Meet the Top Scientist - Arctic research seminar with Jeffrey Welker, Anna-Kaisa Salmi and Arja Rautio

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

The seminar gathers the brightest brains exploring the Arctic and welcomes you to hear the latest developments in the Arctic research theme. In this seminar, we will meet UArctic Research Chair, Professor Jeffrey Welker; Academy Research Fellow, ERC grantee Anna-Kaisa Salmi; and UArctic Vice President Research, Professor Arja Rautio. The event is open for all interested in Arctic issues.

The event will take place on October 16, at 12 p.m. in the Tellus Innovation Arena, at the Stage, according the following program:

12.00 - 12.15   Opening words. Vice Rector Taina Pihlajaniemi

12.15 - 12.35   One Arctic research. Professor Arja Rautio

12.35 - 12.55   Human-reindeer histories in the Arctic. Academy Research Fellow, ERC grantee Anna-Kaisa Salmi

12.55 - 13.00   Discussion

13.00 - 13.30   Coffee break

13.30 - 14.00   “Meet the Top Scientist”. An interview with Professor Jeffrey Welker

14.00 - 14.30   "Arctic Crystal Ball". A panel discussion with Jeffrey Welker, Anna-Kaisa Salmi and Arja Rautio

14.30 - 15.30   Introduction to the ideation and working in small groups by Vice Rector Taina Pihlajaniemi

                        Afternoon snack is being served during the working hour

15.30 - 16.00   Wrap-up of the event and summary of the ideas for next steps towards new projects

Moderator Simo Kekäläinen, Tellus Innovation Arena.

The seminar is organized in collaboration by Kvantum Institute and Tellus Innovation Arena, University of Oulu and it is open for all - however, please register by 12. October so we can prepare for the coffee service. Thank you!

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University of Oulu, Tellus innovation Arena, Stage

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Last updated: 15.10.2018