Practical Information

Symposium Venue

The symposium is held at the University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio campus, Mediteknia auditorium MD100. The auditorium is right next to the lake Kallavesi.



There are pre-booked rooms for the symposium participants at the Sokos Hotel Puijonsarvi. The hotel is in a beaufitul location in the center of the city and close to the lake.  Book your room at the Sokos Hotel Puijonsarvi by 12 May 2018 using the code INEXCA.


There is free WLAN available at the symposium.

Travel to and within Kuopio

Finland is easily reached from all parts of the world. You can reach Kuopio from the Helsinki airport in just over four hours. We encourage you to use this environmentally friendly option! It is easy to move around in Kuopio by foot, bus or taxi. The symposium venue is 2,5 km from the center of the city (30 minutes walking distance).


In June, the temperature is about 10 - 20 degrees Celcius / 50 - 70 degrees Farenheit. Remember the midnight sun, the sun sets at 11 pm to rise again at 3 am!

Kuopio Dance Festival

There is a magnificent dance festival in Kuopio at the time of the symposium. Kuopio Dance Festival presents the new trends in the world of dance. The festival week consists of about 100 different proposal, dance courses, open-air event, artist interviews, square dances and other auxiliary programs.

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