Logomo hosts major conference on plant biology
Turku is set for an invasion of plant biologists in late June, all of whom share a special interest in a normally unexceptional plant.
Nursing work has taught Maarit Ahtiala and Marja-Liisa Ylitalo-Airo how to adapt to surprising situations. The ability to deal with pressure and react quickly are also advantages when organising international congresses.
Maarit Leskelä-Kärki and Kimi Kärki are enthusiastic and inspiring event organisers, who would rather create something new than be stuck in old familiar patterns. In the conferences and events they organise, science and art are intertwined in a natural fashion.
Åbo Akademi wins CatBior 2019 -congress to Finland
There is great excitement in the air. Professors Tapio Salmi and Dmitry Murzin are top scientists in their fields but they are also driven to share their expertise. They understand the significance of social activism and have been successful as congress organisers.
Masters of distribution of work
Deep dive into the world of animals
The University of Turku organises the first international conference on human-animal studies in Finland on 7–9 August 2018. More than 260 delegates from different countries are expected to participate.
Europe’s largest international conference on computational biology is coming to Turku
The European Conference on Computational Biology (ECCB) is coming to Turku for the first time in 2024. The conference will be chaired by Research Director Laura Elo from the Turku Bioscience Centre.
ESEB2019 showed the way for environmentally friendly congresses
Academy professor Craig Primmer and a group of evolutionary biologists from the University of Turku arranged the ESEB2019 congress in Turku without compromising the principles of sustainable development. The carefully selected arrangements provide an operating model which conserves nature even for future event organisers.
Opened in Turku in September 2020, Hotel Kakola marks a new brighter chapter in the history of the county prison dating back to 1890.
Original Sokos Hotel Kupittaa was only a hole in the ground by the railway station, but Tuija Suominen-Åkerlund still wanted to kn
“The event will be organized differently but just as well,” said City of Turku’s Manager of International Affairs Mika Akkanen at
Meetings and congresses, as well as related trade and scientific exhibitions and festivities, are events related to a specific topic or theme, wher
Kupittaa, known in Swedish as Kuppis, is a rapidly developing district in the eastern city centre of Turku with a wealth of modern office facilitie
‘Our doors and heart are open for the congress guests’, says Mika Akkanen, Manager of International Affairs, when talking about the hospitality of
Mostly destroyed by the Great Fire of 1827, it was rebuilt a few years later, introducing much of the charming architecture that makes it a must-vi
ELMI is a scientific conference intended particularly for leaders and other personnel of light microscopy service units.