Social program

Social program


Sunday June 17th, 16:00

An Ice Breaker Reception together with early registration is organized on Sunday June 17th at 16:00. It is located in the Central building of the Gløshaugen Campus of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). The Ice Breaker Reception is included in the registration fee. Extra tickets can be purchased on the conference web site.

The ice breaker reception is sponsored by Ionplus:

City Tour

Tuesday June 19th, 18:15

Get to know Trondheim city and its history from the Middle Ages and up to modern times. The guided tour will start outside Hotel Scandic Lerkendal at 18:15 on Tuesday the 19th, and lasts approximately 90 mintues. We will see the Archbishop's palace, the Nidarosdomen cathedral, the old Dock at Bakklandet, and more, and we will hear about recent archaeological findings in the city centre. The tour will end at ‘Den Gode Nabo’ in Bakklandet, which is this evening's pub of the night.


Organ conert and conference dinner

Thursday June 21st, 18:15.

The conference dinner will be preceded by a short organ concert at 18:15 In Nidaros Cathedral offered by the Municipality of Trondheim.
Nidaros Cathedral is the world’s northernmost gothic cathedral. Built from 1070 over the tomb of St. Olav, the Viking king who brought Christianity to Norway, the cathedral was completed around 1300. It houses three different organs. The main organ of Nidaros Cathedral was built by the German organ G.F. Steinmeyer and finished in 1930 for the 900th anniversary of the Battle of Stiklestad during which St. Olav died.

The conference dinner is held on Thursday June 21st at 20:00 at the Frimurerlogen, Kongens Gate 3, Trondheim. The doors will open at 19:00 and a beverages will be served before dinner. Participation to the conference dinner is included in the “standard” registration fee. Extra tickets can be purchased on the conference web site.

We will have "walking guides" to the cathedral that will start at about 17:45 at the conference venue.

The conference dinner is sponsored by High Voltage Engineering Europa:

Pubs of the Night

Following the example of our colleagues from Ottawa, we selected three pubs to meet in the evening. Each establishment proposes a different atmosphere in a different part of town. They also offer the conference participants a special discount on presentation of the conference badge.

Monday June 18th
Located in town, Kieglekroa is the oldest pub in Trondheim where one can play sjoelbak (Dutch shuffleboard) and enjoy a good selection of beers and whisky.
Address: Kongens gate 30
Special offer: Special price and extended serving hours of their signature dish, “The Afterwork Planke”, a delicious homemade hamburger with beer tasting (3 different beer).

Tuesday June 19th
Den Gode Nabo
A very charming pub with a special atmosphere in an old warehouse. Den Gode Nabo has most probably the largest beer selection (both local and international) in Trondheim. The floating terrace is a must during good summer days and provides a splendid view of Nidaros Cathedral!
Address: Øvre Bakklandet 66
Special Offer: Student prices

Wednesday June 20th
Lille London
Lille London offers a Norwegian atmosphere in an English décor and a trans-Atlantic menu. A cosy and lively pub in the very heart of Trondheim with a billiard tables on the second floor.
Address: Carl Johans gate 10
Special Offer: 20% rebate on food and student price on drinks.

Walk of the Night

Friday June 22nd
Ladekaia is a restaurant located a bit out of town at the fjord and offers a Norwegian ambience with suitable food and drinks
We will have a “guided walk” from Lade kirke (easily reachable by bus 3 or 4) to Korsvika and further to Ladekaia. The path connects several viewpoints and is one of Trondheim’s most popular short trips.
For those who do not feel like hiking, it is possible to reach the restaurant by taxi.
This event only takes place in good weather! The walk starts at Lade kirke at about 18:30.



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