Seminar presentations and program

Ohjelma / Programme

8:30-8:45 Seminaarin avaus / Opening of the seminar
Director, Professor Jouni Jaakkola

8:45–9:00 Ilmastonmuutostutkimus ja tutkimustiedon hyödyntäminen päättäjien näkökulmasta / Climate change research and utilization of research data from the point of view of decision-maker
Member of Parliament, Second Deputy Vice-Person of the Grand Committee Tytti Tuppurainen

9:00–9:20 Ilmastonmuutos, sää ja ilmansaasteet / Climate change, weather and air pollutants
Professor Jaakko Kukkonen, Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI)

9:20–9:40 WHO, climate change and health (in English)
Professor, Technical Officer for Climate Change and Health Vladimir Kendrovski, WHO Regional Office for Europe

9:40–10:00 Global challenges of climate change (in English, via skype)
Professor Colin Butler, co-director of Health-Earth network, University of Canberra     

10:00–10:15 Suomen Arktisen neuvoston puheenjohtajuuskauden valmistelu ja haasteet / The preparation and challenges of the Finland’s Presidency in the Arctic Council 2017-2019    
Arctic Ambassador Aleksi Härkönen

10:15–10:30 Discussion

10:30–11:00 Coffee

11:00–11:15 Äärilämpötilat ja niiden vaikutukset ihmisten terveyteen ja kuolleisuuteen / Extreme temperatures and influences to human health and mortality
Docent, University researcher, Tiina Ikäheimo, CERH

11:15–11:30 Ilmastonmuutos, astma ja allergiat / Climate change, asthma and allergies
Vice-Director, Lecturer, Post-doctoral researcher Timo Hugg, CERH

11:30–11:45 Ilmastonmuutoksen kulttuuriset vaikutukset, alkuperäiskansat ja ilmastonmuutos / Cultural impacts of climate change: indigenous people and climate change
Postdoctoral researcher Klemetti Näkkäläjärvi (Juvvá Lemet), University of Lapland

11:45–11:55 Ilmastonmuutos arjessa / Climate change in everyday life
Artist and reindeer herder Petra Magga-Vars

11:55–12:05 Arktiset haasteet / Arctic challenges
Former prime minister Paavo Lipponen

12:05–13:25 Panel discussion: Arctic, WHO and research – building bridges between research world and policymaking (in English)
Moderator: Professor Jouni J. K. Jaakkola
Panelists: Former prime minister Paavo Lipponen, Professor Vladimir Kendrovski (WHO), Conservation specialists Hanna Aho (The Finnish Association for Nature Conservation), Senior officer Hannu Stålhammar (Ministry of Social Affairs and Health).

Themes:
• Environmental and health challenges of climate change
• What kind of information policymakers and public need?
• How research can benefit policymaking?
• What is the role of WHO in the Arctic region?
• What are the main challenges in near future concerning research and policy making?

13:25-13:45 Discussion

13:45-14:00 Yhteenveto: miten tästä eteenpäin - askelmerkit tulevaisuuteen ja tutkimushaasteet / Sum up, lessons learned. How to move forward – steps to future and research challenges
Director, Professor Jouni Jaakkola

Last updated: 28.6.2016