ISESSAH 2023 registration, accommodation and getting there

Helsinki, Finland, 13th – 15th of June 2023

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Registration fees and registration

Early-bird registration fee of 250 EUR is applicable until May 5th. Thereafter the registration fee will be 350 EUR. The fee includes participation to conference programme, welcome reception and conference dinner, and refreshments and lunches during the conference. Cancellations will be reimburced

Please register to the conference here: Open registration form


Conference participants are requested to book an accommodation by themselves. As the campus area does not have hotels, the local organising committee recommends booking a hotel that is located nearby the central railway station hotels or next to Hakaniemi square. These places have a direct bus connection to the campus. Please book your room early in order to avoid high prices.

Helsinki has a wide range of hotels. Below are some of the suggested accommodation options. Prices below refer to prices available at the website of each hotel. To obtain the best prices, participants are encouraged to check hotel search engines (such as or

Around central railway station:

Forenom Aparthotel Kamppi **(prices starting from 75 €/night)

Scandic Kaisaniemi *** (prices starting from 126 €/night)

Sokos Hotels *** & ****(different options, prices starting from about 190 €/night)

Hotel Arthur ***(prices starting from 140 €/night)

Radisson Blu Aleksanteri *** (prices starting from 173€/night)

Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel **** (prices starting from 138 €/night)

Scandic Grand central **** (prices starting from 180 €/night)

In Hakaniemi:

Scandic Hakaniemi *** (prices starting from 108 €/night)

Scandic Paasi *** (prices starting from 143 €/night)

Some other options:

Noli Studios in Malmi or Herttoniemi** (prices starting from 78 €/night)

CheapSleep Hostel

Unihome furnished apartments (different locations)

Getting to the venue

By plane: Book a ticket to Helsinki-Vantaa (HEL) airport. The airport has a direct commuter train connection to the city center of Helsinki (P or I train). When travelling from the airport to Viikki campus by public transportation, please take P train to Malmi and then bus number 79 towards Herttoniemi. Get off at stop called “Viikki”. The bus stop is located 270 meters from the venue. Taxi from the airport to Viikki costs around 50 euros.

By boat: Helsinki can be reached by boat from Tallinn, Estonia and Stockholm, Sweden. The harbours have a tram connection to the city center by by tram.

Buses: Viikki campus can be reached from the city center and Hakaniemi by several buses (75, 71, 77, 717, 721, 739). The journey time is about 15-25 minutes depending on the traffic.

When using public transportation buses, please note that the bus ticket must be purchased in advance by using a ticketing machine, Helsinki area public transportation mobile app or a ticket that can be purchased from a kiosk. Bus drivers do no longer sell tickets. The ticket prices vary by zone. Airport is located in in zone C, Viikki campus in zone B and the city center in zone A. Between Airport and campus, zones BC ticket is required and between city center and campus zones AB ticket is required (current price €3.10 per trip). The participants are recommended to purchase two or three days day ticket for zones A, B and C. The day ticket allows unlimited travel in these zones.


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