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FORSA conference will be held online 11 - 12 November 2021

Welcome to Iceland

We would like to welcome you all to the Forsa / NASSW Conference to be held online 11 – 12 November 2021. 

Welcome to Forsa Updated August 17, 2021
Welcome to Forsa / NASSW Conference

Dear colleagues,

Because of the uncertainties due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the organization committee of the FORSA Congress 2021 have reached the difficult decision to transition to a fully virtual congress in November 2021.  Further information about the online conference, registration process and fees will be announced shortly.

In accordance with the uncertainties of how 2021 will look the early bird fee registration will be in October 2021.

On behalf of the organizing committee in Iceland,
Steinunn Hrafnsdóttir, Steinunn Bergmann and Guðbjörg Ottósdóttir

Important dates

Deadline for abstract submission
7 June 2021

Notification of acceptance of abstracts 
7 July 2021

Registration is now open

Early bird registration deadline
October 2021

Local organizing committee

Steinunn Hrafnsdóttir
Chair of Ísforsa and Professor at the Faculty of Social Work, School of Social Sciences at the University of Iceland

Steinunn Bergmann
President of the Icelandic Association of Social Workers

Guðbjörg Ottósdóttir
Nousa representative. Assistant professor, Faculty of Social Work, School of Social Sciences University of Iceland.



Set in central Reykjavik, the stylish Hilton Reykjavik Nordica hotel is one of the city’s most popular destinations for tourists, business travelers and locals alike.

Enjoy Hilton style, service and quality, with the comfort and amenities you expect, and the extras you deserve.

The central location provides a great base from which to discover the capital, and makes it easy to travel further afield and explore Iceland’s unspoiled natural landscapes.


Meeting rooms will be announced in due time.

  • 251 contemporary rooms
  • Executive rooms and suites available
  • Minutes to downtown Reykjavik
  • Spa and fitness facilities
  • Event space for 650 people
  • Location near downtown
  • Spa, sauna, hot tubs and fitness center
  • VOX restaurant and bar
  • 11 meeting rooms, Executive Lounge and business center
  • Icelandic Parliament
  • Botanical Gardens
  • Kringlan shopping center
  • Laugardalur
  • Reykjavik Harbor

to city

venue location

Take advantage of the city bus to travel anywhere within the city limits, including downtown. Bus tickets are available for purchase for your convenience at the front desk. 

Enjoy easy access to shopping and the Laugardalur recreational area with its botanical garden, kid’s zoo, Iceland’s largest swimming facility and sports halls.


The Nordic Association
of Schools of Social Work 

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