NODA 2018 brought a total of 50+ sessions in two days: keynotes, presentations, panels and hands-on. There were two computer labs with hands-on for both beginners and more experienced and three additional parallel tracks. Most of the sessions were be in English, a few were in a Scandinavian language.

The main conference started on March 16 at 9:30 AM and ended March 17 at 4:30 PM with an academic pre-conference on March 15. The same day offered four different competence courses at an additional cost.

The conference venue was Södertörn University in Flemingsberg, which is only 19 minutes from central Stockholm using the commuter train (pendeltåg).

The NODA Awards conference dinner was hold in the Clarion Sign Hotel in central Stockholm, only a few minutes walk from the Central station, Arlanda Express and the community train to Södertörn University.