Day: Mon 13 Nov, 2017
Photo: Anett Pée
Arctic Youth Forum
- Let’s Innovate the Future Together
Arctic Youth Forum is organized by young innovate students at the InnoBarentsLab of the Lapland University of Applied Sciences. The forum will be held on the 13th of November 2017. Our main idea is to give a platform for young people to express their opinions and ideas concerning the future of the Arctic while connecting them with influencers and decision makers.
We believe that our forum will give a great opportunity for experienced professionals and young people to innovate the future together. Expected topics of the evening include Arctic Economic and Business Development, Transportation in the Arctic, Ideas for a better Arctic, Innovation and Cooperation as well as much more.
All attendants are welcome to join our event, which will be held in English.
For further inquiries please, contact innobarentslab(at)gmail.com
Mikaa Mered - Professor of Arctic/Antarctic economics & geopolitics - Free Institute of International Relations Studies (ILERI, Paris) and
Anzelika Krastina - Director International Relations Lapland UAS and leader of Arctic Young Innovative Entrepreneurs network
René Söderman, Senior Adviser for Arctic Affairs, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland
Anna Reetta Rönkä, Researcher, University of Oulu
Teppo Säkkinen, a Lapland University student and a former head of Centre party national youth organization
Preliminary topics of discussion:
1. Arctic Economic and Business Development
2. Transportation in the Arctic: access to the Arctic area
3. Ideas for a better Artic. How to do things better in the Arctic?
4. How Can Design and Technology Transform Community Engagement Across the High North?
5. Impacts of Oil and Gas Activities in Arctic
6. Innovation and Cooperation