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Emerging Horizons: Research Service Days, Turku, Finland, August 17-19, 2020

Emerging Horizons

Important dates

15 January 2020

Abstract submission starts

30 April 2020

Abstract submission ends

May 2020

Registration opens

August 2020

Registration ends

17-19 August 2020


Information regarding the COVID-19 virus and RSD2020

The RSD2020 organising committee is closely following the COVID-19 situation. Likely, the virus will no longer be virulent at the time of RSD2020 and for the time being we are continuing the conference arrangements as planned.

If there are any developments in the next few months that would potentially affect RSD2020, we will update information on this website immediately.

Please note also that we have extended the abstract submission deadline until 30 April. Registration to RSD2020 will open in May.

(Text updated 24 March 2020)

Welcome to the Research Service Days 2020!

Research Service Days (Tutkimuspalvelupäivät) is a professional event for research administration and management experts at universities and research institutes. Research Service Days 2020 is organized by the University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University, in close cooperation with Turku University of Applied Sciences. We are looking forward to seeing you in Turku in August 2020!

We will be introducing new elements to the traditional concept of Research Service Days, eg.

– 3-day event, from Monday to Wednesday

– the first Board of the re-established Finn-ARMA network will be elected

– following University of Helsinki’s example, the main language of the event will be English

– call for abstracts for presentations and ideas

Further information coming soon!



Register & get the unique opportunity to learn and build a valuable network

Come to Turku, Finland, get ahead on the latest trends, learn and benefit from your colleagues‘ knowledge and experience, and share yours.

Commercial exhibition

Commercial Exhibition will also take place during the RSD2020. If you are interested in taking part as an exhibitor or sponsor, please contact info@aboaservices.fi for more information.