NFOG 2012
38th Nordic Congress
of Obstetrics and Gynecology
16–19 June 2012, Bergen, Norway

Nordic Federation of Societies of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Norsk gynekologisk forening
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General information

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Congress venue
The congress will take place in the Grieg Hall, named after the famous composer Edvard Grieg, and is the main venue for the great events in Bergen. It is situated in the city center, with the famous Bryggen, museums, shops and entertainment all within 10–15 minutes walking distance. Grieghallen is spacious and has all congress facilities needed.

Address
Edvard Griegs Plass 1,
5015 Bergen, Norway

Tel. (switchboard): +47 55 21 61 00
web: www.grieghallen.no

Speaker information
Dear speaker at the NFOG Congress in Bergen!

Please note the following information about your presentation:
Presentation file should be handed to the technician in the Preview room preferably on a memory stick. The Preview room is located in the entrance area close to the Registration desk.
The presentations should be delivered at least two hours before your session starts.

The preferred file format is Powerpoint 97-2003 or 2007 format, alternatively Adobe Acrobat 8 or 9 format.

Presentation files, if more than one for example with video files, should be delivered in one folder, and you should test that the files function together.

In Grieghallen, the 16/9 format will look better than 4/3 format.
This can be changed in the "slideshow"-settings:


Preferred video format is Windows Media Video (.WMV) format.
Quicktime (.MOV) is not supported!

Mac users should bring their Mac, and should present directly from their machine in the conference room. The same goes for other users with odd file formats – bring your laptop (but please: we prefer you bring your presentation on memory stick as described above).

The files should be named to be easily identified, by the following system:
Day – presentation number – authors last name-theme keyword.

For example:
Monday-PS10-Roost-maternal near miss

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact Cathrine@cic.as

Hotel Reservation
Accommodation for Congress participants has been pre booked at favourable prices in centrally located hotels.
Online booking will be possible via the congress website.

Hotel map
Hotel descriptions
Hotel prices
Restaurant descriptions

Low cost alternative accomodation
- Montana Youth Hostel with grand view from the Ulriken mountainside.
Please state that you are a participant of the NFOG congress, as we have reserved some beds until April 15th.


Lower cost accomodation - hostels and apartments
You must book directly

City of Bergen Apartment
Villa Skansen
La Casita
Knosen Apartment
Kroken Apartment

Congress language
The official language of the Congress is English. No translation services will be provided.

Airport - City centre
Airport buses run approximately every 10 minutes between the airport and Bergen. The bus fare is NOK 100 (€ 12).


Bergen Tourist Board
web: www.visitbergen.com







Congress logo:
By the Norwegian artist and anatomist Harald Kryvi©: “The art of vaginal delivery”

Picture:
Nordic Life / Fjord Norway / Terje Rakke©


Hotels filling up in Bergen

Hotels are filling up in and around Bergen,
but we have an option for you.

Our congress secretariat has reserved
some rooms for participants at NFOG2012.
We still have a few hotel rooms available.

Sign up for dinner reservation as well,
as most restaurants will be
fully booked during this weekend

So do not hesitate
- register for NFOG2012 now,
and make use this time limited offer.

Make sure you have received a
confirmation mail after registration !


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