Conference Info

Conference venue

The conference venue is located in the Main Building of the University of Helsinki (official address: Fabianinkatu 33). You can access the building either from Fabianinkatu (33) or Unioninkatu (the Senate Square side). Most of the conference rooms are located on the Senate Square side, in the old wing of the building.

On the accessibility of the conference rooms: The Great Hall in which the keynote and plenary lectures take place is accessible by wheel chair. The concurrent sessions take place in small auditoriums about half of which are accessible by wheelchair. The auditoriums I, II, III, IV and room 3 are accessible by wheel chair, whereas auditoriums IX, X, XI, XII, XIII, XIV, XV and XVI are not. The conference receptions, conference lunches, poster session and conference dinner are accessible by wheel chair.

The wheel chair entrance of the main building is located on the new side of the builiding (address: Fabianinkatu 33).

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Conference rooms and instructions for presentations

Each contributed paper/concurrent talk will be allocated in total 25 minutes (including discussion). Each contributed symposium is allocated a session of 2 hours and 5 minutes.

All conference rooms are equipped with PC’s and projectors to enable a slide show. Whiteboards and flip charts are also available.

ALL SPEAKERS ARE ASKED TO DOWNLOAD THEIR PRESENTATIONSONTO THE CONFERENCE ROOM PC BEFORE THE START OF A SESSION IF THEY ARE USING POWERPOINT SLIDES. [You may also connect your own PC or Mac to the projector, but always make sure before the start of a session that you are able to this.] Conference assistants will help you with downloading your presentation before the session.

ROOM MAP: GROUND FLOOR / REGISTRATION FLOOR
ROOM MAP: FIRST FLOOR / GREAT HALL FLOOR
ROOM MAP: SECOND FLOOR
ROOM MAP: THIRD FLOOR

Registration and information

You will find the conference registration and information desk on the ground floor of the old side (take the stairs down from the main lobby of the old side when entering from the Senate Square).

IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED, THAT CONFERENCE PARTICIPANTS PICK UP THEIR CONFERENCE MATERIAL ON MONDAY TO AVOID THE TUESDAY MORNING RUSH HOUR AT THE REGISTRATION DESK.

The registration desk accepts ONLY CASH PAYMENTS.

The registration and information desk will be in your service

Monday : 8:00 – 20:00
Tuesday:  8:00 – 18:30
Wednesday:  8:00 – 17:00
Thursday: 8:00 – 18:30
Friday: 8:00 – 19:00
Saturday: 8:30 – 15:00


Registration desk phone number: +358440612273.

 

Contact information

On all practical matters, please contact the TSC 2015 Conference Manager Ms. Päivi Seppälä: tsc-2015@helsinki.fi.

Chair of the local organising committee: Paavo Pylkkänen, paavo.pylkkanen@helsinki.fi.

Social Media

The social media hashtag for the conference is #tsc2015.

Follow the account TSC 2015 on Twitter for the latest conference updates.

The facebook group "TSC 2015" is meant for the conference participants to organize their own unofficial collegial meetings before, during and after the conference days. The facebook group can also be used to present questions to the local organizing committee and to share conference photos and useful links.