Month: August 2016

Still seats available!

As August is almost at its end and September is knocking behind the door ALTERNATIVES2016 Conference is only five weeks away. There are people from all over the world traveling to Finland for this occasion but there are still around 30 seats available. Please make sure to register your place in the conference and don’t hesitate to tell a colleague about this opportunity also. If you require advice on traveling to Lahti, contact the conference organisers at


Grand Old Man of Finnish Radio closes the first day!

Mr. Joni Heinonen, one of the founding members of Lahti’s first local independent radio stations, Rytmiradio and a longtime radio personality and DJ in Radio 99 and in Radio Voima has promised to be part of the ALTERNATIVES2016 Conference. Heinonen will be talking about college radio from the point of view of a traditional radio DJ who’s seen the evolution from LP’s to digital music playlists.

E-mail back in business!

The conference e-mail is now fully functional, so keep those posts coming!

E-mail Temporarily out of Order

As the Lahti University of Applied Sciences is doing maintenance on it’s e-mail servers, there is a temporary interruption for e-mail traffic to and from The service should be fully operational again on Monday 5th of August. If you’ve sent us e-mail but haven’t received an answer, you can expect it early next week.

Have a nice weekend!

The Conference Team

Workshops now selected!

International collaboration, station management, community and student commitment. These are the hot topics to be discussed in the forthcoming ALTERNATIVES2016 Conference Workshops, taking place on Friday 7th. Workshops will be hosted by both professionals and hands-on makers of student radio. All the attendees who have registered via the website registration page will receive further information on securing a seat at one of the four sessions. Make sure to check the e-mail address you used while registering!