Conference venue

The First Radical Relevances Conference will be held at Aalto University Otaniemi campus designed by Alvar Aalto in the 1950’s. The four Aalto University Technology Schools, Business School, and ART School are based in Otaniemi, Espoo, less than 10 kilometers from the city center of Helsinki.

Otaniemi is easily accessible by public transportation and car. Helsinki Airport is at a distance of half an hour drive and buses journey to Helsinki in 15-20 minutes. Helsinki metro travels to Otaniemi and takes you to Helsinki in 5-10 minutes.

In the Otaniemi campus, the nearest conference hotel is the four star Radisson BLU Hotel Espoo, located within 10-minute walk from the venues. Within walking distance is also Forenom Kivimies Hostel offering affordable accommodation. Other hotels within a three-kilometer radius are Original Sokos Hotel Tapiola Garden and Hotel Hanasaari. Helsinki city center offers abundant selection of hotels and hostels.

The Radical Relevances Conference has asked offers for accommodation from local hotels and hostels. Please Guests can contact the accommodations directly in order to make a reservation (see reservation codes and details below). These offers are valid until February 28th (hostels) and March 28th (hotels) or if there are rooms available.

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