Forest Recreation & Tourism
Forest Recreation & Tourism Serving Urbanised Societies

International Conference

28 - 31 May 2008, Hämeenlinna, Finland

Joint Final Conference of
Forest for Recreation and Tourism (COST E33) and 11th European Forum on Urban Forestry (EFUF)


Registration | Excursions | Payment instructions




Registration time has ended.


Important dates for registration and fees

Registration deadline is April 25 th, 2008.

Registration fee is 170 euros/person.


Registration fee covers:

  • Welcome icebreaker
  • Reception at Hämeenlinna City Hall
  • Conference attendance
  • Conference material
  • In-conference excursions on Wednesday 28 th and Thursday 29 th
  • Lunches and refreshments from Wednesday 28 th May to Friday 30 th May.




In-conference excursions included in the registration fee:
  • Excursion to Hämeenlinna National City Park & Aulanko National Landscape, Wednesday 28 th May
  • Excursion to the Evo Hiking Area followed by Sauna and supper in the forest, Thursday 29 th May
Post-conference excursion:
  • Post conference excursion in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area, Friday 30 th May (fee 30 euros)
    See the programme
Other conference events:
  • Welcome icebreaker, Tuesday 27 th May
  • Reception at Hämeenlinna City Hall , Wednesday 28 th May
  • Tour on Lake Vanaja , Friday 30 th May (fee 20 euros)
  • Conference dinner, Friday 30 th May (fee 60 euros)


Payment instructions

There are two payment options: payment by credit card or payment by invoice.


Payment by credit card

To be able to charge your credit card, The Finnish Forest Research Institute needs a hard copy (by fax or ordinary mail) of the registration form with signed payment information sent to:


Anne Viljakainen
COST E33 and EFUF Joint Final Conference Finland
Finnish Forest Research Institute (Metla)
Vantaa Research Unit
P.O. Box 18
FI-01301 Vantaa, Finland
Fax +358 10 211 2202


You need to add Your credit card information on the hard copy:

  • Card type (Visa, Eurocard, Mastercard)
  • CVV (Visa) or CVC (Eurocard, Mastercard) number
  • Cardholder's name
  • Card's expiry date
  • date and signature.


Payment by invoice

After receiving the registration, we will send you an invoice. Terms of payment: residents in Finland 14 days, residents outside Finland 21 days. We recommend that residents in Finland choose invoice payment, because all fees include value added tax (VAT) 22 %.


Conference refund policy

Cancellations made by April 30 th, 2008

  • The registration fee minus 20 euros and all the other fees will be refunded.

Cancellations made after April 30 th, 2008

  • No refund will be made
  • Substitute participant can be nominated

Cancellations should be made either by e-mail to coste33 @ or by fax to COST E33 and EFUF Joint Final Conference Finland; fax int. +358 10 211 2202, fax from Finland 010 211 2202.


For more information or questions about registration, please contact coste33 @

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