Social Events and Technical Tours

April 11: Opening Reception

An opening reception will be held on Level 2 outside Hall B directly after the last oral session of the day. The event will feature snacks along with wine and other beverages. The opening reception is open to all registered for MicroRad.

April 12: Espoo City Reception

The City of Espoo sponsors a reception at the Tapiola Cultural Center about three kilometers from the conference venue. Buses for the reception will leave in front of the conference building main entrance. Mr. Harri Tanska, Director of Espoo City Public Works, will welcome attendees at the reception. The event will feature snacks along with wine, beer and soft drinks. After the reception bus transportation is provided to Radisson Blu Hotel Espoo and Original Sokos Hotel Presidentti in Helsinki.

April 13: Conference Banquet

The MicroRad banquet will be held in Restaurant Sipuli (address: Kanavaranta 7, 00160 Helsinki), which is a restored red brick warehouse, located next to the Uspenski Cathedral. Dinner tickects (80 Euro) can be bought until Monday afternoon, April 11. The Golden Florin Award will be presented at the banquet. Bus transportation from conference venue to Restaurant Sipuli will be available. After the Banquet bus transportation will be available to Original Sokos Hotel Presidentti in Helsinki and Radisson Blu Hotel Espoo.

April 15: Tour to Aalto University

The Aalto tour will take place on Friday, April 15, starting at 9:00 am and is open to those that have registered for it. You should plan to arrive at the School of Electrical Engineering (no. 4 on Campus map) by 8:45 am. The tour starts with a visit to the Remote Sensing and Nanosatellite facilities in the EE Building and proceeds then to selected laboratories on Campus. Cameras are permitted on the tour, which will end by 12:00 noon.