Practical Info

Conference venue:  University of Helsinki, Metsätalo Building. Please use the main entrance at Fabianinkatu 39. The site is easily accessed by metro, buses and trams. For more details please visit the Helsinki city traffic company’s website:

The registration fee includes admission to all sessions and panels, name tag, printed program leaflet, certificate of participation (available for request) and refreshments during coffee breaks (Thursday morning and afternoon, Friday morning).

An informal get-together open for all participants is organized on Wednesday evening, beginning at 6pm at Sori Taproom. The event is a joint meeting for our participants and the participants of the NOS-HS Workshop Sustainable linguistics: theories and method.

Please note that the symposium dinner is only for pre-registered participants.

Lunch is available at your own expense at several locations around Metsätalo. Some options below:

Thank you for your submissions!

Some have got already a notification of acceptance and others will get it by 15th of May. More information on the registration and program will appear on this web page.

Symposium on Indigenous Language Acquisition 24.–25.8.2023

We are pleased to announce the 1st Symposium on Indigenous Minority Language Acquisition (SIMILA) to be held on 24th and 25th August 2023 at the University of Helsinki, Finland.  

The Symposium aims to bring together researchers and specialists of indigenous minority language learning, and to open discussion on the challenges of developing teaching and learning activities for indigenous minority languages.  

Abstracts of 300 words (max) with key words can be submitted online, see Call for Papers on this website. The deadline for submission is 15th April 2023.