Practical information

Practical information:


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


Registration is now open online and will continue until March 15th, 2020.

If you are currently affiliated with Uniarts Helsinki, kindly contact the organizing committee at for a specific registration form for Uniarts Helsinki staff and Uniarts Helsinki students.

Registration fees


Participant/presenter fees (VAT 0 %):

  • Registration fee for Wed-Fri 140 e (including dinner)
  • Registration fee for Wed-Fri 70 e (without dinner)
  • Registration fee for one day 30 e (without dinner)

  • Registration fee for two days 60 e (without dinner)

  • Registration fee for one day 100 e (including dinner on Thursday)

Symposium dinner (on Thursday, June 4, at Restaurant and Music Museum Fame)

The registration fees include entry to the symposium, Lyyti registration service commissions, info materials, reception on the evening of the opening day, as well as tea and coffee during the symposium day sessions.


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 have negotiated discounts and secured a limited number of reduced-rate hotel rooms. We hope this will make it somewhat easier to plan your trip. You may book the rooms using specific discount codes and links (kindly contact the conference organizers at for more information).

The budget options are Omena Hotels Yrjönkatu & Lönnrotinkatu (ca. 100€ for a single room, -10 % discount for conference attendees). This offer will be closing on May 15th.

The mid-price options are Scandic Hakaniemi (179€ for a single room / 199€ for a double room) / Scandic Paasi (199€ for a single room / 219€ for a double room). These hotels also offer discounts for superior rooms (199€ for a single room / 219€ for a double room at Scandic Hakaniemi, 219€ for a single room / 239€ for a double room at Scandic Paasi). This offer will be closing on May 20th.

The high-grade option (219€ for a single room / 239€ for a double room) is Crowne Plaza. This offer will be closing on May 20th.

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.