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Strategy work continued – Check out the materials and see how you can continue to participate

The second community event on strategy – Aalto University 3.0 - Education, Sustainable Development and Infrastructures – brought 200 Aalto people to the Learning Centre to discuss the three themes chosen by the community at the first event.
Lumi Ketola ja Petri Suomala strategian yhteisötilaisuudessa 27.3.2019, kuva Mikko Raskinen
Student Lumi Ketola and VP for Education, Petri Suomala, introducing their theme.

At the beginning of the event, Ilkka Niemelä, President of Aalto University reviewed the progress of the strategy work. The preparation work began last year with background research and insight gathering and has now progressed into working on the agreed findings. This year, the focus of the work will be on defining key pillars and choices for our future.

The President thanked the Aalto community for their active participation. Over the autumn, almost 700 questions were submitted by the community, which received over 1,300 responses at the joint community event in January.

Of the event’s three themes, Education was introduced by Vice President Petri Suomala, together with student Lumi Ketola. Sustainability was introduced by Vice President of Research Ossi Naukkarinen, together with Professor Minna Halme and Senior Advisor Meri Löyttyniemi, and Infrastructures was introduced by Professor Jukka Seppälä and Specialist Mikko Mikkola.

You can find all the presentations on the aalto.fi/3.0 website, under the Materials page (requires login).

Videos of the speeches can be found at the end of this page.

The community’s active participation in the preparatory work is a huge asset for us, and it will continue to be of great importance.

Ilkka Niemelä, President

This is how you can continue to participate the preparation of the strategy

Strategy work is part of the University's normal planning process across all units. You can participate the preparation work in many ways:

Education, Sustainability, Infrastructures: Submit your views on the themes by answering online no later than Monday 1 April. Use the links below for access.

Education

Sustainability

Infrastructures

Contact [email protected] if you are interested to join to work on the sustainability theme! An event coming up Fri 3 May 2019 at 10-12.

Values - show your support for our current values or suggest new ones: Respond online (requires login).

You can also comment the values early April by participating in a ballot on a stand to be placed on the campus.

All the answer forms are in English, but you can also respond in Finnish or Swedish.

Aalto University Strategy Portal: In April, an interactive strategy portal will be available where you can suggest choices for key strategic questions and participate in the discussion. More information on this will be available in April.

Community event 21 May 2019: Save the date! For more information closer to the event, follow our internal communications channels. Suggest a subject for the next event at sli.do with #aaltostrategy.

aalto.fi/3.0
 

Photos: Aalto-yliopisto / Mikko Raskinen

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