Seminar "Opportunities in Russia", 29 Nov 2018, Helsinki
Opportunities in Russia
Time: 29 Nov 2018 at 15.00-18.00
Venue: Aalto University School of Business, Runeberginkatu 14-16 (Main building, C-350, 3rd floor)
What kind of prospects does Russia provide for foreign firms? Is the Russian economy recovering? What can we expect from the Russian politics? How to build a career in / with Russia?
These and other questions related to future developments in Russia will be discussed by invited keynote speaker and experienced discussants at the seminar. A floor will be given also to Russia experts on their views of building a career in and with Russia.
14.30 Registration and coffee
15.00 Opening of the event: Riitta Kosonen, Professor, Aalto University School of Business
15.10 Keynote by Pekka Viljakainen, Advisor to the President of Skolkovo at Skolkovo Foundation
15.40 Panel discussion among invited discussants:
Patrik Saarto, Journalist, Registered Association Finnish-Russian Chamber of Commerce (FRCC)
Maaret Heiskari, Managing Director, Founder, Oljami-palvelut Oy
Wilhelm Lindholm, Partner, Chief Investment Officer, Innovestor Ltd
Sinikka Parviainen, Analyst, East Office of Finnish Industries
Outi Jäppinen, Senior Advisor for International Relations (Russia, Estonia), City of Helsinki Executive Office
Discussion moderated by Susanna Niinivaara, Communications Director, Ministry of Transport and Communications
End of seminar
17.00 Networking accompanied by food and wine
After the seminar, you have a chance to network with the experienced and future Russia professionals while enjoying some food and wine.
The seminar is free of charge and open to everyone interested in the topic. However, prior registration is required. Kindly register by 26 November here (link).
The event is organized by the Finnish-Russian Commission for Scientific and Technological Cooperation/Working Group for Social Sciences and Finland’s Russia Club in cooperation with Aalto University School of Business/CEMAT.
Welcome to the seminar!