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Alumni Studio & Science Show

Aalto University is celebrating its tenth anniversary by inviting alumni and other stakeholders online to Aalto 10 – Alumni Studio and Science Show.
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You are warmly welcome to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Aalto University on Saturday, 10th of October! 
 
The language of the event is Finnish.

Program

14.15
Alumni Studio – Shaping a sustainable future
(in Finnish)

President of Aalto University Ilkka Niemelä - Aalto University 10 years: Radical creativity, entrepreunial mindset and solutions for sustainability

Alumni discuss: What will a sustainable world look like in 10 years?

  • Anu Kaukovirta, Vice President, Production Systems, Natural Resources Institute Finland
  • Joonas Kyöstilä, Industrial Designer (Ornamo designer of the year 2020)
  • Pekka Ala-Pietilä, Chairman of the Board, Huhtamäki and Sanoma
  • Samuli Patala (moderator), Assistant Professor, Management and Organizations, Aalto University
     

15.00
Aalto 10 – 
An entertaining science show that brings research to life in a new way

  • Professor of Art and Culture History Paula Hohti Erichsen dives in to a research on Renaissance fashion.
    What can one 16th century silk sock teach about durability?
  • Assistant Professor in Energy Technology Ville Vuorinen studies airborne droplets.
    In the spring of 2020, Vuorinen's work was reported by e.g.  FOX News, BBC and CNN.
  • Project Researchers in Bioproducts and Biosystems Pasi Herranen and Panu Miettinen talk about a woody greenhouse, where vertical cultivation becomes carbon negative.
  • Assistant professor in Computer Science Elisa Mekler approaches players’ experiences through psychology by exploring how games build a strong sense of community. Unfortunately cancelled. 

Student host Johannes Tervo
Music Polirytmi.

Registration is open until the event.

The link to the broadcast

The link was sent also by email to those who had signed up before 9th October at 2.30 pm.

The hashtags for the event in social media are
#aalto10years
#aaltoalumni

Have a virtual online tour:

 

Welcome!

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 Susanna Ritala

Susanna Ritala

Community Manager, Alumni Engagement and Events
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