Social Programme

Get-together Party Saturday 28 May at 18.00

The Turku PET Symposium will start with a Gadolin Award lecture followed by a Get-Together Party on Saturday evening. Come and meet old friends and make new ones. A light dinner and refreshments will be served.


Sauna Party Sunday 29 May

A traditional and very popular Sauna Party will be held on Sunday evening in Naantali at Metsä-Jukola. During the evening you can bathe in the sauna, enjoy the beautiful scenery of the archipelago, and take part in different outdoor games. Buffet dinner is included.


Congress Banquet Monday 30 May - fully booked!

The congress Banquet on Monday evening will be held at VPK:n talo (Volunteer Fire-brigade Banquet Hall).


Turku 2011 - European Capital of Culture

Please see the "Events in Turku" PDF for more information about events held in Turku during the symposium.


Welcome to the museum!

The City of Turku offers the participants of XII Turku PET symposium a museum visit in Turku at a discount of 25%. At the congress venue you will receive a code that is valid in the following museums:

Turku Castle
Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art
Luostarinmäki Handicrafts Museum
Pharmacy Museum and the Qwensel House
Turku Biological Museum
Kylämäki Village of Living History
Please check the opening hours at

You will get the discount by presenting the code at the ticket office when purchasing the ticket. The code is valid on 26 May - 2 June 2011.