Homecoming Day 2023

The biggest alumni event of the School of Business was held on Friday 27 January 2023. The event offered inspiring discussions on current topics as well as a great opportunity to reconnect with old friends.
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The theme of the Homecoming Day was Managing Disruption. The keynote speech of the main seminar was given by Pekka Lundmark, President and CEO of Nokia. The speech was followed by a discussion moderated by Vesa Puttonen, Professor of Finance, and Eeva Vilkkumaa, Assistant Professor of Management Science. They interviewed, in addition to the keynote speaker, two guest speakers: Leena Mörttinen, Permanent Under-Secretary at the Ministry of Finance, and Eerika Savolainen, CEO of Slush. The host of the day was Timo Korkeamäki, Dean of the School of Business. All the academic departments of the School of Business were represented in the versatile parallel program that followed the plenary session. The Alumnus/a of the Year was also announced. The day continued with dinner, music, dancing and delightful encounters with fellow alumni at the School of Business in Otaniemi!

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The School of Business’ Homecoming Day invited alumni to Otaniemi for the first time

In his presentation, the keynote speaker of the seminar, Pekka Lundmark, CEO of Nokia, emphasised the importance of co-operation

Kristo Ovaska, Kauppakorkeakoulun Vuoden Alumni 2022

Kristo Ovaska is the Alumnus of the Year 2022 of the School of Business

‘There is a great deal of demand for wide-ranging competence in the labour market,’ says Kristo Ovaska


Supporting the School of Business

Ticket sales cover only part of the expenses of the arrangements. If you want to support the School of Business, you can make a donation here:

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Cancellation policy

The registrations are binding and non-refundable, except for the special cases mentioned below. 

If the organizers cancel the event due to expelling reasons, all ticket prices will be refunded in full. 

The ticket price can also be returned in the case of illness. In that event, you will need submit a copy of doctor's certificate: [email protected]. The cancellation in the case of illness must be made latest on the day of the event. 

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Summary of the program of Homecoming Day, the biggest alumni event of the School of Business.

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Introducing the 2023 Homecoming Day speakers of the main seminar!

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See here who is coming to the Homecoming Day!

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Photos and videos

Photos and videos from 2014, 2016, 2018 and 2023 Homecoming Day events

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