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Venue: University of East Finland, Kuopio campus

 

Address: Tietoteknia building, Savilahdentie 6, 70210 Kuopio, Finland

 

 

How to get there

 

Airport

Flight time from Helsinki: about 1 h. Distance from Kuopio city centre to Kuopio Airport is 17 kilometers. Bus line 40 operates between the airport and Kuopio city center. We will make bus timetable available here in due time.

 

Railway

Train tickets can be purchased about 3 months in advance. The easiest connection from Helsinki Airport to Kuopio is to change train in Tikkurila (only 2 stops from the Airport).

Travel time from Helsinki depending on your connection: about 4 h 20 min. Distance from the venue to the Kuopio Railway Station: about 3 km. Please check the train time table here.

 

Parking & Driving Directions

There are parking spaces that belong to the University of East Finland close to the venue (Tietoteknia

building) which can be paid with an app or at a ticket machine. Information about Kuopio campus parking

here: https://www.uef.fi/en/kuopio-campus

 

Conference Dinner

The conference dinner will be held at the newly re-opened Saana restaurant right at the lake front. A buffet will offer adaptations of local cuisine, and together with the views over the water hopefully serve as a solid basis for good conversations.

photo credits by Kuopion Saana

Address: Siikaranta 12, 70620 Kuopio

 

Accommodation

Accommodation is not included in your conference fee. Please book your own room at the hotel of your choice.

Following are some hotels in Kuopio that offered us special rates and conditions, so make sure you mention the

codes given to receive these.

 

Lapland Hotels Kuopio

Address

Puijonkatu 32, 70110 Kuopio, Finland

+358(0)17 5528802

www.laplandhotels.com

 

Rooms

Northern Comfort Single, 104€/room/night

Northern Comfort Twin, 124€/room/night

Room rates include high quality buffet breakfast, WiFi and the use of the hotel’s sauna and gym.

 

How to book

Each guest will book their own room from www.laplandhotels.com with the code ALL091022

 

Terms & conditions

The rooms can be booked at these prices until 9 Sep 2022. Booked rooms have free cancellation until 6 pm on the day of arrival.

 

Hotellilaiva Wuoksi – Wuoksi Hotel Ship

Address & contact

Koljonniemenkatu 1 A, 70100 Kuopio

Tel. +358 400 720 600, info@wuoksi.fi, www.wuoksi.fi/wuoksi

 

Rooms

rooms 99 – 129 EUR, depending on size

doubles, triples available upon request

 

How to book

The rooms need to be booked by e-mail directly at Wuoksi with code JESIUM2022. Payment possible either cash or with credit card.

 

Terms & conditions

The rooms can be booked at these prices until 30 Sep 2022. Cancellation conditions to be agreed individually

 

Hotel Jahtihovi

Address & contact

Snellmaninkatu 23, FIN-70100 Kuopio

tel. +358 (0)17 2644 400, info@jahtihovi.fi, www.jahtihovi.fi

 

Rooms

Single room 90 euros/night

Economy twin room 105 euros/room/night

Standard twin room 110 euros/room/night

Standard triple room 130 euros/room/night

Apartment (2 separate rooms with bathroom and toilet) for 3 persons  150 euros/night or for 4 persons 170 euros/night.

All prices include buffet breakfast, Wi-Fi and evening sauna.

 

How to book

The rooms need to be booked by e-mail directly at Jahtihovi with code JESIUM2022.

 

Terms & conditions

The rooms can be booked at these prices until 28 Sep 2022 with code JESIUM2022. Cancellation possible until a few days before arrival.

 

Some other options:

 

 

Of course you are free to book any other hotel in Kuopio.

 

photo credits by UEF

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.