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Welcome to Helsinki

Who will attend?

Participants in the NORDIWA conferences are water professionals – students, experts, specialists and practitioners. NORDIWA is a unique meeting place for utility staff, city planners, researchers, engineers and others with an interest in wastewater management and climate change adaptation in the Nordic region.

About Helsinki

Information about Helsinki on following webpages:

Conference Venue

The conference will be held at the Clarion Hotel Helsinki,  located in the new Jätkäsaari (Busholmen) urban investment district in the central West Harbour area.  Helsinki’s city centre, shops and metro station are just a short walk away. Alternatively you can hop on a tram right next to the hotel.

Making a reservation from the allocation

When making a reservation from this allocation, kindly contact our Inhouse Sales via email at reservations.cl.helsinki@choice.fi or via tel. +358 10 850 3820/ individual reservations.

Our office is open Monday to Friday from 08:00 – 18:00.

Kindly mention the allocation name NORDIWA when making the reservation. For all reservations, we need full guest name, arrival and departure date, valid credit card details (card number and expiry date), email address and telephone number.

Reservations from this allocation are to be made latest 23.8.2019. Each guest reserves and pays for own accommodation and the room account is settled directly at the hotel prior to departure.

Cancellation Policy for individual reservations from the allocation

Each individual reservation can be cancelled free of charge latest 16.00 (local hotel time) on the day of arrival.

Late cancellations or no-show reservations will be charged to the credit card guaranteeing each reservation.

When arriving

We recommend you arrive with public transportation, tram stop called “Huutokonttori” is located immediately in front of the hotel. Tram lines numbers 7, 9 and 6T will bring you to the hotel from the Helsinki Main Railway Station. If you will be arriving by car, parking is available at an local under-ground garage (Rokkiparkki, parking fees apply) located approximately 400m away from the hotel. Please follow this link to our Parking Instructions: Parking Instructions

Getting to the hotel

Metro or tram

Metro: Ruoholahden/Gräsvikens station
Tram: Line 6T, 7 or 9 to Huutokonttori/Uppropskontoret

From Helsinki-Vantaa Airport

Train to Helsinki Railway Station
Finnair City Bus: Every ten or twenty minutes from the airport to the train station

Map and itinerary suggestions from Helsinki-Vantaa Airport [Click EN from the top of the page for English] https://reittiopas.hsl.fi/reitti/Helsinki-Vantaan%20lentoasema%2C%20(Lentokentt%C3%A4)%2C%20Lentoasemantie%201%2C%20Vantaa%3A%3A60.318933%2C24.968296/Tyynenmerenkatu%202%2C%20Helsinki%3A%3A60.159672%2C24.922077

Taxi
We recommend Kovanen Oy.
Phone: +358 200 60 60

Hotels and Tourism

Information about hotel booking and being a tourist in Helsinki My Helsinki

You can sense the proximity of the sea everywhere, as the city has over a hundred kilometers of shoreline and around 300 islands in its archipelago.

Helsinki Region Environmental Services Authority HSY treats wastewater already better than is required at minimum by the authority regulations.

Helsinki Region Environmental Services Authority HSY will built Blominmäki treatment plant mainly inside bedrock. The goal is to remove from wastewater over 96% of the phosphorus and organic matter as well as over 90% of the nitrogen it contains. The treatment goals are clearly stricter than the EU requirements and the recommendations of HELCOM (Helsinki Commission).

Helsinki reached ninth place in The Global Liveability Report 2017. More information.

Social program

The complete social program with its details will be published later. Following dinners will be on the program:

  • Conference dinner will be held at the conference venue, Clarion Hotel Helsinki on Tuesday 24th September 2019.
  • Additionally, there will be Helsinki City reception at The Helsinki City Hall on Monday 23rd September 2019.