Spouse programme

Accompanying persons (spouses) are warmly invited to join this conference.

Spouse programme fee includes lunches at conference venue Dipoli, Get together reception, Hvitträsk-tour, Audio City Tour in Helsinki, Helsinki City Card and two days travel card (valid in Espoo, Helsinki and Vantaa).

Spouse programme fee is 190 eur. Fee include VAT 23 % . Spouse programme fee does not include accommodation or conference dinner.


Time: Wednesday September 22, 2010 at 19.00

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. Tour ends at 17.30 to the conference venue 

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.


The card gives you free entry to all main sights, museums, and along with a wide variety of discounts.

All this is included in the Helsinki Card:
•Free 1,5 hours Audio City Tour daily at 11.00 am departing from Esplanade park, Helsinki (advance booking recommended)
•Free travel to Suomenlinna Sea Fortress and entry to the main sights
•Free entry to all major sights and museums
•Helsinki Card Guide Book with maps and complete information

Examples of benefits and discounts
•Finnair Airport Buses (30% off)
••Heureka, Sealife, Tropicario, Helsinki Zoo
•Restaurants (up to 20% off) and much more...


The travel card is valid for two days. You can travel in Espoo, Helsinki and Vantaa region and is valid in buses, trams and metros.