General information



If you need a visa to enter Sweden, we strongly advise you to apply well in advance in your home country. You can obtain the latest visa information from the nearest Swedish Embassy or Consulate, or from your travel agency.

Getting to the conference venue

The conference takes place at the Waterfront Congress Center in the heart of Stockholm.

By plane

From Arlanda airport:
The Arlanda Express train takes you to the Stockholm central train station in 20 minutes, with direct access to the conference venue. A discounted price for a return ticket will be offered one month in advance of the conference.
Link will be provided here: Arlanda Express

The airport bus (Flygbus) takes you to Cityterminalen in 40 minutes, right next to the conference venue.
A taxi ride takes 40 minutes. We recommend requesting a fixed price of approx. 550 SEK to the city center, with one of the following taxi firms: Taxi Stockholm, Taxi Kurir, Top Cap or Taxi 020.

From Bromma airport:
The airport bus (Flygbus) takes you to Cityterminalen in 20 minutes, right next to the conference venue.
A taxi ride takes 20 minutes, we recommend one of the following taxi firms: Taxi Stockholm, Taxi Kurir, Top Cap or Taxi 020.

From Skavsta airport:
The airport bus (Flygbus) takes you to Cityterminalen in 80 minutes, right next to the conference venue.
A taxi ride takes 70 minutes, we recommend one of the following taxi firms: Taxi Stockholm, Taxi Kurir, Top Cap or Taxi 020.

By train

The Arlanda Express train takes you from Arlanda Airport to the city center. The platform is easily accessible, underneath the arrival terminals. Departure: every 15 minutes (for most of the day).
Travel time: 20 minutes.

Commuter trains (operated by the public transport company in Stockholm, SL) to Stockholm depart twice an hour from Arlanda Central Station in Sky City.
Travel time: 43 minutes.

By bus

Flygbussarna Airport Coaches departs every 10-15 minutes between Arlanda Airport and the City Terminal (located next to the Central Station).
Travel time: 35-45 minutes (from/to Arlanda). 
Buses also run to Liljeholmen via Karolinska, Fridhemsplan and Södermalm (50 min). To Bromma airport via Kista and Sundbyberg. (54 min).

Conference information


Abstract submission closed on March 14


You can pick up your conference badge at the registration desk in the conference venue. Please wear this badge at all time, as only badge holders are admitted to conference sessions.

CME credits

We have applied for European CME credits (ECMEC) at the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME). For reference, the most recent IFPA conference (2015) was granted 18 European CME credits. More information on accreditation of the upcoming conference will be published here soon.
You can pick up your CME certificate at the registration desk in the conference venue.

Certificate of Attendance

We will present all conference delegates with a Certificate of Attendance at the end of the conference.


Companies working with psoriasis and/or psoriatic arthritis are welcome to exhibit at the conference. Please contact the conference organizing bureau Meetagain for info on exhibition opportunities.
You can read more here about the other exhibitors at the 5th IFPA World Conference.

Invitation letter

We can provide you with an official invitation letter to facilitate your visa application and/or for authorization to attend the conference. To request your invitation letter, simply fill out a form upon registration.
Please note that an invitation letter does not constitute a commitment on the part of the conference to provide any financial support.


The official conference language is English. Simultaneous interpretation will not be offered.


Morning and afternoon tea is included in the registration fee, and will be served on-site. While lunch is not included in the registration fee, there are several excellent restaurants near the conference venue.


Fully accredited members of the press are welcome to participate in the conference free of charge. You can find more information on the registration page.


The entire conference is strictly non-smoking. This is in line with Sweden’s national law, which prohibits smoking in public buildings and public transport.

Insurance Disclaimer/Liability

The Conference Bureau or the Conference Secretariat cannot accept liability for injuries or losses of whatever nature incurred by participants and/or accompanying persons, nor for loss of or damage to their luggage and/or personal belongings. Please check the validity of your own travel insurance. All reasonable endeavors will be made to hold the 5th World Psoriasis & Psoriatic Arthritis Conference 2018 and to present its program as scheduled under circumstances which assure the comfort and safety of all participants and accompanying persons. However, neither IFPA nor its committees, representatives or agents shall be held liable by any person as a result of the cancellation of the Conference or of any of the arrangements, programs or plans connected therewith, or for any injury, damage or inconvenience which may be suffered by any person while travelling to or from, or during such person’s presence in Sweden in connection with this Conference. Participants and accompanying persons are advised to purchase their own insurance against any such occurrences.


General questions
Do you want to know more about the organization behind the conference, the conference´s history or how patients can get involved? Please contact the conference organizer IFPA

Conference´s content
Do you want to comment on the scientific program, the program committees or the conference´s official speakers? Please contact Barbra Bohannan, Secretary of the Scientific Executive Committee.

Practical information
Do you have a practical question? A problem with registration, hotel booking, social events, abstract handling, exhibition management, etc?
Please contact the conference bureau, Meetagain.
phone +46 8 664 58 00.

The International Federation of Psoriasis Associations is a non-profit organization representing over 125 million people living with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis worldwide.

IFPA Secretariat
Gustavslundsvägen 143
167 51 Bromma, SWEDEN