Millennium Innovation Forum

More than ever, the world needs clear vision and courage to act. The Millennium Innovation Forum invites you to discover the solutions that technology and innovations may bring to the greatest of global challenges.

A unique opportunity to meet world leaders in business, academia and the public sector

Millennium Innovation Forum brings together people from business, academia, and the public sector to discuss new solutions to global problems. Come and experience the line-up of internationally renowned speakers with good food and ample opportunity to network!

Millennium Innovation Forum will be organised in Marina Congress Center in Helsinki, Finland on 25–26 October 2022. Secure your ticket early – more information coming soon!

The Forum celebrates the winner of the 2022 Millennium Technology Prize , awarded on 25 October 2022.

Speakers

DIGITALIZATION
Bellingcat lead investigative journalist, Skripal and Navalnyi poisoning exposer, European Prize for Investigative Journalism


Christo Grozev

Bio & more

DIGITALIZATION
Google’s first female engineer and 20th employee, CEO of Yahoo 2012-2017, Forbes and Fortune listed


Marissa Mayer

Bio & more

DIGITALIZATION
WEB 2.0 forerunner, founder and CEO of O’Reilly Media in Silicon Valley


Tim O’Reilly

Bio & more

GREEN TRANSITION
The world’s leading expert in the physics and chemistry of atmospheric aerosols, Academician


Markku Kulmala

Bio & more

RESILIENCE
Professor of educational sciences at University of Helsinki, Brain researcher

Minna Huotilainen

Bio & more

DIGITALIZATION
Telecommunications veteran, leading Nokia strategy and technology vision

Nishant Batra

Bio & more

RESILIENCE
New York Times bestselling author, EVP and CTO, Member of the Board KONE, Angel investor

Maciej Kranz

Bio & more

RESILIENCE
Infectious diseases epidemiologist, Co-founder and Associate Scientific Director of CAPRISA

Quarraisha Abdool Karim

Bio & more

ALL SESSIONS
More speakers announced soon

Many More

More information later

Host of the event

Jason Palmer

Jason Palmer, host of Millennium Innovation Forum 2021, returns to be your guide to the programme. 

Palmer hosts “The Intelligence”, a daily news podcast published by The Economist since 2019. He began his work for The Economist in 2014 as a science and technology correspondent. Before that, he was a Knight Science Journalism fellow at MIT and a science and technology reporter at the BBC. He has a doctorate from Imperial College London and is a former physicist who specialized in high-power laser development and ultrafast spectroscopy.

Tuesday 25 October 2022

ProgramTime
Coffee2:30 p.m
Session 1:EQUALITY, DIVERSITY AND HETEROGENEITY IN RDI ACTIVITIES: HOW MORE DIVERSE RDI TEAMS CAN BOLSTER COMPETITIVENESS?
Session hosted by Research and Innovation Council chaired by the Prime Minister of Finland
3:00 p.m.
2022 Millennium Technology Prize Winner Announcement and Award Ceremony – by invitation only.

Live streaming available for public
6:00 p.m.
The programme is subject to changes

Tuesday 26 October 2022

ProgramTime
Morning coffee and networking8:30 a.m.
Opening remarks9:30 a.m.
Session 2:GREEN TRANSITION9:45 a.m.
Auxiliary programme and networking11:15 a.m.
Lunch12:00 p.m.
Session 3:DIGITAL TRANSITION1:30 p.m.
Coffee break3:00 p.m.
Session 4:RESILIENCE3:30 p.m.
Closing remarks5:00 p.m.
Coffee break5:15 p.m.
Open lecture by the 2022 Millennium Technology Prize Winner5:30 p.m.
Cocktails and networking6:00 p.m.
The programme is subject to changes

MILLENNIUM INNOVATION FORUM

   
   
   
   

Partners of the Millennium Technology Prize