Social Program & Excursions

Thursday April 28

Welcome reception at Ásmundarsafn – museum,  from 18:00 – 19:30

Ásmundur was one of the pioneers of Icelandic sculpture, finding inspiration in Icelandic nature and literature.  The Museum is housed in a unique building,  once the artist’s home and studio, and which he donated to Reykjavik City along with a large collection of his work. The building was in most part designed by the artist himself in the years 1942-59. While there are always works by Ásmundur on display, Ásmundarsafn also regularly holds exhibition of works by other artists,
which often tend to have some reference to Ásmundur’s art. The Museum is surrounded by an elegant sculpture garden, boasting around 30 sculptures by  Ásmundur. In Ásmundarsafn you will find magical shapes and a distinctive world.
Ásmundarsafn - museum is just across the street form Hilton Reykjavik Nordica Hotel


Friday April 29

Conference Dinner at Gamla Bio (The old cinema) from 19:00 – 00:00

Gamla Bíó is the oldest cinema in Reykjavik and located at the heart of Reykjavik Centre. The building has newly been renovated and changed into a convention  centre and the old cinema hall is now a restaurant. There will be three course dinner and 3 glasses wine, entertainment and dancing.
Buses will be provided from Hilton Reykjavik Nordica Hotel

Social Program & Excursions, Saturday April 30

Golden Circle

The waterfall Gullfoss and Geysir the geothermal field  needs little introduction: it includes some of Iceland’s most stunning sights.
You will see the hot spring Strokkur shoot a column of water up to 30 metres (98 ft.) into the air every 4-8 minutes – a thrilling experience that just never gets old. We also visit the magnificent Gullfoss (Golden Falls) waterfall, created where the river Hvítá tumbles and plunges into a crevice some 32 m (105 ft.) deep.

Blue Lagoon

The lagoon sits atop a high-temperature geothermal field that supplies hot water and steam to run a power plant. Overflow water from the plant – rich in minerals and silica mud – fills the lava lagoon. The water is reputed to have healing effects on skin ailments such as psoriasis, and people arrive from around the world to seek relief.
Don't forget your bathing suit!
Included: transfer, entrance to the Blue Lagoon, light refreshments & guidance