Practical information

Practical information:


Image: Väinö Kannisto / Paddling contest officials at the Olympic Games Helsinki, 1952. Helsinki City Museum.


Registration will open early 2020 and continue until April 15th, 2020.

Conference fees

Single day fee: 30 €

Whole event: 70 €

Symposium dinner (on Thursday; location tba): 70 €


Image: Eeva Rista, Helsinki City Museum

Our symposium venue is the Helsinki Music Centre, Mannerheimintie 13 a / Töölönlahdenkatu 16 C.

An info desk will be open during symposium hours for registration matters, symposium materials and information.

More info on the spaces booked for the symposium at the Music Centre for our streams will be available here soon.

A map of downtown Helsinki featuring some useful sites for attendees will also be linked closer to the event.


The organizers will be negotiating discounts and secure a limited number of reduced-rate hotel rooms. We hope this will make it somewhat easier to plan your trip.

These accommodation quotas and rates will be announced here during spring 2020.

The venue is at the heart of Helsinki, and there are lots of accommodation possibilities available. However, the first weeks of June are a somewhat busy time in Helsinki hotels, so an early booking may be well-advised. We encourage also browsing the Helsinki accommodation options via e.g.