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Stockholm lies on the shores of the Baltic Sea. In November, day time temperatures reach an average of four degrees Celsius while night time temperatures, drop down to one degree Celsius.


The official currency in Sweden is the Swedish Krona (SEK). All major credit cards are accepted in most hotels, restaurants and shops.


11 - 13 November 2018


The electrical current in Sweden is 220 volts AC, 50Hz. Sockets take the standard, round-pinned European plugs.


The official conference language is English. No simultaneous translation will be provided. The national language of Sweden is Swedish. English is a popular foreign language spoken and understood in Stockholm.

Time Zone

Stockholm is in the Central European Time Zone (CET). CET is 1 hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+1)


The 2016 ESO Karolinska Stroke Update Conference will be held at the Elite Hotel Marina Tower Stockholm which is located in a historical mill on the waterfront, only a few minutes from the city centre. The hotel offers 186 tastefully furnished hotel rooms, a restaurant and conference facilities.