Open Finland Challenge Awards Gala

Artikkelikuva: Open Finland Challenge Awards Gala

Warm welcome to the Open Finland Challenge awards gala on the 3rd of December, at 15-20 p.m.

Register here


  • Welcome remarks Open Finland Challenge coordinator Teemu Ropponen, Open Finland Challenge
  • Chairman of the jury, Chief ICT Architect Ilkka Pirttimaa, Stockmann/MIPSoft 
  • State Secretary Olli-Pekka Heinonen
  • Media, Arts & Culture -awards
  • Principal Rudi Skogman, Reaktor Ventures 
  • Science & Edu -awards
  • Food & Wellness -awards
  • CEO Peter Tattersall, Hahmota 
  • Public Services, Active Citizens -awards
  • Community Manager Roberto Corsini, 6Aika 
  • Mobility and Tourism -awards
  • Open Southwest Finland Challenge awards, Sanna Jokela, Lounaispaikka

17:15-17:45 Break

  • Pre-selected finalists pitch
  • Voting for the grand prize winner and awarding the prize

19.00 Buffet and networking
20:00 Event ends


                                                                                                                                          The competition – held now for the 7th time – has been steadily growing and is now the largest open data innovation contest in the Nordic region. This year we had more competition entries than ever. The ambition level of competition entries has also skyrocketed. We are excited to see the competition growing and becoming more international.

                                                                                                                                          Kindly note that there are a limited number of seats – please register for the event now! Register here.

                                                                                                                                          The event is free-of-charge, but requires registration. The registration is binding: we charge 75 € + VAT if your registration is not canceled beforehand in the event of being unable to attend the event. Your registration can be canceled here.

                                                                                                                                          See the invitation here.

                                                                                                                                          You can participate also via webcast from this link. 
                                                                                                                                          If you want to vote for the Grand Prize via webcast, please register here.  After registration, we will send you a pin number for voting. 

                                                                                                                                          Teemu Ropponen, Open Knowledge Finland, p. +358 40-525 5153

                                                                                                                                          The main organizers of  Open Finland Challenge are Open Knowledge Finland Foundation and Forum Virium Helsinki.



                                                                                                                                          Time: 12/03/2015 – 15:00 – 20:00 – 12/03/2015 – 15:00 – 20:00
                                                                                                                                          Venue: Bio Rex, Lasipalatsi, Mannerheimintie 22-24, 00100 Helsinki


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