International LUMAT Symposium 2017

& International StarT Gala 2017

Helsinki, Finland, May 22nd – 24th, 2017

Warmly Welcome!

LUMA Centre Finland has organised International Symposium on Science Education (ISSE) for the last six years. This year the symposium will be organised again, with new name International LUMAT Symposium: Research and Practice in Math, Science and Technology Education (LUMAT).

We have the honour and pleasure to invite you to Helsinki, Finland, from 22nd to 24th May 2017, to the LUMAT 2017 symposium.

We welcome math, science and technology teachers from all educational levels, prospective teachers, teacher educators and researchers in math, science and technology education to attend this symposium to share ideas on math, science and technology education and to discuss new developments in the field.

The symposium is based on plenary lectures, discussion sessions and some hands-on activities.


Programme

The language of the symposium is English. The theme for the LUMAT 2017 is creativity and sustainable future. (The call for abstracts was open until January 31st, 2017.)

The programme (.pdf)

LUMAT 2017 is organized at the same time as National LUMA Days for Finnish teachers etc., so the programme is partly the same.

The Finnish National and International StarT Gala on Tue 23rd May is also part of the programme.

Please note that the programme is not available in paper form at the venue.

ICT is utilized in many sessions, so BYOD, Bring Your Own Device.

You can share new ideas, feelings etc. in social media with #LUMAT2017.


Presentations

Mon, 22nd May

A Short Introduction to the New Finnish Core Curricula in Mathematics and Science Education (T. Koljonen & J. Tulivuori)

LUMAT Oral Presentations

Virtual LUMAT Oral Presentations

 

Wed, 24th May

LUMAT Oral Presentations

What Scientix Offers for STEM Teachers? (T. Kähärä)


Registration

The registration form »

The registration closes on Monday, May 15th. You can register at the info desk at the venue, too.

There are no registration fees.


Proceedings

Proceedings of LUMAT 2017 will be published in LUMAT-B journal on 2018.

The deadline for submitting manuscripts through the journal’s website is October, 31st 2017.

More information about preparing manuscripts and submission of them can be found at the journal’s website.


Organized in Collaboration

The symposium is organized by the LUMA Centre Finland with its partners.

Scientific committee

Programme planning committee

  • Director of the LUMA Centre Finland, Prof. Dr. Maija Aksela, University of Helsinki (chair)
  • StarT Project Manager Outi Haatainen, University of Helsinki
  • Executive Director Hanna Kaisa Hellsten, The Association of Biology and Geography Teachers, BMOL
  • Councellor of Education Teijo Koljonen, Finnish National Agency of Education
  • Chairman Leena Mannila, The Finnish Association for Teachers of Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Informatics, MAOL
  • Director Liisa Tenhunen-Ruotsalainen, Economic Information Office, TAT
  • Planning officer Lauri Vihma, University of Helsinki (secretary)

Organizations in collaboration / as exhibitors

 

Finnish National Agency of Education

 

The Association of Biology and Geography Teachers, BMOL

 

The Finnish Association for Teachers of Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Informatics MAOL

 

Economic Information Office

 

e-Oppi

 

SchoolStore.fi

 

IS-Vet

 

Tevella

 

Terra Cognita


Venue

LUMAT 2017 takes place in Helsinki, the capital of Finland.

Please note that the LUMA Centre Finland is not able to provide any grants for traveling to the symposium.

  • Monday 22nd: The programme will happen in the Physicum building (Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2) at Kumpula campus, except the ‘Get together’ in the main building of the University of Helsinki (entrance at Fabianinkatu 33).
  • Tuesday 23rd: The International StarT Gala will happen in the main building of the University of Helsinki (entrance at Unioninkatu 34) in the city centre.
  • Wednesday 24th: The programme will happen in the Physicum building.

Useful information about Helsinki

Useful information about Finland


Accommodation

The hotels listed below have a room quota or special price for participants in the LUMAT 2017.

In some of those hotels the quota/price is valid for from 21st to 25th May, and in some hotels from 22nd to 24th May.

The room reservation has to be made directly to the hotel, via their website, by email or by phone. Please remember to include the given booking code when making the reservation.

There might be some changes to the room prices shown on this page. (The University of Helsinki / the LUMA Centre Finland does not take responsibility over the changes done after the room quota was agreed on.) Please note that the quota in some hotel might be full by the time you are making the reservation.

Please also note that all the quotas/special prices have dates on when the booking has to be made by and after that date there is no guarantee you will be able to reserve a room in that hotel.

The room fee is paid directly to the hotel.

The University of Helsinki / the LUMA Centre Finland can not provide any grants for accommodation.


Options:

See also:


Sokos Hotels

Room quota for the period May 22nd – 24th, 2017.

Deadline for booking: 22th April, 2017 at 20:00 Finnish time.

Prices are per night. The price includes buffet breakfast, sauna, Wi-Fi. VAT is included in the price.

Rooms are available on check-in day at 15:00 until the check-out day at 12:00.

Everybody pays their own room. You can pay with cash, debit card or credit card (MasterCard / Visa).

Bookings:
Sokos Hotels Sales Service
Tel: +358 20 1234 600
Fax: +358 20 1234 640
Email: sokos.hotels@sok.fi
www.sokoshotels.fi – booking code LUMA17

Original Sokos Hotel Albert
Albertinkatu 30, Helsinki
p. 020 1234 638
Max. 30 rooms

  • 145 EUR / single standard
  • 160 EUR / double standard

Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki
Kluuvikatu 8, Helsinki
p. 020 1234 601
Max. 50 rooms

  • 135 EUR / single standard
  • 150 EUR / double standard

Original Sokos Hotel Pasila
Maistraatinportti 3, Helsinki
p. 020 1234 613
Max. 30 rooms

  • 125 EUR / single standard
  • 140 EUR / double standard

Original Sokos Hotel Presidentti
Eteläinen Rautatiekatu 4, 00100 Helsinki
p. 020 1234 608
Max. 50 rooms

  • 150 EUR / single standard
  • 165 EUR / double standard

Solo Sokos Hotel Torni
Yrjönkatu 26, Helsinki
p. 020 1234 604
Max. 50 rooms

  • 140 EUR / single Solo
  • 155 EUR / double Solo

Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna
Asema-aukio 2, Helsinki
p. 020 1234 610
Max. 30 rooms

  • 140 EUR / single standard
  • 155 EUR / double standard

Break Sokos Hotel Flamingo
Tasetie 8, Vantaa
p. 020 1234 605
Max. 50 rooms

  • 135 EUR / single standard
  • 150 EUR / double standard

Original Sokos Hotel Vantaa
Hertaksentie 2, Vantaa
p. 020 1234 618
Max. 50 rooms

  • 125 EUR / single standard
  • 140 EUR / double standard

Radisson Blu

Room quota for the period May 22nd – 24th, 2017.

Deadline for booking: 22th April, 2017 at 20:00 Finnish time.

Prices are per night. The price includes buffet breakfast, sauna, Wi-Fi. VAT is included in the price.

Rooms are available on check-in day at 15:00 until the check-out day at 12:00.

Everybody pays their own room. You can pay with cash, debit card or credit card (MasterCard / Visa).

Bookings:
Radisson Blu Sales Service
Tel: +358 20 1234 700
Fax: +358 20 1234 742
Email: reservations.finland@radissonblu.com
www.radissonblu.com – booking code LUMA17

Radisson Blu Aleksanteri Hotel
Albertinkatu 34, 00180 Helsinki
p. 020 1234 643
Max. 20 rooms

  • 170 EUR / single standard
  • 185 EUR / double standard

Radisson Blu Royal Hotel
Runeberginkatu 2, 00100 Helsinki
p. 020 1234 701
Max. 20 rooms

  • 170 EUR / single standard
  • 185 EUR / double standard

Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel
Mikonkatu 23, 00100 Helsinki
p. 020 1234 703
Max. 30 rooms

  • 175 EUR / single standard
  • 190 EUR / double standard

Radisson Blu Seaside Hotel
Ruoholahdenranta 3
00180 Helsinki
p. 020 1234 707
Max. 20 rooms

  • 160 EUR / single standard
  • 175 EUR / double standard

BW Hotel Haaga

Room quota for the period May 21st – 25th, 2017. Altogether 20 rooms (single/double). Rooms can be reserved from the quota at latest one month before.

BEST WESTERN PLUS Hotel Haaga
Nuijamiestentie 10, Helsinki
tel. +358 9 5807 877, fax. +358 9 5807 8386

Price: 110 EUR / single, 130 EUR / double, including VAT. Prices are per night.

Price includes free Wi-Fi, sauna, pool and buffet breakfast. All rooms have electric kettle, deposit box, ironing facilities, air conditioning, minibar, WC and shower.

Bookings via email hotel@haaga.fi or by phone +358 9 5807 877 (24 h). Booking code Helsingin yliopisto.

Booking can be cancelled free of charge until the day before arrival at 18:00 Finnish time.

Payments on site.


Cumulus

Special price for the period May 21st – 25th, 2017.

Number of rooms available with these special prices is limited.

The prices include buffet breakfast and sauna. VAT is included in the prices.

Price for extra beds:

  • 25,00 EUR / child / night
  • 36,00 EUR / adult / night

Bookings:
Everybody books their own rooms, using the code LUMA.

Reservations:
my.reservation@restel.fi or tel. +358 20 055 055

Group reservations:
south.sales@restel.fi or tel. +358 20 062 884

Payments:
Cash, debit card or credit card (MasterCard / Visa). Everybody pays themselves on site.

Cumulus Hakaniemi Helsinki
Siltasaarenkatu 14, Helsinki

  • single standard: 90 EUR / room / night
  • double standard: 105 EUR / room / night

tel. +358 200 48 108 or fax +358 9 54660101
hakaniemi.cumulus@restel.fi

Cumulus Kaisaniemi Helsinki
Kaisaniemenkatu 7, Helsinki

  • single standard: 98 EUR / room / night
  • double standard: 115 EUR / room / night

tel. +358 200 48 107 or fax +358 9 605 379
kaisaniemi.cumulus@restel.fi

Cumulus Kallio Helsinki
Läntinen Brahenkatu 2, Helsinki

  • single standard: 75 EUR / room / night
  • double standard: 85 EUR / room / night

tel. +358 200 48 109 or fax +358 9 691 5219
kallio.cumulus@restel.fi

Cumulus Meilahti Helsinki
Tukholmankatu 2, Helsinki

  • single standard: 100 EUR / room / night
  • double standard: 115 EUR / room / night

tel. +358 200 48 146 or fax +358 9 3295 7999
meilahti.cumulus@restel.fi


Holiday Inn

Special price for the period May 21st – 25th, 2017.

Number of rooms available with these special prices is limited.

The prices include buffet breakfast and sauna. VAT is included in the prices.

Price for extra beds:

  • 25,00 EUR / child / night
  • 36,00 EUR / adult / night

Bookings:
Everybody books their own rooms, using the code LUMA.

Reservations:
my.reservation@restel.fi or tel. +358 20 055 055

Group reservations:
south.sales@restel.fi or tel. +358 20 062 884

Payments:
Cash, debit card or credit card (MasterCard / Visa). Everybody pays themselves on site.

Holiday Inn Helsinki City Centre
Elielinaukio 5, Helsinki

  • single standard: 130 EUR / room / night
  • double standard: 145 EUR / room / night

tel. +358 (0)200 48 103 or fax +358 (0)9 5425 5299
helsinki.hihcc@restel.fi

Holiday Inn Helsinki Exhibition & Convention Centre – Messukeskus
Messuaukio 1, Helsinki

  • single standard: 85 EUR / room / night
  • double standard: 105 EUR / room / night

tel. +358 (0)200 48 102 or fax +358 (0)9 150 901
helsinki.holidayinn@restel.fi


Hotel Arthur

Room quota for the period May 22nd – 24th, 2017.

Deadline for booking: April 22th, 2017.

Price (including VAT):

  • 99 EUR/night/Standard single
  • 119 EUR/night/Standard double

Price includes buffet breakfast.

Everybody books their accommodation themselves. Booking code: LUMA.

Booking to sales service myyntipalvelu@hotelarthur.fi, tel. +358 9 1734 4200, or to reception vastaanotto@hotelarthur.fi, tel. +358 9 173 441 or via website. The sales service is open every weekday 08:00-17:00 (except on Fridays 08:00-16:00), all times Finnish time.

If the planned check-in on arrival day is after 18:00, we ask you to give your credit card information to us.

If needed, you can cancel your reservation free of charge at latest on the day before arrival at latest on 18:00 Finnish time.

Every pays their accommodation themselves on site.


Scandic

Room quota for the period May 21st – 25th, 2017.

Everybody books their room themselves via Scandic website using the code BHEL210517, until May 7th.

If needed, you can cancel your reservation free of charge at latest on the day of arrival at 18:00 Finnish time.

Everybody pays their room themselves on site.

Prices include VAT. Prices include buffet breakfast.

Scandic Park

  • 102 EUR / standard single / night
  • 112 EUR / standard double / night
  • 132 EUR / standard triple / night
  • 152 EUR / standard quad / night

Scandic Grand Marina

  • 98 EUR / standard single / night
  • 108 EUR / standard double / night
  • 128 EUR / standard triple / night
  • 158 EUR / superior quad / night

Scandic Simonkenttä

  • 122 EUR / standard single / night
  • 142 EUR / standard double / night
  • 162 EUR / standard triple / night

Scandic Paasi

  • 117 EUR / standard single / night
  • 137 EUR / standard double / night
  • 167 EUR / superior triple / night

Eurohostel

You can book all Eurohostel rooms through the website in best possible price.