Social program

* A special Bear safari-tour is offered to NES2012 participants before or after the conference in the province of Dalecarlia (Dalarna), about 300 km NW of Stockholm, easily accessible by train. Please visit their home page for more details!

* The welcome reception on Sunday evening, August 19, starts at 6.00 p. m. with some social activities. At 7.00 there will be a welcome adress, followed by some food and drinks. Welcome to sign up at registration!

* Thirty free tickets for a "Millenium tour" related to the world famous novels and films by Stieg Larsson about "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo", downtown Stockholm on Monday evening, August 20, are available at registration. First come, first served... The tour is available also other times according to the home page. There are also several of other guided walks in the heart of Stockholm e.g. an ABBA City Walk.

* The conference dinner takes place on Tuesday evening, August 21, at the venue, Vår Gård. Welcome to sign up at registration!

* The venue, Vår Gård, is welknown for their art collection. A guide tour is planned. More information at arrival!

* Additional activities: Start your day with yoga! We will offer a 30 minutes yoga session on Monday morning at 7.30 am and on Tuesday morning at 7.00 am. No previous experience is needed. Loose clothing and a towel is good to have for the yoga session. There are also lots of possibilities for physical activities e.g. walking, jogging and swimming around the beautifully located conference venue. Afterwards you can relax in the sauna.

* Explore Saltsjöbaden – the historic and beautiful part of Stockholm where the conference takes place. Take a stroll and visit the historic and unique Bath, the Observatory, Grand Hotel or the famous Grünevald villa.

* The Stockholm area offers a great variety of tourists attractions and events. Please visit their home page for more information! We can specially recommend the world unique Wasa museum and
Svartklubben - An unforgettable dinner adventure in total darkness!

* Explore the fantastic Stockholm Archipelago!The venue is located in the inner part of it and you will find a vast area with 1000's of islands with unique opportunities for nature and sea experiences. For information and bookings: Stockholm Archipelago Foundation, Waxholmsbolaget, Strömma or M/S Vindhem.

Restaurants nearby the venue on the waterfront of Saltsjöbaden:

Located directly on the waterfront in Saltsjöbaden.
It even has a small bar. Located at Grand Hotel Saltsjöbaden,
Telephone: +46-8-556267 70, Aqua website

Sea Front Restaurant & Bar
Suitable whether you are craving lobster, hamburger or a drink.
The west wing of Grand Hotel Saltsjöbaden
Telephone: +46-8-506170 32, Sea Front website

Holmen Kök och Bar
Holmen Kitchen and Bar serves classic yet exciting and diverse
menu which is changed every two weeks. The menu consists of everything from
Fish stew, herring plate and cured salmon with dill potatoes
to homemade burgers, a juicy steak or our grilled fresh
tuna glasnudelsallad. Telephone: +46-8-717 77 67, Holmen website

You are always warmly welcome to Skärgårdskrogen and Neglinge ship yard to
enjoy the archipelago and well cooked food at our glittering bay.
Welcome to your wishes. We have the resources!
Telephone: +46-8-717 15 60, Skärgårdskrogen website


Arranged by Ergonomics & Human Factors Society Sweden (EHSS) and Royal Institute of Technology (KTH).