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Practical information for Conference delegates


The registration for theConference is closed. For information regarding registration, contact Jasmin Heikkilä (


Conference registration fees:


Before 30 April

After 1 May

Regular participation

350 €

450 €

Student participation

250 €

450 €

Student partcipation fee is available for undergraduate and PhD students. Include information of the University and name and e-mail address of supervisor to be eligible for the reduced fee.

Conference hotels and prices per room. All prices include breakfast at the hotel. There is a more detailed description of the hotels in the registration system. 




Hotel Cumulus

99 €

127 €

Hotel Emilia

96 €

115 €

Sokos Hotel Vaakuna

102 €

124 €

Hotel Rantasipi Aulanko

124 €

160 €


You can book and pay for the hotels at the same time as registering and paying for the conference attendance. This can be done in the following cases:

  • You book the hotels between 1-4 July (1, 2 or 3 nights)
  • If you book a double room at the hotel, you register simultaneously for both participants and pay for registration and accommodation with a single payment

      If your stay for some other dates, or you wish to share the room with somebody but pay separately, just register using this system, and contact the conference secretariat at Hämeen matkailu via to book the hotels.

      The registration system allows multiple registrations with single payment. You can pay the registration and accommodation by credit card, or choose to receive an invoice

      Hämeenlinna is a compact historic city with almost 70 000 inhabitants. Sokos Hotel Vaakuna is ca. 5-10 min. walk and  Hotels Emilia and Cumulus ca. 10-15 min. walk from the Conference venue Verkatehdas. Hotel Rantasipi Aulanko is ca. 4 km from the Conference venue, but there is public transportation available.

      Hämeenlinna City Map (dynamic)
      Hämeenlinna City Map (static) 

    • Prior to the Conference on Sunday 1 July we invite you to join on a relaxing cruise specially dedicated to ISC participants on Lake Vanajavesi with SilverLine cruise company. The cruise takes place at 3-5 pm and costs 37 € for participants arriving directly to the boat.



      On Sunday evening 1 July at 5-8 pm there is a possibility for Conference registration at the Conference venue and to enjoy the company of other Conference participants in an informal get-together. This event is free of charge but we ask you to indicate your interest to attend while registering.


      The following four midconference tour options are available on Tuesday afternoon 3 July and they are included in the conference fee:

      1. Häme region cultural + agricultural
    • Hämeenlinna city tour & a dairy farm visit
        2. Viikki Campus, Helsinki
      • University of Helsinki, Department of Agricultural Sciences: Agricultural research at the Viikki Research Farm
      • Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira:  Food safety from field to fork
      • Bus tour around Viikki Campus: A dynamic centre for life sciences
          3. MTT Agrifood Research Finland, Ypäjä & Jokioinen
        • Visits at MTT Ypäjä specializing in equine research, and MTT Jokioinen campus
            4. MTT Agrifood Research Finland, Jokioinen
          • MTT Jokioinen Campus with emphasis on dairy cow research, silage technology & bioenergy research
            • The Conference Dinner will take place in Pavilion Vanajalinna on Tuesday night 3 July. The cost for the Dinner is 70 €. Bus transportation will be arranged from the hotels.

              Conference Dinner Programme



              Accompanying persons are welcome to join the Pre-conference Cruise, Informal Get-together on Sunday night, Mid-conference Tours and Conference Dinner. The cost for the Cruise and the Conference Dinner are the same as for Conference participants, while 15 € will be charged for participation in the Informal Get-together and Mid-Conference Tour. For accompanying persons to register for the events, send e-mail to, and indicate also the need of accomodation in a double room. When you register youself, book the accomodation for single room and it will be changed manually afterwards. Include in the message the name of the accompanying person and the events that he/she will be participating. An additional cost of 35 € is charged for registration of accompanying persons.


              Prior to XVI ISC, the 3rd Nordic Feed Science Conference will be held in Uppsala Sweden on 28-29 June 2012. We particularly welcome over-seas visitors to consider visiting both conferences and spend the weekend in between sightseeing both in Stockholm and Helsinki and enjoy the archipelago by boat when travelling across the Baltic Sea.


              For more information, see the homepage of the 3rd Nordic Feed Science Conference