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.
English is the official language of the conference.
How to get there
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.
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.
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.
For more information about Pyhä area check this link: http://www.laplandpyha.fi/
Time and weather
Check the local weather.
Finland’s time zone is GMT + 2 hours (daylight saving time, GMT +3).
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.