When you come to Finland, check that you have prepared for all the things below

  • Preliminary assignment ready
  • Personal travel insurance. We have insurance for the event but it does not cover your travel or if you stay here for a couple of days before or after the conference.
  • Passport
  • European Health Insurance Card (available for citizens of EU countries and some other European countries), if you have one.


The temperature during the event can easily vary from +5°C to +20 °C and rain is possible. Thus, you should prepare proper clothing for the trip. Layered clothing is recommended.

  • Wind/rain proof jacket
  • T-shirt
  • Jumper/sweater
  • Trousers/shorts
  • Socks and underwear
  • Hat or scarf to protect you from the sun

Pack enough spares of each item of clothing for a week


  • shoes suitable for walking in the city
  • shoes suitable for walking in the forest (waterproof if possible)


  • toothpaste
  • toothbrush
  • deodorant
  • shampoo
  • hair brush
  • towel


  • personal medication
  • swimsuit
  • sunglasses
  • sunscreen
  • smartphone and/or laptop
  • chargers for electronics (and a power bank if you have one)
  • adapter for electronics if needed (finnish plugs are 230V 50Hz European type)