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7 DEC I Thematics Talk Together – Sustainability

The Thematics Talk Together – Sustainability seminar on 7 December will focus on what solutions digitalization offers for creating a more sustainable future. The seminar is hosted by the Future Technologies and Digital Society -strategic profile.

Thematics Talk Together -seminar series addresses topical and interesting themes from the different points of view of the six strategic research and education profiles of the University of Turku. The theme of the seminar series for the academic year 2022–2023 will be Sustainability.

The theme of the next seminar is Digitalization as an enabler for a sustainable future. The seminar will be organised on Wed 7 Dec 2022 at 14.15–16:00, Main Building, Säästöpankkisali, University of Turku.

Everyone interested in the topics of the seminar is welcome to join!


Opening words
Professor Jaakko Järvi, Software engineering

Speakers and their topics:

Sustainability and Platform Economy
Professor Anne Kovalainen, Entrepreneurship

Towards more sustainable & computational histopathology
Assistant professor Pekka Ruusuvuori, Bioimage informatics

Green evaluation framework for public ICT procurements
Assistant professor Tuomas Mäkilä, Software engineering

Moderator of the seminar
Associate professor Matti Mäntymäki, Information systems science


Coffee and tea will be served after the presentations. 

>> Please register by 5.12


Event organisers:

Future technologies and digital society is one of the six strategic profiles at the University of Turku. It participates in building a sustainable, straightforward and accessible digital society. The top research areas are materials and information technology, artificial intelligence and sustainable energy. The profile’s new initiatives in engineering education strengthen the multidisciplinary collaboration. 

The Steering Group for Sustainable Development at The University of Turku develops, monitors and evaluates the sustainable development activities of the University in relation to the UN Sustainable Development Goals and promotes the realisation of the principles of sustainable development in the practical activities of the University.