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

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


Christo Grozev

Bio & more

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION
Co-founder and CEO of Sunshine, early employee of Google and former Yahoo CEO


Marissa Mayer

Bio & more

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION
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

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION
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

DIVERSITY IN RDI
Executive Member of the Council for Science, Technology and Innovation at the Cabinet Office of Japanese Government 

Takahiro Ueyama

Bio & more

DIVERSITY IN RDI
Innovation leader in space and defence, Director of NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Center of Excellence

Mart Noorma

Bio & more

DIVERSITY IN RDI
Currently chairing a nationwide program on hydrogen and green chemistry

Marjan Oudeman

Bio & more

GREEN TRANSITION
Senior Vice President, Innovation, Neste Corporation

Lars Peter Lindfors

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:DIVERSITY IN RDI
Session hosted by Research and Innovation Council. The council is 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

Wednesday 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 TRANSFORMATION1:30 p.m.
Coffee break3:00 p.m.
Session 4:RESILIENCE3:30 p.m.
Closing remarks5:00 p.m.
Coffee break5:15 p.m.
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 Innovation Forum 2022

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Partners of the Millennium Technology Prize