DAIS99 logo
Main page

Program at a glance
Conference site
Technical program
Social program
Accompanying persons' program

Conference chairs
Program committee
Organizing committee


Tourist information
Faces of Helsinki
DAIS'99 Conference photos

Related events


Last updated Jun 25, 1999

DAIS '99

Accompanying persons' tentative program

The program is tentative, and will be decided at the initial get-together. The costs of the trips are on the participants, but no additional charges are added. The given cost for each trip is just an estimate. For example the price of transport and museum tickets is cheaper if you have purchased the Helsinki City Transport's tourist ticket or the Helsinki Card.
  • Monday, June 28
    • Get-together at 10 o'clock at the conference site (Department of Computer Science, University of Helsinki, Teollisuuskatu 23) in room D413 (speaker room)
    • at 14 Helsinki City Sightseeing Tour (ca 1.5 hours)/ Walking tour in the City Center The ticket for the City Tour is 95 FIM (free with Helsinki Card). Walking tour with a guiding brochure describing the walk is free.
    • 18.30-20.00 University Reception in the University Main Building, Unioninkatu 34
  • Tuesday, June 29
    • Trip to Porvoo (10-16.20) the boat leaves at 10, arrives to Porvoo at 13.20, sightseeing by walking in Porvoo, departure by bus from Porvoo 15.20, arrival in Helsinki at 16.20 or both ways by bus (Helsinki 11.30, Porvoo 12.25 and return trip as above) There are many nice cafes and restaurants in Porvoo. The cost for transportation and museums will be about FIM 100-200.
    • 18.00- 19.00 City of Helsinki Reception, Old Court House Aleksanterinkatu 20
  • Wednesday, June 30
    • Trip to Seurasaari or Suomenlinna (10-14) Both trips include museum visits. On both islands there are cafes and restaurants where it is possible to have lunch or snacks. The cost of the both trips will be about FIM 40-100 depending on how many museums will be included.
    • 18.00-24.00 Cruise and Conference Dinner
  • Thursday, July 1
    • Trip to Hvittrask (10-15) There is a cafe restaurant in Hvittrask. The cost will be about FIM 60.
    • 15.00 Close of the Conference
  • Friday, July 2
    • Cruise to Tallinn, Estonia, and a guided sightseeing. Check beforehand whether you need a visa!
See also recommendations for pre-conference activities, tourism information, social program, and general tourist information about Helsinki.