XP2006 Conference takes place in Oulu, the largest city of Northern Finland. Being located close to the Arctic Circle, Oulu also offers an excellent opportunity to enjoy the Midnight Sun and Midsummer, which will be celebrated just after the conference.

The conference venue is the Department of Information Processing Science at the University of Oulu Linnanmaa Campus, which is located next to the Oulu Technopolis area. The technology park of Oulu is the oldest in the Nordic countries and is today one of the best known high-tech concentrations in Scandinavia.

Map of Linnanmaa Campus

City of Oulu

Oulu is considered northern Europe's most significant centre of competence. A significant amount of high technology ability has been concentrated in the area.

Oulu has Finland's second largest university and many public and private research institutes. The region is well known for its rapidly growing high technology industry which sells its products throughout the world. The city is thus also an international growth centre.

Travel information

Information about Oulu
Information about Finland