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Conference venue: Thon Hotel Opera

Thon Hotel Opera has 434 well-equipped rooms in various sizes, 2 of which are magnificent suites on the 9th floor. Tosca, the lobby bar has a relaxing atmosphere. It is calm, intimate and close with freshly ground coffee beans and tall cocktails. Scala Restaurant has an international cuisine in modern surroundings. Wireless Internet is available throughout the hotel. The hotel also has fitness room, sun beds and sauna.

Thon Hotel Opera is located in the heart of Oslo, forming the perfect base for shopping, restaurant visits and nightlife. Such famous attractions as the Royal Palace, the National Theatre, the Norwegian Opera, Aker Brygge and Akershus Fort are in walking distance of the hotel. It’s vicinity to public transport makes it easy to come to all parts of Oslo City. For more information see the hotels homepage here


Thon Hotel Opera, Christian Fredriksplass 5, N-0154 Oslo, Norway
Phone: +47 24 10 30 00 


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Access to the conference venue
Thon Hotel Opera is located in the centre of Oslo, close to and with a fabulous view of the Oslo Fiord and the new opera house. The hotel is located close to the Airport Express Train Terminal at Oslo Central Station, and you can find all types of public transport right outside the door.

By Plane
- Direct connection with Oslo Airport Gardermoen by Airport Express Train from Oslo Central Station (19 min)
- Direct connection with Oslo Airport Gardermoen by shuttle buss from Oslo Bus Terminal (43 min)
- Direct connection with Oslo Airport Torp by shuttle bus from Oslo Bus Terminal (1h 50 min)
- Direct connection with Oslo Airport Rygge by shuttle bus from Oslo Bus Terminal (1h 5 min)

By Train
Direct connections with Gothenburg - Copenhagen - Hamburg
Direct connections with Stockholm

By Ferryboat
From Kiel in Deutschland
From Frederikshavn and Copenhagen in Denmark

By Car
The hotel is located by the high road E18


Parking is possible in nearby parking house

Oslo Bus Terminal is the main bus station located beside Oslo Central Station and serves local buses to Akershus as well as domestic and international coaches.

Official Language

The official language of the conference is English.
All abstracts and presentations must be in English.
Interpretation will not be offered.


The weather in Oslo in June: Average temperature is 15, 8 C.
See weather information and forecast for Norway here:

Credit cards and currency

All major credit cards (VISA, American Express, Diners and Master Card) are accepted in most shops, hotels and restaurants in Oslo. It is advisable to carry an identity card or some form of photo identification. The Norwegian Krone is the official currency of Norway


Local time
The local standard time zone in Oslo is GMT/UTC + 1 hour


The conference is a non-smoking conference.