The Conference will take place at Lappeenranta University of Technology, located in South-East Finland, close to the Russian border, 220 km from Helsinki. Within easy distance of Helsinki, Lappeenranta welcomes travelers arriving by air, bus, train or car. Lappeenranta is located by Lake Saimaa, the largest water system in Finland. At the end of May, Lappeenranta shows its best side, with long light-filled days and pleasant weather.