Nordic Stuttering Seminar – Hamar, Norway

Welcome to Nordic Stuttering Seminar – Hamar, Norway. 31. Aug. – 02. Sept. 2012

Theme: Self-help and peer support

Location: Vikingskipet / Vikingskipet Motell, Hamar

Vikingskipet (The Viking Ship) is a speed-skating hall and was build for the winter Olympics in 1994. Hamar city is surrounded with spectacular nature around Mjøsa, Norway’s largest lake and is located 120 km north for Oslo and 80 km north for Oslo airport Gardemoen. The easiest way to get to Hamar from Oslo or Oslo airport is by train, which departs every hour.
Our residence will be at Vikingskipet Motell, while the seminar will be held at Vikingskipet hall.

Friday, 31. August :
16:00-17:30 Meeting for the leaders of the Nordic association
18-19 Gathering with dinner at the motel.
19:30 Official opening of the Nordic Seinar in Vikingskipet, presentation of each of the participants and a presentation by Solfrid Talseth from “Self Help Norway”, which also will have a brief in self help. It will be culture contributions later in this evening.

Saturday, 1. September :
08-09:30 Breakfast
10:00 Lecture in “self help” by Solfrid Talseth. Group work and discussion with coffee and various refreshments.
13:00 Lunch at the motel
14:00 Presentation of “The peer support in Norway”
16:00 Journey by bus through Norwegian agriculture and cultural landscapes in the famous Norwegian folk musician and writer Alf Prøysen’s birthplace in Ringsaker. Here it will be guiding and performances in the Teskjekjerring theater
19:00 Conference dinner in Sjusjøen winter sport-arena: Dinner with bar
23:00 The bus is taking us home to the motel

Sunday 2. September :
8-9:30 Breakfast
10: Meeting in Vikingskipet. Each Nordic country will give a presentation of how their self helping is working in practice.
11:30 Guiding around Vikingskipet
12:30 Presentation of the seminar for 2013
13: End of the seminar and lunch before departure.
Changes in the program may occur.

The motel has very few single rooms, and we encourage everyone to find a buddy to share rooms with.
Price for the seminar: 1500 NOK for double room and 2000 NOK for single room.


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