Conference Programme

Research Service Days in Helsinki, Finland, 23-24 August 2018

Conference Venue: University of Helsinki Main building, Unioninkatu 34

Thursday 23 August: Making an impact IN A CHANGING WORLD

Time Programme
8.30 Registration and coffee, Unioninkatu 34, please use the entrance on Aleksanterinkatu side
10.00

Welcome and opening
Vice-Rector Paula Eerola,  University of Helsinki and Prof. Timo Korkeamäki, Dean, Hanken
Venue: University's Great Hall, Unioninkatu 34

10.15

Keynote
Dr. Aarno Palotie, Research Director, Institute for Molecular Medicine (FIMM) and Helsinki Institute of Life Sciences (HiLIFE), University of Helsinki
Venue: University's Great Hall, Unioninkatu 34

11.00

Science Policy and its Impact on Finnish Universites –panel
Panelists: Dr. Ritva Dammert, Ms. Anita Lehikoinen, Dr. Anneli Pauli, Prof. Arto Mustajoki, M.Sc. Econ. Sirpa Pietikäinen
Venue: University's Great Hall, Unioninkatu 34

12.00 - 13.00

Lunch

13.00

EU Research, Innovation and Education  
Policy - State of Affairs Summer 2018, Prof. Kurt Deketelaere, Secretary General,  The League of European Research Universities (LERU)
Venue: University's Great Hall, Unioninkatu 34

13.45

Academy of Finland and Business Finland on Stage
Teija Lahti-Nuuttila, Executive Director, Business Finland, Dr. Riitta Maijala, Vice President for Research, Academy of Finland
Venue: University's Great Hall, Unioninkatu 34

14.10 Wrap Up and Introduction for Workshops
14.30 - Workshops and discussion groups (tbc)
19.00 Evening program starts at Hanken

Friday 24 August:
Research Administration as a profession

Time Programme
9.30

Services supporting research
Mr. Esa Hämäläinen, Director of Administration, University of Helsinki
Venue: University's Great Hall, Unioninkatu 34

10.00

The profession of Research Management and Administration in a Changing World
Dr. Simon Kerridge, Director of Research Services, University of Kent
Venue: University's Great Hall, Unioninkatu 34

11 Coffee break
11.30

Finn-ARMA on Stage
Venue: University's Great Hall, Unioninkatu 34

12.00

Changing world - same old brain: How brain research can help us understand work?
Prof. Minna Huotilainen, University of Helsinki
Venue: University's Great Hall, Unioninkatu 34

13.00

Thank you and key takeaways, Dr. Ritva Dammert, Director of Development, Research Services, University of Helsinki
Venue: University's Great Hall, Unioninkatu 34

13.15

Network & lunch or take away