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Dear Colleagues

We invite you to the Calphad XXXVII, International Conference on Computer Coupling of Phase Diagrams and Thermochemistry. Year 2008 the conference will be held at the Riekkolinna hotel in Saariselkä, Finland on June 15.-20.


The conference is held in the middle of beautiful nature in Lappland.


Looking forward to seeing you in Finland

Marko Hämäläinen

Important notification about the registration!!
The registeration was partly broken, when using Internet Explorer. If you have registered to the conference before 14th of January 2008, but have NOT received confirmation email, please register again. If you have not received confirmation email, we have neither received any info about your registration.
Due this error we lengtened the lower payment to the 7.2.2008.

Thank you


Outokumpu SGTE
Ruukki Ruukki

Important dates
  • Payment of the discounted Registration Fee - January 30, 2008
  • Payment of the Registration Fee - March 28, 2008


Registration form
Registeration form is provided by KOHA system of Helsinki University of Technology.

Early registration fee,
(before 30.1.2008 7.2.2008)
670 Euro inc. VAT 22%
Registration fee740 Euro inc. VAT 22%
Accompanying guest fee
more information
400 Euro inc. VAT 22%

Please see if you can apply to grants from the foundation for applied thermodynamics.

Conference fees include, welcome reception, all meals from breakfast of June 15 to lunch of June 20, the conference excursion to Tankavaara Gold Village, midnight buffet on Kaunispää (if weather permits) and scientific programs.

Conference fees DO NOT include accommodation. More information about accommodation below.


Poster size is A0, 841mm X 1189mm.

Conference location

We'd like to invite you to the middle of Finnish nature to discuss and learn in tranquil atmosphere.

The conference is held in hotel Riekonlinna, Saariselkä Finland. The hotel is in the middle of beautiful Finnish nature. Saariselkä is a ski resort during wintertime, but during summer it is a nature travel spot. Saariselkä is surrounded by Urho Kekkonen National Park, which offers a network of well-marked hiking and biking trails.

Frequently Asked Questions

How to get there

The easiest and quickest way to get to Saariselkä is to take one of the daily flights from Helsinki to Ivalo and in only 1,5 hours you will be in there. If you travel by train, just make sure you're awake in time to get off at Rovaniemi. From Rovaniemi you can continue your trip by bus or car.

Please notice that airfares are cheaper if your reserve them early.

From the airport you can get to the conference location by bus or taxi.

Ivalo airfield
Closest airfield to the conference location
Currently only company flying to Ivalo
More information

Please notice:

To the ivalo airport there is just one flight per day execpt on Sundays 2 flights. There is an alternative route:

The alternative route to come to Lapland is from Helsinki to Rovaniemi. Please notice that it is 250 km from Saariselkä In that case there are few busses from Rovaniemi to Saariselkä and back but it will take about 4 hours. You can also rent a car

Hotel accommodation

Accommodations are not included in the conference fee.

We have negotiated a special price for the conference guest at the conference hotel Riekonlinna. If you want to stay there, please send email about your reservation to:
In your email use code CALPHAD for special price

Prices for Riekonlinna:
One person room:73,00 eur/person/night
Two person room:43,00 eur/person/night
Riekonlinna Chalets, two bedrooms Apartment 58 m2, sauna180,00 eur/apartment/night
Riekonlinna Chalets, one bedroom Apartment 43,5 m²130,00 eur/apartment/night

You can also use keskusvaraamo to see about other hotels and cabins, which are also available in the area.