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Gaia-X Finland – Learning and Sharing Experiences

Gaia-X Finland – Learning and Sharing Experiences

As the coordinator of the Finnish national Gaia-X Hub, Sitra is hosting an event to bring together some of the most interesting voices in Finland and in Central Europe who are working hard to bring the most value out of the European data economy. Come and join us to learn and share!

  • December 8, 2021 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Online (14:00 EET, 13:00 CET)
  • #gaiaxforfinland

During the virtual event, you will find out about hands-on experiences and initiatives in data sharing in the framework of Gaia-X. You will learn from peer experiences, use cases and real business environment insights from different national hubs in Europe, such as Germany, Belgium, and Luxembourg.

We are delighted to announce that among the presenters there are Erja Turunen, Executive Vice President, Digital technologies, VTT, Satu Vasamo-Koskinen, Chief Specialist at the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment of Finland and Ilkka Lakaniemi, Director of CKIR at Aalto University School of Business. Peter Kraemer, Coordinator of the Gaia-X Hub Germany will bring the German perspective while Sebastian Schlosser, Project Leader of Catena-X Automotive Network, will share the network’s insights.

You will have an opportunity to get insights on the best practices, resolve your doubts and deep dive in advanced data-driven businesses.

You will also learn about the recent undertakings and plans of the national Gaia-X Hub in Finland, such as the groundbreaking endeavors of the domain working groups that have started during this autumn. You are more than welcome to join the working groups of your interest even before the event!

For a country like Finland, which is full of innovations and startups, Gaia-X is a gateway for reaching the next step of the data economy ladder. Welcome to the event!

The event will be recorded and published on this event website.

Programme

14–16 EET (13–15 CET)
14:00
Welcome and agenda

Moderator of the event
Anssi Komulainen, Project Director, Gaia-X, Sitra
Jaana Sinipuro, Leading Specialist, Fair data economy, Sitra

14:05
Greetings from Gaia-X Board

Erja Turunen, Executive Vice President, Digital technologies, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Member of Gaia-X’s Board of Directors

14:10
Digitizing Finnish Industry – Artificial Intelligence 4.0 programme

Satu Vasamo-Koskinen, Chief Specialist, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment of Finland

14:20
Current state of Gaia-X Finland

Ilkka Lakaniemi, Director, CKIR, Aalto University School of Business

14:35
The Gaia-X German Hub

Introduction of the German Gaia-X Hub
Peter Kraemer, Coordinator of the Gaia-X Hub Germany

Business Case Catena-X
Sebastian Schlosser, Project Leader at Catena-X Automotive Network, BMW Group

Q&A

15:00
Break
15:05
The Gaia-X Belgian Hub

Introduction of the Belgian Gaia-X Hub
Jelle Hoedemaekers, Coordinator of the Gaia-X Hub Belgium

DjustConnect
Data sharing platform in the AgriFood sector in Flanders Belgium
Panagiotis Ilias, Senior IT Business Analyst, ILVO

Q&A

15:30
The Gaia-X Luxembourg Hub

Introduction of the Gaia-X Hub Luxembourg
Ralf Hustadt, Member of Luxembourg Gaia-X coordination team

Use Case Clinnova
Jasmin Schulz, Strategic Programme Officer, Luxembourg Institute of Health

Q&A

15:55
Summary of the dialogue

Anssi Komulainen, Project Director, Gaia-X, Sitra
Jaana Sinipuro, Leading Specialist, Fair data economy, Sitra

16:00
Event ends

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