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Monday, August 3


Opening for CLMPS 2015 and LC2015
The opening ceremony is also open for avecs!

The opening ceremony will be streamed online on Monday 3 August:

Detailed program:
  • 14.30-14.35: Video on Finland / University of Helsinki 
  • 14.35-14.45 Anna Mauranen, Vice Rector, University of Helsinki

  • 14.45-15.00 Music by YL Double Quartet

  • 15.00-15.10 Elliott Sober, President, Division of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science (DLMPS)
  • 15.10-15.20 Alasdair Urquhart, President, Association for Symbolic Logic (ASL) and Patricia Blanchette, Association for Symbolic Logic (ASL), Membership committee
  • 15.20-15.30 Gordon McBean, President, International Council for Science

  • 15.30-15.50 Music by YL Double Quartet

  • 15.50-16.00 Ilkka Niiniluoto, Chair of the Local Organizing Committee, CLMPS 2015
  • 16.00-16.10 Hannes Leitgeb, Chair of the Programme Committee, CLMPS 2015
  • 16.10-16.20 Jouko Väänänen, Chair of the Local Organizing Committee, LC 2015
  • 16.20-16.30 Dag Westerståhl, Chair of the Programme Committee, LC 2015





Monday August 3, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building Great Hall Fabianinkatu 33


University Reception
The University of Helsinki welcomes the congress participants by treating them to a wine and salad buffet after the first congress-opening day.

NOTE: The number of participants at the University Reception is limited. The earlier you register for CLMPS 2015, the more likely you will get the right to participate in the University Reception (by choosing the participation on the registration form).

The reception is also open for avecs!

Monday August 3, 2015 18:30 - 20:00
Main Building, Teachers' Lounge Fabianinkatu 33
Tuesday, August 4


City Visit
Price: 15 €, FULL BOOKED. Ask for last minute cancellations at the registration desk.

Starting point: Senate Square

Choose either Helsinki City Walk or Helsinki Bus Tour

Helsinki City Walk
Explore the city center of Helsinki on a Guided City Walk. The guide will take you on a tour through the streets of Helsinki and tell you fascinating stories behind it. See the historical quarters around the Senate Square and feel the sea breeze while walking along the colourful Market Square. During the tour you will get suggestions on what to do and where to go in Helsinki.

Helsinki Bus Tour
During the tour you will see the beautiful Helsinki Cathedral at the Senate Square, the famous church built inside a rock, the Temppeliaukio church and the Sibelius Monument. Your guide will tell you about living in Helsinki in the past and at the present day. Enjoy a tailored tour to the sights that interest you the most.

Tuesday August 4, 2015 19:30 - 21:30
Senate Square, next to Main Building Unioninkatu
Wednesday, August 5


City Hall Reception
The City of Helsinki hosts a welcome reception for the congress quests at the heart of the historic centre next to the sea-side Market Square. After a welcome speech by a city representative, the guests have a chance to enjoy a light buffet dinner and the architecture of the City Hall.

The reception is also open for avecs! 

Wednesday August 5, 2015 18:30 - 20:00
Helsinki City Hall Pohjoisesplanadi 11-13
Friday, August 7


Congress Dinner
The congress dinner is served at the Restaurant Bank, conveniently located a few blocks away from the congress venue the Main Building of the University of Helsinki. The dinner quests a treated to a three course meal in the functionalist-style old bank building with unique wall paintings and ornaments. Restaurant Bank focuses on modern Finnish cuisine prepared from the best seasonal ingredients.

The Congress Dinner requires online preregistration. The price of the dinner is 50 € (incl. three courses and accompanying wines). There might be some extra dinner tickets for sale at the Congress Office during the first congress days.

Friday August 7, 2015 19:30 - 23:30
Event Arena Bank Unioninkatu 20