Information about the Symposium

Invitation Invitation to the symposium
Symposium Start Sunday, 26 January.
Dinner at 19.00. Symposium opening 21.30
Symposium End Wednesday, 29 January
Last presentation to finish before 14.00.
Venue Geilo is one of the main sites for downhill skiing in Norway. There are also excellent tracks for cross-country skiing, either in the valley or up in the mountains.
The symposium program is organized with talks in the early morning and late afternoon, separated by a long lunch break. This allows time for skiing, or for just enjoying the surroundings during the daylight hours.
Address Geilo Hotel
Gamlevegen 2, NO-3580 Geilo
Tel. +47 32 09 05 11
Program Program for SSPA 2020
Participants Registered participants 2020
Travel Information Geilo is situated on the railway running between Oslo and Bergen, Bergensbanen, and  most participants chose to travel by train. The hotel is a short walk from Geilo Station.
The most suitable trains are listed below. This information is taken from the Vy web site, but please double-check your schedule.

Sunday, 26 January

Oslo 08.25 12.03 15.43
Drammen 09.00 12.38 16.18
Geilo 11.55 15.39 19.20

Bergen 07.57 11.57 15.57
Geilo 10.54 15.16 18.58

Wednesday, 29 January

Geilo 15.16 18.58
Drammen 18.28 21.52
Oslo 19.05 22.27

Geilo 15.39 19.20
Bergen 18.56 22.19
Contact and Registration
Geir Pedersen
Institute of Marine Research (IMR)
Registration email:
Next Symposium The 44th symposium is planned for 25 to 28 January 2021, at the same location.