General Information

Conference Venue

Wisby Strand, Strandvägen 4, Visby (

Language and Interpretation

The meeting will be held in Danish, Norwegian, Swedish and English. English interpretation will be provided for statements and presentations made in the Nordic languages.


Conference fee 3,900 SEK

Conference fee student: 1,500 SEK

Golf: green fee 790 SEK (payable on the day)

”Bergman's Fårö”: 850 SEK

Registration, payment and cancellation

Please register via this website. Registration closes on 5 August. Your registration will be confirmed by email.

Upon registering you will receive an invoice from the Swedish Association for Copyright.

No refunds will be given for cancellations made after 1 July 2019.


Participants are asked to make their own hotel bookings.

A number of hotel rooms have been provisionally reserved at Clarion Hotel Wisby for SEK 1,593 per night. These can be booked until June 1 by email or by telephone (+46 498 257500). Please quote the code ”001032 - Nordic Copyright Days”.

There are several other hotels within walking distance of Wisby Strand (see links below).


Participants are asked to make their own travel arrangements.

The distance from the airport is approx. 5 km, 10 minutes (approx. 200 SEK) by taxi. The distance from the ferry terminal is approx. 1 km, a 15-minute walk.

Evening Programme

Welcome Reception

Wednesday 4 September 19:00-21:00, Wisby Strand.

N.B. Unlike the symposium itself, at the welcome reception, there is an entrance from the seaside (i.e. not through the main entrance).

Everyone who has arrived in Visby by Wednesday evening is invited to an informal get-together. A meal and drinks will be served. An opportunity to meet copyright friends, old and new.

Symposium Dinner

Thursday, 5 September at 18:30, St. Nicolai Ruin, Smedjegatan 19.

St Nicolai is one of Visby's magnificant church ruins. During the twelfth century, St Nicolai was a base for the Dominican Order. In this fantastic setting we will enjoy an evening of food, wine and entertainment.

Side Events

Golf Tournament

On Wednesday 4 September, golf enthusiasts are invited to take part in a competition at Visby Golf Club (Kronholmen). The course is designed to a high European standard and is considered one of the most beautiful in Sweden. In 2018, Golf Digest ranked Kronholmen second in Sweden and third in the Nordic Region.

The format will be Stableford, with prizes (sponsored by Com Advokatbyrå) for best lady and best gent. Depending on numbers, players can also represent their countries in an inter-Nordic team competition.

The green fee is SEK 790, paid individually on arrival at Visby Golf Club. The first tee-off is at 10:00. At the end of your round, a late lunch will be served (sponsored by IFPI).

Shared transport will be available between Clarion Hotel Visby and Visby Golf Club.

Attorney Peter Danowsky will guide proceedings for the day. He is also your contact should you have any questions regarding the golf tournament. Email:

Bergman's Fårö – Treasure of European Film Culture

On Saturday 7 September an excursion is planned to ”Bergman's Fårö”, in cooperation with the Bergman Center on the island of Fårö.

Buses depart from Wisby Strand at 08:15. On arrival we will take a guided tour of the Bergman Center and then embark on a "safari" in Bergman's footsteps.

Persona, Shame, Through a Glass Darkly, Scenes from a Marriage, the documentaries Fårö Document and its follow-up Fårö Document 1979 were all filmed on Fårö. During the morning we will visit a selection of the legendary film locations and, with the help of our guide, place them in their cinematic context.

The excursion ends with a small lunch on Fårö, after which the bus will take us back to Visby.

Cost: 850 SEK per person.