Special Events


Make the most of your trip to Iceland and your attendance to RESCUE 2020 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 tour in one of Iceland's rescue team's SuperJeeps. 

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    Elephant's Club

    Elephant's Club

    Friday, 20:30 – 23:00

    An important part of attending a conference like RESCUE 2020 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 Björtuloft on the top floors of Harpa is an informal gathering of RESCUE 2020 attendees where they can grab a drink with colleagues and have a nice time in a relaxed atmosphere. 

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    Official Conference Dinner 2020

    Official Conference Dinner 2020

    On Saturday evening we have organized a dinner, for those participants who signed up for gold or silver passes, in an atmospheric environment at the Whales of Iceland Museum.

    Whales of Iceland is located at Grandi area, Fiskislóð 23. Which is close to the old harbor and about 15 minutes’ walk from the city center. The Grandi area was previously a place for the fishing industry, where fisherman fixed their fishing nets and fishing vessels brought their catches.

    Two course dinner will be served beneath the great blue whale which makes for a truly memorable evening.

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    Reception

    Reception

    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. 

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    SuperJeep Tour 2020

    SuperJeep Tour 2020

    On Monday, after the conference, we have organized an all day tour with some of ICE-SAR's SuperJeeps. The aim is to introduce to our participants ICE-SAR's use of SuperJeeps in SAR and take in some dramatic scenery and rugged nature. This will be a great trip and definitely worth taking an extra day for.

    This guided tour will start by visiting Þingvellir National Park. From there we will head to Langjökull glacier, Iceland´s second largest glacier where we will visit Into the Glacier (www.intotheglacier.is)

    Other stops on this tour include Kaldidalur, Hraunfossar lava waterfalls, Húsafell and if time allows some more.