University Business Forum

University Business Forum 2021: ICT for Sustainability

Thursday, October 14, 2021

University Business Forum is organised on Thursday Oct 14, 2021 at Linnanmaa Campus, Oulu with theme Sustainable Future.
University Business Forum, UBF, is University of Oulu’s key annual event to bring together researchers, businesses and other stakeholders. 

Kaisa Hietala, Board Professional, joins the event as a keynote speaker and will talk about “Sustainability transforming business”.  Another keynote speaker of the event is Pauli Ohukainen, Science Communicator and PhD from the University of Oulu. He will talk about “Sustainable work: matter of brain and timing”.

For research and practice-based sharing, world-class keynotes are followed by four (4) focused thematic sessions.  Thematic session 2 is hosted by 6G Flagship and focuses on sustainable ICT. The whole event is organized by University of Oulu and Oulu University of Applied Sciences.

Thematic session 2: ICT for sustainability: when supporting others is not enough.

10:30-10:40 Welcome and introduction -  by Marja Matinmikko-Blue, Adjunct Professor, University of Oulu
10:40-11:10 Presentations of Regulatory, industry and operator perspectives into sustainability strategy for ICT sector
-Tuuli Ojala, Ministerial Adviser - Climate and Environment Unit, Ministry of Transport and Communications Finland
-Azeddine Gati, Manager of R&D Department, Orange, France
-Pia Tanskanen, Head of Environment, Nokia
11:10-12:00 Panel discussion with presenters: Collaborative actions facilitating the change towards sustainable ICT
12:00-13:00 Lunch and networking

Register to the free hybrid event by October 5th.

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Last updated: 6.10.2021