Frontline Forum 2024

Battle for
Climate &
Democracy

Date

1–2 Aug 2024

Location

Savonlinna,
Finland

We are proud to present our keynote speakers:

Niklas
Kaskeala
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Traci
Fenton
Climate Activist | Founder of ImpactOffice | Founder & Ambassador of Protect Our Winters (POW) Finland | Chairman of the Compensate Foundation
Presenter
Gogi
Mavro-
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Welcome to
the Frontline Forum in Savonlinna

– an event full of inspiring stories and empowering perspectives on overcoming the challenges of climate change and building sustainable communities and societies.

Frontline Forum is an opportunity to learn, be inspired and network – together we can build a future that is sustainable, responsible and inspiring. Join the group of change makers!

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Program

Day 1 – Thursday

The first day's program focuses on presentations in Finnish, which deal with the possibilities of climate change in business. As a keynote speaker, we will hear the inspiring climate activist Niklas Kaskeala, founder of ImpactOffice, share his views and experiences. His inspiration encourages us all to build a more sustainable business and future.

Language
Finnish

12.00

Welcome

Event host, prof. Iiro Jussila,
Frontline Forum

12.15

Keynote

When people lead the way

Climate Activist, Niklas Kaskeala,  
Impact Office

13.00

Panel discussion

Assuming responsibility as consumers, employees & investors

CEO Timo Huhtamäki,
Emmy Clothing Company

Doctoral Researcher Fanni Moilanen,
The Finnish Institute of Occupational Health,
University of Helsinki

The panel is being completed

14.00

Coffee Break and networking

14.45

Case studies: Local initiatives in Savonlinna

Environmental designer Heidi Käyhkö,
City of Savonlinna

The panel is being completed

15.30

Chat

Innovation for climate resilience

Chief Growth Officer Katriina Anttila,
Good Ventures

Senior Advisor Annabella Polo,
Business Finland

16.15

Closing remarks

16.30

Break

19.00

Opera

Savonlinna Opera Festival

* For those with a ticket for the whole event

The second day's program is dominated by an English-language discussion on building sustainable communities and societies. As a keynote speaker, we are pleased to hear an inspiring speech from CEO Traci Fenton, founder of WorldBlu. She has been awarded for her achievements in the field of thought leadership and recognized for shaping the world with outstanding results with the Game Changer Award. Traci shares her insights on how we can together create organizations and communities that thrive according to the principles of sustainable development.

Language
English

Day 2 – Friday

12.00

Welcome

Event host, prof. Iiro Jussila,
Frontline Forum

12.15

Business strategies in chancing democracies

Senior consultant Paul Hermansson, Capful

Executive Director, Noora Alanne,
Media Industry Research Foundation

13.00

Keynote

Promoting freedom at work

CEO Traci Fenton, WorldBlu

14.00

Coffee Break and networking

14.45

Panel

Democracy and human rights at work

Principal Consultant Lauri Vaisto, Duunitori

Head of People Strategy, Dennis Fagerström,
Telia Company

Director of ESG and CR Annina Tanhuanpää,
OP Group

15.45

Closing remarks

Event venue

Frontline Forum 2024 will be organized in the Olavinlinna castle. Olavinlinna is the northernmost medieval castle in the world.

As the home of thousands of stories, Olavinlinna provided the perfect setting for meaningful and inspiring conversations and new stories.