Social programme

Social Programme

Excursions on Sunday the 26th of August

Please note that these excursions will only go ahead if 10 or more people sign up to take part.

Moesgaard Museum

Moesgaard Museum (MOMU) is a Danish regional museum dedicated to archaeology and ethnography, and is home to, amongst many other things, the bog body "the Grauballe Man" that was uncovered in 1952 from a peat bog near the village of Grauballe in Jutland, Denmark. You can read more about the museum at the websites below.

Website: http://www.moesgaardmuseum.dk/en/, Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moesgaard_Museum

Departure by bus from the conference venue, the Scandinavian Congress Centre, at 12 noon on the 26th. A bus will take you from the museum to Aarhus University for registration, reception and lab tours at 16:00

Price: 270 DKK (includes entrance ticket and travel)

Legoland

Legoland Billund, the original Legoland park, opened on June 7, 1968 in Billund, Denmark. The park is located next to the original Lego factory and Billund Airport, Denmark's second-busiest airport.   

Website: https://www.legoland.dk/en/, Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legoland_Billund_Resort

Departure by bus from the conference venue, the Scandinavian Congress Centre, at 09:00 on the 26th. The bus will return to Aarhus University in time for registration, reception and lab tours at 16:00

Price: 600 DKK (includes entrance ticket and travel)

LEGO House

LEGO House is a newly opened experience house. The 12,000-square metre house is filled with 25 million LEGO bricks ready to give LEGO fans of all ages the ultimate LEGO experience.  

Website: https://www.legohouse.com/en-gb

Departure by bus from the conference venue, the Scandinavian Congress Centre, at 09:00 on the 26th. The bus will return to Aarhus University in time for registration, reception and lab tours at 16:00

Price: 500 DKK (includes entrance ticket and travel)

 

Legoland and the LEGO house are in the vicinity of Billund Airport, thus it is possible to join the tour after arrival in Billund Airport. Individual transport from Billund Airport to the attractions can be arranged. Storage of luggage is possible on the bus.


Welcome Reception / Registration

Sunday 26th August 2018, 16:00-19:00
All delegates and accompanying persons are invited to the ECOSS34 welcome reception, which will be held at the iNano building at Aarhus University. Drinks and snacks will be served and it will be possible to register for the conference during the reception.


There is no additional cost for this event. 

GPS co-ordinates for the location: 56.1687942, 10.1972016

 

 

Confererence Dinner at "The Old Town"

Wednesday 29th August 2018

The Old Town (Den Gamle By), the world’s first open-air museum of urban history and culture, was founded in 1909. 75 historical houses from all over Denmark shape the contours of a Danish town as it might have looked in Hans Christian Andersen’s days, with streets, shops, yards, homes and workshops. Read more about the museum here.

From 17:00 to 19:00 you can explore ‘Den Gamle By’ at your own pace and enjoy the cosy streets filled with music. A welcome drink and snacks will be served at the Square. Visit the historical shops and houses such as the bookshop, the ironmonger and the bakery. Don’t forget to drop by the historical brewery and have a sample of their fantastic beer.

At 19:00 the Conference dinner will be served at the museum.

Tip: Bring along practical footwear to walk the cobblestone streets.

GPS location for this event: 56.158876,10.19042


Excursions on Friday 31st August

Please note that these excursions will only go ahead if 10 or more people sign up to take part.

Moesgaard Museum

Moesgaard Museum (MOMU) is a Danish regional museum dedicated to archaeology and ethnography, and is home to, amongst many other things, the bog body "the Grauballe Man" that was uncovered in 1952 from a peat bog near the village of Grauballe in Jutland, Denmark. You can read more about the museum at the websites below.

Website: http://www.moesgaardmuseum.dk/en/, Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moesgaard_Museum

Departure by bus from the conference venue, the Scandinavian Congress Centre, at 12:30 on the 31st, returning to the conference venue by 16:30.

Price: 270 DKK (includes entrance ticket and travel)

Legoland

Legoland Billund, the original Legoland park, opened on June 7, 1968 in Billund, Denmark. The park is located next to the original Lego factory and Billund Airport, Denmark's second-busiest airport.   

Website: https://www.legoland.dk/en/, Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legoland_Billund_Resort

Departure by bus from the conference venue, the Scandinavian Congress Centre, at 12:30 on the 31st. The bus will return to the Scandinavian Congress Centre by 19:00.

Price: 600 DKK (includes entrance ticket and travel)

LEGO House

LEGO House is a newly opened experience house. The 12,000-square metre house is filled with 25 million LEGO bricks ready to give LEGO fans of all ages the ultimate LEGO experience.  

Website: https://www.legohouse.com/en-gb

Departure by bus from the conference venue, the Scandinavian Congress Centre, at 12:30 on the 31st. The bus will return to the Scandinavian Congress Centre by 19:00.

Price: 500 DKK (includes entrance ticket and travel)

 

Legoland and the LEGO house are in the vicinity of Billund Airport, thus it is possible to join the tour before departure from Billund Airport. Individual transport from the attractions to Billund Airport can be arranged. Storage of luggage is possible on the bus.


Aarhus Festival Week

The week-long Aarhus Festival will open on Friday the 31st of August.

Aarhus Festival has been an annual event since 1965, showcasing local, national and international artists. Through the years the Festival has been a great success and has grown into one of the largest cultural events in Scandinavia, celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2014. Aarhus Festival has HM Queen Margrethe ll as a patron and she will officially open the Festival in the evening of the 31st of August.

Urban art, gastronomy and music

Each year, the Festival has a new theme, serving as a frame for the more than 1000 different events and 100 venues. The events vary widely and cover all aspects of art and culture and gathers around 1/2 mill. guests each year. The Festival encompasses theatre, music, art and architechture in urban spaces, gastronomy, dance and everything in between to create a setting of curiosity, culture and creativty.