The SDSN Northern Europe and the SDSN Global speakers at the Sustainability Science day in Helsinki 11-12 May


Jeffrey Sachs, the director of the Global SDSN, Anna Nordén, Program Manager of SDSN Northern Europe and Maria Svane, Member Coordinator at SDSN Northern Europe will be some of the speakers at the Sustainability Science day in Helsinki 12 May.

Helsinki Sustainability Science Centre is being established to support sustainability transformations together with its collaborators, societal actors and companies by using inter- and transdisciplinary approaches. The conference Pathways to Sustainability Transformations is a launch of the centre. Further, it will be the first SDSN event in Finland gathering leading experts in sustainability internationally and nationally.

The morning programme will be streamed on the University of Helsinki Unitube.

Connected to the science day, Anna Nordén will also be the key note speaker at Sustainable Solutions Pitch Night Thursday 11th May 2017, 17.00-19.00.

Program Sustainable Solutions Pitch Night

University of Helsinki, Fabianinkatu 26, 3rd Floor

17:05 Key note speaker Anna Nordén, Project Manager of UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network Northern Europe –> 10-15 min insight on SDSN and Solution Initiative Forum and how they accelerate innovation

17:25 10 Try out! teams pitch their business ideas and get feedback from the jury –> Teams have 3 minutes to pitch their idea and the jury has 5-7 minutes to give feedback for each team. The jury consist of Anna Nordén (SDSN NE), Petri Lehmuskoski (investor, Gorilla Ventures), Anssi Mikola (serial entrepreneur) ja Piia Nurmi (TryOut! program representative) and Kaisa Korhonen-Kurki as the chairperson of the jury.

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