More about cookie usage
Go to navigation .
Make the most of your trip to Iceland and your attendance to RESCUE 2024 conference. Participate in fun and interesting "extra-curricular" activities. Attend a formal reception, enjoy informal gatherings and official dinner. And we strongly urge you take an extra day for a volcano tour.
On Thursday, all our international guests are invited to a formal reception at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs. Buses, that will take guests to the reception, leave from Hotel Marina and Hotel Natura at 18:15. The buses go back to the hotels at 20.30. Dress code: Smart casual.
For those who wish to use their own transportation the reception starts at 18:30 at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Raudararstigur 25, Reykjavík.
Saturday October 12, 19.00 - 23.00
The Conference dinner is held in Silfurberg, a large conference hall on the second floor in Harpa. It offers conference participants an excellent chance to enjoy a full three-course meal, while getting to know each other and make new connections outside the main conference environment. New Icelandic cuisine where traditional Icelandic dishes are served in an innovative way,
The stand up comedian Bolli Bjarnason will host the event. Unexpected entertainment plus a popular singer in Iceland, Guðrún Árný, will entertain guests. Sing along with a rippling boom.
Friday October 11, 20:30 - 23:00
An important part of attending a conference like RESCUE 2024 is to share your experiences, get to know new people and talk to others with similar interests.
The Elephant's club on Friday night, at The Reykjavík Maritime Museum is an informal gathering of RESCUE 2024 attendees where they can grab a drink with colleagues and have a nice time in a relaxed atmosphere.
The Reykjavík Maritime Museum is located by the old harbour in Reykjavík, in a building that was originally built as a fish freezing plant.
The permanent exhibition is “Fish and Folk - 150 Years of Fisheries.” It tells the story of Icelandic fisheries. Visiting the museum is a great way to learn more about the nautical history of Iceland.
On Sunday, after the conference, we have organized an day tour with some of ICE-SAR´s super jeeps. The aim is to introduce our participants ICE-SAR‘s use of super jeeps in SAR and take a look at the newest lava in Iceland, where ICE-SAR spent hundreds of hours last year working due to the eruption.
Participants will be pick up in Harpa Conference hall at 12:30 sharp. Be sure to bring warm clothes for rain and/or snow, including hats and mittens.