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Frequently Asked Questions


Is there any recourse to public funds or private scholarship in order to attend the event?

All expenses incurred in relation to attending Nobel Week Dialogue as an audience member are the sole responsibility of the potential attendee.

Please be aware that it is also the potential attendee's responsibility to investigate the visa requirements for entry to Sweden and to apply for a visa, if necessary. Those who require an entry visa are encouraged allow sufficient time for the application procedure.

 

What is Nobel Week Dialogue?

Nobel Week Dialogue is an annual science conference on 9 December in the Nobel Week. The goal of the event is to bring together a select group of the world's leading scientists, policy-makers and thinkers for a series of thought-provoking sessions and working groups on a topical science-related theme. With this event the Nobel Institutions aim to deepen the dialogue between the scientific community and the rest of society on issues connected with the Nobel Prize and of importance for the world.

 

When and where will Nobel Week Dialogue 2017 be taking place?

Date: 9 December 2017, 10.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.

Venue: Svenska Mässan, Gothenburg, Sweden. The event is also accessible online via live-streaming on Nobelprize.org as well as join the discussions in social media.

 

How long is the meeting?

The meeting lasts just one day, but there will also be opportunities for online audiences to engage in activities before and after the meeting.

 

Who organises Nobel Week Dialogue?

Nobel Week Dialogue is organised by Nobel Media AB and Nobel Center Foundation. The programme for the meetings is overseen by a Programme Committee which includes the Secretaries of all six of the Nobel Prize Awarding Committees

 

How can I participate?

Nobel Week Dialogue is free to attend and registration for the meeting will open in October.

You can also participate online. In order to extend the reach of the meeting beyond the live audience in Stockholm, the proceedings will be streamed to a worldwide online audience, as well as recorded for posting as video on demand and subsequent TV broadcast.

You can also follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/NobelDialogue and don't forget to use the hashtag #NobelDialogue.

 

Do I have to pay to attend this event?

Nobel Week Dialogue is free to attend in person or to view online.

 

If I can't attend this event in person, can I still take part?

Yes, by viewing the meeting online. The videos are hosted on YouTube, so you won't need any special software to view the event. The videos can also be streamed on mobile devices. You can also follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/NobelDialogue and don't forget to use the hashtag #NobelDialogue.

 

Can the Nobel Week Dialogue organisers help me obtain a visa?

It is the potential attendee's responsibility to investigate the visa requirements for entry to Sweden and to apply for a visa, if necessary. Those who require an entry visa are encouraged to allow sufficient time for the application procedure.

 

Where can I find the meeting programme?

The meeting programme will be available on this website in the near future.

 

Can I present my work at Nobel Week Dialogue?

No, only invited speakers will present at Nobel Week Dialogue.

 

Will the meeting be in English or Swedish?

The entire meeting is held in English.

 

Can I arrive late to Nobel Week Dialogue?

Since the number of seats are limited, and registrations are handled on a first-come, first-served basis we can't guarantee your seat If you arrive later than 9.45 a.m. However, sometimes there are openings during the day if participants leave.

 

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