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      Nordic Flame Days 2019

The Nordic Flame Days is the Nordic meeting point for everybody involved in combustion or combustion related processes. The Nordic Flame Days 2019 will take place in Turku and is a meeting arranged jointly by the Finnish and Swedish National Committees of International Flame Research Foundation (IFRF) and the Scandinavian-Nordic Section of the Combustion Institute (CINS). The meeting also includes a CINS Topical meeting on alternative fuels for the future.

The Nordic Flame Days call for presentations of recent progress made in topics such as:

  • Bio-energy with carbon capture and storage
  • Flexibility of thermal fuel conversion systems
  • Co-combustion and gasification
  • Fuel characterisation
  • Diagnostic process modelling and optimisation
  • Emission control and CO2 mitigation
  • Ash management and corrosion
  • SNCI Topical meeting “Alternative fuels for the future”

Industry and academia are called to submit a short abstract presenting the basis of their work by 4th March. See below for details on the abstract submission.

Key dates

  • January – abstract submission period opens
  • March 4 – Deadline for abstract submission
  • March 25 – Notification of acceptance
  • June 3 – Deadline for extended abstract
  • June 10 – Deadline for Early bird registration
  • August 9 – Deadline for registration
  • August 28-29 – Nordic Flame Days 2019


Tentative conference fees according the table below.

Before 10 June After 10 June
Students 200 € 300 €
Members of IFRF or CINS 300 € 400 €
Non-members 400 € 400 €

Details on how to register will be made available shortly.


The conference will be arranged on the campus of Åbo Akademi University in Turku, Finland.


Turku has a small international airport. There are also frequent bus and train connections to the Helsinki airport. In addition, Turku can easily be reached by ferry from Stockholm. For more information about travelling to and from Turku please click here.


It may be difficult to find hotels in Turku during the period and participants are urged to make their reservations as early as possible. The offers are valid for the period 27-30 August. Last booking date is 6 August. All prices include breakfast.

Hotel Scandic Julia

Eerikinkatu 4

+358 2 336 000


Scandic Plaza

Yliopistonkatu 29

+358 2 33200


Original Sokos Hotel Wiklund

Eerikinkatu 11

+358 20 1234 600



Solo Sokos Hotel Turun Seurahuone

Humalistonkatu 2

+358 20 1234 600



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Offered room rates 119€/night single

139€/night double

124€/night single

144€/night double

116€/night single

126€/night double

124€/night single

134€/night double

Walking distance to conference Venue 0.8 km 1.5 km 1.0 km 1.5 km

Preparation of Abstracts

Those who are interested in presenting their work during the Nordic Flame Days should prepare a short abstract (150 words). The abstracts should be submitted no later than 4th March. The abstract should be submit it via the conference webpage or the following link abstract submission.

Accepted Work

Papers accepted for presentation at the Nordic Flame Days will be given the chance to orally present their work during one of the conference sessions. Presenters are also required to write an extended abstract of 4 pages. The conference proceedings will be distributed on an USB-stick during the conference.

Local organising committee

Anders Brink (anders.brink@abo.fi )

Patrik Yrjas (patrik.yrjas@abo.fi)

Mia Mäkinen (mia.makinen@abo.fi)

Mohamed Magdeldin (sihteeri@ffrc.fi)