Social Events

Social events are organised together with CLMPS 2015.

Rector's Reception

Time and place: Monday, August 3, at 18.30.
University Main Building (Fabianinkatu 33), Press Hall Foyer.

The Rector of the University of Helsinki welcomes the colloquium participants by treating them to a wine and salad buffet after the first colloquium-opening day.

City Hall Reception

Time and place: Wednesday, August 5 at 19.30.
Helsinki City Hall (Pohjoisesplanadi 11-13).

The City of Helsinki hosts a welcome reception for the colloquium quests at the heart of the historic centre next to the sea-side Market Square. After a welcome speech by a city representative, the guests have a chance to enjoy a light buffet dinner and the architecture of the City Hall.

Congress Dinner

Time and place: Friday, August 7, 19.30.
Event Arena Bank (Unioninkatu 20).

The congress dinner is served at the Event Arena Bank, conveniently located a few blocks away from the colloquium venue. The dinner quests a treated to a three course meal in the functionalist-style old bank building with unique wall paintings and ornaments. Event Arena Bank focuses on modern Finnish cuisine prepared from the best seasonal ingredients.

The Congress Dinner requires online preregistration. The price of the dinner is 50 € (incl. three courses and accompanying wines). There might be some extra dinner tickets for sale at the Congress Office (the Porthania lobby) during the first colloquium days.


More information on the excursions in January 2015.