Practical information

Hotel reservations

In order to welcome you in the best conditions in Helsinki, AIVP has pre-booked rooms at negotiated prices at the Hotel Grand Marina and Hotel Sokos Helsinki for the nights of Wednesday 12, Thursday 13, Friday 14 and Saturday 15 June :
Hotel Grand Marina ****
( : situated on the waterfront near the Viking Lines Terminal in the Katajanokka district, this hotel is established in an old port warehouse dated of the beginning iof the XX Century. The hotel situated 12 minutes walk (800 m) from the City Hall where the AIVP Days will take place.
Hotel Sokos Helsinki
( : Modern and cosy Sokos Hotel Helsinki is located in the pulsating heart of Helsinki, between Ateneum (the Museum of Finnish Art), and the Senate Square. All the hotel rooms are designed with a contemporary, fresh, Scandinavian style. The hotel situated 8 minutes walk (600 m) from the City Hall where the AIVP Days will take place.

Download : Form registration & hotel booking

Passport, visa and invitation letter

Finland is a Schengen country. Participants are advised to make their own arrangements with respect to entering Finland. Individuals requiring an official letter of invitation in order to obtain a visa and authorization to attend the AIVP Days, should contact AIVP at

Working languages

Simultaneous translation in French / English / Spanish will be available during all working sessions.

Arrival in Helsinki by plane

The international airport “Helsinki Vantaat” (, is connected by direct flights with all the big European cities: Paris, Amsterdam, Stockholm, Copenhagen, London, Madrid, Barcelona, Lisbon, Milano, Roma, etc. In order to reach the Helsinki city center and hotels from the airport : 45 min with Finnair shuttles or public buses, 30 min in Taxi (40-50 €) or Shared Airport Taxi (from 27 €).

Contacts and registration

Corinne Lallemand :     /   Bruno Delsalle :
tel. : +33 2 35 42 78 84 / fax. : +33 2 35 42 21 94
Mobile phones : +33 6 07 76 72 50 / +33 6 52 46 42 12
AIVP, 5 quai de la Saône, 76600 Le Havre – France

AIVP Days venue

Helsinki City Hall  /  Banquet Hall
Pohjoisesplanadi 11-13
00099 Helsinki  –  Finland
Tél. : +358 9 310 1691  /