Practical information

This section includes information about travel, accommodation and meeting venues.
Transportation information

Reaching Dipoli and hotels from the airport

Distance from Helsinki-Vantaa airport ~23 kilometers

  • A standard taxi takes about 25 minutes, cost ~50€
  • Airport taxi with fixed rates:
  • Public transportation, one way ticket (ABC zones) 4,10€. Please use the route planner to see the options.

Reaching Dipoli from Helsinki city centre

Distance from Helsinki city centre ~10 kilometers

  • Public transportation, one way ticket (AB zones) 3,10€. Please use the route planner to see the options.

Public transportation in Helsinki region (HSL)


There are special quotas available in two different hotels near the conference venue. Please note that the hotel booking and the registration processes are separate. The admin team of your own node will provide instructions related to hotel bookings. Please consult them before booking a room.

Heymo.1 by Sokos Hotels

  • Self-service type hotel
  • Room prices (Wifi included, price for breakfast 8,50€ /night)
    • 100€ / night / single
    • 120€ / night / twin
  • Visiting address: Miestentie 5, Espoo (~800m from Dipoli)
  • Hotel website

Booking via Sokos Hotels Sales:


Radisson Blu Hotel, Espoo

  • Room prices (incl. wifi & breakfast)
    • 132€ / night / single
    • 142€ / night / twin
  • Visiting address: Otaranta 2, Espoo (~300m from Dipoli)
  • Hotel website

Booking via Radisson Blu sales:

Main Conference venue


The conference will be held at Dipoli, which is the main building of Aalto University as well as a versatile conference centre. The building was designed by the world-famous Finnish architects Raili and Reima Pietilä in the 60's and it was fully refurbished in 2017. Dipoli is located in Otaniemi, Espoo and easy to reach with public transportation.

Visiting address: Otakaari 24, Espoo, Finland

Venue website

Welcome reception

Kino Tapiola

Kino Tapiola is a charming neighborhood cinema from the 1950's.

Visiting address: Mäntyviita, 2, Espoo

The welcome reception with first key note talk by Christopher E. Mason is organised on 12th September starting at 19.00. The venue is located within a walking distance from the conference hotels. 

Venue website.

Gala dinner

The Old Student House - Vanha Ylioppilastalo

The Gala dinner is organised in Helsinki city centre in The Old Student House's banquet hall on 13th September starting at 20:00. 

Visiting address: Mannerheimintie 3, Helsinki

The venue is easy to reach by metro from Otaniemi (where the main meeting venue Dipoli and the conference hotels are located). 

More information


If you have any questions or need more information concerning the conference, please do not hesitate to contact us: