The Tampere Leadership Symposium 2018 was held on 6th September at the University of Tampere.
The Tampere Leadership Symposium 2018 brought into discussion questions related to analytics and knowledge-based management. We were introducuced to this theme in our main seminar by the world’s leading expert on the theme, Tom Davenport. We were overjoyed to see that the theme of the main seminar had gathered over 600 intrested listeners to the audience!
This year our Tampere Leadership Symposium was bigger and more international than it has ever been before. We want to thank everyone who participated for making this event such a succes; our speakers, partners and everyone in the audience – we could not have done this without you!
On this site you will be able to find information of the seminars and their speakers. In the gallery you will find pictures from the 2018 Tampere Leadership Symposium.
As a whole, the Tampere Leadership Symposium is open for everyone, free of charge and does not require pre-registration. To see the Finnish-speaking parts of the programme too, click here.
The main seminar of Tampere Leadership Symposium 2018 will tackle the current issues on analytics and knowledge-based management. The purpose of the seminar is to understand the managerial potential of the state-of-the-art analytics practices and to explore their applicability in the Finnish context.
The keynote speaker of the seminar is Tom Davenport, the world’s leading expert on the issue. He will introduce us the Four Eras of Analytics.
Comments will be made by Nina Helander, Professor of Knowledge Management from the Tampere University of Technology, and Olli-Pekka Heinonen, the Director General of the Finnish National Agency for Education. The discussion will be led by Antti Lönnqvist, Dean of the Faculty of Management, University of Tampere.
This internationally top level seminar cuts into the role of mutual insurance industry and to the possibilities in the digital economy. The focus is also in strengthening the dialogue between an academic community and mutual companies. The keynote speaker is the CEO of International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) Shaun Tarbuck. The seminar is organised in cooperation with COOP Center Pellervo, Finnish Association of Co-operative Research and the University of Tampere’s Research and Education Centre Synergos. The seminar is in English.
Mr. Petri Pitkänen, president, COOP Center Pellervo, director, LähiTapiola Mutual Insurance Company
Opening of the seminar
Mr. Pasi Tuominen, president, Finnish Association of Co-operative Research Kooperatiivi ry
Mr. Shaun Tarbuck, CEO, International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF)
Chair of the panel: Mr. Hannu Saarijärvi, professor, University of Tampere, Finland
Mrs. Minna Metsälä, CEO, Mutual Insurance Company Turva, Finland
Mr. Jakša Krišto, professor, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Mr. Antti Talonen, Ph.D. researcher (insurance science), University of Tampere, Finland
Mr. Tommi Tulisalo, IBM
The Business Market offers students and businesses an opportunity to meet and discuss possible co-operations! It brings together the professionals of today and tomorrow. For students, it can be an opportunity to find an internship or a business-oriented theme for one’s thesis. Then again for businesses it is an opportunity to get to know the multidisciplinary experts of the future.
The organizations partizipating the business market this year are OP, UPM, Taloustutkimus, YKA, Kumula and BDO.
At the Main Hall, you can become familiar with the faculty and it’s many student associations: Johtamiskorkeakoulun ylioppilaat ry., Iltakoulu ry., Boomi ry., Staabi ry., Hallat ry, Fiskus ry, Ad Hoc ry, JuJu ry., Spatikka ry.,Pareto ry, Tariffi ry., VOO ry., and Shangri-La.
The beautiful dance performance by UtaDance mixes together different styles.
The theme of the workshop is innovation. What is innovation? Is it a process, a practice, a tool or something else? What kind of environment is practical for innovating? The workshop is in English.
There are also two other workshops in Finnish at 10 and at 14.
This seminar requires pre-registration. Enroll to Antti Talonen via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or +38 50 3085 199.
Photographer: Jonne Renvall / Tampereen yliopisto