April 1st: Abstract system back online

Our abstract submission system crashed around 22:30 UTC on the 31st due to heavy load. The problem has been sorted out and both registration and abstract submission continues until the end of April 1st. We are very sorry for the inconvenience caused.

April 1st: Abstract system crashed and extention of deadline

Our abstract system is temporarily out of order. We try to restore the system back online as soon as possible. We will inform about the restoration of the system on this webpage. Due to this the deadline for both registration and abstract submission has been postoponed to the end of April 1st -- regardless of the time zone. We are very sorry for the inconvenience.

March 31st: Advice for author/affiliation problems with the abstract submission

Last minute advice -- we have had reports that some of you are experiencing problems with author names or affiliations with the abstract submission form, especially if there are many authors/affiliations. For the time being, you can simply submit with one author and affiliation, and e-mail the complete list of authors/affiliations to us ( We can correct the author list in the submitted abstract.

March 31st: Deadline for registrations with normal fee and for abstracts

Deadline for abstracts and registrations (normal fee) is today. In practice, the deadline is April 1st Finnish time since the LOC will already be sleeping when some of you will still submit from your own time zone within Monday :)

In case there is a problem with registration form or abstract submission, don't panic. Send us an e-mail and we will try to help on April 1st or 2nd. Your registration/submission will not be treated as 'late' in that case. Be patient with our answer, since our mailbox is quite full after today.

March 27th: Small website change

The travel information page has been combined with the Venue page.

March 26th: Registration count reached 200!

200 registrations, 100 abstracts, 35 countries!

March 25: Due date for normal conference fee extended

We decided to move the due date for the payment of the normal conference fee to April 30th. You should still register and send abstract(s) before March 31st. Support decisions will be made before April 30th, as well as approval of abstract that are sent before the deadline.

March 13th: Registration count reached 100!

We have received already over 100 registrations and 25 abstract! Including invited speakers, we are now expecting participants from 33 countries.

March 5th: Mailing list for the conference

We have opened a mailing list for the ACM'2014 participants and other people that are interested to receive information about the conference. All registered persons will be automatically added to the list. The list address is The list is moderated, so mails sent to the list will not be forwarded before approval by the list administrator.

If you want to join the list, or resign from the list, send e-mail to The subject of the message does not matter, but the content should be subscribe acm2014-info your-email@address, or unsubscribe acm2014-info your-email@address if you want to leave the list.

March 5th: New information about conference support

We have new information to people applying for support for the conference participation. Please see the new Support-section.

February 7th: Registration count reached 50!

We are happy to notice that there is interest on the forecoming ACM conference. We opened the registration on January, and we have now reached 50 registered participants. We are expecting up to ten times more guests, but since the deadline for registration is only in the end of March, we are quite pleased with the current number. If adding together current registrations and confirmed invited speakers, we are already at this point expecting 110 guests from 28 different countries. Remeber to register!

January 13th: Hotel reservations fixed

There was some minor problems considering the hotel reservations from Scandic Grand Marina and Sokos Hotel Helsinki using our reservations codes, but they are now fixed. Both codes are working and valid between June 29 and July 6.

January 10th: Temporary problems with hotel reservations

There has been some minor problems considering the hotel reservations from Scandic Grand Marina and Sokos Hotel Helsinki using our reservations codes. Codes for Scandic Grand Marina were not valid outside the time June 29 – July 4. That has been changed so that the code is valid for hotel reservations between June 29 and July 6.

The code for Sokos Hotel Helsinki is not currently working, but the hotel has been informed and the code should start working again soon.

January 7th: Registration and abstract submission open!

Registration and abstract submission for ACM'2014 are now open!

This website also now has a number of new pages and content on registration, social programme etc. Please read the instructions on registration and abstract submission carefully before registering.

December 31st: Registration and abstract submission

Registration and abstract submission will be opened on January 7th, 2014. Have a nice New Year!

November 13th: Plans for registration and abstract submission

We plan to open the registration and the abstract submission system at the start of 2014. At that time we should also have detailed information on the suggested accommodation choices.

November 2nd: Updates on invited speakers

The list of invited speakers is updated. We are glad to tell that almost all the invited speakers have been able to accept the invitation. The list of speakers and topics is still not complete, but we continue to update it as we receive confirmations.

October 4th: website updates

The planning of the ACM conference goes on. In our latest LOC meeting we formulated a more detailed draft of the conference programme. There have also been some additions to to our LOC team. Our logo graphics are also ready, and the website has been updated in the official style.

We aim to open conference registration and abstract submission at the beginning of January.

ACM 2014 to be held in Helsinki

The Asteroids, Comets, Meteors conference will be organized on June 30–July 4, 2014, in Helsinki, Finland. The head of the organizing committee is Professor Karri Muinonen from the Department of Physics, University of Helsinki.

More information will be available here as the pages are updated…