Anniversary Celebration Seminar for Technical Communication

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Anniversary Celebration Seminar for Technical Communication, 4.11.2021, 12-15:00

Multidisciplinary Technical Communication education has already been a part of the University of Vaasa for 25 years. In celebration of this anniversary year, everyone is invited to an open and free webinar. The seminar opens with keynote speaker, Sacha Helfenstein, a doctor of Cognitive Science and User Psychology. This is followed by alumni speakers from different years who come to tell about their educational experiences in Technical Communication while reflecting on its impact on their careers. After the official programme, free-form discussion continues in Wonder.me.

The beginning of the event will be bi-lingual (Finnish and English), and the language of the presentations are informed in the programme.

Seminar registration is open until 1.11. at: https://link.webropol.com/s/tevijuhlaseminaari 

Welcome! 

Programme

12:00 Event opening (Fi / Eng) 

  • Education Programme Leaders Suvi Isohella and Laura Havinen, Associate Professor Rebekah Rousi 

12:15-13:15 Experience Design in the Business Context (Eng) 

  • Sacha Helfenstein - PhD Cognitive Science, User Psychology 

13:15-13:30 Break

13:30-14:30 Alumni’s presentations (Fi) 

  • Matias Forsén, hankepäällikkö, 2M-IT Oy and Leena Forsén, viestintäpäällikkö, Vaasan kaupunki
  • Johanna Havinen, UX Designer, Visma Enterprise Oy
  • Pia Karasjärvi, Documentation Specialist, Vaisala

14:30-15:00 Closing words of the official programme (Fi 

Free discussion continues in Wonder.me 

Check out the University of Vaasa’s Technical Communication current education offering (in Finnish):