Welcome to our home: Malmö, Sweden

Malmö is the hub of the Skåne region, Sweden’s third largest city and the commercial centre of southern Sweden. Approximately 318.107 people live in Malmö at the centre of the new Øresund Region with around 3.5 million inhabitants.The Danish capital Copenhagen is less than half an hour away and connected to Malmö by a convenient bridge which opened in 2000.

Malmö City tourist website: www.malmo.se/tourist

Call for papers opens the 1st of March and ends the 31st of March 2018.

The Conference

The Øredev conference, courses and tutorials will be held at Malmö Mässan, Exhibition & Conference Center, situated in Malmö Sweden, one station away from the Copenhagen airport. From Monday 19th to Thursday 22nd of November.

Man playing VR game
People being Interviewed on stage
Picture of the barista making coffee

Let's have a good time together

Our conference is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, or religion (or lack thereof). We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any conference venue, including talks, workshops, parties, Twitter and other online media. Conference participants/speakers violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference without a refund at the discretion of the conference organisers.

Can I fly to Malmö?

No, you cannot and we use the Copenhagen Airport which is served by more than 60 carriers, operating services to and from 125 cities world-wide. The airport is connected to Malmö by the Øresund Bridge and trains run around the clock between the airport and Malmö Central Station. Take the train at the airport and 11 minutes later you will find yourself in the heart of Malmö-Hyllie, and a 3 minutes walk from the venue.

What are the days and opening hours?

Monday 19th of November, conference: 08.00-20.00 - Conference starts at 09.00

Tuesday 20th of November, conference: 08.00-22.00 - Conference starts at 09.00

Wednesday 21st of November, conference: 08.00-18.00 - Conference starts at 09.00

Thursday 22nd of November, courses and workshops: 08.00-18.00 - Activities start at 08.30

You will be served good food!

You will be served a light breakfast in the mornings, lunch every day, and dinners on Tuesday 20th of November (with vegan and vegetarian options). Our food is mostly dairy and gluten free. And if not, you will find a suitable alternative. Coffee, tea, soft drinks and fruits are available all day and sweets in the afternoon. Do not hesitate to contact us if you have questions.

The conference hall is fully accessible to disabled persons

In addition, arrangements include the possibility of bringing helpers to the conference, please contact us.

Hearing Loop System for Hearing Impaired persons

The Congress Centre is equipped with a hearing loop system. Just let us know if you need to use it and we will let you know how to use it!

Language

The official language of the conference is English.

Passports and visas

Participants are advised to make their own arrangements with respect to entering Sweden. Participants who require an invitation -in order to get a visa- will receive it after payment of the conference fee.

The strange letter Ø

If you don't have the character Ø on your keyboard it's a little bit tricky to type Øredev.
But if you know that the Unicode is 00D8 - then it will be much easier.

On Windows XP you just hold the Alt-key down and type 0216 and release the Alt-key.

If you want to know more about Unicode 00D8; click here.