Venues and Practicalities

The Venue

The Congress will be held in three buildings: the Concert Hall, Humanisten and Hovrätten. In the Concert Hall there will be plenaryWalking path - new 02.06.15 sessions, poster sessions, exhibitions, lunch and coffee. In Humanisten and Hovrätten there will be parallel sessions, the NGO Forum and art exhibitions. The buildings are within walking distance of each other.

The Concert Hall - Götaplatsen, 412 56 Gothenburg
Humanisten - Renströmsgatan 6, 412 55 Gothenburg
Hovrätten - Olof Wijksgatan 6, 412 55 Gothenburg





Registration and information

The registration/information desk and a tourist information desk can be found in the entrance of the Concert Hall. Carrying the name badge is mandatory for all participants. No one will be allowed admission to sessions, exhibitor area or social events without a badge.

Registration desk opening hours
Monday 29 June: 09:00 – 18:00
Tuesday 30 June: 08:00 – 18:00
Wednesday 1 July: 08:00 – 17:00
Thursday 2 July: 08:00 – 13:00

Tourist information desk opening hours
Monday 29 June: 09:30 – 13:30
Tuesday 30 June: 10:30 – 13:30


Security information

In Case of Emergency: Call 112 for the police, the ambulance or the fire brigade.

Please inform yourself of the closest emergency exit. If an emergency occurs in the Concert Hall, please follow advice from the Concert Hall staff.

Please be aware of pick-pockets at all times. Luggage and jackets can be left in the cloakroom in the Concert Hall and in Humanisten.

The WEEC2015 Secretariat and Organizers will not accept liability for personal injury or loss/damage to property/ belongings of participants or accompanying persons, before, during or following the congress, tours or their stay in Gothenburg. It is therefore recommended that participants arrange their own personal health, accident and travel insurance.



There are WiFi possibilities in the congress venues. In Humanisten and Hovrätten you can login to the eduroam WiFi network. If you do not have an eduroam login, please use the temporary login below. As a courtesy to presenters use it wisely during sessions!

Network: eduroam
User id:
Password: mab7*MAW
Temporary login

If you need a computer in order to read the programme, there are computers available in the Concert Hall and in room D212 in Humanisten.



WEEC2015 is tap water certified! You have all received a water bottle to refill with fresh tap water. Kranmarkt_eng_bla


Transportation in Gothenburg

You can easily explore Gothenburg by foot as almost everything is found within walking distance. We would also like to encourage the use of the public bikes “Styr & Ställ”, please read more at

Gothenburg’s tram, bus and ferry system is well developed. The same ticket applies for trams, buses and ferries. For more information please visit or


Congress languages

The Congress languages are English, French and Spanish. Provision has been made for simultaneous interpretation from English into French and Spanish for the plenary sessions. Parallel sessions are given in all three languages, please check the session title to know the language of the session.


Media and press

In the Concert Hall building there is a press-centre for accredited press.