Practical Information

Welcome to the 7th Nordic Challenges Conference: Uncertain Futures: Nordic (In-)Securities, New Geopolitics and Societal Ruptures in Reykjavík 22–24 May 2024

Below is general information on the conference. Further practical information and updates, a checklist and a Day-by-day guide for participants will be posted here

The Conference

Submissions for proposals for papers, panels, roundtables, and book panels are open until 1 February 2024 and should be sent to this email address:

Guidelines for panels, papers and roundtables and the conference themes can be found on EDDA’s conference website:

Conference online registration will open on 1 March 2024. Those submitting proposals for panels, papers, roundtables, or book panels will be contacted by the organizers in February.


The conference is held at the University of Iceland, close to Reykjavík city centre. The academic part of the conference will be held in Veröld – House of Vigdís and the University Centre/Háskólatorg (locations are underlined on the map).


Participants are advised to arrange accommodation sooner rather than later due to high demand.

Reykjavík Natura Hotel and Reykjavík Marina Hotel offer special prices on pre-reserved rooms if booked by 5 March 2024.

Below are the reservation links for Reykjavík Natura and Reykjavík Marina (please note that dates and number of guests can be changed from the default offer):

ReNEW 2024 – Reykjavik Natura – Reservation

ReNEW 2024 – Reykjavik Marina – Reservation

Center Hotels offer conference participants 15% off from the best available online rates at all their hotels with promo code: RENEWMAY2024 when booking through Center Hotels’ website:

Useful Links:

Visit Iceland

Visit Reykjavik

Meet in Reykjavik

Icelandic Met Office

Iceland and Covid-19

Directorate of Immigration

Keflavík Airport