Venue and local information

Save favourite 26 May May 2016

The workshops will be held at Mid Sweden University (MIUN) in the city of Sundsvall. MIUN is within walking distance from the Sundsvall city centre, a 15-20 minute walk or a 3 minute bus ride that stops right outside of the university.

The actual workshops and poster sessions will be held in and outside of rooms O102 and O111, in the O building on the bottom floor.

The lunches will be served in the main cafeteria, located in the N building's bottom floor. Both the O and N building are right next to each other and connected together. See the campus map of all the buildings at campus Sundsvall to the right.

The social event starts with a guided city tour through the city of Sundsvall. After the city tour, we will have a short walk to the restaurant "En liten krog" that will serve a buffet of Sundsvall specialties.

The city tour will start at approximately 17:30 from the Vängåvan fountain, which is located in the city centre and we will arrange a joint walk from the university campus at approximately 17:05.

Below is a city map of Sundsvall, including the locations for the workshop, hotels, city tour, and dinner.

Travel to Sundsvall and Mid Sweden University

Take the train to Sundsvall

It is often easiest to travel by train to Sundsvall and there are several departures per day from Stockholm, Umeå and Östersund. The travel time from Stockholm is around 3.5 hours with the high speed trains. However, Trafikverket have announced that there will be service disturbances between 30/5-8/6. The trains can therefore have been exchanged for busses between some stations. There are many train options:

SJ: Stockholm – Sundsvall
Norrtåg: Trondheim – Åre – Östersund – Sundsvall
Norrtåg: Umeå-Sundsvall
X-tåget: Gävle – Sundsvall

Take the bus to Sundsvall

The bus takes 5.5 hours to Sundsvall:

Y-buss: Stockholm – Sundsvall, Åre – Sundsvall

Fly to Sundsvall

It is also possible to fly to Sundsvall. It takes around 50 minutes to fly from Stockholm and 1 hour from Gothenburg to arrive at Sundsvall-Timrå Airport. The airport is however located outside of Sundsvall and you will need to take a 20 minute taxi ride to get into the city. Hence, it is recommended to pre-book Flygtaxi. These are the airlines which travel to Sundsvall:

Stockholm/Bromma-Sundsvall: Sundsvallsflyg
Stockholm/Arlanda-Sundsvall: SAS
Göteborg – Sundsvall: Nextjet
Visby – Sundsvall: Sundsvallsflyg

Local travel in Sundsvall

Sundsvall is well connected with city bus lines and there are many taxi companies. The city bus lines are operated by: Din Tur. Notice that you can only pay with credit or debit cards on the city buses.

These are the major taxi companies in Sundsvall:
Taxi Sundsvall (Sverigetaxi): +46 60-19 90 00
Taxi Kurir Sundsvall: +46 60-150 000
Taxi Drakstaden: +46 60-12 34 56

 

Mid Sweden University Campus Sunsdvall

The actual workshops and poster sessions will be held in and outside of rooms O102 and O111, in the O building on the bottom floor.

The lunches will be served in the main cafeteria, located in the N building's bottom floor. Both the O and N building are right next to each other and connected together. See the campus map of all the buildings at campus Sundsvall above.

Accommodation

The following hotels in Sundsvall are part of the governmental framework agreement and have rooms reserved for conference participants. Reserve your room before May 9, 2016:

Quality Hotel Sundsvall
Esplanaden 29, Box 746
851 21 Sundsvall
Single room: 881 SEK excluding VAT
Phone: +46 60 16 00 00
q.sundsvall@choice.se
Reference: MIUN IKS 2016

First Hotel Strand
Strandgatan 10
852 31 Sundsvall
Single room stc: 613-697 SEK excluding VAT
strand@firsthotels.se
Reference: MIUN IKS 2016

Clarion Collection Hotel Grand
Nybrogatan 13
852 31 Sundsvall
Single room: 879-1091 SEK excluding VAT
Phone: +46 60 64 65 64
cc.sundsvall@choice.se
Reference: MIUN IKS 2016