We are excited to announce some of the invited speakers that have already confirmed to speak at useR! 2015 in Aalborg! The line-up includes: Thomas Lumley (R Core, Survey), Adrian Baddeley (Spatstat), Steffen Lauritzen (gRaphical models), Di Cook (GGobi) and Romain François (R/C++).
Regitration will open soon and we will announce this on twitter and our mailing list!
In 2015, the conference will be held at Aalborg Congress & Culture Centre in Aalborg, Denmark. The conference is being organized with support from the Department of Mathematical Sciences. The organizing committee consists of:
Questions? Kindly contact
user2015 [at] math.aau.dk.
Aalborg offers a wide range of accommodation facilities including options for students - 1,500 hotel rooms within comfortable walking distance of Aalborg Congress & Culture Centre. One hotel very close to the congress centre and there is a fine mix of international hotels and charming privately owned hotels.
Please note that we as local organizers have selected the most convenient and best hotels in advance for you to choose from. Booking through the registration link (a link will appear in due time) or through e-mail (see below) to VisitAalborg you will benefit from special rates and, at the same time, making sure that there is plenty of opportunity to network with your colleagues outside the conference programme.
It’s also worth noticing; that you will not be required to pay for hotel accommodation in advance, and that changes in the booking will even be accepted until 2 days prior to your arrival date. You can make your hotel reservation in connection with your registration for the useR! 2015. Doing this, you will benefit from the special conference rates.
In case you have already registered and afterwards wish to make a hotel reservation, please feel free to contact us and we will help you do so – of course making sure that you will still benefit from the special conference rates.
Please contact us by phone or e-mail and inform us of your choice of hotel, date of arrival and departure, type of room, special requirements, etc. Payments are made directly to the hotel upon check out. As soon as we have made the reservation for you, we will send you a confirmation.
Lise Søndergaard Jensen
Kjellerups Torv 5, level 13
Phone: +45 99 31 75 20
Fax: +45 99 31 75 19
First Hotel Europa offers 168 modern, air-conditioned rooms with free wireless internet access. The hotel is designed in the best Scandinavian tradition with clean lines and beautiful, light colours. While enjoying a location in the centre of the city, the hotel also neighbors the largest green spot of Aalborg - the beautiful Kildeparken. The hotel is attached to Aalborg Congress and Culture Centre and is located within comfortable walking distance of the railway station and the bus terminal. First Hotel Europa is located a short walk from the charming pedestrians’ streets which offers great shopping, cosy cafés, delightful entertainment, well-preserved buildings and modern architecture etc.
First Hotel Europa
Europa Plads 1
Distance to Aalborg Congress and Culture Centre: 0 m
Distance to the airport: 6 km
Distance to train station: 300 m
Single room: DKK 845 // EUR 114
Double room: DKK 1045 // EUR 141
For more information on the hotel, please visit: First Hotel Europa
Hotel Chagall is situated in the heart of Aalborg close to all of the city’s facilities, shops, historic landmarks, beautiful churches, etc. A 5-minute walk down the main road will take you to Aalborg Congress and Culture Centre where your meetings will take place. This intimate and cosy hotel has 78 spacious, light rooms decorated in modern Scandinavian style and is a relaxing, perfect place for the active business traveler – here you will find a rare sense of peace in a city hotel.
Distance to Aalborg Congress and Culture Centre: 500 m
Distance to the airport: 6 km
Distance to train station: 500 m
Single room: DKK 695 // EUR 94
Double room: DKK 895 // EUR 120
For more information on the hotel, please visit: Hotel Chagall
Since October 2009, CABINN has welcomed guests at this modern economy-class hotel in the heart of Aalborg. CABINN’s next-door neighbor is Aalborg’s new shopping centre Friis. The hotel has 239 rooms, all with private bath and toilet as well as phone, TV and a free wireless Internet. Many of Aalborg’s excellent restaurants are only a 15-minute walk from the hotel, and a 5-minute walk will take you to the scenic waterfront and the two spectacular cultural centers Utzon Center and Nordkraft.
Distance to Aalborg Congress and Culture Centre: 1400 m
Distance to the airport: 6 km
Distance to train station: 1000 m
Single room from: DKK 565 // EUR 76
Double room from: DKK 765 // EUR 103
For more information on the hotel, please visit: CABINN AALBORG
Beautifully situated in Northern Denmark, Aalborg is well connected in several ways. With an excellent internal air, rail and road network, getting to Aalborg has never been easier. Visitors from abroad will usually either connect through one of the two daily 85-minute flights directly from Amsterdam Schiphol operated by KLM that is very well connected to 260 destinations worldwide.
AirFrance/KLM is the official carriers for useR! 2015 in Aalborg. This means that participants can get discounts when booking flights directly from their website using the event id 23683AF. To book flights please visit: KLM Global Meetings website. Please download and keep this document with you during your travels if booking tickets through the Global Meetings programme: Travel document.
Besides connecting through Amsterdam, international visitors can fly to Aalborg via Copenhagen Airport which has a virtual air bridge to Aalborg with more than 30 daily connections and a flight time of only 35 minutes; you will have arrived to Aalborg.
Turkish Airlines also have a route to/from Istanbul three times weekly. Moreover Aalborg Airport has scheduled airline connections with Oslo in Norway, Helsinki in Finland, London in England, Malaga in Spain and the Faroe Islands.
For further information about flights to and from Aalborg see Aalborg Airport's website: Aalborg Airport.
Arriving by plane you will find yourself at Aalborg Airport, only 10 minutes by bus and taxi from the city centre. Bus no. 2 leaves from the airport two times per hour and takes you to the city centre. The bus fare is DKK 20 per person, cash only. Taxis are outside the terminal and will take you directly to your hotel. Price for taxi ride is DKK 180-300 depending on hotel destination. Contact details: +45 9810 1010.