18-19 June 2019
Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden
Europe/Copenhagen timezone

Practical information

Venue: Umeå University, MIT-huset, MC333, https://osm.org/go/0ex6ELEXI-?m=

Remote participation: Zoom, downloading the client is recommended over the web interface, especially on Linux or for remote presentations. Zoom room number 114750619 or https://umu.zoom.us/j/114750619

Local Hotels: Scandic Plaza , Elite Hotel Mimer , Comfort Hotel Winn , Clarion Collection Uman are hotels that the local organizers have heard good feedback from previous visitors. Lower price options exist in Comfort Hotel Umeå City and an old prison converted to a hostel: Hotell Gamla Fängelset

Local transport: Hotels (and most restaurants) are in the city center, university campus is 25 minute walk or 10 minute bus ride (line 2,5,8,9 to/from "Universum"). Buses paid to the driver in front through bus card (fast, buy at a kiosk) or credit card (slow but works), no cash.

Airport: UME, flights from Stockholm (SAS, Norwegian, BRA) and Helsinki (Finnair). 4-5 km from city center or campus - walkable in good weather, airport bus goes to city center and then onwards to university campus. Taxis cost 200-250 SEK/trip.

Other transport: Trains and road also exist, count on at least 6-7 hours from Stockholm.