Future Forum 2019

Hanaholmen, Esbo


Upskilling the Workforce – New Opportunities for People and Organizations.

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) holds huge potential for organizations of all sizes to grow their businesses through improved productivity. However, to fully reap the potential benefits, employees and managers will need re-training and upskilling to take on new processes and technology.

4IR is changing many companies’ entire revenue model and this requires new processes and a new way of thinking in the workforce, particularly focusing on multi-disciplinary teams focused on delivering the best service possible. Organizations need to think about technical skill gaps, but also about gaps in business culture, behaviours and management skills. Only a continuous reskilling approach will enable organizations and people to keep pace with the changes we experience in the digital age.


11.30     Registration

12.00     Technology – What opportunities does technology bring for upskilling the workforce?

13.30     Lunch

14.30     Education – Development of the education system

15.30     Networking Break

16.00     Business – How do companies tackle the upskilling-challenges?

17.30     Cocktail Reception

19.00     End

Carl-Henric Svanberg
Chairman, Volvo Group, ERT and IVA
Risto Siilasmaa
Chairman of Nokia and F-Secure
Anna Nilsson-Ehle
Chairwoman, Vinnova
Pekka Lundmark
CEO, Fortum
Timo Ahopelto
Founding Partner, Lifeline Ventures
Malin Bendz
Executive VP, HR, Stora Enso
Melker Jernberg
Executive VP Volvo Group, President Volvo Construction Equipment
Kerstin Jacobsson 
Director General, Division for higher education, Ministry of Education and Research, Sweden
Ilkka Niemelä
President, Aalto University
Susanne Ackum
Former Secretary of State
Vesa Vihriälä
State Secretary at the Prime Minister’s Office
Anne Brunila 
Chair of the Future Competences Panel, Ministry of Education and Culture
Pär Lager
Board Member, Advisor, Writer
Karoli Hindriks
CEO and Founder, Jobbatical
Gunvor Kronman
CEO, Hanaholmen
Göran Sandberg
Professor, Executive Director, Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation
Pär Nuder
Chairman, AP3, AMF and Hanaholmen
Kaius Niemi
Editor in Chief, Helsingin Sanomat
Helena Stålnert
Senior Advisor, Stålnert Kommunikation AB

Invitation only.

For more information: Project Manager Erik Lund, erik.lund(at)hanaholmen.fi


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