Social Programme

Ecology of Soil Microorganisms 2018


Social Programme

Get-together, Helsinki city reception and Conference dinner are included in the registration fee.

Welcome Reception, Sunday 17 June at 19:00, Helsinki Hall of Culture
  Welcome Reception will be held at Helsinki Hall of Culture. The ESM conference also is kept in this same place.

The meeting will take place in the architecturally distinctive Helsinki Hall of Culture which was designed by architect Alvar Aalto in 1950s. The Helsinki Hall of Culture is a multi-use venue for culture, events, and conferences. Its Aalto Hall, seating more than 1,400 and offering excellent acoustics, is one of Finland’s most in-demand concert halls.

       Helsinki Hall of Culture is located: Sturenkatu 4, 00510, Helsinki.
Helsinki city reception, Monday 18 June at 19:00, Helsinki City Hall
  Helsinki City Hall is a central administrative building of Helsinki, Finland. City Hall is located in the Kruununhaka district, overlooking Market Square, at address Pohjoisesplanadi 11–13. City Hall is the seat of the City Council of Helsinki.
Architects: Carl Ludvig Engel, Aarno Ruusuvuori

      Helsinki City Hall on south harbour



     Helsinki City Hall, Banquet hall

Conference dinner, Wednesday 20 June at 19:00, Restaurant NJK

The villa-type restaurant, located on the small island of Valkosaari, was built in 1900.
The tall, spacious Middle room is surrounded by a bright covered veranda with large windows and a view towars the Market Square and Katajanokka. Restaurant NJK