Nobel Week Dialogue
Who should I contact with questions about the event?
For general questions please email [email protected]
For media enquiries please email [email protected]
Is there any recourse to public funds or private scholarship in order to attend the event?
All expenses incurred in relation to attending the 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?
The Nobel Week Dialogue is an annual science conference on 9 December in 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 2019 be taking place?
Date: 9 December 2019
Venue: Svenska Mässan, Gothenburg, Sweden. The event is also accessible online via live-streaming on Nobelprize.org and you can also join the discussions on our social media channels.
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?
The Nobel Week Dialogue is organised by Nobel Media AB.
How can I participate?
The Nobel Week Dialogue is free to attend and registration for the meeting will open on 23 October.
You can also participate online. In order to extend the reach of the meeting beyond the live audience in Gothenburg, 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 #NobelPrizeDialogue.
Do I have to pay to attend this event?
The 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 #NobelPrizeDialogue.
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 is available on this website.
Can I present my work at the Nobel Week Dialogue?
No, only invited speakers will present at the Nobel Week Dialogue.
Will the meeting be in English or Swedish?
The entire meeting is held in English.
Can I arrive late to the event?
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 10:00. However, sometimes there are openings during the day if participants leave.
Will I be captured on camera or film at Nobel Week Dialogue?
The Nobel Week Dialogue or parts of it will be broadcast on different media.
Can I take pictures and film at the Nobel Week Dialogue?
Yes, you are allowed to take pictures and film in the venue, including the conference hall, but make sure not to disturb the conference or the guests. However, it is not ok to use a tripod without special permission. Feel free to use the hashtag # #NobelPrizeDialogue if you publish photos in social media.