Social programme


Time: Wednesday September 22, 2010 at 19.00

The reception complimentary for all the conference participants. Get together will take place at SAHA (Konemiehentie 1,Otaniemi, Espoo). Welcome speeches by Mr. Olavi Louko, Director of Technical and Environment Services, City of Espoo, Mr. Hannu Rossilahti, Director General, The Housing Finance and Development Centre of Finland (ARA): Sustainable Renewal of the Housing Stock.


Time: Thursday September 23, 2010 at 14.00 from the conference venue
Tour ends at 17.30 to the conference venue
Fee: 70 eur (incl. tour operator margin scheme)
Pre-booking is required

Interesting tour to Hvitträsk, which once was the studio of architects Saarinen, Gesellius and Lindgren and the home of Eliel Saarinen. The house was built of logs and natural stone in 1904 and stands amidst forest, on a hill overlooking a beautiful lake. Guided tour at the museum.


Time: Thursday September 23, 2010 at 19.30.
Departure at 19.00 from the Radisson Blu, Otaniemi
Restaurant doors open at 19.20
Fee: 100 eur (incl. VAT 23%)
Dresscode: Business casual
Pre-booking is required

The conference dinner will be organized at restaurant Sipuli (Kanavaranta 1, Helsinki). The restaurant is set in a restored red brick warehouse in Helsinki city centre. Dinner speech by Danny Hall from the US Embassy in Finland. There is a return bus transfer to the conference dinner.


Frothy cauliflower soup with fried scallop
Beef Châteaubriand with herb and butter sauce
Caramel pannacotta with raspberry sorbet
Coffee, tea and drinks included