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General Information

Venue
The conference will be held at Pyhätunturi, Northern Finland. The scientific conference will be arranged at the Ski-Inn Hotel Pyhätunturi.

Pyhä-Luosto is one whole area that is comprised of two fell resorts in the middle of Finnish Lapland (only 90 minutes from the Arctic Circle). Modern hotels, spa facilities, cosy log cabins, well groomed downhill slopes and cross country ski tracks, outdoor fun and adventure rounded off with fine wine and cuisine, all combine to ensure a successful holiday. Distance between these two resorts is 25 kilometers.

Language
English is the official language of the conference.

How to get there

By plane
The quickest way to get to Pyhä-Luosto is flying. Rovaniemi Airport is located a little over 100 km / 90 minutes from Pyhä-Luosto. An hour on the plane and an hour and a half on a bus and you're there! There is a bus connection to the area straight from the airport.From below you will see the airlines that operates international flights to Rovaniemi.

By SkiBus
There is Pyhä-Luosto’s own SkiBus that transports holidaymakers to the area from Rovaniemi year round. During high season the bus drives four times a day and during lower season twice a day. Pyhä-Luosto SkiBus is a connection to certain Finnair and other finternarional flights.The timetable may chance accordingly.

By Train
Nearest railway stations are in Rovaniemi and Kemijärvi. Traveling to Rovaniemi or Kemijärvi from southern Finland (10-12 hours) is easy, also with a car-carrier train. There are bus connections from both railway station (Rovaniemi and Kemijärvi) to Pyhä-Luosto (SkiBus), which leave immediately following the arrival of the train.
 

Airline

Flight route

Flight days

Timetable online

Finnair

Helsinki-Rovaniemi

daily/all year round

timetable & book flights

Norwegian Airlines

Helsinki-Rovaniemi

all year round

timetable & book flights

Bus connections to Pyhä-Luosto

 timetable for SkiBus


Train route

Valid

 Days

 Timetable

Connections to Pyhä-Luosto

Helsinki-Rovaniemi

all year round

 daily

timetables & tickets

timetable for SkiBus

Helsinki-Rovaniemi-Kemijärvi

all year round

 daily

timetables & tickets

timetable for Kemijärvi-Pyhä



For more information about Pyhä area check this link: http://www.laplandpyha.fi/

Time and weather
Finland’s time zone is GMT + 2 hours (daylight saving time, GMT +3).

Check the local weather.


Currency, Banks and Credit Cards 
The Euro (100 cents) is the national currency. All congress fees and rates in the programme are in euros. Hotels, stores, taxis and restaurants in Lapland accept all major credit cards. Automatic teller machines (ATMs) take most common cards.