Rovaniemi
15th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia
Rovaniemi, Finland     Dec 12 - Dec 15, 2016

Venue


The conference will be held at University of Lapland, Faculty of Art and Design, in Rovaniemi, Finland. The Faculty of Art and Design is located at the main campus of University of Lapland, appr. 1 km from Rovaniemi city center. Its facilities include lecture halls, modern teaching workshops for art and design, art exhibition galleries and a restaurant in the center of the building.

Location address: Yliopistokatu 8, 96300 Rovaniemi, Finland

** Bus collection from hotels Tuesday - Thursday. Scandic and Pohjanhovi at 8:30 **

Venue and hotel map

Rovaniemi map MUM16

MUM16 Venue

University of Lapland

University of Lapland - Factulty of Art and Design

University of Lapland

University of Lapland - Factulty of Art and Design
Rovaniemi

The city of Rovaniemi is the vibrant capital of Lapland. Rovaniemi, called the Gate of Lapland, is located at the northern Arctic in the northernmost part of Finland, at the Arctic Circle. With a land area of 8016 km2 it is Finland’s and Europe’s largest town, with a population of over 60,000. This small but modern city offers a unique combination of urban services and the beautiful natural environment of Lapland, and is located at the junction of the Kemijoki and Ounasjoki rivers. It is a university city, the commercial centre for the area and a city of sport and culture. Four different seasons are strongly present in local life and they give a rhythm for living and activities.

How to get to Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi is easily reached by air and train. The city is about 800 km north from Helsinki, the capital of Finland. There are frequent international flights to Helsinki, and domestic flights from Helsinki to Rovaniemi. The flight to Rovaniemi takes about one hour, with several flights every day.

The train journey from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes about 10 hours and is a good alternative if there is time to spare as this offers a good opportunity to see more of Finland. All major car rentals have an office in Rovaniemi for those who are interested in traveling around the surrounding areas and Lapland by themselves.

Please check flights, trains and timetables from the Useful links below.

How to get from the airport to the hotels
  • Airport Express – bus from Airport to the city centre and back – drives to all the centre hotels as well as bus station, ca. 15 minutes, price 7 € / person. Airport Express departs from the airport after every flight arrival. Check your hotel reception about the pickup time from your hotel back to the airport. For further information call +358 (0)16 – 362 222.
  • Airport Taxi: Cars available at the airport when flights arrive. Airport Taxi transports in the city area and surroundings. Price 10-12 € / person, takes more than one customer at the same time (car pool). For further information call +358 (0)16 – 362 222.
  • Normal Taxi: Price from the airport to the city centre ca. 20 € . Phone +358 (0)200 88 000.
  • The railway station is located about 1.5 kilometres from the city centre. There is no direct bus connection. The easiest way to get to the hotel is to either walk or to take a taxi.

  • Time and weather
    Finland’s time zone is GMT + 2 hours (daylight saving time, GMT +3).
    Check the local weather.

    Useful links
    Finnair
    Norwegian
    Trains
    Bus schedules
    Your window to Finland
    Lapland Finland
    Welcome to Rovaniemi
    Tourist Information
    Web camera

    Contact information

    For additional information about practical arrangements, registration, hotel booking and payments, please contact:
    Rovaniemi-Lapland Congresses
    University of Lapland
    PO Box 122
    96101 Rovaniemi, Finland
    Tel. +358 (0)40 484 4462 and +358 (0)40 721 8260
    Email: congress[at]ulapland.fi

    Arctic Circle

    Arctic Circle