ISAS 2006

The 3rd International Service Availability Symposium

Helsinki, Finland, May 15-16, 2006

Local Information

Conference Venue

The ISAS 2006 conference venue is Nokia Research Center in Ruoholahti, Helsinki.

Nokia Research Center in Helsinki is located in Ruoholahti, about 2 km from the core of the city centre.

Visiting address of the main building: Itämerenkatu 11 - 13 FIN-00180 Helsinki

Telephone to the Nokia Research Center Ruoholahti reception: +358 7180 36316

Map of Ruoholahti

Ruoholahti map: Nokia Research Center is marked by NRC

Recommended hotels

Holiday Inn Helsinki City West, this one is close to Nokia Research Center
Radisson SAS Seaside Hotel, this one is close to Nokia Research Center
Radisson SAS Plaza Hotel
Holiday Inn Helsinki City Centre
Radisson SAS Royal Hotel

Public transport in Helsinki

Route maps, prices and timetable information for Helsinki City Transport (HKL) can be found on its web site (in English


Book a taxi from the Ruoholahti reception or from the taxi centre.

Taxi centre Helsinki, tel. +358 9 700 700

Nearest taxi station: Ruoholahti metro station, Itämerenkatu 14.


From Helsinki city centre (Helsinki Railway station) take a metro to Ruoholahti. Ruoholahti metro station at Itämerenkatu 14 is the terminal station.

Tram number 8

Timetable for the tram stop Itämerenkatu 19:


The central railway station is located in the core of Helsinki city centre, just about 1.5 km away from the Nokia Research Center Ruoholahti building. You can take a taxi, metro or bus (65 A, 66A) to Ruoholahti from the railway station. See train timetables on VR's web site:

Information about Helsinki and Finland


Airport Helsinki-Vantaa:

Map of the Helsinki area:

General Information

Helsinki: and


Finnish tourist board:

Organized by University of Helsinki and Nokia in cooperation with: GI/ITG Technical Committee "Dependability and Fault Tolerance" and the Service Availability Forum.