Turku

Wärtsilän telakka-alue
Wärtsilä dock area

Registration & accommodation

Registration

The participants’ registration fees include attendance in the scientific programme, congress materials, coffee and lunch on the meeting days, as well as the Welcome reception on Thursday, 22 August.

On-line registration form (click here)

Registration fees
Note! Register early to take advantage of the lower registration fee. The 'early bird' registrations and payments must be made by 14 June.


Fees

By 14 June

 

After 14 June

EPA member 335 EUR   385 EUR
SSPD member 335 EUR   385 EUR
Non-member 385 EUR   435 EUR
Student* 200 EUR   250 EUR

* Students fee applies to undergraduate, graduate, and PhD students.

 

Social Programme fees
Please note that all social programme places are filled on "first come first served" basis and the number of participants may be limited to some events.
Welcome reception at the Turku City Hall
Thursday, 22 August

  free of charge  
Cruise and dinner in the Turku archipelago
Friday, 23 August
  65 EUR  

Accompanying persons are welcome to attend the social programme events. Ticket prices are marked on the registration form.

Accompanying persons' tours

Walking tour of the Old Great Square
Thursday, 22 August, at 10.00

  30 EUR  
The old town and Kultaranta Gardens
Friday, 23 August, at 8.30
  58 EUR  

Methods of payment

1. On-line credit card payments with one of the following cards: Visa, Mastercard and Eurocard. From the on-line registration form you will be forwarded to the Finnish credit card company Luottokunta’s homepage for secure electronic payment.

2. Bank transfer to the University of Turku. IBAN account number: FI05 8919 9710 0009 63, BIC/SWIFT: DABAFIHH. Address: Danske Bank, Hiililaiturinkuja 2, P.O.Box 1561, FI-00075 DANSKE BANK, Finland. Make sure that the code 2600200221 and your name appear on the MESSAGE FIELD of the payment.

3. An invoice will be sent upon request only. Please note that an invoicing charge of EUR 15 will be added to all invoices.

All payments must be made in euros (EUR).

Cancellation
Cancellation of registration must be made in writing (letter, fax or email) to the Congress Office before 30 June 2013. No fees will be refunded after this date. A processing fee of EUR 50 will be deducted from all refunds.

Contact information
Congress Office / EPA & SSPD 2013
University of Turku
Email: congress-office@utu.fi
Tel. +358 (0)2 333 5021 or +358 (0)2 333 6469

 

Accommodation

Congress Office has negotiated favourable room prices and reserved rooms for the congress participants in three city centre hotels. Please mark your hotel reservation on the congress registration form. Your reservation will be confirmed together with your participation. Note that the reservations will be made on “first come, first served” basis. The hotel quotas are valid until two months before the congress. After that we cannot guarantee the availability of the hotel rooms, but will assist you in finding accommodation. Kindly inform the Congress Office of any changes in your accommodation reservation (congress-office@utu.fi). The hotel fees include breakfast, service and VAT. All hotel fees are payable directly to the hotels.

Below is a short presentation of the hotels. For more information, please contact the Congress Office. Please note also the room reservation conditions!

Radisson Blu Marina Palace Hotel (congress venue)
Linnankatu 32, 20100 Turku

Radisson Blu Marina Palace Hotel is located right on the banks of the River Aurajoki, in the heart of the city. The hotel has 184 stylish rooms. Facilities include wireless and high-speed Internet access throughout the hotel, saunas, and fully equipped gym and beauty saloon. Restaurant Aurora offers Italian delicacies and the elegant library room and lobby bar are ideal to relax with a drink.

single standard room                  EUR 117/night
double standard room                 EUR 137/night

single superior room                   EUR 137/night
double superior room                  EUR 157/night

Also available a limited number of Business Class (EUR167/187 per night) and Suite Executive (EUR 367/387 per night) rooms. Please contact the Congress Office congress-office@utu.fi

Reservation conditions:
A reserved room will be held until 6 pm on the day of arrival. The hotel is entitled to give the room to another guest after 6 pm. If you plan to arrive after 6 pm, kindly fax your credit card information to the Congress Office to ensure that the room will be held until your arrival. You can fax the information using the authorisation form. Note that the hotel will charge your card only in case of late cancellation or no-show.
Room cancellation:
Reserved rooms may be cancelled free of charge by 6 pm two days before arrival (48 hours before arrival). The hotel has the right to charge the guest for cancellations made after 48 hours before arrival or no-shows.



Holiday Inn Turku
Eerikinkatu 28, 20100 Turku

The Holiday Inn Turku is well located, only one block from the congress venue and a few blocks from the Market Square. Cosy interiors, international-class comfort and excellent service ensure a pleasant stay. The Holiday Inn Turku has 199 peaceful quality rooms, Finnish Sauna and a swimming pool. Brasserie Armada is described as a classy and cosy restaurant for delicious dining, meetings and socialising, and the Bar Hemingway’s as a cheerful place for get-togethers. Facilities include a business centre and a covered car park.

single standard room     EUR 104/night
double standard room   EUR 129/night

Reservation conditions:
Reserved room will be held until 4 pm on the day of arrival. The hotel is entitled to give the room to another guest after 4 pm. If you plan to arrive after 4 pm, kindly fax your credit card information to the Congress Office to ensure that the room will be held until your arrival. You can fax the information using the authorisation form. Note that the hotel will charge your card only in case of late cancellation or no-show.
Room cancellation:

A reserved room may be cancelled free of charge by 4 pm the day before arrival. The hotel has the right to charge the guest for cancellations made after 4 pm the day before arrival or no-shows.


Sokos Hotel Seurahuone
Eerikinkatu 23, 20100 Turku

Sokos Hotel Seurahuone is a cosy and individualistic hotel for business and leisure travellers in the very centre of Turku. The Hansa and Forum malls are just a few blocks away from the hotel, on the same street. Located amid shopping opportunities, and close to a theatre and events, Seurahuone and its Mediterranean-style restaurant Sevilla give you permission to enjoy life in another town.

single standard room                  EUR 80/night
double standard room                EUR 90/night

Reservation conditions: Reservation conditions:
A reserved room will be held until 6 pm on the day of arrival. The hotel is entitled to give the room to another guest after 6 pm. If you plan to arrive after 6 pm, kindly fax your credit card information to the Congress Office to ensure that the room will be held until your arrival. You can fax the information using the authorisation form. Note that the hotel will charge your card only in case of late cancellation or no-show.
Room cancellation:
Reserved rooms may be cancelled free of charge by 6 pm two days before arrival (48 hours before arrival). The hotel has the right to charge the guest for cancellations made after 48 hours before arrival or no-shows.