Conference venue

The conference is hosted at the main building of the University of Helsinki in Helsinki, Finland. All talks are given in lecture halls (F3005, F3017 and F4050). The poster session is held at an inner courtyard which is covered (Agora). All the spaces are accessible and are located in the main building in the address Fabianinkatu 33, Helsinki.

 

Photo by Linda Tammisto / University of Helsinki

Lunch

The conference venue is in the city centre, where there are many options for having lunch. Lunch is not included in the registration and it is not organized by the conference. 

An affordable option is UniCafe restaurants, which serves on all campuses of the University of Helsinki. You can eat in the restaurant or grab a takeaway lunch to go. The closest UniCafe restaurant to the conference venue is called Unicafe Porthania. Walking from the conference venue to UniCafe Porthania takes c. 2 min.

UniCafe Porthania

Photo by Ari Aalto / University of Helsinki

Travel to Helsinki

The conference is held in Helsinki, Finland. You can reach Helsinki from all around the world by flying, e.g. direct flights by Finnair airlines. You can reach Helsinki from other European countries also without flying. In the links, you can find some tips how to plan your travel without flying (the site is only in Finnish but works well with Google Translator).

Travel to Helsinki by ferry from Sweden

Travel to Helsinki by ferry from  Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania 

Photo by Marko Stamphel / Helsinki Partners

Travel in Helsinki

Helsinki has a functional public transport system – metro, trams, busses, ferries, and city bikes. Helsinki is also a nice city to walk around. In the links, you can find more information on how to plan your travels in Helsinki.

Travel in Helsinki by public transportation and by foot

Photo by Julia Kivelä / Helsinki Partners

Travel around Finland

Helsinki is the capital, but Finland is much more than just its capital. The land of thousands of lakes has forthy nature reserves from archipelago to forests, wetlands and tundra. In the links, you can find more information on how to plan your travels if you want to travel around Finland.

Visit Finland

Travel in Finland by train

Travel in Finland by bus

Photo by Julia Kemppinen

Stay in Helsinki

The conference organiser has booked room quotas for the conference participants in the following hotels. The prices are only valid for reservations made via the registration form. Early reservation of accommodation is recommended.

To guarantee your hotel reservation, a deposit of one night’s room rate is required. The deposit will be deducted from the total accommodation cost, that is to be settled at the hotel upon departure.

The hotel room rates include VAT and breakfast. Rooms are reserved on a first come – first served basis. For late bookings, availability can’t be guaranteed.

If you have any questions about registration or accommodation, please contact meb2024@confedent.fi

 

Important

Many conferences are currently being targeted by scams. Please note that Confedent International is the only official congress office and hotel booking agency for MEB2024, and together with the official organizers, the only office sending e-mails to speakers and participants of MEB2024. The official emails come from meb2024@confedent.fi  and meb2024@helsinki.fi

Hotels

Radisson RED Helsinki
Vuorikatu 24
00100 Helsinki

Radisson RED Helsinki, opened in 2023, has a vibrant twist on the conventional. From awesome everyday essentials to Instagrammable moments, the modern hotel delivers a stand-out experience. Visit the all-day RED Kitchen & Bar to dine and socialize in style. Keep fit and energized in the 24-hour fitness center and enjoy complimentary access to the sauna. Walking from Radisson RED Helsinki to the conference venue takes c. 8 min. (0.6 km).

Room rates (room/night)
EUR 170 Standard single room
EUR 190 Standard double room

 

Hotel Arthur
Vuorikatu 19
00100 Helsinki

The private and cozy Hotel Arthur is located in Helsinki city center right next to the Central Railway Station. Helsinki’s most prominent sights, large department stores and theaters are all within walking distance of the hotel. The Helsinki University metro station and tram stops are next to the hotel. Walking from Hotel Arthur to the conference venue takes c. 9 min. (0.6 km).

Room rates (room / night)
EUR 120,00 Standard single room
EUR 130,00 Standard double room

 

Eurohostel
Linnankatu 9
00160 Helsinki

Cozy atmosphere, friendly staff with a wealth of knowledge on Helsinki – and all for an attractive price. Most sights of Helsinki are within a short walking distance from the hostel. Trams 4 and 5 take you easily to the city center and back. All floors have separate showers and washroom facilities for men and women. NOTE! Showers and bathrooms are located in the corridor. Walking from Eurohostel to the conference venue takes c. 18 min. (1.3 km).

Room rates (room/night)
EUR 101,70 Standard single room
EUR 113,60 Standard double room