Vaasa Climate Change Conference & Networking Forum will be held in Vaasa from 26th to 28th of September 2019. This brand new, three-day event combines a scientific conference, science and nature films, and discussion forums. It brings worldwide knowledge, especially from the Nordic context, to Vaasa.

The event seeks to inspire broader audiences to pursue local solutions to fight against climate change. Researchers, students, business representatives, film-makers, politicians and decision-makers as well as organisations, citizens and families are welcome to attend this free event.

Please register for the event here

The programme has been published on the event's website. The scientific conference (the first and the second day of the event) will be organised at the University of Vaasa. The programme consists of five sessions in which documentary films, scientific lectures and panel discussions are combined in a unique format. The third day is targeted for broader audiences – families and citizens interested in climate change – and features film screenings and artistic performances hosted at the Culture House Fanny and Vaasa Main Library Drama Hall.

Vaasa Climate Conference & Networking Forum 26.-28.9.2019


The event is organized by the Wildlife Vaasa Film Festival Support Association, the VEBIC and Digital Economy Research Platforms of the University of Vaasa, Luleå University of Technology, Vaasa Libraries and Cultural Services, NEEN / NEF, Vaasa University of Applied Sciences VAMK, Vaasa Lyseo High School, Cinema Center Bothnia. The event is funded by the Ostrobothnian Federation and the Veljekset Gröndahl Foundation.

More information

Event Coordinator Jukka P. Seppälä, Wildlife Vaasa Festival Support Association, tel. +358 400 153 143,

Research Platform Director Suvi Karirinne, University of Vaasa, VEBIC tel. +358 29 449 8284,

Cultural Coordinator Ilias Missyris, City of Vaasa, tel. +358 400 800 302,

Cultural Manager Sanna Bondas, City of Vaasa,