General information


Kuopio City Theatre, Niiralankatu 2, 70600 Kuopio, Finland 

  • Venue is conveniently located at a walking distance from Kuopio railway and bus station (1,2 km)
  • Free WLAN is provided at the Kuopio City Theatre

Contact information

Symposium Organizing Committee

16th FCI Symposium Kuopio 2024

University of Eastern Finland

e-mail: (at the moment we are on summer holiday, we'll be back on Thursday 8 August)


There is very limited number of parking spaces along the streets around the Kuopio City Theatre. There is paid parking under the market square (Toriparkki) or next to the ice hockey hall at Kuntolaakso).

Official language

The official language of the symposium is English.

Travelling to Kuopio

Please note that the number of flights from Helsinki to Kuopio is limited and train is a potential option for travelling to Kuopio.

Finnair flight timetables | Finnair Finland

Welcome on a journey together with us - VR

Transportation in Kuopio

  • The information about the local bus routes and timetables can be found at Kuopio region Public Transport, Vilkku Timetables and routes | Vilkku (

Local bus number 40 stops at Kuopio airport and you can get to the center of Kuopio.

(tel. 02000 3000).

City of Kuopio

Weather in Kuopio

Weather in Kuopio - Finnish Meteorological Institute (