OSonOS in Swenmark

Welcome to Open Space on Open Space - August 23-26, 2003 - Bramstrup Denmark!


Would you like to be part of the Eleventh International Open Space on Open Space? Open Space facilitators from all over the world are invited to learn and share knowledge together.

As in every Open Space we will create our agenda together and self-organize around the issues we have most passion for. All issues and opportunities of importance to our work with Open Space worldwide, that is of interest to us will be touched and discussed as much as we care to. It will be a great meeting because whoever comes is the right people and whatever happens is the only thing that could have. We will start at the right time and finish when it is over. So be prepared to be surprised.


We have the opportunity to visit Bramstrup (http://www.bramstrup.dk) on the Danish island Fyn. Bramstrup is close to the old town Odense, most famous for the author H C Andersen, who wrote many fairy tales for small and adult children. The venue is situated at a country house (“Herregaard” in Danish) and was planned in Open Space and discussed during OSonOS in Berlin 2001.


There are different opportunities to choose among. There is a range of hotels nearby, about 8 km´s from Bramstrup. The prices ranges from200 Dkr for a shabby (but clean) single up to too much money. Have a look at the website of the touristoffice in Odense for more info: http://www.odenseturist.dk/lang_dk/html/overnatning/hoteller.htm To enjoy the very special Danish atmosphere Gerard recommends Knudsens Gaard and also Fangel Kro which is cheaper and simpler but a real “Danish Kro”.

If you prefer cheaper and simpler ways of accommodation there are some options: There is plenty of space at the site for those of you who have caravans or tents. There will also be space for 24 persons in a large tent. It is also possible for a few persons to sleep in a house on the farm. If you are staying in the house or the tent, you need to bring a sleeping bag and maybe an inflatable mattress if you need softer surface.


Flying: Most airlines go to Kastrup, Copenhagen www.kastrup.dk. You can take the train to Odense directly from the airport, the trip takes 1 hour 45 minutes. On some departures you have to change one time in Høje, Taastrup. Timetables for the trains are at www.dsb.dk/indland/. The easiest way to get from Odense railway station to Bramstrup is to take a taxi.

If you are traveling by car you take exit 51 from the E20. Bramstrup is located a few kilometers outside of Odense.


Saturday afternoon/night is the time to check in and share a meal with friends from all over. The conference starts Sunday morning at 09.00 and is over at 12.00 Tuesday. There will be lunch available before departing.


In order to register for the 11:th OSonOS fill in the registration form and email it to eiwor@leda.se Eiwor Backelund will send you an invoice so you can make your payment to the bankaccount of the Swedish Open Space Institute. You will find information about costs for your participation in the registration form. Special prizes are offered for those who pay before June 1. We would appreciate your registration form not later than July 15. Last day for payment will be August 1.

Download this Invitation:


Download the Registration Form:


For info and suggestions about finding financial aid:

OSWorldORG:OpenSpaceInstituteUSA/AccessQueenKing or mailto:lisaheft@pacbell.net

Return completed registration form to Eiwor Backelund mailto:eiwor@leda.se.


If you have any questions, don´t hesitate to get in touch with us!

Gerard Muller, Open Space Institute Denmark
Phone: (+45) 21269621

Thomas Herrmann, Open Space Institute Sweden
Phone: (+46) 709-989781

Questions regarding the registration procedures, please contact:

Eiwor Backelund
Phone: (+46) 702-622946


Right now the exchange rate for 100 Danish Crowns is about 14 US $. The Swedish Crown is cheaper, 100 SEK is about 11,5 US $

Forex, to check exchange rates (in English, too)

Denmark´s official tourist website

The touristoffice in Odense

The island of Fyn tourist website

Wonderful Copenhagen, capital of Denmark

Sweden´s official tourist website

Gothenburg on the west coast of Sweden

Beautiful Stockholm, capital of Sweden