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EqualiTech 2021 Part 2: Tech, Equality, and the Nordics
22.4.2021 at 9.00-15.30
Welcome to EqualiTech 2021 – Part 2: 22nd of April at 9.00-15.30

EqualiTech 2021 Part 2 is an online seminar inspired by the themes of diversity and inclusion in the technical fields, organized by VES and our partners. The event is aimed at professionals with an interest in tech and the importance of ensuring diversity in the field.
The event day will include fascinating speeches from experts and a variety of organizations and multiple workshops related to current themes in the field.

The event is live-streamed on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/ecg4RLyPh1g
If you are interested, please pre-register to get the official calendar invite and to take part in a raffle for a 100€ gift card to Verkkokauppa.com! Facebook is not included in the raffle.
Pre-registration here: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx…

9.00 Welcome words from the organizer - Liisa Ketolainen, National Council of Women of Finland
9.15 Thomas Blomqvist, Minister for Nordic Cooperation and Equality
9.30 Saara Kujala, GM in Business Development, Wärtsilä
9.50 Simo Säynevirta, Head of Digital Business Development, ABB
10.10 Sofia Elamson, Nordic Energy Research & NEEN Secretary
10.30 Zydrune Vitaite, Women Go Tech
11.00 Tim Wallin, CEO, Gambit, the equality company of the year in Ostrobothnia
11:20 Taina Myöhänen, President, We in Games Finland
11:40 Tomas Häyry, mayor of Vaasa
12.00 Closing Words by our host, futurist Elina Hiltunen
13.00-15.30 Parallel workshops with pre-registration

Workshops will be announced during the coming weeks and each will have a registration link for you to secure a spot.

Remember that there are only a limited amount of slots for each!

Interreg Botnia-Atlantica, Österbottens förbund, Region Västerbotten, Region Västernorrland (the Future Cleantech Solutions project)
ABB, Energy Vaasa, NEEN (the Nordic Energy Equality Network), Nordic Council Of Ministers, The National Council of Women of Finland, Merinova, University of Vaasa, VEBIC, Westenergy, Wärtsilä

More information on the Future Cleantech Solutions:
Future Cleantech Solutions is a project that promotes cleantech companies' opportunities for concrete business- and cooperation in a manner that strengthens their prospects of doing business on regional, national and international markets by enhancing the practical information on business and collaboration opportunities within the Kvarken region, developing a new model that supports concrete cross-border business partnerships, and supporting the development of new and existing cross-border clusters and gender equality in business life.

The project is being carried out 1.1.2019 - 31.12.202 and is financed by European Regional Development Fund: Interreg Botnia-Atlantica (60%), Regional Council of Ostrobothnia, Region Västerbotten, Region Västernorrland, Technology Center MERINOVA, KOSEK Kokkolanseudun Kehitys, Vaasa Region Development Company VASEK, City of Kokkola, City of Vaasa, Municipality of Örnsköldsvik, Umeå Energi, Umeå municipality, Skellefteå municipality, Skellefteå Kraft, Skellefteå Science City
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22.04.2021 09:00-15:30
, Finland