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Latest news about iWoRiD 20008

Talks uploaded

(August 13, 2008)

Talks with permission to publish can be downloaded from the workshop section. Follow this Link


The 10th IWORID workshop in Helsinki is over

 - huge thanks to everyone involved!!

(July 3, 2008)

Information about the workshop proceedings:

The proceedings will be published in a special issue of NIMA.

Deadline for contributions: September 15, 2008

Guidelines for authors and other information.

Please use either this MS Word Template or follow the LaTeX instructions here.

Number of pages:

  • Keynote 6
  • Contributed 4
  • Posters 3

Wednesday Banquet info

(July 2, 2008)

Here you find information on the Wednesday Banquet info


Fun things to do on Tuesday evening in Helsinki ..

(June 18, 2008)

Full circular mailed on June 24

Workshop venue: Main Building of the University of Helsinki

Street address: Fabianinkatu 33

Map

Transport from the airport into town

  • There’s a Finnair bus that leaves approximately every 20 minutes from outside the baggage claim area at the airport and goes downtown (the last stop is right in the center)

  • Taxis also leave from outside the baggage claim area. A trip into town will cost around 30€, maybe a bit more, depending on the time of day. Taxis accept most major credit cards

Registration Sunday June 29 from 17:00-18:00 (will continue Monday at 8:00)

Welcome cocktail on Sunday at 18:00 hosted by Vice Rector Johanna Björkroth of the University of Helsinki


Things to do in Helsinki on Sunday June 29:

(June 26, 2008)

Cruise to Porvoo

Sunday Excursion to Porvoo (10am - 5pm approx.)
A cruise taking you, and iWORid local organizers, through the enchanting Eastern archipelago into the heart of Finland's second oldest town Porvoo:


  • 10:00am Departure with m/s Runeberg (http://www.msjlruneberg.fi/index_eng.html) sailing from Helsinki Market Square (one-way ticket 22,50EUR. We recommend booking in advance from the iWorid organizers (aatos.heikkinen at cern.ch) or directly from the shipping company +358195243331)

  • 5:05pm Arrival at Helsinki Bus Station

All details about the Cruise to Porvoo (program, guide, map, contact info, ...) can be found in the following flyer

Exhibition of Pekka Halonen’s work 

One of the painters of the Finnish Golden Age at the Finnish National Gallery

Helsinki This Week


Important Information

(June 19, 2008)

If you plan on attending the workshop, and have not yet uploaded your personal information on the web site, please do so asap - go to registration and click on "Sign up" at the bottom of the page and fill in the form.
You can now pay the fee in cash on site at the registration desk.
Abstract submission is closed.
Early registration closed.
But you can sign up anyway for the workshop even if you intend to pay on site - instructions here: registration.


Scientific Program

(June 6, 2008)

The program is available


Social Program

(June 6, 2008)

On Monday June 30 we shall visit Suomenlinna for a guided tour followed by a buffet dinner at the local brewery (price for accompanying persons approximately 45€).

On Wednesday July 2 the workshop banquet will be held at Kulosaari Casino, where we shall arrive after a Helsinki harbor cruise (accompanying persons approximately 90€).


List of hotels updated

(March 11, 2008)

The list of hotels offering iWoRiD 2008 rates can be found on the accomodation page. Please contact the hotel of your choice and make your booking, not forgetting to quote the IWORID 2008 Reservation code.


Abstract submission is now open

(March 11, 2008)

Please go to the material submission page for instructions about the uploading procedure


Registration is now open

(March 11, 2008)

Please go to the registration if you plan to attend the workshop.


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