Practical information

The registration and info desk will be open throughout the conference at Porthania Lobby (Yliopistonkatu 3). The opening times are: 

Wednesday 23.10.2019
15:00 - 19:00

Thursday 24.10.2019
08:30 - 18:00

Friday 25.10.2019
08:00 - 18:00

Saturday 26.10.2019
10:30 - 16:00 

On-site registration fees:

160 € 
85 €
 (for students, postgraduate students and unemployed)

If you have any questions regarding the conference registration, payments, invoices or letters of invitation, please contact the address


The conference is located at the City Center Campus of the University of Helsinki. The main events are held in Porthania (Yliopistonkatu 3) and the Main Building (Fabianinkatu 33). In addition, workshops are in Language Centre (Fabianinkatu 26) and Metsätalo (Unioninkatu 40). All these buildings are close to each other. You can find information on the City Center Campus and the Campus map here.

All you need to know to plan your conference trip to Helsinki and to make the most of your stay in the city: Coming to a conference

Accommodation in Helsinki

We recommend booking your accommodation early as hotels in Helsinki will be very full in October due to Finland's EU presidency. The conference has reserved rooms at different categories from hotels near the conference venue. Guests are able to book these rooms directly through the conference registration form.

If you do not wish to book the accommodation at the time of registration, please select the "No accommodation required" option in the form.

The conference organisers have booked room quotas for the conference participants in the following hotels. When reservation is done via the registration form, the below mentioned prices are valid. The availability can be guaranteed for early bookings. Delegates are free to make their own accommodation arrangements but availability or prices cannot be guaranteed and is at delegate’s own risk. Early reservation of accommodation is recommended.

Accommodation payment

A hotel deposit of one night must be paid in advance together with the registration fees. The hotel deposit will be deducted from the total cost of accommodation. The remaining payment will be charged at the hotel upon check-out. Reservations without full deposit payment cannot be accepted. The hotel has the right to charge all booked nights in case of late cancellation or early departure.

If you are paying the fees against invoice, kindly note that your reservation is guaranteed only after we have received the payment. If you require accommodation outside the given dates, please contact the local secretariat at

All room rates include breakfast and VAT.


Hotel Arthur
Vuorikatu 19
00100 Helsinki

The private and cosy Hotel Arthur is located in Helsinki city centre right next to the Central Railway Station. Helsinki's most prominent sights, large department stores, theaters and Casino Helsinki are all within walking distance of the hotel.

Room rates (per room / night)

EUR 105,00 Standard single room
EUR 120,00 Standard twin room
EUR 110,00 Standard twin room for one
EUR 115,00 Comfort room for one
EUR 130,00 Comfort twin

Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki
Kluuvikatu 8
00100 Helsinki

Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki is a friendly, relaxed and urban hotel in the heart of Helsinki. It is located in the city centre, just a few steps from Esplanadi, Market Square and the Central Railway Station. We live and breathe in time with the rhythm of Helsinki. We know our city through and through, and our friendly staff can help you find the sights, experiences and hidden gems of Helsinki.

Room rates (per room / night)

EUR 146,00 Standard single room
EUR 166,00 Standard twin room

Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel
Mikonkatu 23
00100 Helsinki

The Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Helsinki, has always been one of the city’s most vibrant places—an iconic destination for jet setters, culture seekers and business leaders alike. The historic building dates to 1917, when Finland gained its independence. Whether you’re here for business or leisure, the hotel’s close proximity to a number of local attractions puts the city within easy reach. Take a pleasant walk to the Esplanade park or try your luck at the Grand Casino Helsinki. The Rautatientori Railway Square, right next to the central station, is only 2 minutes from the hotel.

Room rates (per room / night)

EUR 175,00 Standard single room
EUR 195,00 Standard twin room

Alternative options

Alternative accommodation options can also be found in Helsinki, such as hostels and guesthouses.

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