Practical information

The conference takes place at Sommarøya Arctic Hotel, on the stunningly beautiful island of Sommarøya (55 minutes from Tromsø airport by car)

Conference fee

Early registration: 3 000 NOK
Registration after 1st of April 2017:  3 500 NOK
(Limited space, registration after 24. May depends on availability)

The conference fee is "all inclusive" and includes:

  • Hotel accomodation at the venue
  • Dinner Thursday, lunch Thursday and Friday, breakfast Friday, and coffe/tea/fruit during the whole conference
  • Bus transfer between Tromsø Airport and the hotel, both ways (departure/arrival times: see below)

Partial payments not available.

Questions related to registration and payment, please contact Torill Berg at Tromsø Event, email:

Venue, and how to get there

Sommarøya Arctic Hotel was voted "Norway’s Best Summer Hotel" by the readers of Reiser og Ferie and Nettavisen in 2010, and rated among the 25 best hotels in Norway on Tripadvisor in 2013. In 2014, MANN magazine named the hotel on a list of “50 places in the world you should visit before you die”.

Closest airport is Tromsø. Suitable SAS-flights arrive in Tromsø Thursday the 15th at 11.45 (Oslo and Bergen) and 11:10 (Trondheim), and depart Friday the 16th at 17:10 (Oslo/Bergen) and 16:30 (Trondheim).

Bus transfer to the conference venue: leaving Tromsø airport Thursday 15. June at 12:15 and arriving Tromsø airport Friday 16. June at 15:30. The bus travel is free of charge for registered participants.

For those who prefer renting a car, several companies are stationed at the airport. Cars can be booked at this webpage.


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