SIMS 2017

Welcome to the 58th International Conference of Scandinavian Simulation Society, SIMS 2017, in Reykjavik, Iceland

September 25-27 2017


The first two days will be the actual conference and the third day study visits.
The schedule for submitting abstract and papers will be as follows:
  • April 15 - Submission of Abstracts extended
  • April 28 - Notification of acceptance of Abstracts extended
  • June 15 - Submission of paper for review extended
  • July 10 - Comments from scientific committee extended
  • August 14 - Camera-ready manuscript
  • September 1 - Deadline for Early Registration extended
  • September 25-27 - Conference 2017.
Proceedings will be published in Linköping University Press.
Easy Chair will be used for submission of papers: Author instructions available

Author instructions

The Extended abstract should be structured into the following sections:
  • Title which clearly indicates the research topics.
  • Authors, names institute, country and email address . The first/presenting author is responsible for ensuring that all authors have agreed to be co-authors.
  • Background, Aims, Methods and Results.
  • Conclusions.
  • Figures and tables are allowed.
  • Maximum length of the abstract is 5000 characters, about 700 words or approximately one A4 page.
The Review papers and Camera-ready manuscripts should use the following templates LaTeX or DOC:


  • Conference presentations: September 25th and 26th
  • All day technical visit: September 27th


Orkustofnun - National Energy Authority, Grensasvegur 9, IS-108 Reykjavik, Iceland
Orkustofun is a government agency under the Ministry of Industries and Innovation. Its main responsibilities are to advise the Government of Iceland on energy issues and related topics, license and monitor the development and exploitation of energy and mineral resources, regulate the operation of the electrical transmission and distribution system and promote energy research. The Director General of Orkustofnun is Guðni A. Jóhannesson.
The travel between Keflavik International Airport and Reykjavik is about 45 minutes by bus. Flybus offers regular service to either the BSI bus terminal, just south of the city center 2200 IKR one way or directly to Reykjavik hotels. Gray Line Airport Express offers also regular service directly to Reykavik hotels 2100 IKR one way. Taxis cost around 15000 IKR for 1-4 passengers and 19000 for 5-8 passengers.
The venue is accessible by public transport called Strætó in Icelandic with regular services. Reykjavik's Central Bus Station Hlemmur is located on the main shopping street Laugavegur in Reykjavík. Strætó lists all routes and schedules online, and also offers a free online app for your smartphone: that allows you to locate buses and pay for rides.
The walking distance from Reykavik Centrum to Orkustofnun is 4 km and takes about 50 min.


Please note: Conference participants make their own hotel reservations.
Whether you're seeking luxury rooms, apartments in the heart of the city, a guesthouse in the suburbs or a more rural setting, the accommodation guide will leave you fully informed:



Follow this link to submit your papers.


Registration Fees VAT included are:
  • 490 € Delegates Early before September 1
  • 540 € Delegates Late
  • 470 € Delegates with paper submission
  • 450 € Members of the EUROSIM member societies with or without paper submission
  • 100 € Master and Bachelor Students Early before September 1
  • 120 € Master and Bachelor Students Late
  • 100 € Accompanying guest/dinner ticket
Full registration fees include admission to all the sessions of the conference, the conference proceedings, refreshments, lunches and the conference dinner as well as a field trip on September 27th to hot wells and a thermal power plant using steam from the ground.
The student fees include admission to all the sessions and refreshments.
The guest fees are for additional company to the conference dinner only.
All prices are including VAT, and do not include the price of the hotel.


Magnus Thor Jonsson at University of Iceland,
Baldur Pétursson at National Energy Authority,
Silja Rán Sigurðardóttir at National Energy Authority,
SIMS, the Scandinavian Simulation Society, is a member of
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