Jönköping - Venue and accommodation
The SCAI Sypmpsium conference 2024 will be hosted at School of Engineering (JTH) in Jönköping.
Rooms at special rates for conference participants can be booked here. Make sure you reserve your accommodation early.
Elite Stora Hotellet Jönköping
Standard Twin room each night:
9 June: 1090:- single bed and 1190:- double bed.
10 June: 1140:- single bed and 1240:- double bed.
Book here: Jönköping University/AI Conference
Quality Hotel Match
1290:- per room/each night.
Book here: AI konferens juni 2024
Standard room each night.
939 :- per room/each night
1246 :- per room/each night ( double bed room)
Please note that the prices on the website are inclusive taxes.
Booking conditions: 30 days before arrival (May 10, 2024), all rooms that have not been booked will be released back to the hotel.
Please provide the booking code.BJUN090624
To make a room reservation, you can visit the Scandic website at www.scandichotels.se or call Scandic Central Reservations at 08 517 517 00, option 1.
Find your way in Jönköping
MVG Taxi in Jönköping
Phone number: 0046 36 19 19 19
City Taxi in Jönköping
Phone number: 0046 36 34 40 00
Taxi Kurir Jönköping
Phone number: 0046 36 12 12 12
All information below is taken from visitsweden.com. Länk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster.
Visit the website for more general information.
A valid passport entitles EU and North American citizens to a three-month stay in Sweden. Citizens of other countries should check with a Swedish diplomatic representative in their home country.
The unit of currency in Sweden is SEK.
The normal electric current in Sweden is 220 volts AC in 50 cycles, and plugs and sockets may differ from those in other parts of the world, so travellers should bring adapters or transformers for electrical appliances such as hairdryers and shavers.
Some hotels and shops in larger cities can supply adapters.
Laptop computers that are made to work on both 110 and 220 volts can be used in Sweden with an adapter.
For laptop computers working on 110 volts only, transformers are also necessary.
What to wear
An overcoat is necessary in the autumn, winter and spring.
Comfortable, low-heeled shoes are important, not only for the countryside, but also for sightseeing along cobblestone streets.
The dress code for the conference dinner on Wednesday evening and the dinner at Stora Hotellet on Thursday evening, is smart casual.
Phone, post & internet service
Post offices are nowadays a service integrated in various shops; grocery stores, kiosks, gasstations etc. The opening hours therefore differ according to the specific store. Generally the post offices are open during normal shopping hours, but local variations may apply. Look for the blue postal sign.
Letters and postcards of up to 20 grams cost SEK 6 within Sweden and SEK 12 internationally.
Stamps are available for sale at post offices, most newsstands and supermarkets with postal service.
There are two different types of mailboxes. The blue box is for local deliveries only, and the yellow box for national and international deliveries.
When calling Sweden from abroad please dial + 46 followed by the area code (omitting the initial zero) and the number required.
When calling abroad from Sweden: dial 00 plus the country code, followed by the area code and phone number.
Monday-Friday 10.00 am – 3.00 pm
Thursday 10.00 am – 4.00/5.30 pm
In some cities banks may stay open until 6 pm. All banks are closed at weekends and on public holidays. Banks at airports, ports and main railway stations are generally open longer.
Major credit cards are widely accepted throughout Sweden (some restriction may apply to American Express). Please note! In order to pay or withdraw cash with your credit card it requires that you have a card with chip and PIN (Personal Identification Number). The older magnetic-stripe cards won’t work.
You can get cash with your Visa, MasterCard, Maestro or Cirrus card at any “Bankomat” or “Uttagsautomat” ATM.
Monday-Friday 9.30 am - 6 pm
Saturday 9.30 am - 2/4 pm
In larger towns, department stores remain open until 7.00 pm or longer. Some are also open on Sundays between approx. 12 noon and 4.00 pm. Shops generally close early the day before a public holiday.
All information below is taken from destinationjonkoping.se. Visit the website for more general information about Jönköping.
If you want to eat good, high quality food, Jönköping has plenty of restaurants to offer. Below are a selection in the city centre.
N.E.O - This is a restaurant, a bar, a bistro and a venue with lake view and good atmosphere. The food is inspired by the mediterranean cuisine. The menu offers everything from Italian confit to Spanish appetizers.
Sjön - With two Bocuse d'Or medals and an EM gold on the qualifying list of the chef team, this restaurant is set just off the shore of Vättern, with a beautiful lake view.
El Gordo - El Gordo has a mix of authentic Spanish and local flavors, and offers a great mix of different tapas .The restaurant is located overlooking Munksjön lake and has a large outdoor terrace.
Restaurang Glädje - Glädje is a restaurant for everyone - but perhaps especially for those who like local produce. Most of their menu comes from the region and the local producers they work with.