Venue, social events and accommodation

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Welcome to Aalto University and Espoo!

aaltodesignfactory500x300The Conference is held at the Aalto Design Factory, located on the Aalto University Otaniemi campus about 10 km to the west of Helsinki. There are two large contiguous spaces as well as numerous smaller rooms which allow the conference to run its meetings efficiently.

Location & How to get there | Visiting address: Betonimiehenkuja 5 C, 02150 Espoo, Finland. Check your way

Public transportation from central Helsinki – bus connections between central Helsinki and Otaniemi with about 5-10 minute intervals. We also expect our new metro to be running which will make your transportation even smoother as there is a metro station approx. 500 m. from the venue.

Get-together on Wendesday November 1 at 18.15-20.00

All RISK2017 participants are welcome to join this informal Get-together at our conference venue Aalto Design Factory. You can also pick up your conference badge here.
Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy sushis and refreshments and to network with your Risk & Security colleagues!
Afterwards you have the possibility to have a drink in the newly renovated DIPOLI’s lobby bar, only a 5 min walk from Design Factory and close to the Hotel Radisson Blu Espoo.

loylyConference Dinner sponsored by Sectra Communications Ab on Thursday November 2, 18:00Sectra_logo



We are happy to invite you for dinner to  the elegant waterfront Restaurant Löyly * opened in 2016.
We will arrange bus transportation to the restaurant as follows  (preliminary schedule):
18.00 Bus pick-up from Aalto Design Factory
18.15 Bus pick-up from Hotel Radisson Blu Espoo
18.35 Arrival Restaurant Löyly

The bus will take you back to Espoo att approx. 22.00 from Löyly

*Löyly means sauna steam.
Picture: Pekka Keränen


radisson_espoo-150x141We have booked rooms from  Radisson Blu Hotel in Otaniemi, Espoo. The hotel is situated along the Otaranta waterfront in the centre of the Otaniemi education, research and technology area. Easy access to the adjacent Aalto University and a 10 min walk to the Design Faxtory. Only a short drive to the Helsinki city centre and Helsinki-Vantaa International Airport.

Radisson Blu Hotel Espoo – Otaranta 2, FIN- 02150 Espoo, t. +358 20 1234 705

Room rate / night – 121,20 EUR / single room  /    150,50 EUR / double room

Rates include Super Breakfast buffet during normal opening hours, VAT and guest sauna. We reserve the right to change rates.

Reservations: Central Sales Services Telephone: +358 20 1234 700 / individual room reservations or  E-mail:
Via online sytem /promotion code RISK17
Please mention the allotment code RISK17 when making a booking. 

If you are looking for economy accommodation, your best option is Forenom Hostel Espoo Otaniemi Kivimiehentie 2, only a 3 min walk to the Design Factory.
Price example: Private Twin Room with Shared Bathroom from 62-75 euro/night/person  (breakfast additional 9 e/person)

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