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The 9th IAPR International Conference on Biometrics
June 13-16, 2016. Halmstad, Sweden

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Conference Venue

The venue of the conference will be the University of Halmstad (Sweden). The main conference premise of ICB-2016 will be the “Visionen” building of the University (also called J building). It is adjacent to the University Library and to the Trade Center, a 22 floors building which is easily visible from many parts of the city.

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"Visionen" building Halmstad University Library Halmstad Trade Center

How to arrive to the Venue

Click on the images below to open different maps of the conference venue and the city. The best way to go is by walk (aprox. 1.9 km from the city center).

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Campus map City map From the train station From Österkans station

From the city center, bus line 20 (direction Fyllinge) or bus line 30 (direction Eurostop) can be used. The bus terminal station in the city center is called "Österskans" and the university station is "Högskolan". Click here for a map of local buses (Österskans station is marked with a big "Ö" in the map) and click here for a map of the platforms at Österskans station.

Bus tickets cost 25 SEK (~3€) per way. Please note that only credit card can be used on board the bus. To avoid delays (specially if you travel in group), we recommend buying the ticket in advance at Österskans station using the ticket machines or in the travel office. For more information, please click here.

You can also take a taxi to the university. The charge from the city center will be approximately 90 SEK (~10€), with credit card payment allowed on board. To book a taxi, call Taxi Halmstad at +46 (0)35-21 80 00 or by email at

Center for Applied Intelligent Systems Research (IS-Lab/CAISR), School of Information Technology, Halmstad University, Sweden