Networking & Social Events
Welcome Reception Saturday, 7 May 2022 From 19:00 in the Messukeskus Convention Center, Exhibition Area
Please join us in this informal get-together to greet old friends, meet new colleagues, and exchange impressions of the Congress. Enjoy traditional French finger food in the casual atmosphere of the Messukeskus Convention Center.
Ticket: Included in Registration Fee
Charity Event Sunday, 8 May 2022
Join this year’s charity run/walk to support a Finnish organisation „ Lyhytkasvuiset – Kortväxta ry“ (in English „People with Short Stature“). This is a national association founded in 1984 for people with restricted growth and for their families and friends. The purpose of the association is to act as a link between members, to see that their rights are respected and to promote research, social and health care and rehabilitation of people with restricted growth. ECTS attendees who want to support the work of this association are invited to join our charity run/walk as an active or supporting participant and donate to the organization. The run/walk will be conducted at Töölönlahti bay (2 km away from the conference venue), which is a nice round tour of 2 km where you will see famous buildings, including Opera House and Finlandia House.
New Investigator Gathering Monday, 9 May 2022 19:00 – 20:00 in the Messukeskus Convention Center, Room: tba
Light refreshments will be served in a relaxed and informal environment and delegates will have the opportunity to interact with other new investigators, as well as to meet with ECTS staff and members of the New Investigator Committee to discuss what the ECTS can do for YOU!
City Hall Reception Monday, 9 May 2022 20:00 – 21:00, Venue: City Hall
The city of Helsinki will sponsor a reception at the city hall for all ECTS attendees. This will be an informal gathering where you are able to networking with other attendees over a glass of wine and some canapes.
Networking Dinner Monday, 9 May 2022 21:00 – 24:00, Venue: Valkoinen Sali
Valkoinen Sali (White Hall) is one of the most historically significant venues in Helsinki and almost 100 years old. It is located in the heart of the city, opposite the Helsinki Cathedral and just a 2-minute walk from the City Hall, where earlier in the evening the reception takes place. It is an extraordinary place for focusing on networking in a relaxed atmosphere. Cocktail bites will be provided and will offer a great opportunity to mingle and reconnect with old acquaintances or make new contacts.
Ticket: additional ticket that can be purchased during the Registration. Places limited.