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ECIC 2012
23-24 April, 2012, Helsinki, Finland
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Venue and Other Useful Information


Conference location

The conference will take place at the Arcada University of Applied Sciences.


Jan-Magnus Janssonin aukio 1

00550 Helsinki,  FINLAND

See the Googlemap here or by typing ECIC 2012, Helsinki, Finland into Google Maps.


Main building

Campus restaurant

University information

Arcada is a multi-disciplinary University of Applied Sciences in Helsinki, Finland. We offer higher education in Health Care, Social welfare and sports, Business Administration, Media, Technology and Tourism.

For more information, click on the logo at the top of this page.

Conference accommodation

Preferential rates have been arranged at the Scandic Marski and Scandic Grand Marina Hotels. You must book directly with the hotels to obtain these rates and full details of how to do this are on the registration page.

Conference dinner venue

The conference dinner will be confirmed soon. You can book additional guest places from the Registration page.

General information

Helsinki is a modern European cultural city whose urban cosmopolitan lifestyle exists in perfect harmony with nature. Surrounded by the sea and its own exotic archipelago, the city offers visitors an endless number of possibilities. Helsinki is a rich mix, where exotic east meets Scandinavian simplicity.

Getting to

The nearest airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport.

Taxi costs

From train station approx 15€ / airport approx 30€

Local Transport information

Public Transportation
Visit www.hsl.fin for information.

Climate in conference month

Finland has an “maritime” climate, with mild, but sunny spring days. The temperature can drop sharply at night though so medium weight summer wear for the day with woolen tops or jackets for evenings. Average maximums are 70 C by day with minimums of around 20 C by night. For a current 5 day forecast visit the BBC Weather website.

Currency and exchange rates

The Euro is the currency of Finland. Click here for up to date currency exchange rates.

Time zone


Dialling codes

Click here to find the International Dialling Code

Other useful links

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Visit Helsinki – Official tourist site
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Last updated 21 April 2011

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