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Women in Tech Forum 2017

Datum: 2017-10-11
Tid: 08:15-20:00
Plats: Helsinki
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Women in Tech Forum 2017

Women in Tech Forum 2017 is organized for the third time to get together all women and men with a keen interest in the future of business and technology. The event presents speeches by extra-ordinary people from the top of international technology organizations.

Theme of 2017 is "Women matter in tech: Success stories".

The official sign up will open in September 5th at 10:00: http://womenintech.fi/week-forum-2017/tickets/

The event is free of charge.

Women in Tech is part of the official programme for the centenary of Finland's independence in 2017.

Women in Tech Forum Programme:

Hosted by: Mr. André Noël Chaker

Good morning! Coffee is served.


Opening speech
Risto Siilasmaa, Chair of the Board of Directors, Nokia


Keynotes by women business leaders and/or scientists

My Story in Tech: Jessica Öberg, Vice President, Head of Business Unit Networks and Public Safety, Saab AB

Energy Solutions of the Future: Heli Antila, Chief Technology Officer, Fortum Oyj


Coffee break


Keynotes by women business leaders and/or scientists

Women in Science: TBC

Wearable Tech: Elina Björklund, CEO, Reima

Lunch break

Coaching women in tech

Dialogue: Petteri Walldén, Chair, Nokian Tyres Plc. & Tutu Wegelius-Lehtonen, Vice President, Facility Services, Lassila & Tikanoja

Moderator: Annu Nieminen, Entrepreneur

Parallel discussions of the renewal and future of tech (TBC)

Accenture: Find your own strengths with Accenture -
What would happen if we focused on what is right with people instead of what is wrong with people?
Laura Heikkurinen, Senior Manager, Human Capital Strategy
Anni Hallila, Nordic Human Capital & Diversity Lead

CGI: Personal values in career development and branding
Terhi Saarinen, Vice President, CGI Finland
Ulla Heinonen, Director, Quality and Processes, CGI Finland

Ensto (with Shirute): What kind of future office or environment would you like to work in?
Juha Stenberg, President, Ensto Solutions
Sirte Pihlaja, CEO, Customer Experience Optimiser, Shirute Oy

KONE: From good life to better life
Hanna Uusitalo, Environmental Director, KONE

Nokia: Nokia's transformation and the skills needed in times of change
Maria Varsellona, Chief Legal Officer, Nokia

Academic Engineers and Architects in Finland – TEK & Technology Industries of Finland
Eeva-Liisa Inkeroinen, Executive Vice President, Industrial Relations, Technology Industries of Finland

Parallel discussions of the renewal and future of tech (TBC)

Schneider Electric: Understanding the Buyer’s Journey - From Tech Specs to Why the Customer Buys
Sirpa Ikola, Head of Marketing, Schneider Electric

Sweco: Käyttäjien osallistaminen rakennetun ympäristön suunnittelussa – älykkäät teknologiat tulkkina (in Finnish)
Maija Jokela, Managing Director, Sweco
Kaisa Narvio, Project Manager, Sweco

Tieto: Culture, workspace and technology in the core of Employee Experience
Reetta Ruusunen, Head of Operations, Tieto Intelligent Building

Valmet: Built for the future
Bertel Karlstedt, Business Line President, Pulp and Energy, Valmet
Julia Macharey, SVP, Human Resources, Valmet

Wärtsilä: Future work
Linda Lazarov, Service Designer, Wärtsilä

Academic Engineers and Architects in Finland – TEK & Technology Industries of Finland
Janne Tienari, Professor of Management, Hanken School of Economics

Closing address and ceremony

Evening entertainment hosted by IBM and Technology Industries of Finland

Welcome to enjoy some sparkling wine and network!

You will also hear an interesting dialogue between two extraordinary women: Mirva Antila, Country General Manager, IBM Finland and Laura Juvonen, Director, Technology Industries of Finland.

Event organisers include:
Technology Industries of Finland, IBM Finland, Academic Engineers and Architects in Finland – TEK, Accenture, CGI, Ensto, Kone, Nokia, Schneider Electric, Sweco Finland, Tieto, Valmet, Wärtsilä, ABB, Dassault Systemes, Dell EMC, Enfuce, Ericsson, Fingrid, Frantic, Fujitsu, GE Healthcare Finland, HiQ Finland, John Deere Forestry, Metso, OP, Outokumpu, PwC, Reaktor, Software Point, SSAB, Tapahtumantekijät, Technology17 / Messukeskus Helsinki.