Finnish Mass Spectrometry Society welcomes you to the 17th Nordic Mass Spectrometry Conference, which is held in Hanaholmen Cultural Centre only 6 kilometers from the Helsinki city center. The congress venue, which is located on a small Hanasaari island and is easily accessed by public transport, offers a great environment to meet your colleagues in the field of mass spectrometry.


Hanaholmen Swedish-Finnish Cultural Centre
Hanasaarenranta 5
02100 Espoo


A stylishly furnished auditorium Celsius has 231 seats and is equipped with the latest presentation technology. A spacious congress hall Tetra is available for sponsor exhibition and poster presentations, and it is also reserved for the cocktail reception on the first conference day.

The scientific program includes invited lectures from the international and national experts in mass spectrometry. The topics will cover theory and different applications of mass spectrometry. The sessions are divided into morning and afternoon sessions.

The participants are also encouraged to propose their topics for oral sessions and there is also possibility for poster presentations. Language of the all presentations is English.

The social program includes a cocktail reception and a conference dinner. The dinner is served in a restaurant Walhalla in the Suomenlinna fortress where the participants are taken from the conference site by a boat. The boat trip offers beautiful views of the Finnish capital from the sea and presents parts of the inner archipelago of the Gulf of Finland.


Organising committee

Tiina Kauppila, chair
Olli Laine, chair of the FMSS
Marja Hagström
Jaakko Teppo
Juho Heininen
Hanna Niemikoski
Sofia Nilsson
Kati Hakala

Finnish Mass Spectrometry Society


Preliminary speakers are announced soon.


To be published here

August 26, 2019: 13.00-17.00
August 27, 2019: 09.00-16.30
August 28, 2019: 09.00-15.00


Registration fees

  • Students until June 20, 2019: 280 EUR
  • Others until June 20, 2019: 400 EUR
  • Students after June 20, 2019: 380 EUR
  • Others after June 20, 2019: 500 EUR

Registration includes participation in the scientific program, lunches, coffee breaks, a cocktail reception, transportation to the conference dinner, and the conference dinner.

Exhibition fees

  • Exhibition table: 1 500 EUR
  • 20 min talk in the oral session: 700 EUR
  • Poster presentation: 550 EUR
  • Place for a roll-up: 500 EUR

The fee for exhibition table includes a free registration for the conference for one person. Any accompanying persons will also pay the conference registration fee.

An abstract of the oral presentation suggested is requested by May 31, 2019. The organisers select the presentations for oral sessions based on the abstracts received.