Invitation: Kick-off seminar of #ForGrowthBF on Nov. 10 November 2022



You are most welcomed to the kick-off seminar of a Business Finland project – Foresight on Sustainable Growth: Vision for Post Green Transition Drivers of Prosperity (ForGrowth) – conducted by Labore and VTT.

The seminar takes place on November 10th (13:00-16:00) at Wintergarden of Hotel St. George, Helsinki (the last hour is a discussion among researchers, although all are welcomed to participate). 

Participation is free of charge, but registration is mandatory. Please register HERE by 3rd November. Space at the venue is limited; we will confirm all registrations prior to the event. Online participation is not limited by number. 


13:00—13:15: Introduction to the project, Petri Rouvinen (Professor of Practice, VTT).

13:15—13:40: Inclusive and Sustainable Productivity – Short-Term Pressures and Long-Term Opportunities, Bart van Ark (Professor, University of Manchester; Director, Productivity Institute)

13:40—14:05: Changing Business Conditions for a Green Transition, Eric Bartelsman (Professor, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam; Director, Tinbergen Institute).

14:05—14:30: Reflections and discussion, chaired by Mika Maliranta (Director, Labore). Online participation via Teams ends here.

14:30—15:00: COFFEE BREAK.

15:00—16:00: Researchers’ debate on the directions of the project. Mika Maliranta, Petri Rouvinen, Eric Bartelsman, and Bart van Ark.

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