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Lighthouse Lofoten Conference 2022 – the guiding light towards prevention of sea-based marine litter

  • Host:Norwegian Centre against Marine Litter
  • Type:Conference
  • Where:Hybrid conference with attendence in Svolvær, Norway and online.
  • When:April 5 – 6 2022

Practical information

Conference venue

The conference will be held at Thon Hotel Svolvær in the centre of Svolvær.

Transportation from the airport

Svolvær Airport

  • The closest airport is Svolvær Airport, located about 10 minutes (by car) from the conference venue.
  • To avoid waiting, you can book a taxi in advance by calling (+47) 07550
  • It is not recommended to walk from the airport to the centre of Svolvær because there is no sidewalk.

Leknes airport

  • It is also possible to arrive Lofoten by Leknes Airport. It is approximately a 1-hour drive to the conference venue in Svolvær.

Harstad/Narvik Airport

Informal get together Monday

If you arrive Svolvær Monday the 4th, you are welcome to join us at our informal get together at Nordis bar and restaurant at 19.30 on the evening before the conference.

Conference dinner

The conference dinner on the 5th of April will be held at Thon Hotel Lofoten. At the top floor restaurant, with a view of the fjord and the mountains, we will share a four-cource dinner made from local produce. Thon Hotel Lofoten is located a two-minute walk from the conference venue.

Dinner starts at 20.00.

Sea Eagle Nature Safari

You may take the opportunity to experience Lofoten away from the conference venue. XXLofoten is offering a Sea Eagle Nature Safari by RIB-boats (Zodiac). Please use this link to read more about the safari and sign up.



Please contact Eirin Tennebø if you need assistance at or by +47 210 24 570


Please contact Thon Hotel Svolvær and use the reference number: 29737241

The conference programme

Please contact Maria Antonsen at or by +47 936 15 743


Please contact Inger Sandnes at or by +47 918 97 972

Tourist information

You will find information about the Lofoten Islands at Destination Lofoten