Each day of the TechTurku Week features an opening session with speakers from various backgrounds, continues with a practical discussion with company representatives, and concludes with an international component. This structure is occasionally disrupted by evening programming and other suprises, so be sure to eye the full programme in detail!
In addition to the structured presentations, TechTurku Week 2022 also features components that run for the entire week. These include European Enterprise Network matchmaking sessions, showcases for ICT jobs in the Turku region, and networking with regional, national and international partners.
TechTurku Week 2022 takes place on the B2Match online platform. The main language of the event is English, but some presentations will take place in Finnish.
The 11th TechTurku Week kicks off with a focus on clusters and networks. The day features the new TechTurku Walk, where visitors get to know Turku-region tech powerhouses, such as the Machine Technology Center. The actual programme starts with words from Minna Arve, they Mayor of Turku. Peter Sarlin, CEO of the AI-giant Silo.AI talks about the state of the AI scene in Turku, and Mika Hannula, Vice Rector of the University of Turku, discusses the importance of tech research and networks. Other topics for the day include women in data science and internationalization.
On Day 2, all eyes are on cybersecurity and digitalization. Topics range from how to protect your assets with blockchain technology to sustainability in ICT. Digitalization takes a close look at digital twins in maritime sector, bringing in the leading experts of the industry to discuss the future of digital twinning.
Day 3, all about tech in the manufacturing industry, opens with Milica Todorovic’s talk on AI-led engineering, followed by discussions on current trends in manufacturing. In the afternoon, company representatives talk about how they apply the latest in ICT to improve their operations.
This year, the ICT Showroom is a pitching competition of tech student teams who present their projects to the juries of local company representatives. The pitching is going to be streamed to online audiences from ICT City’s Delta auditorium.
The TEEMA seminar is an entirely-in-Finnish deep dive into AI, digitalization in healthcare and information security.
The Week closes with talk about digital twins, decarbonization and everything else energy-related. Cleantech is the keyword for Friday with speakers ranging from organizations like the Turku University of Applied Sciences to major private-sector players such as Wärtsilä. Friday also sees another opportunity to participate in the TechTurku Walk to get to know high-tech locations in Turku.