Accompanying persons

Updated 20th May 2013

Following programme is organized for the accompanying persons

Daily meeting points are at the conference centre between 9:00 – 10:00 and during the coffee breaks.
Daily coffee breaks morning and afternoon included in the accompanying persons programme.
Free ticket to the Helsinki public transport included from Sunday to Friday (30.6-5.7)

Sunday 30th June

Registration desk opens 9:00. Registration to additional trips except Tuesday trip to Mäntsälä.

Opening Ceremony

Evening Reception at the National Museum of Finland (see exhibitions)

Monday 1st July

10:00 Trip to Suomenlinna Sea Fortress (with additional cost of 9 euro per person)

Assembly at the lobby of the Conference Centre 10:00. We will walk to the ferry and take a guided tour in Suomenlinna. This includes a visit to the Ehrensvärd Museum.
Opportunity for lunch during the trip. We will be back at 14:00.

Evening Reception at the town hall.

Tuesday 2nd July

10:00 Trip to Mäntsälä to the Nordenskiöld home Alikartano. See more details. Assembly at the lobby of the Conference Centre. Bus transportation. We will be back at 14:00.

Evening Reception at the National Archives

Wednesday 3rd July

10:00 Helsinki sightseeing by foot & tram. We will visit interesting places in Helsinki including some museums and churches. Detailed plan will be depend on the interest of the participants.

Evening: free night

Thursday 4th July

09:45 Bus trip to Tuusula. We will visit the home of Jean Sibelius (Famous Finnish composer), Ainola  and Haloseniemi, a home of a Finnish painter Pekka Halonen. Assembly at the Conference Centre. We will be back at 14:00. Additional fee 25 euro.

Evening Reception at John Nurminen Foundation

Friday 5th July

Closing ceremony

Evening: Dinner at Suomenlinna. Note registration obligatory through registration form.

Saturday 6th – Monday 8th

Post conference Tours (see Tours)

Some sightseeing links

Visit Helsinki (official Helsinki Tourist information)





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