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The conference will be held at Mid Sweden University in Östersund, Sweden.

Östersund is located in the northern part of Sweden with a mountain view. With the arctic circle 350 km away our summers are bright. During the conference you will experience the longest day of the year when the sun rises at 2.50 a.m., only a few hours after it sets.

Östersund, or Staare, is also situated in Sápmi – land of the Sami. Learn more about the Sami history, culture, religion, language and politics at samer.se/english 

The pre-conference registration and cocktail on June 17 is at the brand new Nationalmuseum Jamtli, which is inaugurated earlier the same day! Nationalmuseum is Sweden's museum of art and design. During your visit you get to experience the opening exhibition, containing paintings of Rembrandt, Rubens, and other masters. Getting to Nationalmuseum Jamtli, Museiplan.

The conference venueMid Sweden University, is located within walking distance from the town center and most hotels. Getting to the venue.

Experience Östersund

We suggest these activities for those who want to spend an extra day or two in our region. More information about the town and its surroundings can be found at Visit Östersund.

Jamtli Historieland

An outdoor museum with interactive historical depictions as well as other activities. The park's annual midsummer celebration, which takes place just a few days after the conference, is a tradition not to be missed. 

Moose Garden

Located about 15 minutes outside of Östersund, this place allows you to get up close with the famed king of the forest – the Moose!

Njarka Sami Camp

A visit here offers an insight to the traditions of arctic scandinavias indigenous people. 


Swedens main mountain resort, located about an hour from Östersund. While the village is obviously most famous for its skiing slopes Åre offers a great deal of activities during the summer. Those include downhill biking, hiking, fishing and just enjoying the spectacular scenery. If travelling to Åre, be sure to take the short detour for a sustainable meal at the Natural cycle house.


You can easily combine your visit in Östersund with a trip to the charming town Trondheim on the Norwegian cost. Take the train across the mountains, a beautiful way to travel!

Arctura Restaurang & Skybar

The restaurant is located at the top floor, 55 meters high up, by the ski stadium. Here you can enjoy good food and a drink with a wonderful panoramic view of the Jämtland countryside.

Quality Hotel™ Frösö Park Spa

Unwind and soak up the tranquil luxury of the new spa. A large selection of indoor and outdoor pools, saunas and relaxation areas awaits you.  Experience scandinavian sauna traditions.