This years SPPS PhD student conference is taking place in Uppsala which is Swedens fourth largest city, only 40 minutes from Stockholm, and 17 minutes from Arlanda Airport. Among the many attractions in Uppsala are the splendid Gothic Cathedral and the private home and gardens of 18th century botanist Carl von Linné.

The scientific program of the conference will be held at the centrally located First Hotel Linné, in close proximity to Carl von Linné’s birth house and garden. The rooms are individually furnished with Swedish modern design classics and the excellent conference facilities will assure the best environment for our meeting. The two poster sessions will take place in the historical orangery of the Linné Garden.

Lobby First Hotel Linné Uppsala

Lobby First Hotel Linné Uppsala

The conference venue is situated in the city centre and public transport possibilities within Uppsala are excellent. The planned activity program for the promotion of networking encompasses a guided tour through the Linné garden and the adjacent museum, as well as a guided sightseeing tour through Uppsala.

Linne Garden

Linné Garden with historical orangery