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JCI Finnish Senate Annual Meeting

14th August 2020 - 16th August 2020


The Annual Meeting of the JCI Senate in Finland will be held on 14 – 16 Aug in Joensuu. Accommodation is at: Original Sokos Hotel Kimmel Joensuu.


The theme of the occasion is “from log floating to high-tech”.

Friday 14 August (Pre-registration needed, alternative programs)
9:00 – 16 Golf Tournament (Finnish Senators Golf Championship), Karelia Golf Kontioniemi, shotgun 9:30

9:00 – 16 Tour to Koli
Between the steep hills of Koli and the islands of Lake Pielinen are hidden some of Finland’s most diverse nature attractions. In addition to Finland’s most beloved national landscape, Koli and the surrounding area offer many exceptional nature destinations and experiences.

12:00 – 16 Company visit and lunch in John Deere factory “John Deere offers a new, easy and smart solution for forest machine operations.”

19:00 – 23 Welcome Party, Restaurant Kerubi

Saturday 15 August
10:00 Seminar “from log floating to high-tech”, Business Joensuu / Tiedepuisto (“Science Park”)
• Keynote speakers, e.g. Ms. Mia Mantsinen, CEO Mantsinen Group “Mantsinen began as a logistic services provider for the forestry industries of Finland and in Russia. This business is still an important part of the Mantsinen operation, and the company handles about 25 million tons of round wood and other bulk materials every year. Today, Mantsinen is an international company with a strong local perspective.”

12:00 – 15.30 “National game with Karelian food”, Kerubi Stadium
• Finnish baseball stadium in Joensuu is a masterpiece of wood construction design by Senator
Markku Korjonen, #62327, from JCI Joensuu.
• Lunch included, surprise program

19:00 – Gala,
Restaurant Riverside, Original Sokos Hotel Kimmel

Sunday 16 August
8:30 – Senators’ breakfast, Original Sokos Hotel Kimmel

10:00 – 12 The Annual Meeting of the JCI Senate in Finland, Original Sokos Hotel Kimmel

Registration fees:
Registration incl. lunch on Saturday 75 € until 30.4.2020, 85 € from 1.5.2020
Welcome Party on Friday 35 € Gala on Saturday 75 € Tartar steak and sparkling wine at Sunday’s breakfast 15 €

Alternative programs on Friday:
Golf (shotgun at 9:30 Karelia Golf) 75 €
Tour to Koli (at 9:00) 40 €
Company visit and lunch in John Deere factory (at 12:00) 20 €

Flight schedules by Finnair
from Helsinki to Joensuu from Joensuu to Helsinki on sunday
Thursday add Friday 17.30-18.30
12.10-13.10 20.45-21.45

Trains (timetables are valid until 30.4.2020)
Helsinki to Joensuu
Thursday Friday
13.19-17.50 4.31 12.13-16.40 4.27
15.19-19.36 4.17 15.13-19-45 4.32
16.19-20.56 4.37 18.15-22.59 4.44
18.29-23.00 4.31
From Joensuu to Helsinki on Sunday
09.06-13.40 4.34
12.13-16.40 4.21
15.13-19.45 4.31
18.45-22.59 4.44.


14th August 2020
16th August 2020
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Kari Ehari


Original Sokos Hotel Kimmel
Joensuu, Finland