The university is quite centrally located in Tampere, some 500 meters from the railway station.
Traveling via Tampere-Pirkkala Airport (TMP)
Tampere-Pirkkala Airport is located about 15 kilometres from the centre of Tampere. There is a bus connection from airport to the centre (4,40 euros; can be bought from driver; see time table). The taxi fare is from 25 to 30 euros.
Traveling via Helsinki-Vantaa Airport (HEL)
Tampere is 180 kilometres northwest from Helsinki. From Helsinki-Vantaa airport there is a frequent and comfortable bus connection to the center of Tampere (duration: approx. 2,5 hours). There are also daily flights between Helsinki-Vantaa Airport (HEL) and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport (TMP), the flight time being 30 minutes. It is also possible to first take a bus to Tikkurila or City Centre of Helsinki and take a train from there to Tampere.
Accommodation in Tampere
The seminar will be held at University of Tampere. For budget travellers the nearest hostel is Dream Hostel and nearest hotels are Omena Hotel Tampere (or Omena Hotel Tampere II). The nearest business hotel is probably Sokos Hotel Villa, but City of Tampere tourist information can provide you with several alternatives within a walking distance.
The seminar location is at University of Tampere [lecture hall to be updated soon], in the Pinni-building.
The university is within a walking distance from the railway station.