Internet Forum Public lecture series: Technology, Security and Future – to All of Us

How do you feel security and what does it mean to us in the future – welcome to listen to interesting talks and discuss.

You are warmly welcome to listen to technology and security top experts and discuss with them in online or at Otaniemi. Send your questions online via Lectures are open to everyone!

Recordings are available after every lecture.

Time: at 5.15 - 7.00 p.m / at 17.15 - 19.00 / Time zone EEST (UTC+0300)
Place: Maarintie 8, Hall TU2 or online via Panopto

Register for the course through the FITech website.
Aalto University students can find the course in the MyCourse service.

Please note: You can also attend the lectures without registration.


Tuesday 13 September

  • Timo Harakka, Minister of Transport and Communications
    Data capitalism in the world of crises

  • Stefan Lindström, Ambassador – Digitalization and new technologies
    Technology and Geopolitics

See the recording (Youtube)

Tuesday 20 September

  • Kenneth Geers, Fellow of Atlantic Council and NATO Cyber Centre
    Computer Hacks in the Russia Ukraine War
  • Noora Hammar, Founder & President Women4Cyber Finland
    How Tech Changes Us - We're Only Human

See the recording (Youtube)

Tuesday 27 September

  • Teemu Salmi, CEO, Nixu Corporation
    Keeping the digital society running

  • Mervi Airaksinen, Managing Director, Microsoft Oy
    Building resilient and sustainable future – what can we learn from Ukraine?

See the recording (Youtube)

Tuesday 4 October

  • Esa Rautalinko, President and CEO at Patria
    Development of defence capabilities - where is the focus?

  • Mika Hyytiäinen, NDU Military professor in Applied Tactics (retired)
    Cyber as a key in Hybrid

See the recording (Youtube)

Tuesday 11 October

  • Hanna Nikkanen, Co-founder and environmental editor at Long Play
    World's two greatest threats: Where do cyber risks and climate change meet?

  • Jaana Tapanainen-Thiess, Secretary General, Government Report on the Future and Government Foresight Group
    Future is a moving target – need for future oriented structures of decision making

See the recording (Youtube)

Tuesday 8 November

  • Aleksi Sintonen, Detective Sergeant, FIU Finland/National Bureau of Investigation
    Cryptocurrencies as a tool in criminal activities

  • Kari Aho, CEO & co-founder of Secapp
    Every second matters. Tech to manage crisis and help to save lives

See the recording (Youtube)

Tuesday 15 November

  • Markku Korkiakoski, Chief Operating Office at Netox
    Information Operations – how to shape our opinions with false information

  • Mikko Niva, Global Privacy Officer, Vodafone
    Data Protection and Privacy in a geopolitical world

See the recording (Youtube)

Tuesday 22 November

  • Laura Juvonen, Senior Vice President Strategy at VTT
    Exponential technologies - and hope

  • Mikko Karikytö, Chief Product Security Officer, Ericsson
    What is the mobile miracle, and how 5G will change the world for good?

See the recording (Youtube)

Tuesday 29 November

  • Mikaeli Langinvainio, CEO at Inclus
    Understanding and Managing Complex Risk with Technology
  • Sven Sakkov, Ambassador of Estonia to Finland, Former director of CCDCOE
    From brutal occupation to the most advanced e-governance. How to develop and defend digital society.

See the recording (Youtube)


More information:

Jarno Limnéll, Professor of Practice, Aalto University
[email protected]
+358 40 5276173

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