The conference will be hosted by Reykjavik University, which is located in brand new facilities in the small neighborhood of Nauthólsvík, a beach area located just outside the city centre, where artificial hot springs can be found.
Established in 1998, Reykjavik University is the largest private university in the country, consisting of four academic schools: School of Computer Science, School of Science and Engineering, School of Law and School of Business. The student body counts with over 3000 elements and there are about 500 employees, including an international teaching staff integrating teachers from over 26 different countries. Such diversity is supported by a fully bilingual (English and Icelandic) academic life.
Reykjavik University also includes a large research center that comprehends fields ranging from Software Engineering to Finance and Economics.