JustEd2018 ‘Promoting Justice through Education’ Practical information

Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Helsinki

Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Helsinki

Conference venue
Minerva Plaza, Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Helsinki. Minerva Plaza is situated in the lowest ground floor (K2) of the Minerva building. Address: Siltavuorenpenger 5 A, Helsinki.

How to get there
Arriving at the Helsinki-Vantaa airport, you can easily reach the city centre by train (30 minutes, oneway ticket 5 €) or by Finnair bus (30 minutes, oneway ticket 6,90 €). The Finnair bus and the commuter trains I and P take you to the central railway station from where there is a 12 minute walk  to the conference venue. You can also take a taxi (30 minutes, approx. 45 €) from the airport to the conference venue.

Registration and information
Register at the conference registration desk to receive your conference badge, lunch ticket, printed programme and other materials.

The registration desk is located on the lowest ground floor (K2) of the Minerva building on Tuesday 22 May at 11:15-18:30, Wednesday 23 May at 8:00-17:30.

Luggage room
An unattended luggage room is located on the lowest ground floor (K2) of the Minerva building. Ask for information at the registration desk. Please note that the luggage room is not guarded. The conference organizer is not liable for any damage or loss of items that have been left in the luggage room or in other conference rooms.

Lunch and coffee breaks
Sandwich lunch on Tuesday 22 May as well as coffee and tea during the coffee breaks will be served upstairs from the Minerva Plaza in the middle ground floor (K1) of the Minerva building.

Lunch on Wednesday 23 May is served in the student cafeteria Unicafe Olivia, on the ground floor of the Minerva building. Please note that you need the lunch ticket for having lunch at Olivia. The lunch includes a warm meal with salad, dessert and coffee/tea.

In addition, you can purchase snacks and meals in Unicafe Olivia during opening hours.

Poster exhibition
The posters are displayed in room K113 from Tuesday 22 May at 14:00 to Wednesday 23 May at 15:45. The posters are presented in the interactive poster sessions. See the parallel session schedule for details.

Social event – conference dinner and dance
Conference dinner on Tuesday 22 May at 19:00 in the Winter Garden at the restaurant Sipuli is included in the programme for all participants who have registered their attendance at the dinner. This social event includes a delicious buffet dinner and live music by UpSwing. There is no particular dress code for this event, but it is recommendable to wear shoes for dancing!

The restaurant is located in a restored warehouse, a beautiful red-brick building, a 10-15 minute walk from the conference venue. Address: Kanavaranta 7, Helsinki.

Accommodation
We recommend you to plan your travel well ahead. Helsinki is a busy city and several hotels are booked at the time of JustEd2018 conference.

JustEd members: a quota of rooms is reserved for the JustEd members at Hotel Scandic Grand Marina. Please complete the accommodation section on the online registration form to book a room. To complete the online registration, please go to the conference registration page.

Other conference delegates: you can book a room at Hotel Katajanokka, Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, or Hotel Arthur with negotiated prices by completing the accommodation section on the online registration form. To complete the online registration, please go to the conference registration page. If you are interested in other accommodation options, we recommend you to check a list of hotels and other accommodation providers in Helsinki via MyHelsinki.

 

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