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Helsinki 19.4.2023

Kick Off: Finnish National Metaverse Strategy

Team Finland house, Porkkalankatu 1, 00180


Further information


Jani Vallirinne
XR Project Coordinator
University of Oulu
+358 50 4715 368
jani.vallirinne (at)


Jani Jokitalo
Senior Advisor, Key Account Management, ICT
Business Finland
+358 50 3544 344
jani.jokitalo (at)

You are invited to participate, we need your input in defining Finland's metaverse future. This is the moment when we rewrite the future and change our collective destiny.


12:00 Welcome and agenda
Jani Jokitalo & Kari Korhonen, Business Finland

12:15 Greetings from Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment
Satu Vasamo-Koskinen

12:30 Germany's XR market
Melanie Krautwald, Internationalization advisor, Business Finland Germany

12:45 Keynote: Finland's vision for Metaverse
Jani Vallirinne, University of Oulu

13:15 Coffee break: During the break, the working groups will be organized

13:45 Working groups: The working groups make a draft vision for their topic

14:30 The presentations: The visions are presented by the working groups

15:45 Wrap up and next steps

Cocktails and mingling

18:00 The event ends