Svenska Mässan, The Swedish Exhibition & Congress Center
EAC – Entrance number 2
Mässans gata 24, Gothenburg
Closest tram/bus stop: Korsvägen
Sweden Meetx – Entrance number 2
There is a free wifi in the conference venue called “EAC2019”, no password needed.
To make the most out of your visit to Gothenburg, the website www.goteborg.com or the app “Gothenburg” is very informative and useful.
Costs SEK 119 single way and SEK 215 return. No cash accepted on the bus, only credit cards. It takes 20 minutes to travel between the airport called Landvetter and the venue Svenska Mässan, the bus stop is called “Korsvägen/Svenska Mässan” and is located right outside the entrance of the venue. For information and timetable please visit www.flygbussarna.se
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 00Taxi Kurir: +46 (0) 31 27 27 27
When in Gothenburg
In Gothenburg we walk! The venue is located right in the city center, all hotels and social venues are located by walking distance from each other – walk and explore the city, use the public transportations or the city bikes instead of taking taxis.
The Swedish Exhibition Center or “Svenska Mässan” is located on Mässans gata. The closest tram stop is called “Korsvägen”. From the train station you will find a tram stop just outside at Drottningtorget. Take tram No. 2 or 13 to tram stop “Korsvägen”.For travel information and travel planner visit the website www.vasttrafik.se or download the app “To Go”.
You can buy tickets in most convenience stores such as Pressbyrån, 7-eleven etc. or pay with credit card on the trams (not on the bus). No cash is accepted.
Bike rental: Styr & Ställ
Gothenburg is a bike friendly city. Throughout the city you will find bike stands with a
bicycle as often as you wish. The first half hour of each journey is always free, regardless of the number of journeys per day. Short time visitors can choose the 3-Day Pass, which can be purchased from any of the credit card terminals. It is also included in the Göteborg City Card.More information: en.goteborgbikes.se/
Göteborg City Card
Göteborg City Card gives you free admission to lots of entertainment, sights, excursion, Liseberg amusement park (located opposite the conference venue) and many museums. Travel with trams, buses and boats are included in the city card. You’ll also get shopping booklets with discounts in selected stores. Maximise your stay in Gothenburg. The card is valid for 24, 48 or 72 h.More information: www.goteborg.com/en/citycard/
The Conference Registration desk is located in entrance number 2 at Svenska Mässan
Registration opening hours:
Sunday Aug. 25 16:00–20:00
Monday Aug. 26 07:30–18:10
Tuesday Aug. 27 08:00–18:00
Wednesday Aug. 28 08:00–14:00
Thursday Aug. 29 08:00–18:00
Friday Aug. 30 08:00–12:30
Location: Svenska Mässan, Entrance number 2, Mässans gata 24
Find some important information that will help prepare your contribution if you are a Plenary speaker or Oral/Poster Presenter. Please visit this page
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, containing the bar code that you will be scanning in the self-service desks in the registration area.
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.
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.
Delegate coffee breaks & light lunches
Coffee and light lunch is included in the conference registration and will be served in the Exhibition area Expo-Hall
Gothia Tower’s Restaurants
A café & bar with a “grab ‘n’ go” concept, located in the middle of the hotel lobby of Gothia Towers.
Open every day of the week from 06:30 to 03:00. No reservations at this café.
Seasonal contemporary cuisine with mile-high views in all directions from the top floor of Tower 1. Open every day of the week from 12:00 to late. Reservations can be made.
Gothia Towers new dazzling restaurant, market and meeting place where every taste experience conveys a story from our great Italian food trip. Located by korsvägen by the main entrance to the venue. Ristoria is open every day from breakfast to late evening. Reservations can be made. All EAC particpants get 20% off when showing their name badges.
A modern bistro with a focus on local cuisine, seafood, serves Swedish meat and locally produced and organic ingredients. Offers well-selected Swedish beer brands and Sunday dinner. You will find the restaurant in the lobby of Tower 2, close to the hotel lobby of the Gothia Towers hotel. West Coast is open Monday–Friday 11:30- 22.30, Saturday 12:0-22:30, Sunday 13:00- 21:00. Reservations can be made.
Upper House Dining
A critically acclaimed gourmet restaurant that takes you on a culinary journey that lasts a whole evening, located at the top floor of Tower 2 in our 5-star sister hotel Upper House. It’s also possible to book a table at Upper House Lounge. The restaurant has a star in the Michelin Guide.
For reservations at the Gothia Towers Restaurants
Phone: +46 (0)31 750 88 05
Other useful information
A message board is available in the conference are in Hall F to leave messages to your colleagues and friends.
Currency & ATM Machine
The currency in Sweden is Swedish Krona (kr) / SEK. The venue has an ATM Machine located by the main entrance number 5. Some places do not accept cash, credit card is the most common way to pay in Sweden.
No smoking policy
According to Swedish law smoking is prohibited inside any building, venue, hotels, busses, etc. Smoking is only allowed at designated areas.
For lost and found personal belongings, please contact the registration desk.
The Organisers cannot be held responsible for accidents to participants or for damage to or loss of their personal property howsoever caused.
In an emergency, please contact the registration desk.
Climate and Dress
The weather in Gothenburg at this time of the year is usually sunny and with temperatures around 15-20° C. An umbrella might be useful as showers can occur.
Dress will be informal throughout the Conference.
Official Conference Organiser
Contact us from the contact page of this website or visit our homepage.