University Business Forum 2021

ICT for Sustainability

14 October 2021 // Oulu, Finland

Welcome to University Business Forum 2021

University Business Forum is organised on Thursday Oct 14, 2021 at Linnanmaa Campus, Oulu with theme Sustainable Future.
University Business Forum, UBF, is University of Oulu’s key annual event to bring together researchers, businesses and other stakeholders.

Kaisa Hietala, Board Professional, joins the event as a keynote speaker and will talk about “Sustainability transforming business”.  Another keynote speaker of the event is Pauli Ohukainen, Science Communicator and PhD from the University of Oulu. He will talk about “Sustainable work: matter of brain and timing”.

For research and practice-based sharing, world-class keynotes are followed by four (4) focused thematic sessions.  Thematic session 2 is hosted by 6G Flagship and focuses on sustainable ICT. The whole event is organized by University of Oulu and Oulu University of Applied Sciences.

Thematic session 2: ICT for sustainability: when supporting others is not enough

10:30-10:40
Welcome and introduction –  by Marja Matinmikko-Blue, Adjunct Professor, University of Oulu

10:40-11:10
Presentations of Regulatory, industry and operator perspectives into sustainability strategy for ICT sector

Tuuli Ojala, Ministerial Adviser – Climate and Environment Unit, Ministry of Transport and Communications Finland

Azeddine Gati, Manager of R&D Department, Orange, France

Pia Tanskanen, Head of Environment, Nokia

11:10-12:00
Panel discussion with presenters: Collaborative actions facilitating the change towards sustainable ICT

12:00-13:00
Lunch and networking