VasCog 2023

Venue:  The Chalmers Conference Center, Chalmersplatsen 1, 412 58 Göteborg, Sweden

13th - 16th Septhember, 2023

 

Format:  Master Classes, Plenaries, Symposia and Debates

BRIDGING THE PAST WITH THE FUTURE AND THE HEART WITH THE BRAIN 

BRIDGING THE PAST WITH THE FUTURE AND THE HEART WITH THE BRAIN 

Image credit: https://stadsutveckling.goteborg.se

THE CHALMERS CONFERENCE CENTRE

The Chalmers Conference Center at Chalmersplatsen 1 is an ideal location for a medium size conference. The biggest room has a capacity of 450 people and is suited perfectly for big seminars there are further rooms for smaller seminars or meetings. There are also big, vast spaces that can be used for exhibitions and networking.

VISITING ADDRESS

Chalmers Konferens & Restauranger
Main entrance
Chalmers platsen 1
412 58 Göteborg
Sweden

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DISCOVER GOTHENBURG

The Conference Host City in the Heart of West Sweden

TOURIST GUIDE

Gothenburg is located on the West Coast of Sweden and has one of the Worlds finest Archipeligos, inland there is a rich array of nature with fine woodlands and lakes. the city has exciting museums, interesting sights, lots of activities and an amazing archipelago. Discover Gothenburg! Read more

WEST SWEDEN

There are many well-known places to visit in West Sweden, and even more, you’ve not heard of yet, to discover. This link will take you to the official tourist guide for West Sweden where you will find tips for the best-hidden places of interest. West Sweden is made up of the main areas Bohuslän, Dalsland & Västergötland and the city of Gothenburg is the main city & the second largest city in Sweden. Read more

ARCHIPELAGO

Over 20 islands with an endless amount of gems to discover. The archipelago of Gothenburg stretches along the coast like a string of pearls. You don’t have to travel far from the city to find charming villages, stunning nature and beaches. Seal safaris, sea-fishing and boat excursions are just some of the activities available here. Read more

PARKS & GARDENS

The compact city centre makes it easy to get to the parks & gardens such as the Slottsskogen Park and the Botanical Garden, which is one of the largest and best botanical gardens in Europe. In and in the near vicinity of Gothenburg there are plenty of green spaces to appreciate and relax in. Read more

PLACES TO EAT

Gothenburg has a large array of cafes, bars and restaurants which offer all the worldly cuisine of any modern metropolis.  With one of the Worlds biggest archipelagoes on the doorstep, Gothenburg has an abundance of fine & fresh shellfish. Read more

TRAVEL INFORMATION



GOTHENBURG LANDVETTER


Airport
Gothenburg Landvetter Airport is conveniently located close to the center. For more travel information visit www.goteborg.com


Arriving to Gothenburg by air:  Airport bus from Landvetter Airport to the Nils Ericsson terminal in the centre of Gothenburg. Take bus 16, destination Högsbohöjd, from the stop Nordstan, just outside the terminal. From Drottningstorget, also just outside the central station, you can take tram 13, heading “Sahlgrenska”, to Chalmers.


From Brunnsparken, approximately 500 meters from the central station there are additional tram lines that will take you to Chalmers. Please visit Västtrafik for details.


AIRPORT BUSES


Landvetter international airport


AIRPORT TAXI


Costs approximately SEK 420 to/from Landvetter Airport. Ask for a fixed price.


The driver should have a taxi ID card clearly displayed in the vehicle. Service is included in the taximeter price. Avoid unlicensed taxis.
We recommend:
Taxi Göteborg: +46 (0)31 650 00,
VIP Taxi: +46(0)31 27 16 11
Taxi Kurir: +46 (0)31 27 27 27


TRANSPORTATION TO THE VENUE CAMPUS JOHANNEBERG

 

Transportation to the Venue Campus Johanneberg

Address: Chalmersplatsen 4, Gothenburg

Getting here by tram or by bus: The following buses are operating Chalmers: 16, 55, 58, 158 and 753. In addition, the trams 6, 7, 8 10 and 13 are operating Chalmers.

By car:  Please consult a map and/or GPS for the best alternatives for reaching your destination on campus by car.

Arriving in Gothenburg by train:  Exit the train at the central station/the Nils Ericsson terminal.  Take bus 16, destination Högsbohöjd, from the stop Nordstan, just outside the terminal. From Drottningstorget, also just outside the central station, you can take tram 13, heading “Sahlgrenska”, to Chalmers. From Brunnsparken, approximately 500 meters from the central station there are additional tram lines that will take you to Chalmers. Please visit Västtrafik for details.

SJ Swedish railways:  www.sj.se/en

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language
The official language of the conference is English (no translation facilities will be provided).

Currency 
The official currency is Swedish Krona (SEK).

Conference Venue 
Chalmers Conference Center
Chalmersplatsen 1, 412 58 Göteborg
chalmerskonferens.se

Closest tram/bus stop: Chalmersplatsen
Conference Secretariat Sweden Meetx
vascog2023@meetx.se

Gothenburg 
To make the most out of your visit to Gothenburg, the website www.goteborg.com or the app “Gothenburg” is very informative and useful.

Onsite Registration 
The Conference Registration desk is located inside the main entrance. You do not need to register for the exhibition as the Conference badge gives you full access to it.

Registration opening hours: 
During the hours of the Conference.

Badges
To collect your badge onsite you need to bring the email confirmation (electronically in the phone works fine) or the text message that has been sent to you in advance. Delegate badges must be worn at all times to gain access to the conference sessions, exhibition and social events. Please note that we cannot replace lost badges.

Cloakroom 
There are cloakroom facilities in the registration area. The organisers cannot be held responsible for damage to or loss of their personal property howsoever caused.

Other useful information

Currency & ATM Machine
The currency in Sweden is Swedish Krona (kr) / SEK. Some places in Gothenburg do not accept cash, credit card is the most common way to pay in Sweden.

First Aid 
In case of medical need, please come to the onsite registration desk and we will help you. If medical emergency please call 112.

No smoking policy
According to Swedish law, smoking is prohibited inside any building, venue, hotels, busses, etc. Smoking is only allowed in open-air zones.

Lost-and-Found 
Lost-and-Found will be collected in the registration.

Insurance
The Organisers cannot be held responsible for accidents to participants or for damage to or loss of their personal property howsoever caused.

 

CONTACT

CONFERENCE SECRETARIAT

Sweden MEETX AB has been contracted to manage the conference secretariat. If you have any questions or need any further information you are most welcome to contact:

Sweden MEETX AB
E-mail: vascog2023@meetx.se
Phone: +46 31 708 86 90
Fax: +46 31 20 91 03

Postal address:
Sweden MEETX AB
Ref. MAF2022
412 94 Gothenburg
Sweden

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