Social Program

Federated AI Meetings joint Reception

Date: Sunday July 15th 2018
Place: Skansen
http://www.skansen.se/en/this-is-skansen
http://www.skansen.se/en/skansenkartan
Time: 18.00 – 22.00Free for all registrants to the Main Conference IJCAI-ECAI 2018. Common reception for attendees at ICML, IJCAI-ECAI, AAMAS, ICCBR, and SoCS.

The Federated get-together party will take place at Skansen, the world’s oldest open-air museum, showcasing the whole of Sweden with houses and farmsteads from every part of the country. The reception is located at Solliden, the part of Skansen, which is used for traditional and very popular sing-along events every summer. The venue is reserved for the joint reception from 18.00 until 22.00. The main gate at Skansen is open for the public and conference delegates until 18.00 and after that only open to conference delegates. At Skansen historical buildings and wild animal life can be experienced. There will be activities in the old town area and folk music will be played with the opportunity of trying out Swedish folk dancing. Don’t forget to bring your badge!

Directions: There are several routes for public transportation from the conference venue to Skansen, and it takes between 45-60 minutes. The following are examples:

Train+Tram: Take the train (nr 40 or 43) to Stockholm City, change to a bus (nr 69 towards Blockhusudden or Kaknästornet), get off at Kungsträdgården/Strandvägen or Djurgårdsbron, take the tram Nr 7 to Skansen.

(Tram stops: Norrmalmstorg — Nybroplan — Strandvägen — Djurgårdsbron — Nordiska museet / Vasamuseet (the Vasa Ship) / Junibacken — Liljevalchs / Gröna Lund ABBA museum — Skansen)

Train+Subway+Ferry: Take the train to Stockholm City, change to subway to Slussen, walk to the Slussen ferry stop, take ferry nr 82 (Djurgårdsfärjan, 10 minutes) and get off at Djurgården. Take a short walk to Skansen.

IJCAI-ECAI 2018 City hall Reception

Date: Monday, July 16th 2018
Place: The Stockholm City Hall: Stadshuset
https://international.stockholm.se/the-city-hall/

The City of Stockholm and the Stockholm County Council is hosting a reception in Stockholm City Hall, most well-known for hosting the Nobel Prize banquet each year. The reception begins at 19.00, please, be on time. A standing buffet will be served, and you may be able to join a guided tour of the city hall. Free for all registrants to the Main Conference IJCAI-ECAI 2018. Please note that this venue can only accommodate a limited number of people at any time. This event is organized on ‘first come-first serve basis’ and line-ups may form! We apologize for any inconvenience.

Directions: Take the train to Stockholm City and walk about 10 minutes to Stockholm City Hall.

IJCAI-ECAI 2018 Conference Dinner

Date: Tuesday July 17th, 2018
Time: 19:30-01:00
Place: Vasa Museum: Vasamuseet, https://www.vasamuseet.se/en

The conference dinner will take place next to the Vasa ship, the world’s only preserved 17th century ship in the most visited museum in Scandinavia. The Vasa ship capsized and sank in Stockholm in 1628. After 333 years on the sea bed, the mighty warship was salvaged and the voyage could continue. The Banquet will feature dinner and drinks along with guided tours and entertainment. To be noted: since the ship needs certain conditions to be preserved, the temperature in the building is kept to, at most, 20 degrees Celsius.

A separate banquet ticket is required. It is included in the Main Conference fee for non-student delegates. Please note that this venue can only accommodate a limited number of people at any time. This event is organized on ‘first come-first serve basis’ and line-ups may form! We apologize for any inconvenience.

Directions: There are several routes for public transportation from the conference venue to the Vasa museum, and it takes between 40-50 minutes. The route is the same as to the federated reception at Skansen. The following are examples:

Train+Bus: Take the train (nr 40 towards Upplands Väsby or 43 towards Bålsta) to Odenplan, take bus nr 67 from bus stop C to the stop at Nordiska museet / Vasamuseet.

Train+Bus+Tram: Take the train (nr 40 or 43) to Stockholm City, change to a bus (nr 69 towards Blockhusudden or Kaknästornet), get off at Kungsträdgården/Strandvägen or Djurgårdsbron, take the tram nr 7 to the stop at Nordiska museet / Vasamuseet.

(Tram stops: Norrmalmstorg — Nybroplan — Strandvägen — Djurgårdsbron — Nordiska museet / Vasamuseet (the Vasa Ship) / Junibacken — Liljevalchs / Gröna Lund ABBA museum — Skansen)

Train+Subway+Ferry: Take the train to Stockholm City/T-centralen, change to subway to Slussen, walk to the Slussen ferry stop, take ferry nr 82 (Djurgårdsfärjan, 10 minutes) and get off at Djurgården. Take a walk to Vasamuseet.

Student Reception

Date: Wednesday July 18th, 2018
Time and Place to be announcedThe Student Reception is included in the student registration fee for the main conference, and will feature food and beverages.

Lunch for Women in AI

Date: Tuesday July 17th, 2018
Time: 12:00-13.30
Place: The convention center
The lunch is located at the Convention Center. A small registration fee is required.The lunch will bring together the broad women community, including junior and senior faculty, researchers, students, and postdocs, and will provide an excellent opportunity to discuss how to grow the community of women in AI, and share success stories and best practices. There will be informal discussion at each table on individual experiences and sharing of information with others.

Closing Reception

Date: Thursday 19th, 2018
Place: Victoria, in the convention center