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Social Events

Welcoming Reception

Tuesday, 17 June; 18:00-19:30

All registered participants and accompanying persons are welcome to join the Welcoming Reception hosted by the city of Jyväskylä. The Reception will take place in the City Hall (Vapaudenkatu 32).

Boat Cruise and Symposium Dinner

Wednesday, 18 June; 19:00-23:00

All registered participants and accompanying persons are welcome to join the Boat Cruise and Symposium Dinner. The tour begins with a short cruise on Finland's second largest lake, Lake Päijänne. A buffet dinner will be served in the unique atmosphere of Savutuvan Apaja, a rebuilt traditional Finnish homestead located on shore of Lake Päijänne ca. 15 km from the city. Transfer back to the hotels takes place by bus. Advance registration is necessary.

Sightseeing Tour of Jyväskylä

Tuesday, 17 June; 15:00-17:00

The two-hour bus tour will present the city of Jyväskylä and its most important sights. Jyväskylä offers a schowcase of buildings designed by the world famous Finnish architect Alvar Aalto. A visit will be paid to the Alvar Aalto museum and to the University main campus both designed by him. The tour will be guided in English. The minimum number of participants is 10.

Pre- and Post-Symposium Tours

Post-conference tours either to St. Petersburg (Russia) or to Tallinn (Estonia) are oferred to the Symposium participants by the travel agency Futurist Ltd. All inquiries and reservation for the tours should be directed to the travel agency. Below are the links to the tour descriptions; for other offers, please, consult the web-page of the Futurist Ltd. The travel agency can also help you with additional accommodation in Helsinki.

Discover St. Petersburg

By Boat to Tallinn the Capital of Estonia

Bookings and Information:
Travel Agency Futurist Ltd
Iso Roobertinkatu 7 A 5
FI-00120 Helsinki
Tel. +358 207 689 930
E-mail gateway@futurist.fi