Serving the Cultural Heritage

Open Source Preservation Workshop

7 April 2016

Kungliga Biblioteket
Humlegården, 102 41 Stockholm


The PREFORMA Open Source Preservation Workshop will be held at Kungliga biblioteket (National Library of Sweden), Humlegårdsgatan 26, Humlegården, Stockholm, Sweden.


Morning Session

Address: Kungliga biblioteket, Humlegården 102, Box 5039, 102 41 Stockholm

Phone: +46 (0)10 709 30 00


Afternoon Session

Address: Finlandshuset konferens, Snickarbacken 4, Box 1355, 111 83 Stockholm

Phone: +46 (0)8 545 212 04



By METRO. Take the red line and get off at the station Östermalmstorg, take exit Stureplan. Walk Birger Jarlsgatan (Birger Jarls street) northwest to Stureplan square, and when at Stureplan you will see a park to the right. Kungliga biblioteket is situated within the boundaries of the park.

By BUS. Several bus lines travels to, or near, Kungliga biblioteket. We recommend that you use Stockholms Länstrafik’s online Plan Your Trip service to plan your bus (or METRO) trip.
Please note that you cannot buy tickets on the buses. Check out Stockholms Länstrafik’s information about Fares and Tickets.

By CAR you drive towards Stureplan. Nearest parking garage is located 50 meters from Finlandshuset Conference on David Bagares Street.


Stockholm Arlanda. If you arrive by plane to Stockholm Arlanda airport you can choose to go to Stockholm city center using the following means of transportation: Arlanda express, commuter trains, bus or taxi. Find out more at the Swedavia website

Stockholm Skavsta. If you arrive by plane to Stockholm Skavsta airport, find out more on how to get to Stockholm city center at the Skavsta airport website


Hotel Scandic Ariadne

There are rooms reserved for reservations, during the period 4 – 10 april, until the 23th of February 2016 for workshop participants. After that date rooms can still be reserved but only if available. The rooms are available at a fixed price, SEK 1200:-/night for single rooms, SEK 1300:-/night for double rooms (two bed rooms). The price tag includes VAT. The rooms can only be reserved by contacting the hotel on phone number +46 8 51738614 or by e-mail: When doing the reservation you have to give the reservation code: 45808263. More info at

Scandic Continental

Scandic Continental has a prime location right in the heart of Stockholm city. The hotel is situated just in front of the main entrance of the Central Station and has a direct access to the metro, train and city train and Arlanda Express from the lobby. Scandic Continental in Stockholm is a new hotel and that opens 1 April 2016. Reservations can be made at

Kom Hotel Stockholm (Best Western)

Kom Hotel Stockholm is situated within walking distance from the venue for the Open Source workshop. Information about the hotel can be found and reservations can be made at


If you are looking for cheaper accommodation alternatives Stockholm offers a variety of different hostels as well. Here’s a web site where you can find a hostel for your stay:

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme under grant agreement n° 619568