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

As part of ICSE 2018 Excursion and Side Plan, we organize two football sessions on Tuesday, May 29 and Thursday, May 31 where the ICSE attendees can register and play for free. If you want to participate, then please register yourself using the following forms (Please register both forms if you want to participate both sessions):

For Session 1 on Tuesday, May 29, 2018: https://goo.gl/forms/x5T4h8bmHKUpU60C2 (Closed).

For session 2 on Thursday, May 31, 2018: https://goo.gl/forms/EWYN3dTRROLWwTIl1 (Closed).

Below is information about the place and time of the football match(es).

Note: Please bring your own clothes and shoes suitable for artifical grass field. We shall provide balls and jerseys in different colors for different teams. 


We play at Heden Sport Center which is located in the city center. The football field is in a walking distance (800m) from the conference place. From Svenska Mässan Conference Center (Gate 8), just walk along StenSturegatan street toward city center, you will see the football fields on the left side (Find the walking map below).

This is the main venue for the annual Gothia World Youth Cup which is the world’s largest and most international youth football tournament. This area accommodates 6 artificial grass fields (four 11-a-side and two 7-a-side). We will play on the field number 4 which is a 11-a-side field. You will have access to the changing room 30 minutes before and after the match time. More information about the Heden Sport Center could be found here:https://www.goteborg.com/en/event-organiser/event-venues/heden-event-venue/


The match will be split into two or three playing sections (30 minutes each) and 10 minutes resting between every two playing sections. The number of playing sections is flexible and will be decided on the field based on the demand of participants. 



  • Session 1:Tuesday, May 29, 2018 (Team composition will be available soon)
  • Session 2:Thursday, May 31, 2018 --> See team composition here

Starting time (both sessions): 16.00 (Sharp)

Expected finish time: 17.50 (with three playing sections) or 17.10 (with two playing sections)

(We have the field booked until 18.00 for both sessions)


Up to now (May 26, 2018), we have received registrations from 12 ICSE participants for the match on Tuesday (Session 1) and 30 participants for the match on Thursday (Session 2). 

The following are some demographics of the participants.





Photos of the first session (12 participants) on Tuesday, May 29 - see full album here.


Photos of the second session (32 participants) on Thursday, May 31 - see full album here.


Football team at the CSE Department - Chalmers & Gothenburg University

Football team at CSE Department - Chalmers & Gothenburg University

The football fields @ Heden Sport Center (Source: https://www.gothiacup.se/heden-center/)



Truong Ho-Quang

University of Gothenburg and Chalmers University of Technology

Email: truongh@chalmers.se