Saturday 31 Aug 2019

Programme is in Finnish unless mentioned otherwise*.

Turku Europe Forum

29–31 August 2019

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Vähätori Square

12 noon–2:30 pm Discussion on freedom of speech in Europe

Organisers: Centre for Parliamentary Studies of the University of Turku, YLE, Helsingin Sanomat and Turun Sanomat

Panelists: Director of the Centre for Parliamentary Studies Markku Jokisipilä, editors-in-chief of various media

Studio at Turku Main Library (Linnankatu 2)

10:00–11:30 am European solutions to asylum policies and immigration: Finland’s role

Organiser: Family Federation of Finland

Senior Researcher Matthias Lücke, Chief Economist Mauri Kotamäki and Visiting Specialist Anna-Kaisa Hiltunen.

University of Turku, Mauno Koivisto Auditorium (Assistentinkatu 7)

1:00–5:00 pm Open-to-all portion of the Louhisaari Seminar

Organiser: Finnish Geopolitical Society

Europe Market, inner courtyard of the Main Library

11:00–11:45 am Smart innovations and the future of the region

Organisers: Europe Direct Southwest Finland; Regional Council of Southwest Finland

12 noon–1:00 pm Vision on the city centre of Turku – How has architecture influenced the development of European cities?

Organisers: Alvar Aalto Foundation; City of Turku

1:15–2:15 pm Presentation on the EURES job mobility portal

Organisers: Employment and Economic Development Office for Southwest Finland; EURES job mobility service

The organisers reserve the right to make changes to the programme.