Continuous
3 May 2024
Global Kick-off:
Frontline Plogging
Coming up
2 Aug 2024,
Helsinki, FIN

Leaders as builders of a free society

We are proud to present our keynote speakers:

Traci
Fenton
Climate Activist | Founder of ImpactOffice | Founder & Ambassador of Protect Our Winters (POW) Finland | Chairman of the Compensate Foundation
Presenter
Gogi
Mavro-
michalis

Welcome to
the Frontline Forum

The Frontline Forum offers an inspiring experience for managers and decision-makers who want their companies and organizations to succeed in the midst of ongoing social turmoil. The event, hosted by Golden Venla winner Gogi Mavromichalis, features influential speakers and panelists who share their views, e.g. from strategies to navigating change, from the role of leaders as defenders of a social order that respects the freedom of individuals and human rights, from democratic principles as the basis for the operation of organizations and cooperation between employers and personnel. During the day, democracy is looked at on many levels, and both the economy and values ​​as well as well-being are in favor. Thanks to different backgrounds and perspectives, the day's discussions are diverse and fascinating.

So come to Sofia Helsinki on August 2, 2024!

Speakers

Keynote
Traci
Fenton
Founder and CEO,
WorldBlu®️
Traci
Keynote
Traci
Fenton
Keynote

Amazing Traci Fenton will come from America to attend Frontline Forum and make it unforgettable!

Join us on Day 2 for an enlightening keynote session with Traci, the Founder and CEO of WorldBlu®️, a renowned global leadership and culture training company. Her keynote will delve into the transformative power of "Promoting Freedom and Democracy at Work."🎙️

Traci is the author of "Freedom at Work." She's recognized by SOCAP as a "World-Changing Woman in Conscious Business" and named one of the "Top 50 Leadership Innovators" by Inc. magazine. With impactful contributions, Traci has assisted top companies worldwide in transitioning from hierarchical structures to freedom-centered, democratic leadership.

As a global speaker, Traci has spoken at prestigious institutions and events worldwide. Her work has been featured in Fortune, Forbes, Fast Company, The Wall Street Journal, and other leading publications.

Join us for a thought-provoking session that explores the intersection of workplace democracy, leadership, and organizational design.

Noora
Alanne
Executive Director,
Media Industry Research Foundation
Noora
Noora
Alanne

Noora Alanne is a great leader serving as the Executive Director of the Media industry research foundation of Finland (Media-alan tutkimussäätiö). In addition to her role, she holds the position of Director of New Growth at Finnmedia (Medialiitto). Noora brings over a decade of rich experience from her multifaceted roles in international media companies.

Noora is a sought-after speaker, host, and moderator at media events, seminars, and workshops. She also shares her knowledge and experience as a visiting lecturer at various universities in Finland.

Her participation as a speaker at the Frontline Forum will change your understanding of future scenarios for democracy & role of media. Together with Paul, they will tell us the most important insights on this topic for 2024.

Lauri
Vaisto
Leading Consultant,
Duunitori
Lauri
Lauri
Vaisto

Lauri Vaisto is an ambitious professional with a clear, logical mind and a keen ability to see the big picture. With several years of experience working in international teams, Lauri has achieved great success. He challenges the traditional separation of business and politics, highlighting the evolving landscape of leadership.

Don't miss Lauri Vaisto's valuable contributions to the panel discussion as he shares practical insights and experiences in promoting democracy and human rights in the workplace. Engage in a thought-provoking conversation with Lauri and other panelists as we explore strategies and actions for creating inclusive and rights-focused work environments.

Annina
Tanhuanpää
Director of ESG and CR,
OP Group
Annina
Annina
Tanhuanpää

Annina Tanhuanpää, an expert in ESG and finance with a recent focus on human rights declarations, brings a wealth of knowledge to the table.

Engage in a thought-provoking panel discussion on "Promoting democracy and human rights at work," featuring diverse panelists representing different sectors. 

As a panelist, Annina will share insights into the crucial role of company policies in promoting human rights within organizational frameworks. Her expertise lies at the intersection of ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) considerations and finance, emphasizing the significance of aligning business practices with human rights values.

Annina Tanhuanpää provides valuable perspectives on the vital role of corporate policies in championing human rights.

Dennis
Fagerström
Head of People Strategy,
Telia Finland
Dennis
Dennis
Fagerström

Introducing Dennis Fagerström, Head of People Strategy at Telia Finland, and one of the esteemed panelists for our theme on "Democracy and Human Rights at Work". With a background in project management, organizational culture development, and sales, Dennis brings a wealth of expertise to the table. At Telia Finland, he leads initiatives to enhance work productivity and elevate the personnel experience through innovative AI projects. 

Experience firsthand how Dennis is driving positive change by reimagining physical spaces for a more democratic, inclusive, and thriving workplace. Denis will share his experience with us and, using his example, talk about those important actions that which can help managers seeking to make positive changes in their work environment.

Isäntä
Iiro
Jussila
Professori
Iiro
Isäntä
Iiro
Jussila
Isäntä

Professor Iiro Jussila, our host at the Frontline Forum 2024. As CEO of Capital Six Ltd, he’s on a mission to drive sustainable growth in companies by combining diverse capital ecosystems. With expertise in systemic change and a part-time professorship, Iiro emphasizes sustainability in today’s business world.

Passionate about sustainability, Iiro invites you to the Frontline Forum for unique networking and solution-building. He encourages Frontline Forum participants to embrace the unique opportunities the event offers - from meeting developers of climate-wise businesses to enjoying the world’s most beautiful lake scenery on a steamboat cruise. Connect with Iiro for collaboration, expertise, or shared values.

Agenda

The program is dominated by a discussion on building sustainable communities and societies. As a keynote speaker, we are pleased to hear the internationally pioneering ideas of CEO Traci Fenton, founder of WorldBlu. She has been awarded for his merits in the field of management thinking and recognized as an innovator achieving excellent results with the Game Changer Award. Traci shares her insights on how we can together create organizations and communities that inspire people and thrive in accordance with the principles of sustainable development.

Friday – August 2nd

Will be updated
Language
in Finnish

9.00

Tervetuloa

Prof. Iiro Jussila,
Frontline Forum

9.15

Bisnesstrategioita muuttuviin demokratioihin

Director of Media Union's New Growth,
Noora Alanne
,
Media-alan tutkimussäätiö

Future Strategist & Senior Consultant
Mikael Paltschik,
‍Capful

10.00

Keynote

Promoting freedom at work

CEO Traci Fenton,
WorldBlu

Read more about Traci's workshop

11.00

Panel

Demokratiaa ja ihmisoikeuksia

Principal Consultant – Strategy & Employer Brand
Lauri Vaisto,
Duunitori

Director of ESG and CR
Annina Tanhuanpää,
OP Group

Head of People Strategy,
Dennis Fagerström,
Telia Finland

12.00

Lounas

13.00

Luottamusta ja sopimisen vapautta työpaikoille

Puhuja julkaistaan myöhemmin

13.30

Panel Discussion

Kohti uuden ajan yhteistoimintaa

VTM, Hallituksen puheenjohtaja
Mari Kiviniemi,
Vaasan yliopisto

Työehtojohtaja Sirpa Leppäkangas,
Palvelualojen ammattiliitto PAM

Toimitusjohtaja Jarkko Ruohoniemi,
‍Teknologiateollisuuden työnantajat ry:n

Toimitusjohtaja Tuomas Aarto,
Palvelualojen työnantajat Palta ry

Varapuheenjohtaja Turja Lehtonen,
Teollisuusliitto ry

14.30

Coffee break

15.00

Visiona toimiva demokratia ja sopimusyhteiskunta

Varadekaani Hanna Wass,
Helsingin yliopisto

15.30

Audience discussion

Mistä löydämme ratkaisut?

16.15

Loppuyhteenveto

16.30

Tilaisuus päättyy

Pidätämme oikeuden ohjelmamuutoksiin.

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