Convenor: Teuvo Tammela
At the Opening Ceremony the Chancellor of the University of Tampere, Governor Heikki Koski, welcomed members to this University city.
Teuvo Tammela reported that there were approximately 1600 participants from 38 different countries at the meeting. “We were very lucky with the weather which was very beautiful all the time although the summer 2000 as a whole was rainy in Finland. The social programme succeeded also very well and we had warm atmosphere. During the Annual Dinner everyone was offered reindeer meat (main course) warm practically at the same time, service worked so well” he stated.
There were three State-of-the-Art-lectures given by Tage Hald, Karl-Erik Andersson and Ulf Ulmsten.
Economically the meeting succeeded well and we made good profit for the ICS