Wasa Future Festival 2021
University of Vaasa is taking part in Wasa Future Festival!
The future event, taking place 11th to 14th of August 2021, has an impressing list of participants, and focuses on solving Vaasa’s and Finland’s problems, regarding industry and culture and more.
From University of Vaasa participants are:
- Minna Martikainen, Vice Rector on Thursday 12th of August at 12:30-14:30 New economical thinking
- Martin Meyer, Director of InnoLab on Friday 13th of August at 13:30–14:15 City of the young and smart 2030, real Smart City
- Adam Smale, Dean on Friday 13th of August at 14:30–16:00 The Future of Work
- Susanna Kultalahti, Assistant Professor on Friday 13th of August at 14:30–16:00 The Future of Work
- Khuram Shahzad, Assistant Professor on Friday 13th of August at 14:30–16:00 The Future of Work
- Sorin Dan, Researcher on Friday 13th of August at 14:30–16:00 The Future of Work
- Ville Manninen, Researcher on Friday 13th of August at 14:30–16:00 The Future of Work
- Antti Mäenpää, Assistant Professor on Saturday 14th of August at 10:30-12:15 FAIR – Promoting Electric Aviation in the Kvarken region
- Mikko Ranta, Assistant Professor on Saturday 14th of August at 15:30 – 15:45 Economic forecasting from space
- Antti Kinnunen, Project Researcher on Saturday 14th of August at 15:45 – 16:15 Kvarken Space Conversations
Main themes of Wasa Future Festival are:
- Put new technologies to work – now!
- New, better functioning economical thinking – value chains, ecosystems, risk-taking!
- New Vaasa: City of the young and smart 2030 – digital, virtual, functional, productive, exciting, entrepreneurial.
- New Nordic Center: Nordic Battery Belt, Vaasa-Umeå bridge, electric aviation, KvarkenSat SpaceEconomy.
- Rural-Urban: the countryside doesn’t survive isolation!
- Technic der Nacht: E-games, robots, 3D printing and more – action and show.
See the program Ohjelma | Wasa Future Festival and join in! The event is carbon neutral and free for all!
11th of Aug: https://youtu.be/EAWCYr89bWE
12th of Aug: https://youtu.be/WfeWdwSDRik
13th of Aug: https://youtu.be/XBgpF690qEY
14th of Aug: https://youtu.be/HmEr4F-qSD0
Remember a hybrid event as a prequel to the Wasa Future Festival on the 5th of August Driving an innovation and start-up ecosystem, University innovation services taking shape