(C) 2004 - 2005
Kongressitoimisto / Mika Elmeranta



General information


Conference venue
Pharmacity Building, University of Turku
Address: Itäinen Pitkäkatu 4B, Turku, Finland (see the map on page 8)

The official language of the conference is English.

How to reach Turku?
You may reach Turku by air via Helsinki, Stockholm or Copenhagen. From the Helsinki-Vantaa airport there is a frequent bus connection to Turku, the trip takes about 2 hours (departures every hour). If you prefer sea transportation, you may take a ferry from Stockholm through one of the most beautiful archipelagos in the world. Daily connections between Stockholm and Turku are operated by Silja Line and Viking Line. For more information about Turku and travel connections, we advice you to consult the conference website or for general information about Turku region the website: www.turkutouring.fi.

Turku airport and harbour
Turku airport is situated 9 km and Turku harbour 4 km from the city centre. Local bus number 1 (route: Airport - Market Place - Ferry Harbour) leaves from the airport approximately every 20-30 minutes. It stops in the city centre, on the Market Place, in front of the Sokos Hotel Hamburger Börs. Bus tickets can be bought from the driver, single ticket 2 € (3 € after 23 pm), valid for 2 hours.

(tel. +358 2 10041)

Taxis are generally easy to get, there are several taxi stands in the city centre, one on the Market Place. For a 5 km trip you may expect the fare to be around 10 euros, 10 km 15 euros. After 8 p.m. a small additional charge.

Further information and address for correspondence
Congress Office/AMSE
University of Turku
Lemminkäisenkatu 14-18 B
20520 Turku, Finland

Tel. +358-2-333 6485 or 6342
Fax +358-2-333 5008

Email: congress@utu.fi