General information

Access to the conference rooms and social events
All participants will receive a badge during the registration at the conference. The badge must be worn all times and is your entrance ticket to the session rooms and social events organized outside the conference venues.

Accompanying Persons
Registered accompanying persons can participate at the social events only, welcome reception on Thursday evening, Social event  on Friday evening,  and the Conference dinner on Saturday evening. Registration of accompanying persons can be done through the registration site.

Accommodation
You are advised to reserve your rooms well in advance as bookings received after July 1 cannot be guaranteed. Please go to Hotel/Hostel Accommodations  for more information and booking instructions.

Authors of submitted papers
On 1st and 2nd of March, all authors are informed by e-mail of the status of their paper. Please contact eale-sbe@maastrichtuniversity.nl in case you did not receive this information message. Please note that paper submitters have to be registered before May 1, 2019 otherwise their paper will NOT be included in the sessions programme.

Cancellation policy conference registration
Cancellation of registration before August 19, 2019: 50% refund of registration fee (excluding the membership fee). Cancellation of registration on or after August 19, 2019:  0% refund of registration fee.

Climate and Clothing For weather information and forecast in Uppsala, please visit: https://www.yr.no/place/Sweden/

Coffee Breaks/Lunches
Coffee breaks and Lunches are served  at the Campus Ekonomikum.

Conference app instead of programme book
Please note that the complete programme will be available at the EALE conference app. We will not have any printed programme books available. We will however, make a  PDF of the programme available shortly before the start of the conference.   If you prefer a printed version, you can download/print the programme book from the EALE website.

Correspondence
All correspondence concerning registration, payment, cancellation, charges, etc. should be sent to: EALE secretariat eale-sbe@maastrichtuniversity.nl Phone: + 31 433883647.

Disclaimer
The conference organisers are not liable for damages and/or losses of any kind which may be incurred by the conference delegates or by any other individuals accompanying them, both during the official activities as well as going to/from the conference. Delegates are responsible for their own safety and belongings.

EALE Membership and Labour Economics
In order to attend the EALE annual conference, it is compulsory to become a member of EALE for 2019 and you have to pay the membership fee for 2019. The EALE membership 2019 includes an on-line access to the official journal of EALE: LABOUR ECONOMICS. The price of the membership for 2019 is EURO 47,50. Furthermore EALE-members can submit articles to LABOUR ECONOMICS for free (submission fee for non-members is EURO 75).

EALE General Assembly Meeting
The EALE General Assembly Meeting is a general meeting for all participants/members and is chaired by the President of EALE. This meeting is scheduled on September 21, 17.30 – 18.00

Electricity
In Sweden the power plugs and sockets are of type F. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.

Force Majeure
The conference organisers are not liable for any claims for damages and/or losses if the entire conference has to be cancelled due to a force majeure incident.

General Data Protection Regulation and twitter
Tweets will be posted by  EALE and by participants (#EALEUppsala2019). These tweets may mention persons and/- or publish pictures. In case you have strong objections against being mentioned or published, then please inform us immediately at eale-sbe@maastrichtuniversity.nl

Important numbers
In Sweden emergency numbers for the police, the ambulances as well as the firemen are united in the unique 112 emergency number. You should only use this number for real emergencies. For any other queries, please contact a local hospital or health centre. For 24h non-emergency health advice and care, dial 1177.

Insurance
The registration fee does not cover insurance for the delegates. The conference organisers recommend that delegates take out insurance in their home country to cover pre-journey cancellation for personal reasons and necessary insurance to cover accidents, medical expenses and loss of personal belongings during the visit.

Internet access at Uppsala University

  • Wireless network Eduroam
    Students and employees at Uppsala University, as well as researchers and visitors from other universities and higher education institutions, can have internet access with Eduroam (Education roaming) which is a worldwide service developed for the international research and education community.
    Prior to your arrival in Uppsala, make sure you have configured your devices (mobile phone and computer) with eduraom.
    For more information and instructions, please visit this user guide on internet access with eduroam
  • Wireless network UU-Guest
    Uppsala University has a WiFi network, UU-Guest, which will give guests Internet access for 24 hours. UU-Guest is available at the University Main Building.
    You will need a mobile phone to which we can send, by text message, username and password. You then connect to the network and a self-service page will show automatically. After 24 hours, you can require a new account the same way. For more information and instructions, please visit this user guide on WiFi network UU-Guest
  • Wireless network UpUnet-S
    This wireless network, UpUnet-S, Can be used by students and employees at Uppsala University, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), guest with guest identity and student organizations.
    For more information and instructions, please visit this user guide on WiFi network UpUnet-S

Local Currency
The Krona (SEK) is the official currency of Sweden. Credit or debit cards are the most common form of payment in Sweden. Note that only Chip & PIN cards can make payments or withdraw cash. Be aware that public transportation is cashfree, but payment with Visa and Master Card is possible. To check the exchange rates, please visit www.oanda.com.

Official Language
The language of the conference is English.

Registration and Information Point
Opening hours are:

  • Thursday 19 September 15.00 – 20.00
  • Friday 20 September 08.30 – 18.30
  • Saturday 21 September 08.00 – 18.30

Smoking policy
Sweden has a non-smoking policy, i.e. smoking is prohibited in public buildings, public transport, taxis, buses and trains. In addition, hotel rooms are non-smoking.

Social Events

  • Thursday 19 September, welcome reception
  • Friday 20 September, social event t.b.a.
  • Saturday 21 September, gala dinner in Uppsala Castle

Time zone
Sweden is in the Central European Time zone.

VISA applications
All EU citizens as well as citizens from the EFTA and the countries with special agreements on visa-free movement with Sweden do not require a visa for tourist purposes. To find out if a person needs a visa to enter Sweden, we recommend consulting the official Swedish Migration Agency website (www.migrationsverket.se).