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The Meeting of the Siena Group in Helsinki, February 9 -11, 2005

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The participants of the 11th Siena Group Meeting gathered in the lobby of Statistics Finland.

Registration

Please confirm your participation to Ms Eila Savela eila.savela@stat.fi. The deadline for registration is 28 January 2005.

Programme

The programme of the Siena Group Meeting in Helsinki is getting finalized in a few days. If you want to give a presentation, please contact the session organiser (see the programme on the homepage) to check whether there is still room for short, 15 minutes presentation.

Practical information

Meeting venue

The meeting will be held at the Statistics Finland (Tilastokeskus), in Helsinki. Street address: Työpajankatu 13, 00580 Helsinki.

Transport

Transport expenses are to be covered by participants. Transport from the Helsinki-Vantaa airport: Buses and taxis to the city center leave outside the airport terminal. Taxi fee is approx. 30€. Buses: Finnair City Bus (fee 4,90€) and regional buses 451, 415 and 615 (fee is 3€).

Transport from the railway station (stops at the main entrance of Statistic Finland) by buses 68 and 73B. (see map) The bus fee is 2€.

Accommodation

Accommodation expenses are to be covered by participants.

Hotel Arthur (www.hotelarthur.fi)

Hotel Arthur is situated in the city centre close to main railway station and bus station. There are special prices for the guests of Statistics Finland, so when making reservations, please quote Statistics Finland as reference. The reservation is to be confirmed with a credit card number.

  Single room Double room
During the week 85 € 104 €

Helka Hotel (www.helka.fi)

Helka Hotel is situated near the city centre close to subway station Kamppi.

There are special prices for the guests of Statistics Finland, so when making reservations, please quote Statistics Finland as reference. The reservation is to be confirmed with a credit card number. Reservations should be made by January 21st at the latest.

  Single room Double room
During the week 81 € 107 €
During the weekend 66 € 90 €

Hilton Helsinki Strand (http://www.hilton.com/en/hi/hotels/index.jhtml?ctyhocn=HELHIHI)

John Stenbergin ranta 4, Helsinki, NA FI
Tel: +358-9-39351 Fax: +358-9-3935 3255 e-mail helsinkistrand@hilton.com

The Hilton Helsinki Strand is located in a beautiful setting by the sea yet only a stone's throw from Helsinki's city centre and financial districts and 2,1 km from Statistics Finland. You can reach Statistics Finland by bus number 68 or 73B with a bus stop quite near in both ends. Statistics Finland has negotiated a special price for you, so please quote "Statistics Finland" when making a reservation. Reservation is to be made by e-mail (or fax) and confirmed with a credit card number.

  Single room/small Single room/standard
During the week 99 € 128 €

More hotels can be found from Helsinki Expert Hotel Booking

More information on Helsinki can be found from the sites of Tourist Office of Helsinki.

Lunches, coffee breaks

Lunch is served at the Statistics Finland canteen on conference days between 12:30 and 2:00 p.m. Coffee, tea and refreshments are available in the morning and during breaks.

Social events

Conference dinner

Statistics Finland will host a conference dinner on Wednesday 9th February at 6 p.m. All participants and partners are invited to attend.

Reception

HEUNI will host a reseption on Thursday 10th February.


Last updated 21.2.2005




 

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