05/10/2020

WEBINAR SERIES: FUTURE IS MADE IN FINLAND


  • START DATE
    14/10/2020 - 12:00
  • EVENT TYPE
    Webinar
  • LOCATION
    India, New Delhi
  • END DATE
    14/10/2020 - 13:30
  • ORGANISER
    Embassy of Finland

The webinar series consists of an opening episode Future is made in Finland – Want to Be Part of It? presenting the study, research and work opportunities Finland has on offer, followed by six separate episodes highlighting Finnish cutting-edge excellence and opportunities in:

  • Circular economy
  • Imaging and photonics
  • 6G & mobile technologies
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Design-thinking
  • Perspectives of women in science and technology

 

Episode I: Future is Made in Finland – Want to be Part of It?

Moderated by Mr. Tomi Korhonen, Executive Director of Communications, Business Finland

 

Agenda:

How to Find Global Solutions to Global Challenges in Finland?

12.00 EET / 14:30 IST / 17:00 SST

Finland - Made with Education: Ms. Li Andersson, Minister of Education of Finland

Future is Made in Finland: Mr. Pekka Sivonen, Executive Director, Digital Transformation of Finnish Industries

Mud-pies, make-believe and machine learning: Ms. Linda Liukas, Programmer, storyteller and illustrator, Founder of Rails Girls

 

Interested to Study & Research in Finland?

12.40 EET / 15:10 IST / 17:40 SST

Breaking the Ice with State-of-the-Art Science from Finland: Ms. Anita Lehikoinen, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education and Culture

Virtual Tour to the Participating Universities: LUT University, Aalto University, Tampere University, University of Oulu

ABC to Study & Research in Finland

EURAXESS – Your Gateway to Research in Europe: Ms. Susanne Renzow-Vasu, EURAXESS Singapore

ICMPD - Check-List for Students planning to Study within the EU – a free Resource Tool: Mr. Naozad Hodiwala, ICMPD

 

How about Establishing a Start-up in Finland?

13.15 EET / 15:40 IST / 18:10 SST

Born and raised in HEL: The Story of SLUSH, the World’s Leading Start-up Event and Community

Rasmus Halme, Chief Operating Officer, SLUSH

Facts about Innovation & Start-up Funding in Finland

How to get to Finland?

 

Further Episodes:

26 October at 12.00 EET / 15:30 IST / 18:00 SST: Episode II: Bioeconomy Defines the Future / facilitated by the LUT University

 

28 October at 12.00 EET / 15:30 IST / 18:00 SST: Episode III: Join the Revolution of Light and Image / facilitated by the Tampere University

 

3 November at 12.00 EET / 15:30 IST / 18:00 SST: Episode IV: First in 6G / facilitated by the University of Oulu

 

11 November at 12.00 EET / 15:30 IST / 18:00 SST: Episode V: Get REAL, AI! / facilitated by the Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence, FCAI

 

17 November at 12.00 EET / 15:30 IST / 18:00 SST: Episode VI: Future is Made in Finland – Design it yourself! / Aalto University

 

December (Exact date and time to be announced): Episode VII: Future is Female – Discussions with Women in Science & Tech

 

You can register here for the webinar

 

Participating universities / institutions:

LUT University

Tampere University

University of Oulu

Aalto University

Finnish Center of Artificial Intelligence

 

For more details, click here.

 

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