Social programme

Please note dead-line for register for the social programme is 5 May. After 5 May we cannot guarantee that there will be seats available. If you wish to put your name on a waiting list, please mark this on the registration form when you register.

Buffet style mingle Aula Medica,
Karolinska Institutet

Date: Sunday 19 May
Time: 18:00-20:00

Welcome reception at the Stockholm City Hall

Date: Monday 20 May
Time: 19:00-21:00
The Stockholm City Hall is one of Sweden’s most famous buildings. It is known for its grand ceremonial halls and unique pieces of art and is the venue of the Nobel Prize banquet held each year.
By invitation of the City and the County Council of Stockholm.
Dresscode: Smart casual.
Individual transport.

Gala dinner at Restaurant Winterviken

Date: Tuesday 21 May
Time: 18:00. Coaches will leave from Elite Hotel Carolina Tower, Eugeniavägen 6, at 18:00.
The coaches will take us to the next transportation, boats which will leave at 18:30 from Klara Mälarstrand, the dock by Stadshusbron (City Hall bridge) , which will take us to Winterviken. Return coaches will leave at 24:00/00:30/01:00 via Central Station, end stop Elite Hotel Carolina Tower.

Winterviken was the old dynamite factory of Alfred Nobel, build in 1891 and functional up untill the late 1920s, when it was closed down. The factory was renovated in 1998 to serve as a cultural venue.

The neurosurgical band “The Brain Brothers Blues Band” with Morten Lund-Johansen (guitar, vocal), Jon Ramm Pettersen (keyboard), Mads Aarhus (drums), Roar Kloster (guitar), Aril Håvik (bass), Sami abu Hamdeh (vocal) and Kristin Lilja (vocal) will be in charge of the evening entertainment. The band has for many years performed at The Scandinavian Course for neurosurgical residents at Beitostølen, with its usual set of blues, rock and pop music.

Dresscode: Smart casual.

Boats to the Gala Dinner at Winterviken will depart 18:30 from
Klara Mälarstrand – Stadshuskajen (marked with an arrow).