2nd Workshop on Scientific Computing in Sweden 2018
MCNA SwedComp – Oct. 2018

About this conference

Scientific Computing research, development and educational activities can be found in academia and industry all over Sweden. This biannual workshop aims to serve as a forum for exchanging new results, discussing education, building networks and strengthening collaboration. It continues a series of conferences of which the last took place in Uppsala 2016.

The workshop is Monday to Wednesday lunch to lunch and followed directly by the annual workshop of the GAMM activity group Applied and Numerical Linear Algebra until Friday.

Important Dates

  • Conference: Monday Oct. 8, 2018 12:00h - Wednesday Oct. 10, 2018 12:00h (lunch to lunch)
  • Early registration: May 10, 2018 - September 15, 2018
  • Abstract submission: latest August 31, 2018. UPDATE: extended until September 10

Conference Fee

The conference fee includes room and board and coffee breaks for two full days. If you stay only one night, there is a reduced rate. The early bird rate is valid until September, 15th. Taxi or bus shuttle from Höör or Lund C may be subject to additional costs.

Early bird rate, full workshop: 1800 SEK
Standard rate, full workshop: 2300 SEK
Early bird rate, one night only: 1200 SEK
Standard rate, one night only: 1500 SEK

To pay, use the this link. Select "SwedComp Workshop on Scientific Computing 2018" as event and give "107151" as invoice number.

Location and Travel Information

Backagårdens Kurs & Konferenscenter, Stenskogen 735, 243 91 Höör (34km north of Lund). The nearest station for the local trains is Höör. Information about how to reach this station from Copenhagen airport (CPH) or Lund central station can be found at Skånetrafiken. From Malmö airport (MMX) you have to take a shuttle bus to Lund central station first.

From this train station you reach Backagården by bus (Ringbuss) 444 direction Ängsbyn. The bus leaves at Höör on weekdays at n:43h with n=8,10,12,14,16,17,18. The travel time is 10mins. You leave the bus at busstop "Backagården".

Alternatively there is a taxi in Höör. The taxi price is ca 200 SEK/car. In the time period weekday 9-13h taxis are easily available. For all other time periods especially evening and weekends, please book the taxi a day before at Taxi Frosta +4641320235. For a really exotic time we try to pick you up with a private car.