus-stop for Artisten and the conference hotels.
Airport bus Göteborg City Airport >>
Go to the final stop, which is Nils Ericson Terminal (adjacent to the Central Station).
Airport taxi
Airport taxi Göteborg Landvetter >>
Airport taxi Göteborg City Airport >>

We recommend that you use the following taxi companies:
Taxi Göteborg 031- 650 000, from the airport to the city fixed price SEK 330.
Taxi Kurir 031-27 27 27, from the airport to the city fixed price SEK 320. Both companies take ca SEK 100 from the Central station to
Artisten (prices Nov. 2005).

Coffee/tea is included in the registration fee and will be served daily. A wide variety of restaurants for lunch or for dinner, both international and ethnic cuisines, can be found in the city centre. Your Conference kit will contain information about places to eat near the Conference venue.
Photocopying and communication
All material needed for the working sessions can be copied free of charge
in the Conference office. For private copies there will be a nominal charge.
Computers will be at your disposal in the Conference office.
Price Level & Tipping

 ○ Movie ticket: $10, €8.50
 ○ Subway/bus token: $2.50, €2.10
 ○ Cup of regular coffee: $2.50, €2.10
 ○ Bottle of local beer in a bar: $6, €5 
 ○ Moderate, lunch for one, without alcohol or tip: $8.75, €7.40
A service charge is included in restaurant prices, but an additional tip of 5-10% is common.

Visitors arriving in Sweden must have valid national passports. Please check the list of countries whose citizens require a visa on the homepage of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs. Citizens from most European countries, Australia, New Zealand, Japan and the USA do not need a visa.
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