Purple-edged copper Lycaena hippothoe, foto: Pekka Malinen



The International Congress of Entomology returns to Europe in 2020, for the first time in 24 years! The Finnish capital Helsinki is proud to host the ICE2020 – the ICE congress with latitude! The venue is the world-famous Finlandia Hall, situated in a beautiful park right in the heart of Helsinki.


Free public transportation for all registered participants for the days of the congress!

The Helsinki Regional Transport Authority HSL supports the ICE2020Helsinki congress by granting a free travelcard to all registered participants for the time of the congress, valid from 19 to 24 July 2020. The travel card covers the whole region (A, B and C zones), and allows participants to explore Helsinki and its surroundings for free. Please consider this possibility also when selecting the location of  your accommodation. More information at: https://www.hsl.fi/en/help-and-info  

ICE2020Helsinki collaborates with the “International Year of Plant Health 2020”

See the link: https://www.ippc.int/en/iyph/

See the promotional video»

Plenary speakers for ICE2020 Helsinki have been selected. We are excited to announce the following plenary speakers:
Gene E. Robinson, Segenet Kelemu, Alexey Polilov, Louise E.M. Vet, Janet Hemingway and Jianghua Sun! 
Please click here for details.



Congress theme

Entomology for our planet



Contact information:

General email: ento2020helsinki@gmail.com  
President of the Organizing Committee: prof. Heikki Hokkanen, email heikki.hokkanen@uef.fi