Frühjahrsforum 2024


Montag 6.5. - EMPFANG

18.00 – 20.00

Auf Einladung des deutschen Botschafters Konrad Arz von Straussenburg in der Residenz.

Dienstag 7.5. - FRÜHJAHRSFORUM 2024

10.15 – 11.00 Mitgliederversammlung

 (nur für Mitglieder)

11.00 – 12.20 Eröffnung & Einführung

Alexander Bargum, Group CEO, Oy Algol Ab, Präsident AHK Finnland
Wille Rydman, Wirtschaftsminister
Konrad Arz von Straussenburg, Botschafter der Bundesrepublik Deutschland
Juha Koski, Tampere Chamber of Commerce & Industry

On the Mystery of AI - Philipp Koch, DFKI - German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence

GenAI at Almost Two: Assessing the Opportunities Realized and Challenges Ahead - Dirk Hofmann, Co-Founder & CEO, DAIN Studios Germany

12.20 – 13.00 LUNCH & NETWORKING

13.05 – 15:00 Das Forum geht weiter

· Learning in the Age of AI - Sampo Leino, Head of Learning, MinnaLearn

· Challenging conventions: Transforming the right problems into AI-fueled solutionsChristoph Nützel, Head of Technology, Data & Analytics, & Tuomas Syrjänen, Co-Founder, Chairman of the Board, Futurice

· From Chaos to Clarity: Simplifying Data Organization with AI - Teemu Heikkilä, CEO & Partner, Emblica Oy

· AI and Morality: Is a New Ethical Framework Required in the Digital Era? - Dorothea Winter, Humanistische Hochschule Berlin, & Emmi Koskimies, Research Scientist, VTT

· Trustworthy AI and Evolving EU Regulations - Marko Turpeinen, CEO, 1001 Lakes

· AI excellence from Tampere - Kristian Valkama, Director, Digital Transformation, Business Tampere

· Gen AI - What's hype and what's real - Markus Jakobsson, Segment Lead, Devices & IoT, Networks, Unikie

· Closing: Dr. Jan Feller, Geschäftsführer, AHK Finnland

15.30 – 17.00  Exkursion zu Fastems Oy, Kaffee & Networking

Abfahrt 15:10

· Introduction to Fastems’ - Fastems’ history and connection with Germany - Mikko Tuomaala, Marketing Director, Fastems

· The concept and applications of intelligent automation & the future of manufacturing - Topi Juden, Chief Technical Officer, Fastems

17.30 – 19.00 Empfang - Rathaus Tampere

Unsere Sprecher*innen

Alexander Bargum
Group CEO, Oy Algol Ab
Präsident AHK Finnland

Dirk Hofmann
Co-Founder, CEO
DAIN Studios Germany

Christoph Nützel
Head of Technology, Data & Analytics

Emmi Koskimies
Research Scientist

Wille Rydman



Dorothea Winter
Humanistische Hochschule Berlin


Teemu Heikkilä
CEO, Partner


Tuomas Syrjänen
Co-Founder, Chairman of the Board

Konrad Arz von Straussenburg
Botschafter der Bundesrepublik Deutschland in Helsinki

Sampo Leino
Head of Learning

Markus Jakobsson
Segment Lead, Devices & IoT, Networks

Heikki Hallila
VP, Digital Manufacturing and New Business Creation

Juha Koski
Tampere Chamber of Commerce


Marko Turpeinen
1001 Lakes


Philipp Koch
DFKI - German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence

Topi Juden
Chief Technical Officer