22.04.2015 - 14:00 to 17:00
University of Turku

Welcome to our Seminar in Sustainable Development Studies!

The seminar will be hold in english.

What kind of expertise is needed to enhance sustainability and to deal with grand challenges and wicked problems? How university education equips students to face these issues in the working life? How does one get in positions from which to build a more sustainable world?

KEKO Sustainable Development Studies final seminar welcomes all interested university students and staff to explore these issues.


14.00  Opening of the seminar
14.15   Experts’ experiences:
Pasi Laihonen, Development Manager and acting Director in the Marine Research Centre of SYKE
(Finnish Environment Institute)
Irene Leino, UNICEF Finland’s Corporate Social Responsibility advisor
15.10  Coffee break
15.25  Panel discussion “Does university equip the students to work for sustainability?”
15.45  Sustainability students’ experiences: Vivid “pecha kucha” presentations
16.55   Closing of the seminar

In order to get a suitable amount of coffee, please register 19.4. at the latest: