WABA-UNICEF STOCKHOLM SYMPOSIUM

CONTEMPORARY SOLUTIONS TO AN AGE OLD CHALLENGE: BREASTFEEDING AND WORK

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, SEPTEMBER 26-28, 2015

Dates

26 September 2015                 Registration from 12.00-17.00

Opening ceremony @ 17.30

Welcome dinner @ 19.30

27-28 September 2015        Full day symposium from 0900-17.30

Secretariat Contact Information:

Satnam Kaur: satnam.kaur@waba.org.my

Derchana Devi: derchana.devi@waba.org.my

Tel: 604-6584816   Fax: 604-6572655

Meeting Venue

Radisson Blu Royal Park Hotel, Stockholm

Frösundaviks Allé 15

P.O. Box 3005

SE - 169 03, Solna, Sweden

Tel: +46 (0)8 624 55 00

Fax: +46 (0)8 85 85 66

Email: info.royalpark@radissonblu.com

http://www.radissonblu.se/royalparkhotell-stockholm

Reservations

For reservation at the hotel for accommodation, special rates have been negotiated with the hotel. Please quote reservation code no. 367489 when making booking.

Single room @ SEK 1,000 per night including VAT.

You may email or call to make your reservation and below are the contact details:

Email: reservation.royalpark@radissonblu.com

Tel: 800 333 3333 (USA)

Tel: 020 238 238 (Sweden)

Meals

26/9/2015 - Welcome Dinner – SEK 495 per person

27/9/2015- 28/9/2015: Morning Tea break        - SEK 85 per person per day

                        Afternoon Tea break  - SEK 85 per person per day

                        Lunch                        - SEK 260 per person per day

For self-funded participants, the above will be charged to your room cost.

Hotel Facilities

High-speed Internet

Room Service

Health Club

Suites

Free Breakfast

Accommodations

Location

Hotel’s home in Stockholm near city center and Royal Haga Park

A short distance from this hotel’s location in Stockholm, the city center teems with exciting shopping destinations and a selection of museums. Business travelers can easily access the commercially focused Solna district. Various transport options, including buses and cars, allow guests to easily travel to the city.

Transportation options

Airplane: Arlanda International Airport is a short 35 kilometers from the hotel. Several airport coaches run from Arlanda International Airport and stop near the hotel.

Bromma International Airport is 8 kilometers away.

Bus: Bus route 70 stops just outside the hotel and provides regular service throughout Stockholm.

Car: Take exit 168 from the E4 Frösunda/Frösundavik.

Taxi: For guests' convenience, a taxi stand is outside the hotel's entrance.

Visa

For information on visa requirements, please visit The Swedish Migration Board’s website or contact the Swedish Embassy.

Currency

1 krona (SEK)= 100 öre. Notes: 20, 50, 100, 500, and 1,000.

Coins: 50 öre, 1 krona, 5 kronor, 10 kronor.

Climate

Stockholm has four distinct seasons, each with its own characteristics and charm.

Summer: experience the midnight sun. The nights never get completely dark. 
Fall: the colors are changing, offering spectacular scenery. 
Winter: snowy with crisp air. Enjoy outdoor activities or cuddle up in front of the fireplace.
Spring: spring flowers paint the city and the days are getting longer again.

Temperatures

        High        Low

Winter (December – March)        2°C (36°F)        -7°C (19°F)

Spring (April – May)        20°C (68°F)        5°C (41°F)

Summer (June – August)        25°C (77°F)        20°C (68°F)

Fall (September – November)        18°C (64°F)        5°C (41°F)

Social activities

In the Capital of Scandinavia, there’s never a dull moment. Choose between outdoor activities, culture, history, shopping and more.

Stockholm by the water

Stockholm by water

Stockholm is built on 14 islands, scattered like green gems in water so clean that you can go swimming in the city center. Rent your own island, go kayaking with your group or enjoy dinner on a steamboat. 
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Man reading in grass

Green Stockholm

Stockholm consists of one third built-up areas, one third green spaces and one third sparkling water. Experience the contrast between the cosmopolitan city and the unspoilt nature that lends Stockholm a quality of life that’s hard to match. Love and respect for nature are key elements of the Swedish soul and sustainability is always high on the agenda. 
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People at Berns

Magical evenings in unusual surroundings

Modern Swedish cuisine, with its irresistible fusion of old Swedish recipes and global influences, has gained international acclaim over the last decade. Let your group experience an evening in extraordinary settings, where organic and locally produced ingredients play a leading role. 
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Woman at a museum

City of culture and design

World-class museums, art galleries, theaters and music stages are found wherever you go in Stockholm. We can get you unique access to many of these – “after hours”. Discover Swedish design and see the city the way ABBA saw it or follow in the footsteps of Lisbeth Salander from the Millennium trilogy. 
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Buildings and sky

Historical Stockholm

The Swedish capital is an eclectic blend of ultra-modern and medieval. The city itself is full of historic tales best experienced in the company of a guide. At the world’s oldest outdoor museum, your group can learn the basics of Swedish handicraft. 
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