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Online 10.3.2021

Finland meets India launch event

This online event is free of charge for the participants, however requires a pre-registration by 9 March via the link below.

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Further information

Program
Ms. Sonali Saigal Kapur, Senior Advisor
Business Finland
Tel. +91 981 180 7348
sonali.kapur (at) businessfinland.fi

 

Ms. Mridul Sharma, Marketing Executive
Embassy of India to Finland
Tel. +358 9 228 99121
comm.helsinki (at) mea.gov.in

 

Practicalities
Ms. Hanna-Leena Harma, Manager, Inbound Delegations
Business Finland
Tel. +358 40 728 8730
hanna-leena.harma (at) businessfinland.fi

Welcome to the online event organized by Business Finland and the Embassy of India to Finland on Wednesday, 10 March 2021 at 09:00-12:30 EET / 12:30-16:00 IST

The Finland Meets India series is a joint effort between Business Finland and the Embassy of India in Finland. The goal is to demystify both markets and present live business opportunities for companies in India, in Finland, as well as globally.

Through a series of events lined up for 2021, we will focus on various industries, showcasing the opportunities in and capabilities from India and Finland through Ministerial addresses, panel discussions, company pitching sessions, etc. The first of these events is based around Digitalization. Join us to see how Digital Finland complements Digital India, creating global digital solutions.

Agenda

EET / IST

09:00–09:05 / 12:30–12:35
Opening words
Mr. Timo Vuori, Executive Vice President, Finland Chamber of Commerce

09:05–09:40 / 12:35–13:10
Plenary session
H.E. Mr. Ville Skinnari, Minister for Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade of Finland
H.E. Mr. Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister for Law and Justice, Electronic and Information Technology and Communications of India
H.E. Ms. Ritva Koukku-Ronde, Ambassador of Finland to India
H.E. Mr. Raveesh Kumar, Ambassador of India to Finland

Moderator: Mr. Timo Vuori, Executive Vice President, Finland Chamber of Commerce

09:40–09:55 / 13:10–13:25
Opportunities with Indian IT industry
Keynote speech by Ms. Debjani Ghosh, President, NASSCOM

09:55–10:00 / 13:25–13:30
Closing remarks
Mr. Timo Vuori, Executive Vice President, Finland Chamber of Commerce

10:00–10:10 / 13:30–13:40 Break

10:10–10:15 / 13:40–13:45
Opening words
Dr. Jukka Holappa, Country Director – India, Business Finland

10:15–10:55 / 13:45–14:25
Panel discussion – “Why and how to partner with Indian IT industry – access to global markets”
Mr. Jagdish Mitra, Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Growth, Tech Mahindra
Mr. Tommi Mäkinen, Innovation Lead - Europe, TCS
Mr. Shivendra Singh, VP – Head of Global Trade Development NASSCOM

Moderator: Dr. Jukka Holappa, Country Director – India, Business Finland

10:55–11:00 / 14:25–14:30
Talent Boost info session - “Why and how to attract Indian IT talents”
Mr. Santeri Ojala, Project Manager - Talent Boost India, Business Finland

11:00–11:25 / 14:30–14:55
Company presentations - Cutting edge 5G technologies
Mr. Tommi Kangas, SVP - Connectivity Solutions, Bittium
Mr. Teppo Hemiä, CEO, Wirepas
Mr. Thomas Mueller, CTO & Global Practice Head Emerging Services, Wipro Engineering - R&D Services
Mr. Parag Naik, Co-Founder, CEO, Saankhya Labs

Moderator: Mr. Navratan Katariya, Director of Start up Programme, NASSCOM

11:25–11:30 / 14:55–15:00
Closing remarks
Dr. Jukka Holappa, Country Director – India, Business Finland

11:45–12:45 / 15:15–16:15
Pitching session 1: Cyber security
For Finnish companies (invitation only)
or
Pitching session 2: AI in ports
For Finnish companies (invitation only)

We are looking forward to your participation!