The conference is be held at the Aalto University campus in Otaniemi, Espoo.
The conference venue is about 9 km from Helsinki city center and 27 km from Helsinki airport, with good connections using public transportation. The airport is a popular transfer point between Europe and Asia, and it also offers many direct flights from the rest of the world.
A larger Otaniemi Campus Map can be found here.
Espoo is the second largest and the fastest growing city of Finland – part of the Helsinki Metropolitan Area. Espoo is Northern Europe’s largest high-tech and innovation hub where science, business and culture meet the wilderness of Nuuksio National Park and stunning seaside environment. The city’s innovative spirit, Aalto University, technology hub Otaniemi and international companies attract continuous interest from science, research, investors and business professionals worldwide.
Location right next to the capital Helsinki means excellent transportation links – Helsinki Airport is just a half an hour drive from Espoo. The capital region has an extensive and affordable public transportation network.
When in Espoo you are never far from the great outdoors, but also need never venture very far from the bustle of the capital. There are 58 km of coastline, 95 lakes, 165 islands, 600 km of cycling tracks, 200 km of cross country skiing tracks and the scenic Waterfront Walkway. Fascinating sights, sounds and events invite you to come and enjoy yourself in Espoo!
Further information: Visit Espoo
Conference hotels are listed on the Registration page.
Please take note that hotel reservations are to be done via the online registration form in order to benefit from the special rates.
By taxi: A taxi from Helsinki takes about 15–20 minutes and costs approximately 30 €. Taxis can be taken from the railway station, from numerous taxi ranks in city centre or booked via e.g. hotel reception.
By public transportation: Use the HRT Journey Planner: Airport – Aalto University to browse available connections. A single ticket costs 5.50 €.
By Yellow Line Airport taxi (shuttle taxi): Yellow Line’s desk is at the arrival hall. The cost to Otaniemi campus is 29,50 € for 1–2 persons. (Please note that the shuttle taxi may take a longer time to reach the destination as you might share the taxi with other people going to the same direction.)
By normal taxi: Taxi stand is outside the main entrance of the arrival hall. The cost to Otaniemi campus is approximately 40 €. Trip takes about 30 mins.