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Europe’s largest international conference on computational biology is coming to Turku

Photographed from left: Laura Elo and Anu Korhonen-Macchi The European Conference on Computational Biology (ECCB) will be organized in Turku in 2022. The conference will be hosted by the Turku Bioscience Centre. The conference venue Logomo will be filled with thousands of top experts on computational biology and bioinformatics from …

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Professor of nutrition science Mikael Fogelholm is 2019 Scientific Conference Power Player

Professor Mikael Fogelholm, a notable figure in the field of nutrition research, has been chosen Scientific Conference Power Player of the year. Fogelholm, who is professor of nutrition science at the University of Helsinki, was rewarded for his work in promoting the organisation of international scientific congresses in Finland. The …

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Espoo wins the bid for EURO2022 conference

The largest European conference in operations research and management science will be hosted in Otaniemi, Espoo in July 2022. Aalto University has been selected to host the Association of European Operational Research Societies annual conference EURO2022. The event will take place in early July 2022, and will be participated by …

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ESEB2019 showed the way for environmentally friendly congresses

Academy professor Craig Primmer and a group of evolutionary biologists from the University of Turku arranged the ESEB2019 congress in Turku without compromising the principles of sustainable development. The carefully selected arrangements provide an operating model which conserves nature even for future event organisers. The ideal is firmly set …

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SETAC offered an exemplary carbon-smart conference

When the topic of a conference is the environment, factors related to responsibility need extra-special attention. The 29th European annual meeting of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) involved scrupulous planning to ensure an eco-friendly event. As with so many other conferences held at Messukeskus Helsinki, the SETAC …

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The 104th World Esperanto Congress in Lahti: “Lahti is a charming city to hold events in”

The 104th World Esperanto Congress was organised in Lahti on 20–27 July 2019. The congress gathered together speakers and aficionados of the Esperanto language as well as experts of the field from 57 different countries. In all, almost 1,000 delegates participated in the congress. The home base of the congress …

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First Women in Motorsport conference in Finland

Photographed from the left: professional road racer Shelina Moreda, ex-skiier Aino-Kaisa Saarinen, Moto3 series rider Maria Herrera and Nita Korhonen.   First Women in Motorsport conference in Finland   The Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme FIM and the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile FIA came together for the inaugural Women in Motorsport …

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Trump-Putin Summit 2018, Finlandia Hall

Finlandia Hall was chosen to serve international media representatives during the Trump-Putin Summit in 2018. The ambitious goal for the venue was to build Probably the Happiest Media Center in the World.

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The Fourth Contemporary Drug Problems Conference, Helsinki Congress Paasitorni

In late August 2017, the National Institute for Health and Welfare organised an international, cross-disciplinary conference on drug problems. The Fourth Contemporary Drug Problems Conference, held at Paasitorni in Helsinki, gathered together 130 experts from various parts of the world for three days. In addition to the spacious …

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Crowne Plaza Helsinki - Hesperia

The Crowne Plaza Helsinki - Hesperia offers the discerning business and leisure traveller first-class facilities and personalised service. Great location virtually opposite the Finnish National …

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Cumulus Mikkeli

In the centre of the town, next to a park.

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Dipoli

Former Congress Centre Dipoli will serve as Aalto University's main building from autumn 2017 onwards. As a building, it represents a new type of multi-purpose …

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Espoo Cultural Centre

A modern conference and cultural centre by a large reservoir in the heart of Tapiola Garden City. The Sokos Hotel Tapiola Garden is on the …

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Finlandia Hall

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 …

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Finnish National Opera

The Finnish National Opera is an opera and ballet company operating at a high international standard on a nationwide basis. The Opera puts on performances …

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FiskarsForum

Conference centre in a 350-year-old iron works village. 90 km to west from Helsinki, 110 km to east from Turku.

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New hotel openings in Helsinki. World Luxury Hotel Award for Seaside Glass Villas. Carbon-neutral hotel in Tampere.

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Europe’s largest international conference on computational biology is coming to Turku Professor of nutrition science Mikael Fogelholm is 2019 Scientific Conference Power Player Espoo wins the bid for EURO2022 conference ESEB2019 showed the way for environmentally friendly congresses SETAC offered an exemplary carbon-smart conference The 104th World Esperanto Congress in Lahti: “Lahti is a charming city to hold events in” First Women in Motorsport conference in Finland Trump-Putin Summit 2018, Finlandia Hall The Fourth Contemporary Drug Problems Conference, Helsinki Congress Paasitorni Crowne Plaza Helsinki - Hesperia Cumulus Kuopio Cumulus Mikkeli Cumulus Oulu Dipoli Espoo Cultural Centre Finlandia Hall Finnish National Opera FiskarsForum The Finnish hotel sector is booming Finland – happy being sustainable Finland happiest in the world