Practical info


Conference venue and dates

The conference will be held in Lillehammer, Norway at the Scandic Lillehammer Hotel. Conference days are from Monday February 11th to Wednesday February 13th 2019. The hotel is located 800 meter from the railway station and city center.


Scandic Lillehammer Hotel

Rooms have been reserved for the conference participants at Scandic Lillehammer Hotel.

Hotel prices (per person incl. breakfast in NOK)
Single room: 1.022
Double room: 767
Hotel reservations will be done directly to the hotel through Choose “Scandic Lillehammer Hotel”, register the dates of your stay and number of persons/room and enter the booking code BINT100219. Then book your room.

Birkebeineren Hotel & Apartments


The hotel is situated within walking distance from Scandic Lillehammer Hotel and offers a variety of choices of accommodation. Ranging from motel-rooms, apartments suitable for groups of 2 – 4 people, to ordinary hotel rooms. Prices range from NOK 450 to NOK 890 per person a night, including breakfast.

Bookings can be made directly to the hotel by e-mail: or by phone +47 61 05 00 80 and state reference #202340 ICDE. For more information, see

For other accommodation options, see Visit Lillehammer.


Lillehammer is situated 1 hours 45 minutes north of Oslo International Airport by train or car. Trains depart 59 minutes past every hour from Oslo International Airport to Lillehammer. Busses will be provided from the Lillehammer railway station to the conference hotel prior to the conference start and at the end of the conference. Below is a list of possible trains between the Oslo International Airport and Lillehammer that connects with the start and ending of the conference programme.

Train timetable


  • Departing Oslo International Airport
    • 08:59
    • 09:59
    • 10:59
  • Arriving Lillehammer railway station (Monday, February 11)
    • 10:40*
    • 11:40*
    • 12:38
  • Departing Lillehammer (Wednesday, February 13.)
    • 13:14
    • 14:15*
    • 15:14
  • Arriving Oslo International Airport
    • 15:01
    • 16:01
    • 17:01

*Conference shuttle busses will go between the train station and the conference venue at Scandic Lillehammer Hotel that connects with some of the trains above.


Get together dinner, February 11th

Directly after the welcome reception, you may extend the evening with the other participants with a dinner in the centre of Lillehammer. We have booked the Brenneriet Restaurant that is situated in the old Lillehammer Brewery. We will pre order the main course of your choice. When you register, you may choose between meat (NOK 295), fish (NOK 260) and vegetarian (NOK 220). You register and pay for this when registering to the conference. Busses will drop you off from the welcome reception and a shuttle will be available back to the hotel after the get together.

Conference fees

  • Conference fees 
    • Conference fee ICDE members
    • Conference fee Non members
    • Conference fee – Students/PhD
    • 1 day Conference fee
  • Get together dinner, February 11th
  • Conference Dinner, February 12th
See above
The conference fee includes the conference programme, conference material, welcome reception, lunches, coffee-breaks and 25% VAT. Extended registration deadline: February 3rd (Conference fees will increase with NOK 500 after this date).

Cancellation policy

All cancellations must be sent to no later than January 25th. Cancellations until this date will be refunded less a NOK 500 processing fee. Cancellations after this date or now show at the conference will not be refunded.


Visitor’s visa to Norway?

Do you need a visa to participate at the conference? Please see the following page for information for your country.
If so, start the process by contacting the nearest Norwegian Embassy. You may then be asked to send in an invitation from the organizers. If so, please contact us on and inform us if there are any requirements for the invitation.

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