About Gothenburg

About Gothenburg

It is our pleasure, after many years, to welcome you back to Sweden and to the city of Gothenburg. The 11th Annual ICS Meeting was held in Lund in 1981! Sweden has along scientific tradition in incontinence research and many prominent scientists have been engaged in the International Continence Society and its important work. The convention venue is located in the heart of the City of Gothenburg, providing modern facilities combined with the convenience of access to numerous excellent hotels and a guaranteed friendly reception.

The entire city is your venue

Gothenburg on the west coast of Sweden has practically everything you expect to find in a larger city – yet within walking distance. It has an almost unbelievable concentration of big-city attributes all contained within a pocket-sized format. The unternational airport with 100 direct routes enables swift, convenient travelling to Gothenburg. Travel time from the airport is 20 minutes by shuttle bus which stops outside the congress entrance. Gothenburg offers 10,000 centrally located hotel rooms ranging from budget to five-star.

The Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre in the center of Gothenburg is well connected with meeting rooms, exhibition and accommodation – all under one roof. The in-house hotel Gothia Towers features 1,200 rooms, 3 to 5 star, and several restaurants, bars and lounges.

Sustainable city

Gothenburg is a world leader within sustainable meetings as well as a Fairtrade City. It is also the greenest hotel city in the world.

Gastronomic brilliance

Gothenburg is a true foodie paradise. This gourmet’s dream offer innovative cuisine using local produce. Fish and shellfish is our claim to fame and the restaurants range from Michelin-starred gourmet to fun and imaginative street food. Cuisine from all over the world is offered at reasonable prices at first-class, gourmet, trendy or traditional restaurants.

Tranquil Gothenburg
The tranquillity of the archipelago is never far away. You can also enjoy Swedish nature right in the city centre. Gothenburg has a stunning 175 square metres of green space per citizen and leafy parks like the Garden society of Gothenburg or the Botanical Gardens. If you have a few extra hours to spend, the archipelago with its picturesque car-free islands is just a short trip away.

Cultural attractions

Gothenburg and West Sweden offers an exceptional combination of city life, culture and nature. Historical and contemporary attractions and activities are mixed with a wide repertoire of entertaining shows, sports, cultural events, shopping, fairs and exhibitions. A number of prominent cultural institutions are found on five minutes walking distance. View the unique collection of Nordic art at the Museum of Art or enjoy Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra at the Concert Hall. Thrill seekers can take a breathtaking ride in Liseberg amusement park!

We offer an open and relaxed atmosphere, plenty of parks and cultural sites, great places to eat, trendy shops and of course excellent science.

So Join Us at ICS 2019, Gothenburg

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