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TechDebt 2018
Sun 27 - Mon 28 May 2018 Gothenburg, Sweden
co-located with * ICSE 2018 *

1. Location

The conference will be held in the Gothia Towers.

2. Göteborg airport

The nearest airport is Gothenburg-Landvetter Airport, which is located 20 km east of Gothenburg, and is an international airport serving the Gothenburg region, and has connections with more than 50 scheduled destinations, mostly in Europe, including large international airport hubs Frankfurt, London Heathrow, Amsterdam, Paris, Copenhagen, in distance between one and three hours of flight.

3. Travel to the Venue from the Airport

To reach the conference venue, take the public transport. You can take the airport coach to Korsvägen, which is in the front of the conference venue, this takes approximately 20 minutes. The bus ticket costs 110 SEK and can be purchased on-line at flygbussarna, inside the airport, in the ticket machine by the bus stop, or on the bus - credit card only.

Korsvägen, the intersection located opposite the main entrance of the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre, is a major interchange for many of Gothenburg’s bus and tram lines. There’s a taxi stand by the hotel entrance and on- and off-ramps to the E6, E4 and E20 highways within 500 metres of the hotel.

A taxi from the airport costs 400–500 SEK. Ask for the fixed price, which is cheaper than going by the fare meter.

4. Other means of travel

Arriving by train

Look for train connections to Gothenburg at www.sj.se or www.db.de. You can take a train from major Scandinavian like cities Stockholm (3-4 hours travel), Copenhagen (3-4 hours travel), or Oslo (3-4 hours travel), Malmö (3 hours travel), and have a pleasant trip though Swedish landscape.

Arriving by boat

There is regular boat traffic to Gothenburg from Denmark and Germany, operated by Stena Line. For information about time schedules and prices visit www.stenaline.se.

Arriving by car

Take the E20 freeway northbound Stockholm/Oslo or southbound Malmö, or road 40 from Borås, or road 45 from Karlstad. Gothenburg has a compact city centre. Almost everything is within walking distance or easy to reach by tram, boat, or other means of public transportation. There is no need for a car in Gothenburg. When using car in the city you should plan to park your car.