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June 8-11, 2015
Finlandia Hall, Helsinki, Finland
Social programme information
Helsinki City Reception

Helsinki City Hall, Pohjoisesplanadi 11-13
The City of Helsinki invites the participants of ICCSS 2015 to the Helsinki City Hall on June 8 at 19.00-20.30. The City Hall is located next to the Market Square (Pohjoisesplanadi 11-13). Designed by the famous architect Carl Ludvig Engel and completed in 1833, the City Hall is a central administrative building of the City of Helsinki.

Please remember to indicate your participation to the City Reception on the registration form even though it is included in the conference fee.

Cruise in the archipelago of Helsinki and Conference Dinner

There will be a cruise boat to take you to the Conference Dinner and to show you the beautiful scenery of the archipelago of Helsinki as well as the best view of Helsinki which opens from onboard a boat. It will be an experience to remember.

The Cruise boat will leave from the Market Square located in the South Harbour on June 9 at 18.30.

The Conference dinner will be served in Restaurant Saaristo on the Klippan island. Restaurant Saaristo’s historical milieu as well as central and beautiful location by the sea offers a unique setting for the Dinner. At Saaristo history breaths life on all surroundings. You can admire the Empire-Helsinki skyline in the north, the ingenious walls and bastions of the Suomenlinna fortress in the south and the crafty and romantic Art Nouveau style wood cuts in the historical dining room. Saaristo’s white Art Nouveau style villa, built in 1898, is one of Helsinki’s most imposing and traditional restaurants.

The dinner will end around 23.00 hours and you will be taken back to the mainland, to Olympia terminal in South harbour by a connection boat. The boat trip will take a couple of minutes and the boat can accommodate about 40 persons at a time. The boat will travel non-stop.

The Conference Dinner will be arranged on June 9th and it will cost EUR 70 for delegates, EUR 50 for students and EUR 100 for accompanying persons. Please register and book early as a maximum of 400 participants will be able to join the Conference dinner.