Registration & details - Balancing Life with OI

Registration & fees

Registration is open. Tickets and accommodation can be booked through Eventbrite.

Conference fee

*Early bird fee is applicable until January 31st at 23h59

**Standard fee is applicable from February 1st until June 1st

For members of OI-organizations

people with OI, parents and staff members

  • Early Bird Fee*: € 50
  • Standard Fee**: € 100

This fee also applies for necessary disability assistant

For researchers & clinicians incl. allied health professionals
  • Early Bird Fee*: € 200
  • Standard Fee**: € 250
For industry representatives
  • Early Bird Fee*: € 300
  • Standard Fee**: € 350

Included in the registration fee (participants)

  • Attendance at all scientific sessions, poster sessions and workshops
  • Coffee & refreshment breaks Friday and Saturday
  • Lunch Friday & Saturday

Conference dinner

The fee for conference dinner Friday costs 35 euros. You must book this ticket separately in Eventbrite!

Accommodation fees

A limited number of rooms in Scandic Continental* from Thursday to Sunday have been reserved for conference participants at pre-negotiated rates:

  • 155 euro per night (single room) incl. breakfast for 1 person
  • 175 euro per night (double room) incl. breakfast for 2 people

To get the pre-negotiated rate – participants must book and pre-pay accommodation through our registration link before February 1st
*There are many other hotels within walking distance, but we don’t have negotiated rates in other hotels.

Cancellation policy

  • There will be no refunds for cancellations although substitutions may be made until June 1st 2023 – please contact office@oife.org
  • The organizers of are not responsible for any cancellation or change fees from hotels, airlines, transportation providers, visa providers or travel agencies.

Programme

The programme will consist of a mix of longer talks from invited speakers, shorter talks based on abstracts, workshops, panel discussions and poster presentations.
You can download an outline of the programme here.

Venue

Scandic Continental Capitol Terrace

Scandic Continental enjoys a fantastic location in Stockholm city center. Close to shopping areas, culture, attractions and restaurants. Popular attractions such as the Old Town, the Opera, City Hall and Royal Palace are all close by. From the accessible rooftop terrace you have a view to the city.

The hotel has excellent wheelchair access, with 40 adapted rooms. Some of the rooms have adjustable beds (electrical).

The hotel is only a 100 meter walk (flat) from the wheelchair accessible Airport Express from Arlanda airport.

Scandic Continental Hotel
Vasagatan 22,
111 20 Stockholm,
Sweden

Check out the hotel here

How to get there

Stockholm international airport has direct flights to many different cities in Europe and worldwide. It is also possible to get to Stockholm by ferries from Helsinki (wheelchair accessible) and bus/train from Copenhagen or Oslo.

From the airport

Arlanda Express

With the wheelchair accessible Arlanda Express train it takes 18 minutes from the Arlanda airport to the city center. In the middle of every train is a special area for wheelchairs and electric wheelchairs. There is no step or no gap to enter. They also have spacious wheelchair friendly WC onboard. If you have a disability, you may be accompanied by an assistant at no extra charge. At Arlanda Airport, you can take a lift directly between the platforms and the terminals. It is possible to book assistance if you need help with luggage.

Taxi*

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

Please note: Taxi fares in Sweden aren’t 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 StockholmTaxi 020 and Taxi Kurir.

*Wheelchair accessible taxis must be prebooked and can be very expensive.

For other ways to get from/to the Arlanda airport – please refer to this page.

Abstracts & deadlines

Important dates include:

  • Deadline Early Bird Registration: February 1st midnight CET
  • Abstract submission opens: TBA
  • Deadline for abstract submission: TBA
  • Registration deadline: June 1st

Confirmation to authors: TBA

Supporters

At the moment we are not planning to have exhibits or sponsor packages. Our goal is to finance the conference with educational grants from industry and other sources. But feel free to reach out to us if you are interested in collaborating with us.

Q&A

Is the hotel included in the fee?

You can buy accommodation in addition to tickets in Eventbrite.

Will the abstracts be published other places than the abstract book?

No, the abstracts will only be published in the downloadable abstract book (PDF), that the participants will get access to.

Will the conference be streamed?

We are trying to raise enough funds to be able to cover professional streaming of the conference.

Do you have discounts for students or for allied health professionals?

No.

Are there any travel grants available?

Unfortunately, no that we know of.

Can I attend only one day of the conference against a reduced fee?

No, the concept of the conference, do not allow us to sell day-tickets.

Other questions?

Please contact the organizers at office@oife.org

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