2nd European Woodfire Conference to be held in Skælskør, Denmark from the 28th -31st August 2014.

Skælskør is a small coastal town one and a half hours by road from Copenhagen. From Copenhagen Airport, or the Main Station, trains run to Slagelse where you change to bus nr 470 to Skælskør. Link here allows you to plan your journey. Enter "Skælskør Bus Station" as destination.
A list of accommodation options in Skælskør can be found here on this blog.

Thursday, 22 May 2014

Getting to Guldagergaard-ICRC and Skælskør, DK

International Ceramic Research Center - Denmark

Guldagergaard   Heilmannsvej 31 A   4230 Skaelskor   Denmark
T +45 58190016   F +45 58190037  office@ceramic.dk

Information Travel Plan  Airport - Copenhagen - Skælskør

Public Transportation
Travel route by train and bus from Kastrup Airport or Copenhagen Main Station to Skælskør.
The journey takes about 2 hours. Ticket price one way is about 175 DKK. (Train & bus) 

Train: Kastrup Airport - Copenhagen - Slagelse      Bus: Slagelse - Skælskør

Kastrup Airport - Copenhagen (København H) - Slagelse
The train station/ ticket sale is in the arrival hall - with direct train platform access from the hall (platform 2)
You can by a ticket all the way to Skælskør-   same ticket for train and bus - Please make sure, that you get a ticket via Slagelse Station.
You will need to GET OFF IN SLAGELSE to get the 470R BUS to Skaelskør!
The ticket office will give you all travel information and a precise time schedule.

There is a direct train from the airport to Slagelse at about every hour during the day. (The train journey is approximately 1 hour).

Copenhagen Main Station (København H) - Slagelse
Copenhagen Main Station is small. The ticket office will tell you the platform number and give you all information.

The train usually stops at: København H - Høje Taastrup - Roskilde - Ringsted - Sorø - Slagelse -*get off in Slagelse and get the 470R BUS from there to Skaelskør!**

Trains heading for these DESTINATIONS: Odense or Esbjerg or Aalborg or Frederikshavn …(will stop in Slagelse)

Weekdays: København H - last departure: 10.00 pm   to  Slagelse - last arrival: 10.51 pm
Weekend: København H - last departure:   9.00 pm   to  Slagelse - last arrival:  9.51 pm 
During weekends, some trains have no direct connection to the bus in Slagelse, and you may have to wait for one hour.
Please do not miss the last bus connection to Skaelskor from Slagelse Bus Station.

Slagelse Bus Station - Skælskør Bus Station
The bus station is situated right beside to the train station.
Please follow the bus sign, walk through the tunnel passage, and you will find the bus station.

Bus no. 470R:  Slagelse - Skælskør

Weekdays (one bus every hour):  Slagelse Bus Station - last departure: 10.59 pm   to  Skælskør - last arrival: 11.33 pm
Weekend:  Slagelse Bus Station - last departure:  9.59 pm    to  Skælskør - last arrival: 10.33 pm

You are now in Skælskør
Guldagergaard is about a 15 minute walk from the bus station. See the walking map enclosed!
The bus driver might be able to show you the way - and the Danes usually understand English.
There is no telephone at the bus station in Skaelskor.
The bus station is actually a defunct historic train station, it has been decommissioned as the train no longer runs to Skælskør. DO not be alarmed that it is boarded up;)

Enjoy the journey from the city through the country side to the small town – Skælskør

Thursday, 15 May 2014

Preliminary Program: 2nd European Wood Fire Conference

Preliminary Program of Speakers, Events, and Exhibitions at Guldagergaard-ICRC
**may be subject to change**
August 28th - 31st, 2014
REGISTER: office@ceramic.dk
Early-Bird Registration DEADLINE
June 15th: 1950 DKK 
Students: 450 DKK 
(with proof of enrollment)
After June 15th: 2450 DKK
After July 15th: 2950 DKK
On-site Registration: 2950 DKK

Will be posted 18th AUGUST

Registration form for the Woodfire Conference

Hello Wood Fire Conference enthusiasts!
Please make sure to REGISTER for the Conference! In order to attend, please send the REGISTRATION FORM filled out to: office@ceramic.dk
Or simply email me, and I will send the form along to you: office@ceramic.dk

2nd European Wood Fire Conference: Registration Form


State/Zip Code:

Date of Birth:

Dates of the Conference: 28th - 31st August 2014

Are you an enrolled full-time student:

Price of Wood Fire Conference:
Select 1:

___ 1950 DKK (includes 1 dinner, 2 lunches)
____ Vegetarian Option
___ 450 DKK (enrolled full-time student)
**students must submit verified enrollment form with a Signature from professor to be eligible**

Payment Options:
(Check One)
**please put a memo with your payment**
Your Name/WOODFIRE CONFERENCE/registration 2014”

____PayPal Payment: Ceramic@ceramic.dk
____Bank Transfer:

Bank Transfer Details:
Name on Account: Guldagergaard-International Ceramic Research Center
Danske Bank
Algade 25

4230 Skælskør
Account: (3523) 3523 1246 17
IBAN: DK46 3000 3523 1246 17 

CVR: 28 22 08 20
Reg. nr.: 3523
Acct: 3523124617

Accommodation is not provided as part of the conference.

Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Woodfire Photographic Competition in Conjunction with the 2nd European Woodfire Conference

Category 1. The View from the Kiln Shed (to include all or part of the kiln)

Category 2. The Kiln

Category 3. Firing

Entry to the competition is confined to delegates attending the 2nd European Woodfire Conference

Images to be e-mailed to: dkphoto@thelogbook.net

Closing date: 15th August 2014

There will be an initial short listing of ten images in each category by an experienced panel of judges

These images will be printed and exhibited at the conference

Prizes will be awarded in each category based on voting by delegates

A selection of winning images will be published in a future issue of The Log Book

Images must be of a quality suitable for printing. Format: JPG, approx. 3000 x 2000 pixels, with a file size of approx 3Mb

Everyone attending the conference is encouraged to submit entries for this competition.
Sponsored by:The Log Book


Friday, 9 May 2014

Camping, Cabins, and Accommodation **special prices**

Accommodation for Participants of the 2nd European Wood Fire Conference: 

The accommodation in Skælskør is filling up! Participants please book directly with the place they want to stay. 

In Skælskør:
Danhostel Skælskør Lystskov: http://lystskoven.dk  (Full)
Hotel Post Gaarden: http://www.postgaarden-skaelskoer.dk (Full)
Villa Fjordhøj: http://www.villafjordhoej.dk
Bed and Breakfast (Anders Sorig) Kaptajnhuset  (Full)

SANO: lovely 2-person apartments with single bedrooms and shared bathrooms. They include a small kitchenette, and SANO is located next to the Skælskør Nor (lake) and beautiful forest with walking trails. Please mention "Guldagergård-Wood Fire Conference" to receive the price mentioned below.
2-person apartment + kitchenette DKr 950  pr. night. 
Each person pays Dkr 475 per night
+ 75 DKr breakfast

Tlf. +45 7879 0000 

email: bepedersen@sanocenter.dk (Bente Pedersen)

Kobæk Strand Konferencecenter, Skælskør. 
Special offers of rooms concerning conference Guldagergård, 28.th.-31.st. August  2014. 

Single-room breakfast included: DKr. 595,00 pr. Night.
Double-room breakfast included: DKr. kr. 836,00 pr. night.

Please mention "Guldagergård-Wood Fire Conference" to receive the discount on these beautiful rooms at the seaside, 3.8kms from the centre of Skælskør. You will need transportation (bike, car, bus) from Kobæk Strand to Guldagergård. The bus (909)) runs once every hour and will drop you off a short walk from Guldagergård or the centre of Skælskør, where conference events will take place. 

booking information: 
Tel. +45 58 19 45 15
Dir. +45 58 16 85 30
Cabins at Skælskør Camping

Kichen for use by tent campers and cabins

Skælskør Nor Camping 
has tent or caravan sites for 75 DKK per person/night

Cabins are FULL

Tent and caravan sites can be booked directly with  Skælskør Nor Camping 
Mention  "Guldagergård-Wood Fire Conference" when booking.

A short distance from Skælskør

5kms from the centre of Skælskør
Boeslunde Camping
A beautiful area with forest and a variety of options: Cabins, Rooms, houses, campingCamp site, caravan site, holiday flats, fully equipped family rooms with kitchen facilities etc.  
Bus 460 Skælskør-Korsør passes the door and drops you off directly in Skælskør just a short walk to Guldagergaard-ICRC