Programme of the NFF 2014

Thursday 6 November 2014

18:45 Welcome reception for prime ministers and delegates

Friday 7 November 2014

08:30 Opening plenary

09:00 Parallel sessions on theme 1: How to promote the creation of new, innovative businesses

  • Clean growth – mission impossible? (Moderator: Mr Jaani Heinonen)
  • Funding new ideas: something new, something old, something borrowed? (Moderator: Ms Leena Mörttinen)
  • How to boost innovation with research and education? (Moderator: Ms Ulla Hiekkanen-Mäkelä)
  • Start-ups – building growth entrepreneurship culture and ecosystem (Moderator: Ms Inka Mero)

10:15 Parallel sessions on theme 2: How to ensure the competiveness of our education systems

  • Digital learning – putting the learner in the centre (Moderator: Mr Jari Jokinen)
  • Providing people with abilities to lead digital future – developing ICT skills (Moderator: Mr Pekka Timonen)
  • Future of teacher training – bridging the gap (Moderator: Ms Kati Tiainen)
  • Preparing for the uncertain – what are the core skills we should teach? (Moderator: Mr. Saku Tuominen)

11:30 Prime ministers’ working lunch

12:45 Closing plenary and press conference

13:45 End of forum

(Updated 4.11.2014)

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