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HOTELS

Participants are asked to book their own accommodation in Tampere.
Following hotels have been prebooked for WIS 2016:

Original Sokos Hotel Ilves and Radisson Blue Grand Tammer Hotel (previous Solo Sokos Tammer)

The prices in Ilves and Tammer hotel are valid for reservations 16-18.09.2016.
To book the room, contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or +358(0)201234630.
Use code WIS2016.

Omena Hotel Tampere

The prices in Omena hotel are valid for reservations 12-19.09.2016.
To book the room, visit hotel website and use code WIS2016 for your booking.

ARRIVAL TO TAMPERE

You can arrive to Tampere by plane, by train or by bus. The distance is 180 km and the journey will take 35 minutes by plane and ca. 2 hours by train/bus.
Flights are operated by Finnair.
Trains are operated by VR.
For buses visit Matkahuolto or Onnibus (low-coster).

EVENTS IN TAMPERE

The WIS 2016 weekend is full of events in Tampere!
Check out the website of World of Tango-festival, which celebrates its 10th anniversary exactly on 16-18 September 2016!
Find out more about Tampere and its attractions on Tampere All Bright website.

WORKING LANGUAGE AND DOCUMENTATION

The working language of the WIS 2016 conference is English and all documentation will be produced in English.

BANKS AND CURRENCY

The monetary unit used in Finland is Euro (EUR). Most Finnish businesses accept the major credit cards. Banks are open from 9.30 to 16.00 on weekdays. Banks are closed on Saturdays and Sundays.

TIME

The time in Finland is GMT+2.

FACTS ABOUT FINLAND

Finland (Finnish name Suomi) is a republic which became a member of the European Union in 1995. Its population is 5.3 million.
The capital Helsinki has 561 000 residents. Finland is an advanced industrial economy: the metal, engineering and electronics industries account for about 60 % of export revenues, the forest products industry for about 20 %. Finland is one of the leading countries in Internet use.
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TAMPERE

Read about attractions of Tampere on the Visit Tampere website.

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Last Updated on Thursday, 22 September 2016 08:10
 
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