WCEF2023 Accelerator Session - Energy Futures Exhibition Tour

What are the challenges and solutions driving our response to the global energy crisis across research and industry? This event is an Accelerator Session at the World Circular Economy Forum 2023
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Energy Futures: Critical minerals, Climate neutrality and Transition pathways

Exhibition Tour: Sitra World Circular Economic Forum, Accelerator Day, Aalto University

Join us for a guided tour of this exhibition on energy transition as part of the Accelerator Day Programme at Aalto University. Co-hosted by Jussi Impiö, Head of Solutions for Sustainability and Edel O' Reilly, Exhibition Curator, with Associate Professor Mika Järvinen. The tour includes a VR experience of new digital learning materials in Renewable Engineering and Wind Energy. 

This event is an Accelerator Session at the World Circular Economy Forum 2023 WCEF2023 will gather together forward-looking thinkers and doers and present the game-changers in the circular economy. The Forum will be held from 30 May to 2 June in Helsinki, Finland. WCEF2023 is co-organised by Nordic Innovation and the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra, with international partners. Free of charge, please register using the link provided:

For further information contact Edel O’Reilly, Curator, Aalto Exhibitions [email protected]

Accelerator Day: 01.06.203

Exhibition tour: 12:00-13:30
Dipoli Gallery, Otakaari 24, 02150 Espoo / Aalto University

‘Renewable energy engineering within planetary boundaries - a textbook and learning materials’

Researchers and Editors: Hanna Paulomäki, visiting lecturer and Mika Järvinen, Associated Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering, Aalto University VR and 360 materials: Timo Ovaska, Kalle Kataila, Mateusz Janiszweski, Thomas Mattathil, School of Engineering & Learning Services, Aalto University

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World Circular Economy Forum 2023 - Sitra (external link)

Finland will host the world’s leading circular economy event, WCEF2023 from 30 May to 2 June, co-organised by Nordic Innovation and Sitra, with partners from around the world.

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