Venue and Accommodations

Created on Friday, 20 Jan 2017 23:33:52

The 2017 Health & Humanitarian Logistics Conference will be held at the UN City, Campus 1 in Copenhagen, Denmark. UN City houses 10 organizations—UNDP, UNEP, UNFPA, UNHCR, UNICEF, UNIDO, UNOPS, WFP, UN Women and WHO. The building has around 1500 employees from more than 100 different countries.

UN City is one of the most sustainable buildings of its kind in Scandinavia. It has received a Platinum LEED-certificate and the European Commission’s Green Building Award for New Buildings. Learn more about the venue and suggest accommodations.

 

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Please note that the conference organizers will not provide airport transfer or assistance in booking accommodations for conference attendees. Please see information at left to book a hotel or shared accommodation or the Area Information page for assistance with transportation.

Travel Info

Attendees should book air travel into Copenhagen Airport, Kastrup. This airport is the main international airport serving Copenhagen, Denmark.
Local currency is the “Kroner” (1 USD is approx. 7 DKK and 1 Euro is approx. 7.5 Danish kroner). You can pay with international cards many places in Copenhagen and often at hotels. Local time zone will be CET (Central Europe Time) UTC+2:00DST on the date of the conference.
Copenhagen summers are comfortable, with high temperatures ranging from the mid-60s to the low 70s. Still, you should pack some warm clothes to protect against cool winds, which sweep across from the Baltic Sea (even the summer sees its share of chilly breezes).
Denmark, like most other European countries, has 220-volt AC, 50Hz current and uses two-pin continental plugs.
If you visit from the UK and Ireland, you will need an adaptor for electric appliances, whereas North Americans need a transformer in order to use their 110/125V appliances | type A & B plugs. About adapters, converters and transformers.

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About the Conference Series

The Health & Humanitarian Conference series is organized each year by the Center for Health & Humanitarian Systems (CHHS) at Georgia Tech in partnership with INSEAD, MIT, and Northeastern University, with generous support from corporate and other organizational sponsors.

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For general information about the conference, including registration, please use our contact form or the below:

  • humlogconf (@) gatech.edu
  • 755 Ferst Drive, Atlanta, GA 30332