Trondheim is Norway’s capital of technology and history: Trondheim was founded in 997 by the Viking King Olav Tryggvason and held a special place in Norwegian history and culture. Trondheim is home to more than 200 000 inhabitants and is the third most populous municipality in Norway. If we count the large number of students (every sixth inhabitant is a student), the population swells to more than 235 000. The students add a youthful atmosphere to this thousand-year-old city. The city is located in the heart of Norway, and the citizens are characterized by having a warm heart for all visitors. We have historical and beautiful charming sights that will undoubtedly get visitors excited! There are many creative solutions for indoor and outdoor activities, and it is ideal for small and large congresses with hotels within walking distance. Trondheim is a technology and research city. With more than 40 000 NTNU students, student life clearly shapes the city. Moreover, research centers and startup companies are located in Trondheim.
About NTNU and the Computer Science Department
The conference will be anchored at the Computer Science Department of NTNU. The department has 3000 students and 300 employees across three campuses of which 30% are female. The Department of Computer Science (IDI) conducts research in the fields of: artificial intelligence (AI), big data, computer architecture, computer graphics, computer security, databases, human computer interaction (HCI), information systems, operating systems, software engineering, and search–to mention but a few.
Campus and conference venues in Trondheim all have free Wi-Fi for visitors.
Trondheim was Norway´s capital in the Viking age and has important buildings from the middle ages (Nidaros Cathedral, Archbishop’s Palace). The Archbishop’s Palace is the oldest secular building in Scandinavia. You can also visit the monk´s island in the Trondheimsfjord by boat, or the Sverresborg museum (12th century open-air, cultural heritage museum). Trondheim city also has a lot of galleries to explore.
Check out https://www.visittrondheim.no/ for more info.