Strong Finnish Women
September 20, 2017
Riitta Jallinoja, Professor Emerita of Sociology at Helsinki University, will give a talk on “Strong Finnish Women at the Turn of the Century and their Influence of Finland’s Independence.” The meeting will be held at the Finnish Institute.
Centenary Conference: A Century of Political and Trading Links between Finland and Britain 1917-2017
October 27, 2017
The Anglo-Finnish Society and the Finnish-British Chamber of Commerce warmly welcome you to a conference on 27th October 2017 commemorating the Centenary of Finland’s independence and Finland’s relationship with the UK. The Conference features interesting talks about the political, trade and finance links between Finland and Britain across the last 100 years, with a peek into the future as well.
The group of distinguished speakers includes Mr Erkki Liikanen, Governor of the Bank of Finland, Dr Risto E. J. Penttilä, CEO of the Finland Chamber of Commerce, former Lord Mayors of London and many more.
The Conference will take place at the headquarters of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, close to Liverpool Street Station in central London.
CONFERENCE PROGRAMME SUMMARY
9.00 – 9.30 Registration
9.40 – 12.00 Political Links
9.40 – 11.00: Finland and Britain in Northern Europe
11.20 – 12.00: War and Cold War
12.00 – 16.50 – Trade and Finance Links
12.00 – 12.30: Hundred Years in Perspective
12.30 – 12.40: Address by the Next Nominated Lord Mayor of London
13.30 – 15.00: Development of Trading and Inward Investment
15.20 – 16.50: Banking and Finance Relations
16.50 – 17.00 Closing remarks
From 17.00 Networking
The full programme with speakers can be found here
TICKETS AND REGISTRATION
Tickets cost £10 inclusive of commission
The fee goes towards covering the organisational costs of the event.
Follow the link here to be directed to Evenbrite to purchase your ticket