General Information

Important dates

Symposium dates: 27 – 29 August 2009
Abstract submission deadline: 31 March 2009
Early registration deadline: 1 June 2009
Hotel reservations : 1 June 2009

Symposium venue

Turku Municipal Theatre
Address: Itäinen Rantakatu 14

The Turku Municipal Theatre is located on the banks of the River Aura, a short walk from the Market Square and within a walking distance from all the symposium hotels. (Number 1 on the symposium map)

Symposium map

Turku, the symposium city

Turku is the oldest university town and the former capital of Finland. Turku is well known for its location in a beautiful archipelago.
For more information on Turku and the surrounding areas, please visit the TurkuTouring website.


Please visit the Finnish Meteorological Institute's website for updated news on weather in Finland. See also the local weather (Turku) and get a 5-day forecast.


The Finnish currency unit is Euro. You can exchange foreign currency and traveller's cheques either in banks or in Forex (currency exchange company, address: Eerikinkatu 13, 20100 Turku). Banks are open from 10.00 to 16.30 on weekdays and closed on Saturdays and Sundays. There are numerous cash machines open around the clock and accepting all major credit cards. Major credit cards, in particular Visa, Eurocard and Mastercard are widely accepted almost everywhere (in hotels, restaurants, shops, taxis, cafeterias, bars, etc.).

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