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International Symposium on Photosynthesis Research in Honor of Eva-Mari Aro 2024

Social programme

Welcome reception

After Keynote lecture and networking on Sunday, the evening continues with a Welcome reception. Join to meet colleagues and network with new acquaintances. Light buffet will be served.

Venue: Radisson Blu Marina Palace hotel
(symposium venue)
Date: Sunday, 8 September
Time: 18.30–
Dress code: casual

Included in the symposium participation fees, but pre-registration is required.

Symposium gala dinner

Participants are warmly invited to the EMA2024 symposium gala dinner at Turku Castle and spend a memorable evening in good company!

Turku Castle has stood guard over the river Aura estuary since the 1280’s. Its granite stone walls hold within them the history of Finland, Sweden and the other Nordic countries. The castle is located only 2 km from the symposium venue Radisson Blu Marina Palace hotel.

Venue: Turku Castle (address: Linnankatu 80, Turku)
Date: Tuesday, 10 September
Time: 19.00–
Dress code: smart casual

Included in the symposium participation fees, but pre-registration is required.

Wrap-up event with a Finnish sauna experience and dinner

Join us for discussions and a wrap-up event at Herrankukkaro (Mamas’ Pocket), located in the heart of the Turku archipelago. This extraordinary evening will be the perfect conclusion to your symposium experience, featuring an outdoor spa and the world’s largest smoke sauna, uniquely built underground with a distinct ambiance. Please remember to bring your swimwear (towels will be provided) for a relaxing evening. Following the sauna and spa, indulge in an archipelago buffet dinner featuring plenty of sustainable local food sourced from the forests and the sea.

Transportation to Herrankukkaro will depart from the symposium venue after lunch and returns to Turku by 22.00.

Venue: Herrankukkaro
Date: Wednesday, 11 September
Time: 15.00–22.00
Cost: tickets cost 60 EUR

Pre-registration is required. Book early to ensure your place, limited number of tickets available.