Social events

Welcome reception

25 June 2018 (18.30-21.00) at Panimoravintola Koulu
Reception tickets can be ordered through the online registration.

Panimoravintola Koulu
Eerikinkatu 18
20100 Turku

Weed Stampede, ICAR 2018

Wednesday 27th June

Start: Turku Cathedral, 7:15 AM

Course: 6 km, flat terrain

Participants should register for the Weed Stampede during Conference Registration

On Wednesday 27th, participants can meet Melanie Carmody at Radisson Blu Hotel at 7:00 AM for a warm-up jog to the starting line at Turku Cathedral (approximately 1 km). Alternatively, participants can go directly to the starting line in front of Turku Cathedral by 7:10 AM

Evening cruise with Ukkopekka Steamship/Rudolfina 26 June (optional)

Join the boat trip to the small, rocky island of Loistokari where we enjoy delicious dinner inspired by the Finnish archipelago with a variety of fish and barbecue specialties, along with live music and dancing on the pier.
Tickets can be purchased at 40 EUR per person and include boat trip and dinner buffet. Drinks can be purchased on the boat.

NB! Please remember to bring warm clothes as it can be chilly when on the water in the evening.

If you are registered for the boat trip, you will receive more detailed information about meeting address and meeting time for boarding the boat.

Gala dinner

28 June 2018 (18.30-24.00) at VPK House, Turku
Dinner tickets can be purchased at 40 EUR per person through the online regsitration.

VPK House
Eskelinkatu 5
20100 TURKU

NB: Tickets for the dinner (26 June) and the boat (28 June) trip are non-refundable.