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The Norway Convention Centre at Lillestrøm

The conference venue is
The Norway Convention Centre, located at Lillestrøm, midway between Oslo city centre and the international airport at Gardermoen
, 10-15 minutes train ride from both.

With a total surface of 32,000 m2 (345,000 sq.ft), the centre has 5 large meeting halls and ample exhibition space of 10,600 m2.

Seating capacity for the plenary hall is 6000 persons, combined with several meeting rooms with the capacity for 100–150 delegates, including those in the on-site Hotel Arena and auditoriums next to the convention centre.

Norway Convention Centre
Norway Convention Centre, Lillestrøm.

Transport to the venue

Trains between Oslo International Airport Gardemoen, Oslo S (the Central Station) and Nationaltheatret station and the Congress venue at Lillestrøm will be marked '33IGC' for the period of the Congress. The train from Oslo S (the Central Station) to Lillestrøm takes 11-12 minutes. The convention facilities are within walking distance from the train station and there are train departures with short intervals in each direction, all day. 

Following an agreement with the Norwegian Railway System (NSB), participants registered for full or half Congress can use their participant badge to travel by train between the venue at Lillestrøm and Oslo City Centre, as well as Oslo International Airport Gardermoen, at no extra cost. Please note that the agreement does not include use of the Airport Express Train.

Prior to collecting your name badge at the Congress venue, it is necessary to purchase a single train ticket to Lillestrøm. Tickets can be bought at the ticket offices or from machines with cash or credit card. The cost of a single ticket is NOK 49 (NOK 65 from the Airport).

During registration at the Congress venue, you will receive a name badge and red neck band. To be able to travel for free, participants must wear this at all times.

For information about trains to Lillestrøm, please see the table below and note that local stopping trains have a considerably longer journey time.
For further details please see the Norwegian State Railways website.
 

 
 
Parking at the venue
 
Parking is available at the Congress venue and charges are as follows:
 
1 hour                            NOK 25
2 hours                          NOK 40
Subsequent hours           NOK 10 per hour
All day                           NOK 100.
 
Please note that the penalty for parking violations is minimum NOK 500.
 

 

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