Viherpäivät 2020 - Value of the Green
In 2020 the seminary theme is "Value of the Green" and the presentations focus around urban green.
Paviljonki conference center is a modern, first-rate congress center providing facilities and services for trade fairs, meetings and conferences.
Viherpäivät is located in the exhibition hall and three different auditoriums, the great auditorium and two smaller ones. The great auditorium includes max. 600 seats and the smaller one 293. The auditoriums and lecture halls are equipped with the most up to date audiovisual technical facilities.
Here you can find the conference center Paviljonki's website: http://paviljonki.fi/en/paviljonki-english
We have released the conference program on our website, but currently it is only in Finnish. We translate the program into English before conference to our international visitors. Here you can find the program here . The lectures held in English are written in English on the program.
All the morning lectures before lunch is in the great auditorium, afternoon lectures are divided into three auditoriums. We will specify in January which afternoon sessions takes place in which auditorium.
Green technology - Exhibition
With the seminary event there is simultaneously the Green technology -exhibition at the Paviljonki center. Exhibition includes various exhibitors from the green industry. The exhibition is free of charge for the seminary visitors. You have plenty of time to explore the exhibition beside lectures. From here you can find a list of the current exhibitors: link here
The exhibition is open:
Wed 12.2. from 9.00am to 5.00pm (to seminary quest until 6.30pm; the main sponsor is serving sparkling wine in the evening)
Thu 13.2. from 9.30am to 3.00pm
From the exhibition hall you can find ViherAreena -stage ("GreenArena") where will be held some short reports and presentations about the green industry. The arena is open during lunchtime (check the program). The ViherAreena reports are free for exhibition quests and exhibitors.
Seminary registration includes all the seminary lectures, exhibition, coffee and lunch service at the Paviljonki center (both 12.2. and 13.2.). The dinner on the Wednesday evening with a cocktail are sold separately. Lunch is served next to the exhibition hall in the Paviljonki center. If you have special dietary requirements, please let us know.
Dinner and the social evening
The dinner is served at Wednesday 12th and it starts at 7.00pm at the Paviljonki center, exhibition hall D. Entrance to the dinner hall via the street of Uno Savolan katu.
Dinner is one of the main parts of the Viherpäivät -event. On 2019 there was approximately 500-600 dinner quests. The evening event includes dinner (meat/vegetarian), drinks and friends from the green industry. After the dinner the event turns into social evening: bar opens, and dance begins. There is also possibility to socialize in a quiet Piano bar right next to the evening center.
The dress code to the event is semiformal.