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The Biggest in 2016 The world’s leading organisation in the field of health and reproductive medicine, the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE), held its Annual Meeting of…


ICANN held its policy forum in Finland for the first time on 27-30 June 2016.

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Scientific Conference Promoter Award 2016 to Professor Marjaana Niemi

Professor Niemi works at the University of Tampere, School of Social Sciences and Humanity. The €5,000 award is donated by the Finnish Fair Foundation and the winner is selected by the Federation of Finnish Learned Societies.

The award was presented to Professor Niemi at Messukeskus Helsinki 21-22 September 2016. Professor Niemi specialises in urban history and has organised several seminars and congresses for the field, the latest and the biggest being the 13th International Conference on Urban History in August 2016. The event gathered over 600 participants from 50 countries and was organised in cooperation with the University of Tampere and the University of Helsinki.

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International Conference Gathers Plant Biology Researchers to Turku in 2018

The International Conference on Arabidopsis Research regularly brings together over 800 scientists from all corners of the world for five days to discuss all aspects of molecular plant science from research on plant growth and development to improving plant tolerance to adverse environmental conditions.

The International Conference on Arabidopsis Research is a yearly conference rotating between North America, Australasia and Europe. The conference is centered on all aspects of modern plant biology using thale cress (Arabidopsis thaliana) as a model system.

– The strong plant research community at the University of Turku together with the unique location on the Baltic coast surrounded by numerous small islands makes Turku a memorable location for a scientific conference, says Dr. Michael Wrzaczek from the University of Helsinki, Department of Biosciences.

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Arktikum - stories about the people of the North Arktikum provides a unique insight into the way of life, culture and history of the North. It is a museum, science…


Finlandia Hall in Helsinki is the leading congress, event and entertainment venue in Finland. Centrally located, in park-like surroundings, Finlandia Hall is ideal for conferences and exhibitions, as well as…


The impressive wooden congress and concert centre rose on the Lake Vesijärvi waterfront in spring 2000. The main source of inspiration in the design was the Finnish forests. Sibelius Hall…


The new congress and culture center of the Åland Islands was opened in March 2009. This multi-functional venue is situated in the center of the unique archipelagic city Mariehamn, in…

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200 Arrivals a Day from All Over the World

Finland is easy to get to. An average of 200 international flights arrive daily at Finnish airports, around 90 per cent of them at Helsinki airport.
Helsinki airport offers 130 non-stop destinations around the world and 350 departures a day, connecting Europe with the rest of the world. Helsinki is the leading long-haul airport in Northern Europe, located along the most direct and quickest route between Europe and Asia.

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