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8th Ottawa Group Meeting on Price Indices Helsinki - August 2004

Practical information

Meeting venue

Transport

Accommodation

Language, software, audiovisual aids

Lunch, coffee

Social events

Meeting venue

The meeting will be held at the Statistics Finland, in 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.

Helka Hotel (web-sites)

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

Prices are special prices for the guests of Statistics Finland. When making reservations, please quote Statistics Finland as reference.

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

More hotels can be found from the hotel booking service.

You can find a lot of information about staying in Helsinki from the sites of Tourist Office of Helsinki.

Language, software, audiovisual aids

All papers should be submitted in English and sent using Microsoft Word. English will be used for the debates.

Presenters of papers are asked to advise Timo Koskimäki of their requirements for audio-visual aids in the presentation of their sessions. Electronic presentations should be in Microsoft PowerPoint packages. All files will be sent before the meeting (no diskette).

Lunch, coffee

Times for lunch each day will be 12:30 to 2:00. Lunch will be provided by Statistics Finland and served in the restaurant Stateria at the Statistics Finland.

Coffee, tea and refreshments will be served before the beginning of the meeting every day and during breaks.

Social events

Cocktail Reception

Statistics Finland will host a welcoming cocktail reception on Monday 23rd August. All participants and partners are invited to attend. Cocktail Reception will be held at the Statistics Finland.

Meeting Dinner

Statistics Finland will host a dinner on Tuesday 24th August at the restaurant " Walhalla", situated in Suomenlinna. All participants and partners are invited to attend.


Updated 6.5.2004

Contact information:

Mari Ylä-Jarkko
Phone +358 9 1734 3310
Fax +358 9 1734 3562
e-mail: mari.yla-jarkko@stat.fi

Timo Koskimäki
Phone +358 9 1734 3479
Fax +358 9 1734 3562
e-mail: timo.koskimaki@stat.fi



 
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