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Conference 2019 – Excursions

Olkiluoto Nuclear Power Plant

The excursion to the Olkiluoto NPP will start at 07:45 am on Monday 10 June 2019 from Hanaholmen.

The excursion will cover:

  • Transport to the Olkiluoto NPP (about 3,5 h) and back to Hanaholmen
  • Lunch at the Visitor Center where you are given general information of actualities in the nuclear sector in Finland i.e. about:
    • OL3-nuclear power unit which is at the moment under operational testing and
    • ONKALO ( Final Deposal Facility for the spent nuclear fuel) which is under construction.
  • Visit to the low- and intermediate-level operating waste depository.

The duration of excursion at the site is about 3 hours and the transport back to Hanaholmen will start at 2:45 pm.

The maximum number of visitors is 40.

A passport is needed for the visit.

The cost of the excursion is 50 euros including transportations.

 

VTT Center for Nuclear Safety

The excursion to VTT (Technical Research Center of Finland) will start from Hanaholmen at 1:30 pm on Monday 10 June 2019.

The excursion will cover alternatively:

  • Visit to the  FiR 1 Research Reactor which is shut down before decommissioning, or
  • Visit to the radiochemical laboratory at VTT Center for Nuclear Safety.

VTT facilities are situated in Otaniemi, Espoo – only 2 km away.

The maximum number of visitors is 24. The maximum number of visitors in one group is 12.

The duration of the excursion is about two hours.

The cost of the excursion is 25 euros including transportations.

 

New Children’s Hospital

The excursion to the New Children’s Hospital will start from Hanaholmen at 1:30 pm on Monday 10 June 2019.

The New Children’s Hospital was opened in September 2018. The building was designed with child´s view in mind.  The hospital provides demanding specialized health care for children all across Finland, and the radiological department is equipped with all imaging modalities. During the tour you can have a look at the examination rooms and equipment used in modern paediatric imaging.

 

The duration of this excursion is about 1 hour.

The maximum number of visitors is 20.

The cost of the excursion is 25 euros including transportations.

 

Boron Neutron Capture Therapy Center at the Helsinki University Hospital

The excursion to the BNCT radiotherapy unit at the Helsinki University Hospital will start from Hanahol­men or from the New Children’s Hospital at 3:00 pm on Monday 10 June 2019. BNCT (boron-neutron capture therapy) is a biologically targeted form of radiation therapy. The tumor region is irradiated with neutrons of suitable energy.

The duration of this excursion is about 1 hour.

The maximum number of visitors is 20.

The cost of the excursion is 25 EUR including transpor­tations.

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