FRISK Software International

International Antivirus Testing Workshop

Hotel Saga, Reykjavik, Iceland
15th – 16th May 2007

Update 2 (18. May 2007)!

A selection of the photos taken at the workshop is available. You can also browse more detailed galleries for day one, day two and both days.


You can now see, download, view and share the slides for the workshop presentations.

FRISK Software is holding an Antivirus Testing Workshop in Reykjavik, Iceland, Tuesday 15th and Wednesday 16th May, 2007.

The workshop brings together developers of antivirus software and people involved in the comparative testing of such products. The goal is to discuss current “best practice”, common flaws and suggest possible improvements in antivirus testing methods.

Who should attend?

Antivirus software architects, internal detection testers, malware collection maintainers and people involved in the comparative testing of antivirus software.


The registration fee for the International Antivirus Testing Workshop is US$ 400.

Deadline for registration is Friday, 13th April 2007.

The workshop registration fee includes:

  • Admission to 2 day workshop
  • Workshop folder including copies of presentations
  • Lunch and mid-session refreshments

Click here to download a pdf registration form.


The venue is Hotel Saga (see below):

  • Conference Room A
  • 2nd Floor (the one above ground floor)


International Antivirus Testing Workshop takes place 15th – 16th May 2007 at the Hotel Saga (

We have obtained a special rate for attendees of the International Antivirus Testing Workshop. Price for a single room is ISK 12,600 per room. Price for a double room is ISK 12,600 per room. Breakfast is not included and costs ISK 1,600 per person

When booking a room, please contact the hotel directly. Contact Ms. Bjork Ormarsdottir (details below), advising her that you will attend the International Antivirus Testing Workshop, the type of room required (single or double), the name(s) of the guest(s) for the room, dates accommodation required and how you're planning to pay (i.e. which credit card). Bjork will then contact you directly.

Contact information for hotel:
Contact person: Ms. Bjork Ormarsdottir
Direct Tel.: +354 525 9936

Radisson SAS Saga Hotel
107 Reykjavik
Tel: +354 525 9900
Fax: +354 525 9909

Booking deadline for the hotel with the special rate is 13th April 2007.

Approximate Exchange rates (15th March 2007)

1 US$ = ISK 67 ; 1 EUR = ISK 89

Travelling to Iceland

There are several airlines that fly to and from Iceland including Icelandair, Iceland Express, British Airways and Scandinavian Airlines.

Maintains regular scheduled flights to Iceland from the following cities:
All year:
London, Glasgow, Manchester, Copenhagen, Oslo, Paris, Stockholm, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Baltimore, Boston, Minneapolis, New York, Orlando and Washington. Summertime only:
Barcelona, Berlin, Halifax, Helsinki, Göteborg, Bergen, Milan and Munich.

Iceland Express
Winter 2006-2007
Valid 16 September 2006 to 14 May 2007
London, Copenhagen, Berlin, Alicante (from 14 March 2007), Friedrichshafen (to 17 March 2007).
Summer 2007
Valid from 15 May to 14 September
London, Alicante, Berlin, Copenhagen, Frankfurt Hahn, Friedrichshafen, Gothenburg, Basel*, Billund*, Eindhoven *, Oslo** Paris**, Stockholm **.
* From 1 June to 31 August 2007
** From 15 May to 31 August 2007

British Airways
Maintains regular scheduled flights to Iceland from London (Gatwick).

Scandinavian Airlines
Maintains regular scheduled flights to Iceland from Oslo.

Getting to and from Hotel Saga

The “Flybus” can be taken immediately outside the airport building. It will drop you off at Hotel Saga and will also collect you and take you to the airport (just make sure the reception at Hotel Saga books it for you). Duration to or from the airport: 40 - 50 minutes. Price (one-way): ISK 1,200

A taxi between the airport and Hotel Saga, one way, costs around ISK 6,500 during the day and around ISK 9,000 during evenings and weekends. The taxis can be found outside the airport building or can be ordered at the reception of the hotel.

Evening Get-Together

The evening will begin with a short sightseeing trip on the way to the world famous Blue Lagoon (, Iceland's most unique and popular attraction. Guests will enjoy bathing and relaxing in Blue Lagoon geothermal seawater, known for its positive effects on the skin.

This will be followed by a delicious dinner at the modern Blue Lagoon Restaurant, which has a spectacular view over the lagoon.

The Blue Lagoon is about a 40 minute drive from Reykjavik. A coach will be arranged to collect people at the Hotel Saga and return people to the Hotel Saga later in the evening.

Price per person: US$ 100.

This needs to be pre-booked and can be ordered via the registration form. If your spouse is visiting Iceland with you, he/she is welcome to attend and can also be booked via the registration form.

Please note: People need to bring swimming costume and towel or rent them at the Blue Lagoon.

About Iceland

As you can imagine, we have many websites available that have information on Iceland. Here are just a few…

Please note that 17th May 2007, is a public holiday in Iceland (Ascension Day) so many shops and services may be closed.

Reykjavík Arts Festival

The Reykjavík Arts Festival 2007 will be held from 10th-26th May. The arts festival is famous for world-class artistic, musical and performance events. Festival Brochure (mainly Icelandic, some English) with the program of events can be found here.


If you have any queries or would like further information, please contact:

Helen P. Brown
FRISK Software
Thverholti 18
IS-105 Reykjavik

In case of emergencies you can contact Helen at the following mobile phone number: +354 698 9260

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