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2007/01/09 Helsinki city centre, Stadia great hall

We met Gary and Teri at a dinner with Karlos at Eatz, and walked the next morning to Stadia, where we planned for the next day’s workshop.
For the Helsinki portion of the Rendez workshop, we were joined by Gary and Teri, who had just flown in. With DLH in town for such a short trip, Karlos joined us for dinner at Eatz.

Eatz, Helsinki

Although I prefer the apartments at the Accome Parliament, the rest of the group stayed at the SAS Radisson Plaza just east of the Central Railway Station. The 20-minute walk to Stadia started by a new Ice Park directly on Railway Square.

Ice rink by the train station Continue reading2007/01/09 Helsinki city centre, Stadia great hall

2007/01/07 Wanha Laamanni, Haikko Manor, Porvoo, Finland

A two-plus-day meeting, deepening the knowledge on innovation for the Rendez research project, began with a welcome dinner at Wanha Laamanni, followed by sessions at Haikko Manor.
The 2-plus-day innovation workshop for the Rendez project brought together researchers from three countries, near the historic town of Porvoo. The welcome dinner was hosted at the Wanha Laamanni restaurant.

Wanha Laamanni Restaurant, Porvoo

This winter, there hasn’t been much snow in Finland, but the weather was cold and cloudy. The workshop was centered at historic Haikko Manor, just southwest of Porvoo.

Haikko Manor Continue reading2007/01/07 Wanha Laamanni, Haikko Manor, Porvoo, Finland

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