Program 2017

Program for the Nordic City Challenge in Espoo, Hanaholmen 29.10.-1.11.2017

Sunday October 29thVenue: Kullager, 2nd floor

  • 15.00 Registration and networking: Getting to know each other, pitching skills, meeting your team mates, system-thinking and pentagonal problem tool
  • 16.30 Welcome to the Nordic City Challenge 2017 by the organizing committee:
    • Jonna Similä, NCC project Manager and Janne Wikström, HanaAcademy project Manager, Hanasaari – the Swedish-Finnish Cultural Centre
    • Meeri Karvinen, researcher, Coordinator of the Nordic Sustainable Campus Network (NSCN), Aalto University
    • Salla Jokela, postdoctoral researcher, Urban academy network, University of Helsinki
    • Katri-Liisa Pulkkinen, researcher, Aalto University School of Engineering
    • Sari Mertanen, Climate-KIC Pioneer, visiting expert trainee Catalina Vaage, NCC 2016 alumnae, University of Copenhagen
    • Jalmari Sarla, Pasila grassroot activist and Master student
  • 17.00-18.00 Inspirational talk and discussion: Inspirational systems change needed, Katri-Liisa Pulkkinen, researcher, Department of Built Environment, Aalto University School of Engineering
  • 18.00–19.00 Dinner at restaurant Johannes 19–22 (Opportunity to use the sauna)

Monday the 30th October

  • Until 8.00 Breakfast in restaurant Johannes, 2nd floor
  • 8.45 Transport from Hanasaari, meeting in the lobby
    Please take with you everything you need during the day (e.g. jacket, sneakers, laptop, notes).
  • 9.15-10.00 Case presentation: Elina Suonranta, City planning department, City of Helsinki, Laituri, Narinkka 2
  • 10.30-12.30 Visit to the case location: Jalmari Sarla, Pasila grassroot activist
  • 12.30 Lunch, Ravintola Ratakivi, Ratapihantie 11
  • 13.30 Walk to Allianssi house, Asemapäällikönkatu 1
  • 14.00 Meeting the stakeholders: Different perspectives to Pasila
    • Riikka Lahdensuo, Senior Adviser at City of Helsinki – Brand New Helsinki project
    • Petri Kangassalo, member of board of Directors, Dodo ry
    • Jalmari Sarla, Pasila grassroot activist and Master student
      Moderator: Salla Jokela, Urban Academy Network
  • 16.00 Transportation back to Hanasaari
  • 17.00-19.00 Case work start in own teams (coffee and fruits available 17-17.30),
    Group rooms: Kullager, Skiftnykel, Ultraljud, Tändsticka, Propeller
  • 19.00 Dinner and networking at restaurant Johannes
  • 20-22 (Sauna available, networking)

Tuesday the 31th October

  • From 7.00 until 8.25 Breakfast in restaurant Johannes, 2nd floor
  • 8.30 Inspirational talk: NCC 2016 experience, Planetary health and bridging Nature-Culture Divide creative examples, Catalina Vaage, NCC 2016 alumnae, University of Copenhagen, Venue: Kullager, 2nd floor
  • 9.30 Case work (tutoring available throughout the day) in the Group rooms
  • 10.30 Coffee and fruits available
  • 10-12.25 Case work continues
  • 12.30 Lunch
  • 13.00 Case work in teams continues
  • 15.00 Coffee break
    Case work continues
  • 17.45 Art statue opening (not compulsory), Prime Minister visit
  • 19.00 Dinner and networking at restaurant Johannes

Wednesday the 1st November

  • From 7.00 until 8.25 Breakfast in restaurant Johannes, (checkout until 12 am)
  • 8.30 Case work in teams
    Group rooms: Celsius, Skiftncykel, Ultraljud, Tändsticka, Propeller
    The teams hand in their work at 12 am at the latest, to: jonna.simila(at)hanaholmen.fi
  • 12.00 Lunch
  • 12.45 Presentation of the case solutions: Opening words: Gunvor Kronman, CEO, Hanaholmen – the Swedish-Finnish cultural centre. Venue: Celsius
    • 12.55 Team presentations to jury and external guests, discussion and feedback. Case solutions presentation (15 min/group).
      Jury members:

      • Aino Kostiainen, programme Coordinator (Art and Culture), Hanasaari/Hanaholmen
      • Meri Löyttyniemi, Senior advisor, Sustainable Development, Aalto University
      • Sami Moisio, Professor of Spatial Planning and Policy, University of Helsinki
      • Jalmari Sarla, Pasila grassroot activist
      • Elina Suonranta, Architect, city planning department, city of Helsinki
  • 14.25 Coffee
  • 15.00 Award ceremony
  • 15.25 Group picture
  • 15.30 Reflection on the case work
  • 16.00 Snack available
  • 16.30 Goodbye – End of Nordic City Challenge 2017

 

Organizers: HanaAcademy, Hanasaari – the Swedish-Finnish Cultural Centre, Aalto University, Urban Academy network, Nordic Sustainable Campus Network (NSCN) and Aalto University School of Engineering

Funders: Nordplus Horizontal

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