Social Program

Welcome reception

Date: Sunday June 19, 2016
Time: 18:30-20:00
Place: Valand, Vasagatan 41, Gothenburg
Fee: The Welcome Reception is hosted by the City of Gothenburg and free of charge (pre-registration is mandatory)
Nearest bus/tram stop: ”Valand”
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The City of Gothenburg has the pleasure to invite you to attend the Welcome reception. Lord Mayor Lena Malm will welcome you to the city of Gothenburg and you will find ample opportunity to meet old friends and make new acquaintances.

The Welcome reception will take place at Valand, a grandiose house dating from 1886. The house is located in the middle of the city at the parade street Avenyn.

The Welcome reception includes a mingle plate with food and wine. Pre-registration is mandatory.


Student Activity

Volvo Networking Event for students at the Volvo Museum with food and drinks – courtesy of Volvo Group and Volvo Cars.

Date: Monday June 20, 2016
Time: 18:00-21:00
Place: Volvo Museum, Gothenburg
Fee: Included in the full registration fee. Limited seating (pre-registration is mandatory)
Transport: Buses will take you there and back
Gathering: In front of Lindholmen Conference Centre at 18:00.

In a historical Volvo environment you have the opportunity to meet the people behind the technology of Volvo’s intelligent vehicle systems and learn more about Volvo Group and Volvo Cars. How does Volvo work to increase the safety in and around the vehicles? What can be expected of the Volvo’s of the future? These and many other questions will be answered on this evening.

Buses will pick you up after the day program at Lindholmen Conference Center has ended and also take you back after the event. Exact timings for transfers and for the event will be presented closer to the event.

Please note that there are limited seating and a separate confirmation will be e-mailed to you closer to the event. Students have priority, leftover seats will be drawn to other interested. Please indicate in the registration if you are interested in the activity and IV16 will contact you if you have a seat or not.


Conference Banquet

Date: Tuesday June 21, 2016
Time: 19:30-23:00
Place: Maskingatan 10, Gothenburg
Fee: Included in the registration fee (pre-registration is mandatory)
Accompanying person: Welcome Reception and Conference Banquet SEK 1000, incl VAT
Website: Eriksbergshallen
Nearest bus stop: ”Eriksbergstorget”
Nearest ferry stop: ”Eriksbergs färjeläge”
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Transport: Sightseeing boats will take you to the banquet after a 1,15 hr trip through the city (optional). Gathering outside of Radisson Hotel at 18:00.
A chartered ferry will take you back to the city centre after the dinner, leaving at 23:00 and 23:40. Alternative is to use public transport (bus) at any time.

Eriksbergshallen once housed the shipbuilding company Eriksbergs Mekaniska Verkstad, and is located right next to Quality Hotel 11, with views of the river at Gothenburg’s Norra Älvstranden district. Meeting facilities steeped in tradition and atmosphere, and now a modern event hall with a 2,000 person capacity.

On the way to the banquet you will experience Gothenburg by sea in sightseeing boats “Paddan” for 1,15 hrs (optional). Return to the city centre after the banquet with chartered ferry or by public transport (bus).

The Conference Banquet includes a 3 course dinner including beverages.