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WiFi is available throughout the symposium area and is complimentary for registered conference
participants. Access details:
Network name: EFAS2019
Password: EFAS2019!

Opening hours

Thursday, 5 December
Registration Desk 12:00 – 17:00 
Exhibition - Closed

Friday, 6 December

Programme Hours 08:30 – 18:00
Registration Desk 07:45 – 18:00
Exhibition closed 08:00 – 18:00
Cloakroom 08:00 – 18:00

Saturday, 7 December
Programme Hours 08:45 – 16:30
Registration Desk 08:15 – 12:00
Exhibition 08:30 – 17:00
Cloakroom 08:30 – 17:00

Parking
Nearby parking hall called “Rokkiparkki“, located 400 meters from Clarion hotel.
The parking fee is 17€/day or 27€/24 hours to be paid at the hotel’s reception.
If you wish to use the parking facilities, kindly contact the clarion hotel: Tel: +358 9 3417 4553 / events.cl.helsinki@choice.fi

You will receive a QR code that allows you to enter and exit the parking hall.
This can be sent via email or text message and please inform the payment method at the same time.

Please do not hesitate to contact Clarion for any further assistance.


SOCIAL ACTIVITIES

NETWORKING DINNER
DATE & TIME:
Friday 06 December
19:00 – 23:00
Address:
VANHA YLIOPPILASTALO
Mannerheimintie 3
00100 Helsinki
Dress code: Smart Casual
Ticket Price: 120 € (excluding 24% Finnish VAT)
Access: Bring your voucher you received together with your badge.

Join us for a very special evening at the ancient venue VANHA, Helsinki’s Old Student House.
The evening will start with a welcome drink, followed by a seated dinner. By attending the dinner, you will also have the chance to meet the Symposium speakers as well as other EFAS members and surround yourself with the best European foot and ankle surgeons. The EFAS Course Dinner is the perfect occasion to network with your peers and exchange your expertise while expanding your professional network. EFAS looks forward to seeing you there!


TOURS FOR PARTNERS


ABSTRACT BOOK


ABOUT HELSINKI
Weather & daylight
December brings below-freezing weather to Helsinki, Finland. As winter begins its fiercest days, the daily temperature averages at -4°C. The average high temperature is 0°C, while the low is a cold -7°C. View weather forecast times .

Time Zone & Daylight
The time zone in Finland is EET, UTC/GMT +2 hours. December sees short days, you can expect it to be light out during EUSW between 09:00 – 15:30. We advise you to wear an appropriate reflector when walking on darker roads. View sunrise & sunset times .

Currency & Money
The official currency in Finland is the euro (€). The most commonly used cards, such as Visa and Mastercard, are accepted practically everywhere. ATMs can be found easily throughout Helsinki.

Public transportation
With a single ticket, you can hop aboard trams, busses, the metro and even the ferry to Suomenlinna. Single tickets can be purchased from ticket machines, R-kiosks and other HSL sales points or by using HSL mobile application. On buses, you can also buy your ticket from the driver.

Day tickets are available for unlimited use on public transportation for 1-7 days. They can be purchased from ticket machines, from the Tourist Information at Helsinki Airport Terminal 2A (1-3 days) or from the Helsinki City Transport service point in the Central Railway Station. One day ticket is also sold by the drivers.

Regional tickets allow the holder to travel freely in Helsinki, Espoo, Kauniainen and Vantaa. Regional tickets and regional tourist tickets can be purchased eg. from ticket machines.
Helsinki Card holders can travel free of charge on public transportation within the city.

Pharmacy & medical care
There are a number of pharmacies around the city. Look for the sign “Apteekki”, which means pharmacy in Finnish. Yliopiston Apteekki at Mannerheimintie 96 is open 24/7.
Emergency duty: Haartman Hospital, Haartmaninkatu 4, +358 (0)9 3106 3231. Open 24h.
Medical care: Terveystalo Kamppi, Jaakonkatu 3, +358 (0)30 6000. Open 24h. Mehiläinen Töölö, Pohjoinen Hesperiankatu 17 C, +358 (0)10 414 00.

Tipping
Tipping is not expected in Finland and a service charge is added in hotels and restaurants. Finnish people do tip (max 10%) only if they wish to appreciate good service or delicious food. It is not obligatory to give a tip to the taxi drivers.

Language
Finland has two official languages, Finnish and Swedish. Street signs in Helsinki are in both languages. English is widely spoken and most Finns also master one or two other foreign languages.







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Friday, December 6
 

08:30

08:45

10:00

10:30

12:30

13:00

14:00

14:45

16:00

16:30

19:00

 
Saturday, December 7
 

08:15

08:45

09:00

10:30

11:00

12:45

13:15

14:30

16:10

16:30