Venue Location Sønderborg

The next 4th edition of the PCNS Passive Components Networking Days Symposium will take place at SDU campus in Sønderborg, Alsion, Denmark

Besides being the address of the University of Southern Denmark, Alsion also houses a research park, a business academy, a concert hall and the symphony orchestra of Southern Jutland. This provides unique possibilities for extending the co-operation between university, business life and culture.

Free parking is available by the main entrance at SDU Sønderborg.

SDU Campus Alsion
Alsion 2
ZIP 6400

At the PCNS Event

Dress Code: Business Casual – feel comfortable for listening, inspiring, discussions and networking.

Internet Access: “SDU-VISITOR” is a basic internet connection for visitors. To get access, please find SDU-Visitor – create visitor account – Register – Login information is sent to you. Support from IT-service´s Servicedesk can be requested by sending an e-mail to: or calling phone number 6550 2990. 

Program: PCNS program is presented at the program page online or downloadable in pdf there.

Exhibitions: Exhibition booth area is located in the front of the conference halls, where all breaks, lunches and welcome drink events will take place. The table booth can be booked during PCNS online registration. Exhibition mount/dismount times and detail instructions are available in pdf here.

Sponsorship: Available sponsorship options can be viewed in Info & Downloads section. 

Proceedings, Presentations and Full Paper electronic downloads: All PCNS attendees will receive hard printed Proceedings book during the event venue registration with full text printed papers. Electronic copies will be available in pdf to registered attendees after LogIn at PCNS timeframe. Presentation files will be available upon speaker agreements after PCNS event. 

PCNS Anti-Trust Policy and GDPR Compliance: PCNS organizers reminds all the participants to comply with antitrust, competion laws and GDPR compliance requirements. Complete text of declaration is noticed in the Info & Downloads section.

Best Paper Award: PCNS Technical Programme Committee (TPC) will award The Best Paper with prize award and two Outstanding Papers with award certifications. The selection is based entirely on the material submitted – abstract, full paper and presentation. All conference papers submitted are eligible for this award. A short ceremony announcing the nomination, winners of the best paper and the outstanding papers will be held during the PCNS closing session to hand over special awards. read more about the paper selection process

Danfoss drive factory tour

All PCNS attendees are invited to join Danfoss Drive Factory Tour on September 13th outside of SDU at Danfoss Drive facility. Attendees are requested to meet in front of the SDU reception after the sessions. Travel via bus coach will take attendees to Danfoss Drive, then to the Gala Dinner event and back to Sønderborg center and hotels.


Dress Code: Business Casual


Welcome Drink on September 12th will take place in the main SDU building after sessions in front of the conference hall. Selection of wines, beer and light snacks will be available to foster and inspire networking. 

GALA Dinner

Gala Dinner on September 13th is organized outside of SDU. Travel via bus coach will take attendees directly after Danfoss Drive Factory Tour then to the event restaurant location and back to Sønderborg center and hotels


Sønderborg, easy to get to – easy to love

  • From Copenhagen Airport you can either take a direct train from the central station or a direct flight (35 minutes) to Sønderborg.
  • From Billund Airport you can take a short bus ride and switch to the direct train to Sønderborg Station in either Vejle or Kolding.
  • Hamburg Airport offers a useful alternative. From here you can move on by train to Flensburg and change to the bus to Sønderborg.
  • Sønderborg is directly connected with the Danish and European highway network facilitating travel by car.

By car

Sønderborg is directly connected with the Danish and European highway network (E45) facilitating travel by car. Car rental is available at all airports, including Sønderborg.

parking is free at the front of SDU university (excluding some places reserved for SDU cars (dean, rector) or similar – but there is always information on which place is excluded). Please see the photo.

The navigation address is: University of Southern Denmark, Alsion 2, DK-6400 Sønderborg

By train

There are direct connections to Sønderborg, see or (german and english versions),
among others there is a direct train from the central station in Copenhagen. Trains from Germany run every 30 minutes via Hamburg, Kiel or Flensburg/Padborg, see

By plane

  • From Copenhagen:  you can take a direct flight from Copenhagen/Kastrup (CPG) to Sønderborg (SGD)
    – flight time only 35 minutes. Departures 5 times a day on work days, see Alsie Express.
  • From Billund Airport busses and trains run with an interval of 30-60 minutes from the airport to Sønderborg
    via Vejle Station or Kolding.
  • From Hamburg Airport you can move on by train to Flensburg and change to the bus to Sønderborg.

By bus – For long distance coaches, see or
By sea – From Oslo, there are ferry services to Kiel/Germany, 1,5 hours’ drive away.

Taxi in Sønderborg:

  • Dantaxi, Sønderborg, +45 74 42 18 18 (read more about the price here ).
  • 4×27, Sønderborg, +45 27 27 27 27
  • Juhls Taxi, Sønderborg, +45 30 42 18 18

Welcome to Sønderborg 

Sønderborg municipality has 76,000 citizens and 497 km2 of land. Most of the land is located on the island of Als, the remaining part of Continental Europe. Sønderborg is well connected, including bridges, ferries, a highway, a train connection, and the Sønderborg airport, with 5 daily connecting flights to Copenhagen. Bikes can be rented; public transport is fuelled by biogas and we have plenty of e-charging stations for your electrical car. 

Sønderborg has a long history, proudly integrated into our identity with long traditions and historical sites such as 4 beautiful castles. It is a city with natural surroundings with a strong cultural heritage dating back to the 1200s.


Check the PCNS hotel suggestions below and book your conference accommodation well in advance to secure the best available rates. The special offer at an eligible rate is available only to the delegates registered for the PCNS Passive Components Networking Days Symposium.

Please note that you have to make the reservation yourself and payment will take place upon arrival, directly to the hotel.

Please note: Despite PCNS organizers best effort we could not get pre-booking of larger amount of rooms in one hotel. Nevertheless, there may be one or two rooms available in smaller hotels nearby. On return from Gala Dinner bus coach will make a stop close to hotels and SDU facility.

Beautiful hotel Alsik is one of the biggest, most fascinating hotels in Denmark. Its hallmarks are tasteful Nordic design and natural materials, and the hotel is part of renowned architect Frank Gehry’s master plan for the Sønderborg waterfront. The inviting, ultra-modern rooms and suites have views of both the town of Sønderborg and one of the loveliest fjord landscapes in Denmark.

To make reservation at PCNS rate use coupon received during PCNS registration

Book your stay here or contact: or +45 74 20 30 00.

Hotel Sønderborg Strand looks directly onto the beach, in a beautiful natural location of historical interest, just 250 metres from Sønderborg town centre. The view over Flensborg Fjord and Alssund can be seen from the hotel. The beautiful castle of Sønderborg Slot is opposite the hotel, with the marina, woodland and beautiful nature of Als all close by.

To make reservation at PCNS rate use coupon received during PCNS registration

Book your stay here or contact: or +45 70 84 83 48.

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