The conference will be held at Hedmark University College, Campus Hamar, which is located in Eastern Norway. This area is served by Oslo Airport (OSL), which is the main Norwegian international airport. The host town of the symposium, Hamar, is located 80 kilometres north of the airport, and a direct train connection is available on an hourly basis.

You will find information concerning hotel accommodation below. In general we can say that Hamar is a small town and that most appropriate hotels are within walking distance from the conference venue at Hedmark University College.


Quality Hotel Astoria - the conference hotel
Quality Hotel Astoria is the conference hotel located in the heart of Hamar. Walking distance to Campus Hamar approximately 5 minutes.

The conference group rate is NOK 1032 (EUR 139) per single room per night (breakfast included). Please enter the reference code ISSME2013 when booking your room.

Rooms are being held until the 10th of May, and conference attendees should make their reservations individually by contacting the hotel directly.

The conference dinner will also be held at hotel Astoria.


Seiersted pensjonat
A traditional Norwegian guesthouse. Situated in a quiet suburb among private houses close to the centre of Hamar. Walking distance to Campus Hamar approximately 5 minutes.


Hamar Hostel Vikingskipet
Hamar Hostel is located next to the Olympic Site Vikingskipet. Walking distance to Campus Hamar approximately 15 minutes.


Map Hamar (Click on map for full size view)