Conference SOCIAL POLICY in the BALTIC STATES through the LENS of DATA
30th Nov and 1st Dec 2017 in Tallinn and Tartu (Estonia)
The 2nd Conference of the European Baltic Network for Social Policy Analysis (ESPAnet Baltics)
“Social Policy in Baltic States through the Lens of Data” will be held in Tallinn (day 1) and Tartu (day 2). Organisers will provide free bus transfer from the one town to the next to all participants in the evening of day 1.
The conference brings together social policy experts, policy makers and practitioners from the Baltic States and other European countries to share the latest research, experiences and best practices in the field of social policy analysis and data. The working language of the conference is English.
- Olli Kangas, Uppsala University, will talk about the basic income experiment in Finland
- Eric Harrison, European Social Survey
- Marju Lauristin, University of Tartu
Participation at the conference is free of charge. We have a limited number of scholarships to cover travel and accommodation costs for scholars and students from Baltic countries whose presentation is based on European Social Survey data.
Public transport from and to the airport
Tramline No 4 runs from the airport to the city centre (direction “Tondi”). The airport tram stop is located next to the terminal towards the city (exit terminal at arrivals hall level, direction to the right from terminal).
A taxi stand can be found just outside arrivals hall. The fare from the airport to the city centre is about 7€ to 10€.
If you use a smartphone, you can also download one of several driver-requesting apps. The following apps are widely used in Estonia:
- Taxofon, which offers only taxis
- Taxify, which offers verified private drivers as well as taxis
- Uber, which offers only private drivers
The conference is organised by the University of Tartu, Institute of Social Sciences and supported by the University of Tartu, ESS ERIC, Estonian Doctoral School of Behavioural, Social and Health Sciences.
The organizing committee:
Mare Ainsaar (mare.ainsaar [ät] ut.ee)
Mai Beilmann (mai.beilmann [ät] ut.ee)
Ave Roots (ave.roots [ät] ut.ee)
More practical information from Mai Beilmann (mai.beilmann [ät] ut.ee; +372 737 6156)