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Photoalignment and Photopattering in Soft Materials 2018

Useful Information

Important dates  
15 December 2017 Abstract submission started  
1 March 2018 (extended) Abstract submission has been closed 
1 February 2018 Registration starts  
15 April 2018 Deadline for early bird fee  

Registration fees  
Regular participant €450 (early bird fee is €380)  
Student (also PhD) €300 (early bird fee is €250)  

Conference dates  
11-14 June 2018 PhoSM2018 is alive and kicking  
11 June 2018 City reception in the Tampere City Hall  
13 June 2018 Conference dinner in Viikinsaari  
14 June 2018 Optional sauna evening to relax after the conference 

Conference venue 
Hotel Rosendahl
Pyynikintie 13, Tampere, Finland

How to reach Tampere 
Tampere is about 170 kilometer north of our capital Helsinki. From Helsinki-Vantaa Airport, Tampere is easily reachable by train, bus or connecting domestic flight. Please don't get confused by the fact that some train station names are both in Finnish and Swedish.
Please use the interactive map below or check out visittampere to find the best travel option for you.

About Tampere 
The conference will take place in the Pyynikki district in Tampere, a beautiful quiet and foresty location near lake Pyhäjärvi but conveniently only two kilometers away from the city center. Tampere is a lively town with a strong industrial background seen in the form of numerous old red brick factory halls which are nowadays inhabited by restaurants and offices. Tampere is the most popular destination for travelling inside Finland of offers many attractions such as the only Moomin museum in the world. More detailed information about Tampere and surroundings can be found on

Accommodation in Tampere 
You could find more information in the Accomodation sub page.

Visa information 
Information about visa requirements to Finland can be found on the web pages of Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Finland. For additional questions and comments please contact us via

Click to view accommodations or additional information (zoom out for travel information) in the interactive map of Tampere.

Updated by: Jelle Stumpel, 08.05.2018 9:24.
Keywords: science and research