Annual EFHSS and NfS Conference 2006 is a specialist congress for healthcare professionals in both hospitals and primary care such as doctor's offices, clinics, dentist, etc. Persons with responsibility for or involvement with preventing and controlling infection in healthcare organisations through decontamination of reusable medical devices.
We are delighted to invite you to Lillehammer in Norway to the Annual
EFHSS Conference 2006 which is organized by the
Norwegian Association of Sterile Supplies (NfS).
Our association has changed its name and it's now possible for anyone with interest in sterile supplies to become a member.
We hope you find our program interesting and we are looking forward to seeing you in Lillehammer!
Lillehammer does not have an airport, but Norway's main international aiport, Oslo Airport Gardermoen (OSL), is located only 145 km (90 miles) from Lillehammer. There are frequent train departures from the airport terminal, and you can also rent a car at the airport.
Travelling to the Lillehammer area is easy. The town is located right off the E-6 highway which is the major travel artery from southern to northern Norway. By car, Lillehammer only two hours from Oslo, four hours from Trondheim and five hours from Ålesund. If you are arriving by plane, just take the bus or train from the Oslo International Airport to Lillehammer.
The railway station is located in the basement of the airport terminal - easily accessible by escalator from the arrival hall. There are separate platforms for the Airport Express Trains and other trains. All InterCity trains between Skien in the south and Lillehammer in the north (via Oslo) serve Oslo Airport Gardermoen at intervals of 1 hour during most of the day. Travel distance from from Gardermoen airport to Lillehammer is approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes.
Torp Airport (TRF) is located about 10 km from the Sandefjord train station south of Oslo. From Sandefjord to Oslo and on to Lillehammer there are many train departures. Between Torp Airport and Sandefjord train station there are bus/taxi connections and the travel time is about 20 minutes. You can travel from Sandefjord to Lillehammer by train. Please see www.nsb.no for further information. Point-to-point tickets can be purchased on the internet. Download (PDF) train time table from Sandefjord via Oslo to Lillehammer and return.
Conference sessions will focus on providing new science in the sterile supply field, education of CSSD managers and staff, certification of the CSSD, decontamination processes and systems. Proposals for a 15 min. presentation of related topics are invited.
Deadline for receipt of completed abstracts: February 1st, 2006
Electronic copies only to be submitted.
Articles should be submitted as email attachments to:
A poster competition sponsored by 3M Health Care takes place at the conference.
We encourage you to send your poster and be listed as one of the candidates to the 3M Poster Price of 800 Euro. Only one application is allowed per candidate. The deadline for the registration of posters is April 10th, 2006