Opportunities in Russia Seminar 3.12.2019

Time: 3 December 2019 from 16.30 to 19.30

Venue: Aalto University Otaniemi Campus, TUAS building, TU1 Auditorium, Maarintie 8, Espoo


What kind of prospects does Russia provide for foreign firms and foreign graduates? How to build a career in/with Russia? How is it to work in Russia? What are the future prospects for the Russian economy? What can we expect from Russian politics after 2024?

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. The seminar language is English.




16.00     Registration and coffee

16.30     Opening of the event: Riitta Kosonen, Professor, Aalto University School of Business

16.35     Keynote by Vladimir Miklashevsky, Senior Economist, Strategist, Chairman of the Board, Finnish-Russian Trade Association

17.00     Q&A

17.10     Panel discussion among invited discussants:

               Venla Laakkonen, Director for Marketing and Sales, YIT

               Pia Sarivaara, Ministerial Adviser, Ministry for Economic Affairs and Employment

               Veera Laine, Researcher, Finnish Institute for Foreign Affairs

               Sinikka Parviainen, Analyst, East Office of Finnish Industries

               Patrik Saarto, Journalist, Finnish-Russian Chamber of Commerce (FRCC)

               Moderator Susanna Niinivaara, Director for Communications, Ministry for Transport

               and Communications



18.30     Networking with food and refreshments

After the seminar, you have a chance to network with the experienced and future Russia professionals.

The seminar is free of charge and open to everyone interested in the topic. However, prior registration is required. Kindly register by 30 November by sending email to Tämä sähköpostiosoite on suojattu spamboteilta. Tarvitset JavaScript-tuen nähdäksesi sen.


The seminar 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 and East Office of Finnish Industries.


Welcome to the seminar!



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


Center for Markets in Transition (CEMAT)


PL 21210 
00076 AALTO

Ekonomiaukio 1

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