The Conference

Metal 2022 conference
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Suomenlinna

Suomenlinna

The sessions of the conference will be held in Suomenlinna, which is both a sea fortress and a set of eight inhabited islands some 4 km Southeast from the city centre.

Suomenlinna From Above by Super Otus / Helsinki Marketing

Conference Venue

The Venue

Tenaille von Fersen is one of the most important buildings in Suomenlinna. It was built in 1775 as the granary of the island’s bakery and its vaulted tile ceilings and grand windows give the space a unique atmosphere.

Image by Suomenlinnan hoitokunta

Welcome Reception

Welcome Reception

The Welcome reception will be held at the Banquet Hall of the Helsinki City Hall, which was first established as Hotel Seurahuone in 1833 and designed by German-born achitect Carl Ludvig Engel. The hotel closed in 1913 and the building was officially inaugurated as the Helsinki City Hall in 1932.

Image by Helsinki Convention Bureau

Conference Dinner

Conference Dinner

The conference dinner will be held in the Manor of Hirvihaara, completed in 1918 by renowned architect Jarl Eklund. The gardens were designed by one of the most influential garden designers of his time, Paul Olsson.

Hirvihaara Manor House and Glass Pavilion
Image by Hotel Hirvihaaran Kartano

Poster Session

Poster Session

The Poster session will take place at the magnificent Sonck Hall at Sofia, the neo-classical heart of the building designed by Finnish architect Lars Sonck. The building, completed in 1913, was originally planned as an extension of the adjacent Stockmann’s department store.

Sonck Hall
Image by Ossi Nyqvist

The National Museum of Finland

The Farewell Reception

The Finnish National Museum is one of the hosts of the Metal2022 Conference. The ceiling of its entrance hall features images by renown Finnish artist Akseli Gallen-Kallela of the Kalevala, Finnish work of epic poetry by Elias Lönnrot.

Image by the National Museum of Finland

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Early bird registration open
Early bird registration open
Conference Venue
Suomenlinna
Conference Venue
Conference Venue
Welcome Reception
Welcome Reception
The Finnish National Museum
Conference Dinner
The Finnish National Museum
Poster Session
The National Museum of Finland
The National Museum of Finland
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Regarding the Russian Attack on Ukraine

At Metal 2022 we understand that the current crisis in Ukraine and the proximity of Finland to Russia may be of concern to potential in-person attendees. While Finland is currently not under threat, we take this situation very seriously, and are ready to cancel the conference altogether if necessary. You can find updated information on the effects of the Russian attack on Ukraine in the Finnish Government’s website and read more about our cancellation policies here.

Covid-19 Info

At Metal 2022 we take your health and safety seriously, and will do our very best to ensure the conference is as safe as possible for everybody involved. With regards to COVID-19 we abide by the regulations and guidelines of the Finnish Government, which can be found here, and follow the development of the pandemic closely.

PRELIMINARY DATES

  • March 15, 2021: Call for papers opens
  • April 19, 2021: Call for papers closes
  • June 21, 2021: Call for posters opens
  • November 30, 2021: Call for posters closes
  • By the end of February, 2022: Announcement of the preliminary programme
  • Mid-April, 2022: Registration opens
  • June 22, 2022: deadline for registering with Early Bird prices
  • August 1, 2022: deadline for registering for in-person attendance
  • August 29, 2022: deadline for registering for virtual attendance, the virtual platform opens
  • September 3–4, 2022: Workshops
  • September 5, 2022: Welcome reception
  • September 6, 2022: Conference dinner
  • September 5–9, 2022: Metal 2022 Conference
  • September 8, 2022: Poster session
  • September 9, 2022: Farewell reception
  • September 10, 2022: Tours and daytrips
  • October 10, 2022: the virtual platform closes

Notices

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