Wed 1 October 2008

Get-together party at the conference venue Wanha Satama


Get to know other conference guests, listen to jazz and see all the demos you missed during the day. Registration and further information:

Thu 2 October 2008


Pick your favourite from our programme suggestions, or create your own special programme and find company in the social media.


Visit to Ateneum


The Ateneum Art Museum houses the largest collections of art in Finland, including all the best loved Finnish masterpieces. Currently showing is also an exhibition presenting coloured woodcuts by Hokusai (1760–1849) and Hiroshige (1797–1858), two of the best known landscape artists of Japan's Edo period. All prints in the exhibition come from the Yasusaburo Hara Collection in Tokyo, now on loan outside Japan for the first time.


Tickets: 8 €. The discount price 6.50 € applies to students, pensioners and groups of eight or more. Registration and further information:


Dinner in Restaurant Loiste


The Restaurant Loiste is a warm-spirited restaurant in the heart of Helsinki. The dinner is accompanied by excellent company and spectacular views over Helsinki from the 10th floor. Registration and further information:


Menu 36.00€
Yakitori Chicken Skewers Flavoured with Sesame Seeds, Satay Sauce
Grilled Arctic Char, Creamy Morel Sauce and Duchess Potatoes Flavoured with Turnip
Chocolate Macaroons, Blueberry Financier and Fruit Tartlet


Pecha Kucha night, Helsinki Design Week, Cable Factory (Kaapeli)


Pecha Kucha, sound of conversation in Japanese, gives the stage to the creative and talented. The presentation format guarantees a thrilling evening; the speeches are limited to 20 slides per speaker and 20 seconds of talk per slide.


This year the top local and international industry names include: Bjarke Ingels (architect/BIG), Björn Weckström (artist), Johanna Hyrkäs and Tuomas Siitonen (designers/ Part), The makers of Kasino A4 magazine, Lauri Nykopp (photographer), Nanna Susi (fine artist), Nene Tsuboi (designer and artist/ Mitsumaru), Olavi Lindén (head designer/ Fiskars), Sophia Jansson-Zambra (Art Director/ Moomin Characters Ltd), Walter Thompson (the creator of Soundpainting)

Tickets, including drinks, 20 €. Reservations