Practical information


VET Stockholm 2018-Paper template

VET Stockholm 2018-Abstract template


General information

There are two pre-conference events for participants who have possibility and wishes to attend:

-First, a pre-conference dinner (Sunday the 6th at 18.00) at own expenses at Restaurant PaneVino, located in Brännkyrkagatan 93, Södermalm (right beside Zinkensdam Metro Station)

-The second pre-conference activity is a visit to Department of Education, Stockholm University (Monday the 7th at 9.00). The visit includes a presentation of the latest developments in teacher education for VET at Stockholm University and about research education at the department. Information on how to find your way to the department of education available in the following link

The main conference starts on Monday May 7th at 12.00 with a lunch at the Birka cruise terminal at the harbor. From the conference facilities in the cruise terminal we board the ferry where conference continues at 17.00. During the trip we have conference sessions. Participants will have then possibility to access the cabins. Dinner and social program starts at 20.00. The following day sessions starts at 08. 50. Bring your luggage to the conference room no later than lunch time on Tuesday; there will be no time to return to the cabins at the end of the last session of the conference! The ferry arrives back to Stockholm, Tuesday May 8th, at 16.00.

  • Author/s will have 20 min to present their paper; papers with several authors presenting please observe time limits! Papers will be presented in blocks. Each paper will be followed by 10 min. discussion.
  • Chair/discussant introduces shortly the paper session (presents the contributors) and keep attention to time frames of the presentations. Open the discussion with comments/questions about the presented papers. Moderates the questions/comments from participants.

Conference rooms on the ferry

Main conference room on board is named Stockholm. Parallel sessions are in smaller rooms. See the map on board. Information about the ferry can be found on


Birka rooms

Telephone for any eventuality:

+46 734 604720 (Lázaro)                           +46 72 1471276 (Marianne)