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Aalto University and its partners arrange annually several hundreds of events open to alumni, corporate representatives and bigger audience. See the exhibitions below this events list.

Aalto University event highlights

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Lectures and seminars

Work now and in the future: Eväitä ajatteluun lecture series

Food for thought lecture series in Finnish offers you researched information and interdisciplinary perspectives, tools for your own thinking and the everyday life of your work.
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Lectures and seminars

Looking for work in Finland - introductions to best practice

Are you looking for work in Finland? We invite you to join our upcoming afternoon seminar "Looking for work in Finland - introductions to best practice" on 24 April, 2024.

Aalto Alumni Strategy Circle
Lectures and seminars, Networking

Aalto Alumni Strategy Circle After Work: Leveraging generative AI for business development

Join to discuss latest thinking on identifying, achieving and rewarding performance, including management systems.
A Grid Job Fair poster
Fairs, Networking, Workshops

A Grid Job Fair and Ecosystem Expo

Meet A Grid’s startup entrepreneurs, ecosystem doers and check out the job opportunities and career possibilities.

24.4. 13-16 Otakaari 3, Otaniemi
Looking for work in Finland - introductions to best practice for international alumni looking for a job in Finland

24.4. - 3.5. Väre, Otaniementie 14, Otaniemi
Spring Cleaning - cloth exchange and workshops

  • 24.4. 13:00 Maintenance repair workshop
  • 24.5. 16:00 Mending workshop
  • 25.4. 14:30 Applique mending workshop for socks and clothes
  • 26.4. 13:00 Upcycling workshop
  • 29.4. 13:00 Care for clothes workshop
  • 29.4. 16:00 Mending workshop
  • 30.4. 10-16 Actionable stories - why do I upcycle/recycle? Pop-in workshop
  • 2.5. 13:00 Quilting workshop 
  • 2.5. 15:00 Material library workshop

24.4. - 29.5. 14:00 Wednesdays, CS building Konemiehentie 2, Otaniemi
Computer Science Theory Seminars:
Sorting Automata and Regular Languages

24.4. Otakaari 1, Otaniemi
Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis talks:

  • 24. -29.4. Master of Science presentations
  • 25.4. 9:15 Otakaari 1, Distance to singularity for matrix pencils via Riemannian optimization

24.4. 14:15-17 Dipoli, Otaniemi
Tenured Professors' Installation Talks:

  • Cryptography for Christmas
    Chris Brzuska, Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis; and Department of Computer Science | School of Science
  • Charting a greener path – Insights from our group's sustainable research
    Mady Elbahri, Department of Chemistry and Materials Science | School of Chemical Engineering
  • Human electromagnetics
    Ilkka Laakso, Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation | School of Electrical Engineering
  • The role of inorganic melts in high-temperature industrial processes
    Daniel Lindberg, Department of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering | School of Chemical Engineering
  • Knowing, acting, and caring
    Julia Lohmann, Department of Design | School of Arts, Design and Architecture
  • Smaller and better space technology for science and business
    Jaan Praks, Department of Electronics and Nanoengineering | School of Electrical Engineering
  • Re-thinking urban planning and design for the green transition
    Agatino Rizzo, Department of Architecture | School of Arts, Design and Architecture
  • How can efficient network and traffic management foster a sustainable future for transport systems, Claudio Roncoli, Department of Built Environment | School of Engineering
  • Textile design – Interweaving creative practice and technology
    Maarit Salolainen, Department of Design | School of Arts, Design and Architecture

24.4. 17-19 Restaurant Metso, Dipoli, Otaniemi
Aalto Alumni Strategy Circle After Work:   Leveraging generative AI for business development

25.4. 10-11 T-talo, Konemiehentie 2, Otaniemi
Computer Science Guest Talks:  Envisioning the future of ethical and human-centered AI for learning

25.4. 10-13 A Grid, Otakaari 5, Otaniemi
A Grid Job Fair and Ecosystem Expo

25. - 29.4. Otaniemi
Public defences e.g.:  information and computer science, mechanical engineering, art education, computer science, industrial engineering and management, networking technology

25.4. 14:15-15.30 verkossa & Otakaari 3, Otaniemi
ABC Seminar:   In Vivo Magnetic Recording of Neuronal Activity, and Functions of Brain Rhythms

25.4. 15-16 online
Aalto EE book publishing event: Kuljetusten vakuuttaminen (In Finnish)

25.4. 19:30 Hotel Renaissance Race Course, Bangalore, India
Aalto alumni After Work with Aalto delegation

25.4. 17:30-19 online (& Ekonominaukio 1, Otaniemi for School of Business alumni)
Better Business - Better Society seminar: Sustainability in consumer-oriented industries

27.4. - 5.6. online
Facilitating Change lectures and course

29.4. 15-16 online
Alumni Wappu Special at Radiodiodi program (in Finnish)

29.4. 17-19 online & Science Corner, Yliopistonkatu 4, Helsinki
Tekoäly ja terveysdata (in Finnish)

30.4. 12-14 Smökki, Jämeräntaival 1, Otaniemi
Declaration of the Wappu rowdiness (ca. 13:50)

30.4. 13.00–13.30 online
Wappu toast  by the president of Aalto University and chair of the Student Union

Wappu events by AYY:

Current exhibitions

woman in white shirt and red printed headscarf sites on a bed with her back turned, looking in a small square handmirror

Of a feather...

A new exhibition by Aalto’s Masters of Art and Media (Photography) at Dipoli Gallery

Renata Jakowleff «Blue» 2017, 190 x 160 x 40 cm, glass and steel, assembled Photo: Mikko Raskinen

Public art collections at Aalto University

The aim of public art across Aalto is to create a vibrant environment for experiencing the world through various perspectives and for embracing imagination, intuition, and exploration.

Research & Art
Aalto betaspace, an exhibition venue for students at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture / photo by Julia Weckman.

Aalto galleries and exhibition venues

How can we make space for unexpected ways of looking at the world? Galleries and exhibition venues are co-produced spaces for action, bringing together the knowledge, content, vision, and passion of different agents.

Research & Art
Wood and Clay course exhibition organised by Nathalie Lautenbacher, Väre Main Lobby, March 2019

Väre Exhibitions

Väre Exhibitions, School of Art, Architecture and Design

Research & Art
Four women installing art piece

“A Knitted River” - Textile and emotional memory of the waters of the Cochrane River

Textile arts, design, craft, and science converge to give prominence to the Cochrane River.


See more exhibitions online

'RE-MATTER – FIVE SITES OF DEPARTURE' Cvijeta Miljak, 2023. Kuva taiteilijan oma.

Online Exhibitions

A selection of Aalto exhibitions made available online

Research & Art
Colourful abstract graphics for Designs for a Cooler Planet 2023 visual identity.

Designs for a Cooler Planet 2023 – Exhibitions

What don't we see even though we should – or could? Explore the exhibitions of Designs for a Cooler Planet 2023 to discover what Aalto students and researchers should be made visible.

Designs for a Cooler Planet
Image from remote site:

DIALOGUES Creating New Textile Futures | Aalto Virtual Exhibitions (external link)

DIALOGUES – Creating New Textile Futures by AaltoTEXTILES

Life 1.5 in black font and Designs for a Cooler Planet logo on a white, fragmented background.

Life 1.5 – an exhibition of planet-friendly materials, fashion and food

Designs for a Cooler Planet is a five-week-long festival celebrating experiments in planet-friendly materials, fashion, and food.

Near futures, exhibition tribute to the academic year 2019–2020 graduates

Near futures – online exhibition

Near futures, exhibition tribute to the academic year 2019–2020 graduates

Tienraivaaja Breaking Ground näyttelyn mainos

Breaking ground – 8 ways research shaped our world

Breaking Ground is an exhibition which highlight the interconnected histories of long term and fundamental research and their impact on society

Creativity in Action exhibition graphics by Emery Norton

Exhibition in honour of Aalto's 10-year anniversary highlights student impact over the decades

‘Creativity in Action: The Spirit of Student Life’ exhibition opens at the Dipoli Gallery and online on 27 August.

Re-imagining the Past Vol. 2. Photos: Kitty Norros

Re-imagining the Past exhibition Vol. 2 online

The stories and images from the exhibition celebrating Aalto 10 are now available for online exploration.

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