Wednesday June 25

Social dinner at the University, 17:00 – 21.00


After the first main conference day, the conference participants and other guests are welcomed to an optional social program at the University and the shore nearby.

The evening includes outdoor activities by lake Saimaa along with food and drinks in great company. 

Sauna 21:00 – 00:00

Later in the evening, there is also an opportunity to swim in lake Saimaa and experience the Finnish Sauna!

Price: included in the conference fee for particpants and 20€ for spouses & guests.


social dinner


Make sure to wear suitable clothing for outdoor activities. In 2011-2013 the temperatures during the last week of June ranged in Lappeenranta between 19 (66) and 33 (92) degrees Celsius (Fahrenheit).

Due to limited space, registration in advance to the Sauna is required.