Practical information

Important dates

1. March 2024
Online registration opens
15. June 2024
Early Bird
28. July 2024
Registration deadline

Venue and conference

THE VENUE FOR SKANDENDO 2024 WILL BE GRAND HOTEL TERMINUS:
Grand Hotel Terminus
Zander Kaaes gate 6
5015 Bergen, Norge
+47 55 21 25 00
www.grandterminus.no

Breakfast is served in the restaurant
The reception is open 24 hours.

Check in from 14:00
Check out until 12:00

With every single room and public area fully refurbished, the “Grand Old Lady” has been restored to its original splendour. With great hotel rooms and a number of conference and banqueting facilities, there is something on offer for most occasions. A ½ acre private garden is available for garden parties and for hotel guests to relax. Located close to the railway station, the hotel is within easy reach of public transport and Bergen’s attractions.
MEALS
Coffee and lunch are included in the registration fee and will be served daily at the conference venue.
BADGES
Each participant will receive a name badge upon registration. For security reasons, all participants are requested to wear their badge during the meeting activities and social events.
LANGUAGE
English. No simultaneous translation.
AIRPORT AND TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Local transportation to Bergen City Centre from the airport:
Bergen airport is situated 20 km south of Bergen City Centre and it takes approx. 30 min by car/bus or 45 min by Light Rail. You can pay your bus ticket or light rail ticket by credit card.

Airport Express Coach (“Flybussen”)
At the airport the Airport Coach is waiting outside the arrival area, and during daytime the bus depart every 15 minutes (Saturdays every 20 min). Late at night there are departures approx. 20 min after your plane has landed. All scheduled flights (not chartered flights late at night) are being served by Airport Express Coach in Bergen.

In Bergen city centre the Airport Coach stops as Bergen Bus station (Bystasjonen), approx. 5 minutes’ walk from the hotel.Price one way – approx. NOK 169,- (approx. 15 EUR)

Click here to find further information about Airport Bus, timetables and prices.

Bergen Light Rail
A cheaper alternative is the Light Rail (Bybanen) that takes you all the way from the airport to the city centre. The light rail stop is right outside the terminal. Tickets can be bought using an app, ticket machine at the Light Rail stop, or at the baggage claim area (credit cards will be accepted). See timetable here

Taxi
There are also several taxi companies operating from the airport. The taxistand is located just outside the terminal:
Bergen Taxi: 07000
Norges Taxi: 08000
Uber: app

Please note that the price for a taxi from Flesland to Bergen city center may vary.
The approximate cost is around 600 NOK

Payment

CONFIRMATION
Hotel reservations will be reserved and confirmed only when the congress organizer, Fjell og Fjord Konferanser, has received your payment. Fjell og Fjord Konferanser has the right to charge you for all nights reserved and guaranteed for on the registration form, also in case of no-show.

Confirmation will be sent upon receipt of payment. In order to receive confirmation of registration on e-mail, please indicate your e-mail address when you register.

It is your personal responsibility that all details such as address, booked events, number of tickets, hotel reservation, date of arrival and departure, etc. are in accordance to your wishes. We therefore strongly recommend that you read and check the letter of confirmation of registration carefully to avoid errors. In the event of any errors in the confirmation letter, please immediately, and in writing, contact helene@fjellogfjord-konferanser.no
TERMS OF PAYMENT
You are welcome to pay by VISA or MasterCard, after you click “Submit” you will be directed to “Dibs Payment Services”. All prices will be charged in Norwegian Kroner (NOK). If you should have any problems with your payment, please contact us. After your payment has been transferred, we will send you a confirmation letter by e-mail. You will also receive a receipt by e-mail confirming the amount we have charged your credit card. With confirmed full payments, the registration will be considered complete and valid.
LIABILITY AND INSURANCE
Neither the organisers of Skandendo2024 nor the Conference Secretariat will assume any responsibility whatsoever for damage or injury to persons or property during theconference. Participants are recommended to arrange for their own personal travel and health insurance.
VISA
Delegates with European citizenship do not normally need visas. Please visit UDI Norwegian Directorate for Immigration for more information.
CURRENCY EXCHANCE
All Norwegian banks and major post offices exchange foreign currency. Currency exchange offices are also located at Bergen Airport Flesland and at the train station.
CREDIT CARDS
The use of credit cards is widespread in Norway, and they are accepted everywhere.
Eurocard, MasterCard, VISA, American Express and Diners Club are the most common. It is a good idea to check with your credit card company about the degree of acceptability and available services before you leave home.
Note that most food stores however only accept debit cards
TIPS
Tips are not mandatory, however, you can give up to 10% dependent on your personal decision in taxis and restaurants.

Visiting Bergen

VISIT BERGEN / World Heritage City Bergen
For more information about Bergen, please click here.
FLØYEN
Fløyen is an area and viewpoint situated 320 meters above sea level on Fløyfjellet in the city mountains of Bergen. It is among Bergen's most popular tourist attractions. The view over the Bergen Peninsula makes Fløyen a popular destination for both tourists and the local population. There are many hiking opportunities on Fløyen, but you can also take the Fløibanen, an 850-meter-long electric cable car that pulls two cabins between Fløyen and the station at Vetrlidsallmenningen in Bergen city center. At the top of the mountain, you also have the opportunity to purchase food and drinks at the Fløistuen shop and cafe.
CLIMATE
The weather in Bergen in August is normally pleasant, but bring an umbrella! For information about the weather in Bergen in this period, please visit www.yr.no
EMERGENCY SERVICES
Police – Dial 112
Ambulance – Dial 113
Fire Brigade – Dial 110