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NACS CONFERENCE 2019

THE SEXUAL URGE – CROSSING BORDERS AND BREAKING BOUNDARIES

Congress and Annual Meeting of Nordic Association for Clinical Sexology

Gothenburg, Sweden, 19-22 September 2019

On behalf of the Swedish Association for Sexology, we are pleased to welcome you to the 41st NACS Congress and Annual Meeting. The congress will be held in Gothenburg (Göteborg) on the beautiful Swedish West Coast from 20 – 22 September 2019 with preconference and meetings starting on 19 September.

We hope to see you!

The Board of The Swedish Association for Sexology

Keynote Speakers at NACS 2019

Please click on the name for further information about the speaker and their presentation

Program and schedule

#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenue
1Conference registration09.00-14.00Lobby Area
2Nordic Forum for Supervisors10.00-12.00Hållö
3Pre-conference: SSA/SAR - How can we arrange such workshops?13.00-17.00Västerhavet
4NACS Authorization Committees Meeting13.00-19.30Hållö
5NACS Educational Curriculum Meeting19.30-21.00Hållö
#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenue
1NACS Presidential Meeting08.30-12.00Tistlarna
2Conference registration09.00-14.00Lobby Area
3Lunch12.00-13.00The Terrace
4NACS Conference Opening Ceremony and first conference speaker: The myth of Amor and Psyche – a helpful tool in understanding female sexualityMalena Ivarsson 13.00-13.45Västerhavet
5Keynote speaker: Honoring the Stonewall Fiftieth Anniversary Riots and Riotousness – A Celebrations of Humor as Queer ResistanceMalin Fors 13.45-14.30Västerhavet
6Coffee Break14.30-15.00Outside Västerhavet
7Abstract presentations and conference information15.00-17.00Västerhavet
8Social program and welcome reception hosted by Anneli Rhedin, Lord Mayor and Per Tenggren, First Vice President of the Regional Council17.00-19.00Västerhavet and The Terrace
#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenue
1Conference registration08.00-10.00Lobby Area
2NACS General Assembly (Click to download documents for the Annual Meeting)08.30-10.30Västerhavet
3Coffee break10.30-11.00Outside Västerhavet
4Keynote speaker: The construction of pornographyFeona Attwood 11.00-12.00Västerhavet
5Keynote speaker: Swedish perspectives on pornMariah Larsson 12.00-12.30Västerhavet
6Abstract presentations12.30-13.15Västerhavet
7Lunch13.15-14.15The Terrace
8Abstract presentations14.15-15.35Västerhavet
9Coffee break15.35-16.00Outside Västerhavet
10Abstract presentations16.00-17.00Västerhavet
11Gala dinner: Back to 1970's19.00-00.00Västerhavet
#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenue
1Special Lecture09.00-09.25Västerhavet
2Keynote speaker: Intersex/DSD: A short introduction to health care needs, human rights and everyday-life perspectivesTove Lundberg 09.25-09.45Västerhavet
3Coffee break09.45-10.15Outside Västerhavet
4Abstract presentations10.15-11.00Västerhavet
5Keynote speakers: Uterus transplantation – when a new child is carried in a new wayMats Brännström 11.15-12.00Västerhavet
6Keynote speakers: Uterus transplantation – when a new child is carried in a new wayStina Järvholm 11.15-12.00Västerhavet
7Closing ceremony12.00-12.30Västerhavet
8Lunch-pack-to-go12.30Outside Västerhavet

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Travel Information

Venue

The conference will be held at Radisson Blu Scandinavia located on Södra Hamngatan 59. The facilities are suited in central Gothenburg with just a few minutes walk from the train station where also airport coaches are stopping.

Transport

Gothenburg is easily accessed from all the Nordic and Baltic countries.

Fly: Travel directly to Landvetter (GOT). 20 minutes from city center.

Ferry: Travel from Frederikshavn in Denmark with ferry.

Train: Travel directly by train from Copenhagen, Oslo or Stockholm.

Please choose to travel as environmentally friendly and non-polluting as possible 🙂

Questions?

Feel free to send us an e-mail!

General questions:
info@nacs2019.org

Questions about registration and payment:
registration@nacs2019.org

Scientific committee:
science@nacs2019.org

Call for abstracts

Abstract submission has now ended. For more information, contact science@nacs2019.org.

Last date for submission of abstracts was 3 June 2019

Information for presenters

Posters will be at display outside the conference room Västerhavet. Please ensure that you poster are maximum width: 95 cm and height: 120 cm.
Equipment to put up the posters (pins etc.) will be available. Please put up your poster as soon as you arrive to the conference venue.
Oral presenters are encouraged to contact a technician in the conference room, and download their presentation to the main computer, at the latest one hour before the presentation. The conference language is English. Please use standard formats such as PowerPoint for your presentation. Specific day and time limit for presentations will be sent to the presenters by e-mail.
If you have any further questions, please contact the program group at science@nacs2019.org.

Are you ready to join us?

REGISTRATION ENDED 15 SEPTEMBER 2019

Accomodation

Radisson Blu Scandinavia

If you wish to stay at Radisson Blu Scandinavia – the same hotel as where the conference is being held – please visit this link.

Discounted prices available until 16 August 2019 by using the promo code NACS19.

Scandic Europa

Five minutes walk from the conference hotel, you’ll find Scandic Europa right in the heart of the urban vibe and next door to the shopping streets.

No specific discount is offered for this hotel. Please visit this link for the official website of the hotel.

Elite Plaza Göteborg

Ten minutes walk from the conference hotel, you’ll find Elite Plaza. The hotel is housed in a palatial building dating from 1889 with all the original features carefully preserved.

No specific discount is offered for this hotel. Please visit this link for the official website of the hotel.

Slottskogens vandrarhem och hotell

Twenty minutes walk or ten minutes tram ride from the conference hotel, you’ll find this cheaper alternative offering hotel, hostel and apartments for rent.

No specific discount is offered for this hotel. Please visit this link for the official website of the hostel and hotel.

Copyright: Frida Winter/Göteborg & Co

Enjoy Sweden and Gothenburg!

Gothenburg is encircled by rocky shoreline, deep forests, tranquil lakes and the surging sea to the west. No other Swedish city gives such easy access to nature. Right on the doorstep are wide open spaces and magical islands. Four centuries ago, when the decision was taken to build a harbour city on the west coast, the ambition was to open up Sweden to the outside world. Building a city on Swedish marshland, wedged between Norway and Denmark, was no easy undertaking, but with the help of the Dutch, English, Scots and Germans the vision was realised. Today, Gothenburg is a flourishing green city with a vibrant cultural scene, world-class restaurants and a fascinating history. At the same time adventure is never far away. There is always an island waiting to be explored or a mountain to be conquered from the saddle of your bike. With its light summer evenings, colourful autumn days and snow-blanketed winter mornings, Gothenburg is where you can experience the real Sweden. 

 Gothenburg is an open and accessible city. It offers almost everything you would expect of a cosmopolitan city – within walking distance. All you need is right in the city and you can get everywhere on foot – from the Central Station to your hotel, to the arenas, shopping, restaurants and nightlife. But it’s not just close to everything; it’s also easy to get here. Both international airports are just 20 minutes from the city centre and you can get direct flights here from more than 65 European cities. 

Today, Greater Gothenburg is home to 970,000 people from almost every country on the planet. It is they who give the city its soul, its pulse and its unique atmosphere. In Sweden, Gothenburgers have a reputation for their friendliness and hospitality, and many who visit the city for the first time can attest to just how welcoming it feels. 

For further information about tourism in Gothenburg, please visit this link.

Bildupphovsrätt/Copyright: Frida Winter/Göteborg & Co