Updated 24.1.2024 | 14:01

Anniversary Celebrations "Energy for the Future"

Fri 26.1.2024 | 14:15 - 16:00

Vaasa City Hall
Senaatinkatu 1

You are warmly welcomed to the anniversary celebration "Energy for the Future" 

Friday 26 January at 14.15.  Follow the event live online 

Join us in celebrating our university together with students, staff and friends of our university - together we are part of something bigger.

The theme "Energy for the Future" illustrates how the University is responding to the global challenges of the future through its research and education, together with all the actors in our region. 

Dress code: dark suit with decorations

The sign up for the live event has ended, welcome to follow the stream from the event here


Sören Lillkung & Patrik Wingren

Welcome ”Energy for the Future – For the Society”  
Minna Martikainen, rector

Energy For the Future 
Hannu Mäntymaa, Managing director, Wärtsilä Finland

Digitalization, green transition and innovations: keys to future success
Mervi Airaksinen, Toimitusjohtaja, Microsoft Oy

Sören Lillkung & Patrick Wingren

My Science - introducing the new professors
Professor Xiaoshu Lu
Professor Maciej Mikulski 
Professor Niina Mäntylä 
Professor Miadreza Shafiekhah 

Students as agents of the future
Emma Lehtonen, Chair of the student union executive board

Teaching  Act of the Year(VY) 
Research Act of the Year(VY)
Teacher of the Year (VYY) 

Sören Lillkung & Patrik Wingren

Host: Hannes Torppa