Women in Tech
Forum Programme

Women in Tech Forum Programme

Venue: Finlandia Hall, Mannerheimintie 13 e, Helsinki

Date: 11 October 2019

Hosted by: Mr. André Noël Chaker and Ms. Päivi Järvenpää

Live-stream: Check the live-streaming program here.

08:15 – 9:00

09:00

Welcome 

09:05

Opening speech:

Marjo Miettinen, Owner and Chair of Ensto Group, Chair of the Technology Industries of Finland

09:10

Keynote speakers:

Charity Wanjiku, C.O.O, STRAUSS ENERGY LTD.

Laura Tirkkonen-Rajasalo, CCO, Co-founder Sulapac

10:20

Ensto's Speaker: Tatyana Novatskaya, Managing Director, Ensto Russia

10:30

Break

WIT Voice Speaker Competition @ Ensto Stage

  • Anu Passi-Rauste: How AI can boost your career dreams
  • Emilia Peltola: Tech enabling better health

11:05

Parallel Sessions (multiple tracks)

12:05

Lunch break

WIT Voice Speaker Competition @ Ensto Stage

  • Galith Nadbornik: Embrace your weird! The story of the Millennial CIO
  • Isa Virtaoja: Creating a better tomorrow
  • Riikka Uimonen: Choises that define our future
  • Laura Vatanen: Building your career on passion
  • Maria Kultanen: Technology is today's politics!

13:20

Parallel Sessions (multiple tracks)

14:20

Break

WIT Voice Speaker Competition @ Ensto Stage

  • Krista Jäntti: Turning Geekism Into a Superpower
  • Sofiya Utge: My hope for better future: frugal innovation through tech

14:50

Parallel Sessions (multiple tracks)

15:50

Break

16:05

Pia Erkinheimo, Angel Investor, program director, The Finnish State Development Company Vake Oy. Women in Tech Forum pre-survey results - This is what You think

Keynote speaker:

Jussi Herlin, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, KONE

Marissa Mayer, Cofounder, Lumi Labs and Former CEO & President, Yahoo

17:15

Closing address and ceremony

  • Winner of the WIT Voice Speaker Competition


17:30-19:00

Cocktails and networking

  • we reserve the right to change the program