Social Programme

Reception at SSPA
On Monday evening a reception will be held at SSPA Sweden AB (, located on the main campus of Chalmers University of Technology. SSPA is a consultant in the maritime business with world-class facilities, such as a towing tank, a cavitation tunnel and a maritime dynamics laboratory (MDL). Demonstrations will be given of the facilities and refreshments will be served in the MDL.

Yacht race
On Tuesday there will be a race between the conference delegates: The Nation’s Cup for the Seldén Trophy, organized by the Royal Gothenburg Yacht Club, GKSS ( and sponsored by Seldén (  Teams will be formed from each country and the races will be held in the Farr East 28s, owned by GKSS. Details to be provided.

The banquet on Tuesday evening will be held on the old barque Viking in the Gothenburg harbour ( This is a 10-15 minutes’ walk from the hotels.