Aalto University

Coronavirus guidance for events

At present, Aalto University organises only virtual events. This page contains links and tips on tools for a virtual event.

Only online events for the time being

  • We strongly recommend that all events and exhibitions are arranged remotely.
  • For instructions on doctoral dissertations, see this page.
  • Please contact [email protected] if you have a question related to events or exhibitions.

Links and tips on tools for organising virtual events

Tips for effective online meetings https://www.aalto.fi/en/services/tips-for-effective-online-meeting

Microsoft Teams is a tool for video conferencing, online meetings and chat for max 250 participants https://www.aalto.fi/en/services/online-meeting-tools-teams-and-zoom

MyCourses is a Moodle based learning environment for Aalto University courses https://www.aalto.fi/en/services/mycourses-learning-environment

Panopto is a software and media service that is designed to capture, edit, stream, and share video presentations and recorded lectures https://www.aalto.fi/en/services/panopto-media-service

Presemo is an online participating environment https://www.aalto.fi/fi/palvelut/presemo-yleisoosallistumisjarjestelma (page in Finnish only)

Zoom offers communications software that combines video conferencing, online meetings, chat, and mobile collaboration https://www.aalto.fi/en/services/zoom-video-tutorials

Youtube, Facebook and other social media can be used to reach wider audience or to store recorded talks.

Cancelling an event
In exceptional circumstances and for a well-founded reason, in accordance with the policies of the authorities and / or Aalto University, Aalto University may cancel the event. In these cases, the university is not obliged to compensate the customer for the costs of cancelling or transferring the event.

 

Read more:

Aalto.fi: Internal instructions related to coronavirus (includes guidelines for dissertations)Aalto.fi: Information on coronavirus

THL.fi: Coronavirus - latest updates WHO.org: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak

Information on coronavirus

Information on the effects of coronavirus on activities at Aalto University.

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News regarding coronavirus on aalto.fi

Kuvakaappaus videolta, joka näyttää, miten virusta kantavien aerosolien pitoisuus nousee nopeasti pienessä tilassa, sillä keveät aerosolipisarat voivat jäädä leijumaan tunneiksi, jos tila on huonosti tuuletettu.
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New research shows how gatherings of people increase the risk of coronavirus exposure

The content of aerosols carrying the virus rises rapidly in a small space, as light aerosol droplets can remain afloat for hours if the space is poorly ventilated.
Ihminen tekemässä työtä laboratotiossa.
Press releases, Research & Art Published:

How to motivate people to comply voluntarily with necessary restrictions – 13 principles for effective COVID-19 related communication

Decision-makers and experts should support people's autonomy, competence and relatedness in their COVID-19 related communications with citizens.
Kuva: Aki-Pekka Sinikoski.
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Finns working remotely still happy and productive, though they do miss their colleagues

91% of Finnish knowledge-workers now work remotely at least 4 days a week.
Photo: KukkaMaria Rosenlund.
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Kaie Kubjas: It is important to encourage girls and young women to study mathematics

Mathematician Kaie Kubjas has done research around the world and has noticed that some places have few female professors, lecturers, or students. Now amid the coronavirus pandemic she is appealing on behalf of women, young researchers, and those with families.
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