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PulPaper Talent Day

Thursday 9 June
For students

PulPaper Talent Day

Thursday 9 June at PulPaper is dedicated to young talents and university students in the field of forest-based industry studies. The event is free for students and includes bus transportations to and from Helsinki around Finland.

FBI Day Lounge

10.00 – 12.30: Company and university videos
12.30 – 12:40: Opening and welcome (Antti Lindqvist, Managing Director, PI)
12:40 – 12:50: UPM (Kaisu Lehtinen, Senior Manager, Employer Branding)
12:50 – 13:00: Valmet (Tommi Vanhala, Senior Manager, Coaters & Calenders)
13:00 – 13:30: Break
13.30 – 14:40: Åbo Akademi (Chunlin Xu, Professor)
13.40 – 13:50: Metsä Group (Rosa Zabihian, Sustainability Specialist)
13.50 – 14:00: AFRY (Kirsi Kokkonen, Vice President, Technology and Smart Solutions)
14.00 – 14.10: Nalco – Ecolab Company (Anne Saramito, Sr Group Leader RD&E Paper & Analytical Services)
14.10 – 14:20: Kemira (Antti Pirneskoski, Head of Service business, Pulp & Paper)
14.20 – 14:30: Suzano (Lasse Tienvieri, Technical Customer Service Manager, EMEA)
14.30 – 14:40: Break
14.40 – 14:50: TAMK (Päivi Viitaharju, Head of Bioproduct Engineering Degree Program)
14.50 – 15:00: Stora Enso (Noel Snygg, Country People Partner)
15.00 – 15:20: Sulzer (Juho Aalto, Operating Manager PD Research Center)
15.10 – 15:20: Andritz (Ossi Aaltonen, Product Manager, DIgitalization)

Future Square

10.00 – 12.00: Student-related presentations by forest industry companies:

10.00- 10.30 Career path at UPM (Milla-Mari Vastavuo, Senior Sustainability Specialist, UPM Biofuels/Ellenor Wickström Analyst, Strategy and Business Development, UPM Pulp)
10.30 -11.00 Learning organization empowers individual growth (Raija Liisa Ahola, HR Manager, and Maunu Toivari, Production Engineer Sappi Kirkniemi Mill)
11.00 – 11.30 Leadership and competence development in Metsä Group’s bioproduct mill concept (Sanna Huhtilainen, Senior Vice President, HR Metsä Fibre)
11.30 – 12.00 Future career opportunities and competence needs in the forest industry (Tuomas Tiilikainen, SVP HR Forest Division, Stora Enso)

13.00 – 13.30: Keynote by Emma Kimiläinen – Surviving and succeeding in a man-dominated environment

Wine Corner Cafe

10.00 – 15.00: Group coaching every hour (requires registration!)

10.00 Breakfast with AFRY (Host: Kirsi Kokkonen, Vice President, Technology and Smart Solutions)
11.00 Light lunch with Stora Enso (Hosts: Sofi Olsson ja Tiina Valanto, Recruitment Specialists)
12.00 Light lunch with Valmet (Host: Tommi Vanhala, Senior Manager, Coaters & Calenders)
13.00 Light lunch with Sappi Kirkniemi (Hosts: Anne Koistinen & Oona Lonka, Process Engineers)
14.00 Afternoon snacks and drinks with Andritz (Hosts: Ossi Aaltonen, Product Manager, DIgitalization & Airi Antikainen, Product Engineer, Digitalization)

In group coaching a group of students (max 10 persons/group) and the industry expert(s) from a partner company enjoy together afternoon snacks & drinks during a very easy-going and informal 45 min group coaching session.

In group coaching you can hear interesting career experiences, networking both with your possible future employer and other students and of course enjoy tasty food and drinks for free!

15.00 Afternoon snacks and drinks with Nalco – Ecolab Company (Hosts: Annika Aarnio & Atte Väisänen)

16.00 – 18.00: After work with FBI Day Lounge partners

Optional evening programme – J. Karjalainen Allas Live

  • Free tickets (normal price 32 €) for the J. Karjalainen -Allas Live event will be distributed only in person at Messukeskus in the afternoon of 9 June. There is a limited number (50) tickets for the event.
  • Please note also that the buses leave already at 18.00 EET. By attending this optional programme you are responsible for arranging your own return transportation and/or accommodation.

Be quick and book your seat by 31 May 2022!

Registrate here

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Find your future employer at PulPaper

At PulPaper you will meet with representatives of companies who are happy to share their information about job opportunities and give practical tips for career choices in the programme area.