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

15.30     Q&A

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!

Ota yhteyttä

Sivuston ylläpidosta vastaa Aalto-yliopiston kauppakorkeakoulun Kansainvälisten markkinoiden tutkimuskeskus CEMAT (Center for Markets in Transition)


Center for Markets in Transition (CEMAT)


PL 21230 
00076 AALTO

Lapuankatu 2

Ota yhteyttä

Puh. 040 353 8336



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