Writing retreat 8-13. September 2024

Stay: The retreat will be held at Søstrene Storaas, located 20 minutes from Kongsberg. The check-in starts from 15:00 on Sunday, with check out on Friday at 11:00. The hotel's amenities include an abundant kitchen garden, walking areas, and individually themed rooms. There are great walking areas around the hotel, and a lake 200 meters away. All rooms have desks. 

The retreat: We begin on Sunday afternoon with a participant introduction session, and a kick-start on the writing program. The program will run Monday to Friday with scheduled writing and lecture times. The program includes “shut-up-and-write” sessions, a supervisor forum as well as technical workshops. The title of the lectures will be announced closer to the retreat.

Schedule: A typical day will start with breakfast at 7:30 followed by an inspirational lecture from 08:30-09:30, writing time till noon, followed by lunch. There will be a snack break from 15:00-16:00, another writing session until 18:00, and then dinner at 19:00.

Morning baths: As last year, we will go for daily, refreshing morning bath before breakfast, so please bring swimwear if you would like to have a fresh start to your day.

Costs: The cost of the seminar is NOK 9,300 per person. For attendees from AKU and PRE, part of these costs will be covered by your clinic. The four daily meals are included in the stay, any snacks and drinks will be at your own cost. Each participant organizes their own travel to the seminar. Travel expenses are not covered.

Directions: For those traveling by public transport, take a bus or train heading towards central Kongsberg, then take a taxi to the hotel. The hotel offers free parking with charging points for electric cars.

Questions: If you have any questions, reach out to Kristin Alm-Kruse at Kellings@ous-hf.no

Registration: https://nettskjema.no/a/401102


Photo: Kristin Alm-Kruse


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