2016 EU-US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

Stipend Information for US General Participants

Stipend needs by invited participants were requested at the time of attendance confirmation and were confirmed in the travel email sent in July. If you have questions regarding your stipend request please contact FOE Staff.

Airfare Stipend
NAE will reimburse up to $1200 for a round-trip ticket between your home city and Helsinki during the official meeting dates. Please book your flights as soon as possible. You will most likely need to depart for Finland on Saturday, October 15 to arrive in time to attend the full meeting.

You must use our travel agency, Kentlands Travel, as it is Academy policy that international travel paid by the National Academies must be booked through one of our preferred agencies. In addition, they are familiar with Academy travel rules associated with international travel. Contact Kentlands Travel at NAS@UniglobeKentlands.com or 800-552-6425 to book your ticket and reference travel code NAE160049. 

After the symposium, you will need to submit a travel expense report with your itinerary as well as proof of payment (For example, payment: MCxxxxxxxxxxxx0000). The report must be submitted within 30 days. FOE staff will contact you for further detailed instructions once travel has been completed. Please be sure to save a copy of your airline receipt to submit with your eTER.

NOTE: If your trip will incorporate travel to another city for other business or travel outside the immediate meeting dates, please contact Sherri Hunter

Hotel Stipend
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Radisson Blu Hotel Espoo. Lodging for all US attendees, except for incidentals, will be reserved and direct-billed to the Technology Academy Finland for the following dates: arrival October 16 and departure October 19. Additional nights outside the meeting dates are the responsibility of the participant. Additional travel information can be found at the website. Please complete the travel form by August 10.