Nordic Congress of Ophthalmology

5 – 8 August 2024 Kuopio, Finland

Kuopio Music Centre, the venue of NOK2024 Congress


On behalf of the Organizing Committee of the Nordic Congress of Ophthalmology (NOK), we would like to extend a warm welcome to you for the event in Kuopio on August 5th-8th, 2024. 

The congress will take place at the Kuopio Music Centre, one of Finland’s most significant concert and congress centres, the heart of musical life in the province. The Music Centre is an impressive venue with and diverse facilities for hosting meetings, congresses and exhibitions.

Kuopio, the capital of Lakeland, is located in the eastern part of Finland. It is the eighth-largest city in the country and the largest city in the North Savonia region, currently one of the most sought-after migration city in Finland. Kuopio is surrounded by the beautiful Lake Kallavesi. 

The forests and Lake Kallavesi offer a variety of outdoor activities that can be enjoyed throughout the year. The Puijo Observation Tower, situated on the highest hill of the city, provides breathtaking views of the surrounding environment. Puijo also boasts the largest national urban park entity. 

Getting to Kuopio is convenient. You can reach Kuopio from Helsinki in about an hour by aeroplane. Alternatively, you can travel by train, with a journey time of 4-5 hours from Helsinki.

We look forward to seeing you at the NOK congress in KUOPIO, 2024!

With kind regards,

Kai Kaarniranta, Mika Harju, Juha Hagman, Saara Ahtola, Liisa Marttila, Niko Kivinen and Oona Martikainen

Important Dates

  • 15 December 2023 – Call for abstracts
  • 31 January 2024 – Registration opens REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
  • 31 March 2024 – Deadline for submission of abstract EXTENDED until 15 April 2024
  • 30 April 2024 – Notification of acceptance of abstract
  • 15 May 2024 – Deadline for early-bird registration EXTENDED until 30 June 2024
  • 5 – 8 August 2024 – Congress

Direct NOK2024 Shuttle from Helsinki Airport to Kuopio + public connections from other cities on 5 August

We are pleased to extend a helping hand to ensure your smooth arrival to the upcoming NOK2024 congress in Kuopio! NOK2024 hosts have organized a dedicated shuttle service to provide seamless transportation from Helsinki airport for registered/registering participants on the start date, August 5th. If you’re arriving by plane to…
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Kuopio by Nature

Read the online magazine – 2024 edition hot of the press! Kuopio by Nature is a newly issued online magazine about The annual publication showcase the city’s development, soft atmospheric factors and family values, and the ease of leisure time: The foundations of a good life. Read the online magazine!This link…
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Kuopio Airport Renovation

Dear NOK2024 Participant, Unfortunately we have to inform you on the upcoming extensive runway and taxiway renovation scheduled to take place at Kuopio Airport during the summer of 2024. Due to the maintenance work, all flights to and from Kuopio will be temporarily suspended from June 24 to August 6,…
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