Wednesday, 18 August 2010

20th ESEE European Seminar on Extension Education

JTO School of Management and  International committee of 20thESEE 

We cordially invite you to the 20thESEE, 
he 20th European Seminar on Extension Education  to Finland
 to be held between 30.August-3.September 2011 in JTO Scool of Management Finland. The response to newsletter  was enthusiasic with many interesting abstracts and helpful suggestions

Main heading   "Private - public partnerships for advisory services in Europe"
The purpose is to present the new innovations which have done around Europe and the connecting countries to the farmers. 

The dates
The seminar will be held between 30 August and 3. September  2011
30th April was the deadline for abstracts
20 of June is the deadline for submission of the full papers
to be published in the proceeding book

Location and Accomodation

JTO is a campus for the courses of continuing education.  It is  located near to Helsinki Capital of Finland <>  JTO is very well known as center for organising  the management education for top leaders of management and business as well as education of diversified issues.
In the JTO campus area is the hotel Next Hotel Aavaranta <> 
The hotel costs are 120 euros pro night in double room and  80 euros in single room
Send your reservation to <> "accomodation ESEE"
Please book your rooms as soon as possible to get best price.

The seminar participation fee is 350 euros pro whole week. Early birds were 300 euros.
Accompanying persons 100 euro.
Please send your participation fee to ESEE -bank account instruction in link 
"Paying, bank contact for ESEE".  Remember to write your whole name.
Not later than 30th June.

The accomodation in Nexthotel Aavaranta, double 120 euros and
                                                                  single  room 90 euros pro person per night

Accomodation in Nexthotel Aavaranta  in the campus of JTO School of Management.

<>    and the hotel <>
Address of the JTO in Aavaranta is     Osterbyntie 617, Oitmaki
Please, look the link "Map and driving instructions".

Study Tours
During the seminar program there will be a study tour on Thursday 1st September in Southern Finland, : Manor house with the agricultural museum and multifunctional farming, Research institute, Forestry plantation, and the ecological farm..
The accompanying persons will have their own program in surrounding of JTO.

Monday 29thAugust pro seminar study tour to Estonia has its own organizing committee by Estonian Ministry of Agriculture.  See the link Study Tour and there contact person Ms Diana Laur <>. 

What is ESEE?
The ESEE is a biennial event that is organized in rotation by European countries for
training and research in the purpose of communication for agricultural and rural extension.
During these passed years we,  the Extension Educators have met all around Europe.
The issue, "train trainers to train" is the same but the world around has changed.
We need food, and the farmers are still providing the material for safety food as well as they are most
responsible of security of  food. We, the extension educators are finding the innovations
for new and less time consuming and easier work for agriculture.
The first seminar was organized 40 years ago.  This jubileum seminar is hosting prof Pauli Juuti in cooperation of Institute JTO Management School in Nexthotel Aavaranta congress hotel. ,
 and  accomodation <>

The date
This year the 20th ESEE starts on Tuesday 30th August and finishes on Saturday 3rd September in it's birth country Finland.
Particiapnts are expected to start voluntarily a pro seminar Study Tour to Estonia starting  Monday 29th August in Tallinn Estonia. The Estonian Ministry of Agriculture organize the Study tour. See the information!

The mainpurpose of this seminar traditionally is to share the ideas and practices of the
participants on participatory approach to agricultural extension works. As usual this year
we'll see and listen  the best practice in extension between public and private extension
services around the world starting from Europe.We have the possibilities to discuss and
argue and to adopt them in other countries. And to meet good friends during years.
We pack the best new ideas from ESEE to our own countries.

You are cordially welcome

International organising committee
Leena Savisalo
MSc agr
Coordinator of 20thESEE 2011


  1. Hi Leena,
    Is there a specific Call for Papers for this conference? I cannot find it. Help me please. Martin Mulder

  2. I'm writng the registration form . It should have been ready to share today.

  3. Hallo Leena,

    will there be any fee reduction for PhD students and practitioners?
    How will the abstracts/ papers be published - before the conf. by CD/ booklet/ book / online or after?
    > try to spread the call further <

    Greetings K.

  4. Dear Leena,

    I hope that everything is allright with you and ESEE program. I and my friends from Ataturk University have already registered and sent summaries. But we did not get a confirmation or whether they are accepted or not yet.

    Please let me know about it for ticket and visa formalities.

    Thank you.

    Assoc. Prof.Tecer Atsan
    Department of Agricultural Economics
    College of Agriculture Ataturk University
    25240 Erzurum-Turkey

  5. Dear Leena,
    I am interested in the ESEE programme and i am from Nepal.Today i know about the programme and try to apply for it so what are the categories to apply. I am a lecturer of English in Ed-Mark College,Kalanki, Kathmandu and a computer Operator and lecture of Atlantic College Samakhusi Kathmandu so how did i register and get all the programme details including all possible things.
    Nirmal Raj Paudel
    English Lecturer

    Please let me know about it for ticket and visa formalities.

    Thank you.

    Assoc. Prof.Tecer Atsan
    Department of Agricultural Economics
    College of Agriculture Ataturk University
    25240 Erzurum-Turkey


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