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ROOMVENT & VENTILATION 2018 CONFERENCES will be held in Espoo, Finland on 2-5 of June.

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How to get there?

By Metro (Aalto University, Aalto-yliopisto)
There are two exits from the Metro station, Otaniementie and Tietotie. Via Otaniementie, you can access the Main Building Dipoli, the Undergraduate Centre and the Harald Herlin Learning Centre. Via Tietotie, you can easily reach Micronova, the Computer Science Building and the Open Innovation House.

The Metro line’s end station in the west is Tapiola or Matinkylä (Espoo), and in the east Vuosaari or Mellunmäki (Helsinki). The Metro runs every 2.5 minutes at Aalto University station during the rush hour, and every 4–5 minutes at other times. The journey from Kamppi to Aalto University in Otaniemi takes 11 minutes.

By bus
Besides the Metro, there are some bus lines serving Otaniemi: 111, 550, 551, 552 and 555. All these stop by the Aalto University Metro station, entrance A (Otaniementie). Outside the Metro operating hours bus 551N runs to Otaniemi, via Metro station’s entrance B (Tietotie)

Single Metro or bus tickets can be bought in advance at the ticket machines or from the bus driver. Please note, that you need a regional ticket (seutulippu in Finnish) in order to travel from Helsinki to Otaniemi and Aalto University (Espoo city). The same ticket is valid on buses and the Metro.

By plane
Otaniemi is approximately 22 km away from the Helsinki-Vantaa airport.
taxi fare is around 40 euros (travel time about 30 minutes).
public transport from the airport takes about an hour (bus / train + bus / Metro)


The Otaniemi Campus of Aalto University is designed by Alvar Aalto, the pioneering Finnish architect.

Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland located in the Capital City Area.

Otaniemi is about 10 km from the Helsinki city centre, and it can be easily reached by public transport.


Aalto University is based in Otaniemi, Espoo, along with a thriving science community that includes numerous startups and organizations such as VTT – the Technical Research Center of Finland.


Located between East and West, the northern capital of Helsinki is full of surprises just waiting to be discovered.


There are many public saunas in Helsinki where visitors can experience the magic of an authentic Finnish sauna.
Interior of the Temppeliaukio Church, also known as the Church of the Rock or Rock Church.
The Sibelius Monument, resembling organ pipes, is made of welded steel with over 600 pipes and with the bust of the composer on one side.