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.

The Forum celebrates the winner of the 2022 Millennium Technology Prize , awarded on 25 October 2022. The event is organized by the non-profit organization Technology Academy Finland.

Speakers

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION
CEO of Bellingcat, investigative journalist




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
Founder, CEO and Chair of O’Reilly Media, Web 2.0 forerunner



Tim O’Reilly

Bio & more

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION
Chief Strategy and Technology Officer (CSTO), Nokia

Nishant Batra

Bio & more

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION
Director, Fair data economy, Sitra


Kristo Lehtonen

Chair of the session

Bio & more

GREEN TRANSITION
CEO, Project Upright




Annu Nieminen

Bio & more

GREEN TRANSITION
President, Electrification Business Area
Member of the Group Executive Committee of ABB Ltd


Morten Wierod

Bio & more

GREEN TRANSITION
Senior Vice President, Innovation, Neste Corporation


Lars Peter Lindfors

Bio & more

GREEN TRANSITION
Academician, Professor of Aerosol and Environmental Physics, University of Helsinki



Markku Kulmala

Bio & more

GREEN TRANSITION
Academician, Professor of Aerosol and Environmental Physics, University of Helsinki



Kaarle Hämeri

Chair of the session

Bio & more

RESILIENCE
Professor of Educational Sciences, University of Helsinki, brain researcher

Minna Huotilainen

Bio & more

RESILIENCE
EVP and CTO, Member of the Board KONE, Angel investor


Maciej Kranz

Bio & more

RESILIENCE
Full Professor eMental-Health/ Clinical Psychology Amsterdam University Medical Centre

Heleen Riper

Bio & more

RESILIENCE
Director, Department for Planning and Analysis, National Emergency Supply Agency 

Axel Hagelstam

Bio & more

RESILIENCE
Director at E2 Research



Mari K. Niemi

Chair of the session

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
Professor, Vice rector (research), University of Oulu


Taina Pihlajaniemi

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
Lead Scientist, Microelectronics and Quantum Computing, VTT


Deborah Berebichez

Chair of the session

Bio & more

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
Coffee and networking2:30 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 TRANSITION9:35 a.m.
Millennium Graduate Student Contest (partner lobby)11:15 a.m.
Lunch12:00 p.m.
Session 3:DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION1:30 p.m.
Coffee break3:00 p.m.
Session 4:RESILIENCE3:30 p.m.
Graduate Student Contest Winner Announcement5:00 p.m.
Lecture by the 2022 Millennium Technology Prize Winner5:10 p.m.
Closing words5:40 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