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Date and time Event Venue
Mon 19.6.2017
at 14:00-16:00
The EU's Choice: Perspectives on deepening and differentiation
Speakers:

Olli Rehn, Member of the Board, Bank of Finland
Christopher Bickerton, University Lecturer in politics, Cambridge University
Heidi Hautala, Member of the European Parliament

Commentator panelist:

Vesa Vihriälä, Managing Director, Research Institute of the Finnish Economy

The FIIA Report will be presented by:

Kristi Raik, Senior Research Fellow, the Finnish Institute of International Affairs
Tuomas Iso-Markku, Research Fellow, the Finnish Institute of International Affairs
Juha Jokela, Programme Director, the Finnish Institute of International Affairs

Chair:

Teija Tiilikainen, Director, the Finnish Institute of International Affairs
Auditorium of Economicum
Mon 5.6.2017
at 13:30-15:30
Resilience as a Strategic Priority for the EU
Speakers:
Nathalie Tocci, Director of Istituto Affari Internazionali, Editor of The International Spectator and Special Adviser to EU HRVP Federica Mogherini

Comments:
Sari Rautio, Director, European Correspondent, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland

Kristi Raik, Senior Research Fellow, the Finnish Institute of International Affairs

Chair: Juha Jokela, Programme Director, the Finnish Institute of International Affairs
Pikkuparlamentti Auditorium
Mon 29.5.2017
at 8:45-14:45
Helsinki Cyber Spirit 2017
Opening remarks
Timo Soini, Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Finland

Keynote
Sorin Ducaru, Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges, NATO

Chair: Jarno Limnell, Professor, Cybersecurity, Aalto University

Panelists

Marina Kaljurand, former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Estonia; Chair, the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace

Uri Rosenthal, former Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Netherlands; Commissioner, the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace, Special Representative for the London Process

Lars Nicander, Director for The Center for Asymmetric Threat Studies, Swedish Defence University

Jukka Juusti, Chair, the Security Committee, Finland; Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Finland

Chair: Mika Aaltola, Programme Director, the Finnish Institute of International Affairs

Panelists

Max Mickelsson, Director, Government Affairs for Finland, Ireland and Northern Ireland, Microsoft

Matti Saarelainen, Director, the European Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats

Major General Harri Ohra-aho, Chief of Intelligence, Finnish Defence Forces

Jyrki Kasvi, Member of Parliament, Parliament of Finland

Lunch speech: Risto Siilasmaa, Chairman of Nokia Corporation and F-Secure Corporation
The House of the Estates
Wed 24.5.2017
at 10:00-12:00
The Pacific Alliance
Opening remarks: Eduardo Gálvez Carvallo, Ambassador of Chile to Finland

Speakers: Detlef Nolte, Director, GIGA Institute of Latin American Studies

Mario Torres Jarrín, Director, European Institute of International Studies

Comments & Chair:
Mikael Wigell, Senior Research Fellow, the Finnish Institute of International Affairs
Auditorium of the Finnish Institute of International Affairs
Tue 23.5.2017
at 10:00-11:30
Age of Islamic Militancy: The Future of Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Chair: Mika Aaltola, Program Director, the Finnish Institute of International Affairs

Speaker: David Kilcullen, Senior Fellow in the Future of War Program, New America Foundation

Comments: Olli Ruohomäki, Senior Research Fellow, the Finnish Institute of International Affa
The Auditorium of the Finnish Institute of International Affairs
Mon 22.5.2017
at 10:00-11:30
Reforms in Ukraine: Lessons learned
*Audio recordings of the presentations available: Please, click the title of the seminar.

Speakers:

Mustafa Nayyem, Member of the Parliament, Ukraine

Tymofiy Mylovanov, Honorary President, Kyiv School of Economics

Comments: Laura Solanko, Senior Advisor, the Bank of Finland Institute for Economies in Transition

Chair: Arkady Moshes, Programme Director, the Finnish Institute of International Affairs
The Auditorium of the Finnish Institute of International Affairs
Wed 17.5.2017
at 8:30-9:30
UPI Breakfast Briefing: Vahvistuuko EU:n sosiaalinen ulottuvuus?
Alustaja: Ville Korhonen, EU-erityisasiantuntija, valtioneuvoston kanslia

Puheenjohtaja: Teija Tiilikainen, johtaja, Ulkopoliittinen instituutti
Kansalaisinfo (Pikkuparlamentti)
Mon 15.5.2017
at 9:00-11:00
Understanding Trump
*Video recordings of the presentations available: Please, click the title of the seminar.
Speakers:

James M. Lindsay, Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair, Council on Foreign Relations

Dina Smeltz, Senior Fellow, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Daniel Hamilton, Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation Professor and Executive Director of the Center for Transatlantic Studies, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies

Comments on Foreign Implications:
Robert Nurick, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council

Chair: Teija Tiilikainen, Director, The Finnish Institute of International Affairs
Katajanokan kasino
Mon 8.5.2017
at 12:00-16:00
Ilmarin suuruuden laskuoppi: Ilmari Susiluodon muistoseminaari
Arto Luukkanen, TT, Venäjän ja Itä-Euroopan tutkimuksen yliopistolehtori, Helsingin yliopisto

Juuso Salokoski, VTM, Senior Banker (KOP, EBRD), tietokirjailija

Erkki Berndtson, VTL, yleisen valtio-opin lehtori (eläkk.)

Markku Kivinen, professori, johtaja, Aleksanteri-instituutti, Helsingin yliopisto

Jussi Raumolin, VTT, DEA, dosentti

Vesa Oittinen, FT, Venäjän filosofian ja aatehistorian professori, Aleksanteri-instituutti, Helsingin yliopisto

Pekka Kauppila, Venäjän ja Itä-Euroopan tutkimuksen dosentti, Helsingin yliopisto, Dr.Phil. (Saksa)

Anne Kuorsalo, toimittaja, YTM

Katri Pynnöniemi, YTT, Vanhempi tutkija Ulkopoliittinen instituutti
Helsingin yliopiston päärakennus, Konsistorion sali
Mon 8.5.2017
at 9:30-11:00
Eurooppa Ranskan vaalien jälkeen
Puhujat: Puhujat: Niilo Kauppi, FiDiPro-tutkimusprofessori, Jyväskylän yliopisto

Raine Tiessalo, toimittaja, Bloomberg News

Puheenjohtaja: Teija Tiilikainen, johtaja, Ulkopoliittinen instituutti
The Auditorium of the Finnish Institute of International Affairs
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