The Shuttle buses 
The Shuttle buses from the City Center to the Conference venue take off every five minutes between 7:45 and 8:00 on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. The new place is the courtyard of Hotel Scandic and Finnkino movie theatre, 200 m from the earlier pick-up place. The address of the new place is Saaristonkatu 4.


The conference organizers have made bulk reservations in four hotels in Oulu with affordable rates, but the bulk reservations are closed now. All hotel fees are to be paid directly to the hotel on site at your departure. The hotels accept all major credit cards.

Holiday Inn Oulu is located in the city centre, next to the Ainola park and the cathedral. Shopping streets, e.g. the Rotuaari pedestrian street and many interesting sights can be found near the hotel. Cosy interiors, guaranteed efficiency, international-class comfort and excellent service ensure a pleasant stay for guests.

Distances: Oulu Airport 14,4 km and University of Oulu 5,5 km

Address: Kirkkokatu 3, 90100 Oulu
Tel. +358 8839111

Radisson Blu Oulu
Next to the Oulu River and overlooking the Gulf of Bothnia, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Oulu provides a scenic setting with easy access to city centre attractions such as Market Square. This hotel in Oulu features 221 guest rooms with sea and river views and premier amenities like Free high-speed, wireless Internet access. Guests enjoy easy, delicious dining with no need to venture out. Further ease is found in the fully renovated Finnish sauna and swimming pool.

Distances: Oulu Airport 14,5 km and University of Oulu 5,5 km.

Address: Hallituskatu 1, 90100 Oulu
Tel. +358 20 1234 700

Scandic Oulu
Relax at the Scandic Oulu hotel, newly built in a fresh Nordic style and located in Oulu city centre. Work out in the gym or unwind in one of three traditional Finnish saunas. Keep in touch with free wireless internet access. Dine in one of our two restaurants, or explore Oulu attractions, including a multiplex cinema just next door.

Distances: Oulu Airport 14,0 km and University of Oulu 5,7 km.

Address: Saaristonkatu 4, 90100 Oulu
Tel. +358 8 543 1000

Sokos Hotel Arina
Sokos Hotel Arina is a classy and lively hotel located in the heart of Oulu, at the pedestrian street Rotuaari. The seven-storey hotel has 260 cosy rooms, stylish and modern meeting facilities and a private sauna. All meeting facilities boast modern, easy-touse AV equipment. The hotel has four restaurants: Southwestern-style Amarillo, Provencal-style Fransmanni, restaurants Rosso and Torero, and also cafe-bar Coffee House.

Distances: Oulu Airport 14,3 km and University of Oulu 5,9 km.

Address: Pakkahuoneenkatu 16, 90100 Oulu
Tel. +358 8 3123 111