PRELILIMINARY PROGRAMME
 
Wednesday 7 May - ARRIVAL DAY
Venue: University of Lapland (Yliopistonkatu 8), lecture hall LS 13
   
14:00 – 15:00  Reference Group Meeting
15:00 – 16:30 Registration and Welcome Coffee
15:00 – 16:00 Meeting for new network members
17:00 – 18:00 Opening of the meeting
​Member institution presentations, “Things you should know about University X” (5 min./each)
19:30 Dinner at restaurant Gaissa
Korkalonkatu 29
   
Thursday 8 May - MEETING DAY
Venue: Arktikum (Pohjoisranta 4), Auditorium
   
09:00 – 10:00 Annual General Meeting
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee/tea in the lobby
10:30 – 12:00 Annual General Meeting continues
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch, Café Restaurant Arktikum
13:00 – 13:30 Presentation about Arctic Centre, Markku Heikkilä, Head of Science Communications
13:30 – 14:00 Presentation about the University of the Arctic, Ms. Outi Snellman, Vice-President Administration, UArctic / Director of International Relations, University of Lapland
14:00 – 14.30 Coffee/tea in the lobby
14:30 – 15:30 Guided visit in the Arktikum Exhibitions
15:30 Bus to the Arctic Circle (meeting with Santa Claus, group photo and time for shopping)
17:00 Bus to Vaattunkiköngäs for outdoor recreation and dinner
Bus back to hotel after dinner
   
Friday 9 May - DEPARTURE DAY
Free programme – places to visit, things to do:
 
Korundi House of Culture
Science Centre Pilke
Santa Sport Institute
Lapland Safaris