Venue

The actual site for the meeting is Metria building Yliopistokatu 7), which is located at the Joensuu campus of the University of Eastern Finland. Luggage storage is possible in a locked room.

The two most convenient ways to travel from Helsinki to Joensuu is
  • by plane (approx. 1 hour), see Finnair, or
  • by train (approx. 5 hours), see VR.

See also travel information.

 

Conference bus

There is free bus transport for registered participants. Bus stop Yliopistokatu 7) is the parking area P14; see the campus map above.

Thursday morning, January 4, 2018

  • Bus 1, itinerary. Origin Sokos Hotel Kimmel (.
  • Bus 2, itinerary. Origin

Thursday evening, January 4, 2018

  • Buses 1 and 2, itineraries. Origin .

Friday morning, January 5, 2018

  • Bus 1, itinerary. Origin Sokos Hotel Kimmel.
  • Bus 2, itinerary. Origin

Friday evening, January 5, 2018

  • Bus 1, itinerary. Origin Itäranta 12) and Sokos Hotel Kimmel, . Choose this bus if you are going to take the train to Helsinki, which departs at 18:08 from the Joensuu Railway Station. Note that Bus 1 is the only bus which goes to Sokos Hotel Kimmel.
  • Bus 2, itinerary. Origin .

 

Lunch

The organizers recommend the lunch restaurant Aura which is in the Aurora building. You may also want to consider restaurant Carelia (in the Carelia building) and restaurant Futura (in the Futura building). These restaurants are within walking distance. The nametag must be shown in the restaurant in order to receive staff discount.

 

Accommodation

The organizers recommend the following hotels, which are located in the city centre of Joensuu. The reservation code should be mentioned when booking.

Note that the time of the conference is high-season. Although there is a special deal on a bulk of rooms, only a very limited number of rooms have been reserved until the given date. Participants should make reservations as early as possible.

Hotel

Cumulus City Joensuu

(single room 75 euro per night, inc. breakfast)

Reservation code Matematiikan päivät (valid until Dec 10, 2017)
Telephone +358 200 58668
Email central.sales@restel.fi
Webpage https://city.cumulus.fi/hotellit/cumulus-joensuu

 

Hotel

Hotel Aada

(single room 75 euro per night, inc. breakfast)

Reservation code MATEMAT18 (valid until Dec 10, 2017)
Telephone +358 13 256 2200
Email huonevaraukset@hotelaada.fi
Webpage http://www.hotelaada.fi/engindex.htm

 

Hotel

Hotel GreenStar

(single room 73 euro per night, inc. breakfast)

Reservation code Matematiikan päivät (valid until Dec 10, 2017)
Telephone +358 10 423 9390
Email joensuu@greenstar.fi
Webpage www.greenstar.fi

 

Hotel

Sokos Hotel Kimmel

(single room 102 euro per night, inc. breakfast)

Reservation code BMTHDAYS (valid until Dec 10, 2017)
Telephone +358 20 1234 660
Email sales.joensuu@sokoshotels.fi
Webpage www.sokoshotels.fi

 

Other hotels you may wish to consider: Sokos Hotel Vaakuna.