There might be restrictions on entry into Finland depending on your vaccination status and where you are travelling from. Please carefully check this before booking on-site tickets/flights/accommodation to see whether you will be granted access, and at what terms. These terms will keep on changing, therefore we refrain from providing any clear advice here on this website.

On-site tickets is not longer available!

Please register for the virtual option!

Side Events (mostly included)

 

Guided tour at Kuopio Museum (on-site)

 

Date: Wed, 12 October, afternoon

Duration: ~ 45 min for the guided tour, plus time for the individual visit

Language: English

Number of attendees: 25 per group (we plan to have two groups)

Costs: free

 

The newly renovated Kuopio Museum hosts permanent exhibitions on natural science and cultural history. The guided tour will focus on the cultural history; the museum can be visited individually afterwards

 

Guided tour at Kuopio Museum (virtual)

 

Date: Wed, 12 October, afternoon

Duration: ~ 45 min

Language: English

Costs: free

 

The newly renovated Kuopio Museum hosts permanent exhibitions on natural science and cultural history. The guided tour will focus on the cultural history.

Virtual participants will be guided in a special „virtual tour", questions can be asked of course.

 

Hike along the lakeside towards Puijo peak

 

Date: Wed, 12 October, afternoon

Duration: ~ 2 hrs.

Number of attendees: 30

Costs: free

 

A hike along the beautiful lakeside will give you a good impression of the nature the area around Kuopio has to offer The hike will end at Puijo peak which is topped by the Puijo tower with restaurants below and up the tower; participants can individually choose to grab a coffee or something to eat at the restaurant after the hike.

 

Fire pit at Nuottakota

 

at the Rauhalahti resort on Kallavesi lake

Date: Wed, 12 October, 6 – 9 pm

 

Number of attendees: 25

 

On Wednesday night we booked the Nuottakota hut on Kallavesi lake for a cozy evening with fire pit. Some light snacks and drinks will be provided. The hut only hosts 25 persons so make sure you book quickly to grab a place.

 

Sauna

Should you wish to experience a typical Finnish sauna Kuopio offers many options. Please note that while the other side events are free, sauna visits have to be booked and paid individually.

Highly recommended is the sauna at Saana Sauna & Spa. The attached restaurant will host our conference dinner.

 

 

More side events are still being planned.

 

Please note the following additional information concerning data protection: At our events you will be asked to wear a name badge. Furthermore, at events organised by us photos might be taken or films shot, members of the press might attend, lectures might be transmitted virtually via a software still to be specified, there might also be video conferences or live streamings with or without recording. Upon request we will gladly provide you with more details, or ask us on-site during the event.