On behalf of the Organizing Committees and the NORNA Board of Directors, it gives us great pleasure to welcome you to the 5th Nordic Operating Room Nurses Congress. The Congress will be held at Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre in the inner city, close to the central train station. Waterfront Congress Centre also has a hotel section in which we have reserved rooms.

The theme of the congress is Come Together - Building Bridges in Perioperative Nursing.The aim of the conference is to share initiatives in perioperative nurses caring for the perioperative patient.This promises to be another exciting educational, networking, social and cultural experience for one and all. An important part of our program is the medical technology industry exhibition, where you will have the opportunity to get information and news, to test products and ask questions.

Dates
Welcome reception November 28, 2018
Congress November 29 to November 30, 2018 

Venue
Stockholm Waterfront Congress Center
Address: Nils Ericsons Plan 4, 111 64 Stockholm

Stockholm
“Venice of the North”. Our beautiful capital city of Stockholm is made up of islands interlinked by bridges. A large part of our capital consists of parks and green areas.

Stockholm is a well-visited capital that offers rich culture and entertainment. The Old City, Skansen and the City Hall where the Nobel Prize Banquet is held are popular tourist destinations.

Three of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites are located in the Stockholm area: Drottningholm Palace, Birka and The Woodland Cemetery (Skogskyrkogården).

Registration
The application for NORNA congress 2018 is made at www.rfop.se. Confirmation of participation will be sent by e-mail. The registration is binding, but may be transferred to another person.

Application deadline: October 30, 2018. Thereafter, applications may be accepted subject to availability of places.

On-site registration
The on-site registration is open  
Wednesday, November 28 from 17:00 – 19:00.
Thursday, November 29 from 08:30 – 09:30
Friday, November 30 from 08:00 – 08:30

Congress fees
Early application, until August 31, 2018                                        SEK 4 550
After August 31, 2018 price is raised to                                        SEK 4 975
One day only visit to the congress                                                SEK 2 975                                                         
Students training to become specialized operating room nurses,
two-day participation,                                                                    SEK 2 550
Senior citizens, two-day participation                                            SEK 1 500

The participation fee will be invoiced directly upon application. Please make sure that you state the correct recipient, invoice address and cost center in your application. VAT is not included in the price.

The following is included in the participant fee
Attendance at all sessions, program, congress bag, lunches, coffee/tea during breaks, welcome reception from 17.00 – 19.00 on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 and Nordic Get-together on Thursday, November 29, 2018.

Hotel
There is a limited amount of rooms reserved for NORNA participants at the congress hotel Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel Stockholm.

Single room:  SEK 2295/night including breakfast and tax
Double room: SEK 2495/night including breakfast and tax

Please reserve your room at Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel Stockholm
Or at the website radissonblu.com using NORNA as the promotional code to get the correct prices.

You may also call +46 8 5050 6000 and state NORNA in case you need assistance when making your reservation.

For questions regarding application and payment, please contact:
rfkongress@mittkompetens.se 

Yours Sincerely
Annemarie Nilsson 
Conference chair