Finland at CERN: Working for the next 100 years of solutions

80/1-001 - Globe of Science and Innovation - 1st Floor (CERN)

80/1-001 - Globe of Science and Innovation - 1st Floor


385 Route de Meyrin, 1211 Geneva 23
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Main event for Finland at CERN, organised in the Globe of Science and Innovation on 2nd of November 2017. Please see additional information and registration at

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    • 9:00 AM 9:30 AM
      Breakfast in Finnish style 30m
    • 9:30 AM 9:45 AM
      Opening words 15m

      Director General, CERN

      Speaker: Dr Fabiola Gianotti (CERN)
    • 9:45 AM 10:00 AM
      Opening words 15m

      President of the CERN Council

      Speaker: Prof. Sijbrand De Jong (National Institute for Nuclear Physics and High Energy Physics (Nikhef))
    • 10:00 AM 10:15 AM
      Opening words 15m

      Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Finland, Geneva

      Speaker: Ms Terhi Hakala (Permanent Mission of Finland in Geneva)
    • 10:15 AM 10:30 AM
      Opening words 15m

      Under-Secretary of State at the Ministry of Employment and the Economy

      Speaker: Mr Petri Peltonen (Ministry of Employment and the Economy)
    • 10:30 AM 11:10 AM
      Keynote: Aalto innovation ecosystem – case Space Science 40m

      Vice President for Research and Innovation, Aalto University

      Speaker: Prof. Tuija Pulkkinen (Aalto University)
    • 11:10 AM 11:50 AM
      Keynote: Climate change is a major threat for mankind 40m

      Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization

      Speaker: Mr Petteri Taalas (World Meteorological Organization)
    • 11:50 AM 12:30 PM
      Keynote: Modern X-ray vision - 3D imaging with sparse data 40m

      Professor of Industrial Mathematics, University of Helsinki

      Speaker: Prof. Samuli Siltanen (University of Helsinki)
    • 12:30 PM 2:00 PM
      Lunch and networking 1h 30m
    • 2:00 PM 2:45 PM
      Keynote: Redefining Success – Why the leaders of the future should focus on health and wellbeing 45m

      Head of Services, Hintsa Performance

      Speaker: Ms Annastiina Hintsa (Hintsa Performance)
    • 2:45 PM 3:30 PM
      Keynote: Leadership as a Service - case Vincit 45m

      Director of People Operations, Vincit

      Speaker: Ms Johanna Pystynen (Vincit)
    • 3:30 PM 3:45 PM
      Closing words 15m

      Director, Helsinki Institute of Physics

      Speaker: Prof. Paula Eerola (Helsinki Institute of Physics (FI))
    • 3:45 PM 5:00 PM
      After-work drinks and networking 1h 15m