PMI Finland Conference 2018 Program


17 May 2018

Coffee and registration

 9:00-9:10 Welcome message and opening by Vesa Koskela (President of  the Chapter)
9:10-10:30 ‘Driving growth in the new reality’

CEO Catharina Stackelberg, Marketing Clinic Group


‘From a Perfect leader to an Authentic Leader’

Coach, Consultant Véronique M. Oury, IIL


 10:30-10:45 Networking coffee break (15 min)
Stream 1 Stream 2 Agile workshops
 10:45-11:45 ‘Concept of Balanced Growth – people, company and projects’

Timo Kotilainen, KASIN Consulting Oy


‘GROW as project manager through developing your facilitation skills’

Mirjami Sipponen-Damonte, Xpedio Oy


‘Going Lean-Agile at scale?: From Project Manager to Release Train Engineer’

Pasi Rupponen, Nitor

Marco Stracquadanio, Nordea

‘Making Omelette Without Breaking Eggs’

Matti Honkanen, Nordea


‘How to boost the organisation renewal capability?’

Kimmo Vättö, Celkee Oy

 11:45-13.00 Lunch break (1 h 15 min)

Lightning talks during lunch break:

11.50-12.00 Jani Tuuri, Tieturi: ‘The 360 degrees responsibility of a Project Manager‘ – PRESENTATION
12.00-12.10 Joppe Quaedvlieg, Chief of happiness at ArcticStartup: Networking and communication for PMs – Sneak preview of the BRT Helsinki 25.5.2018

12.30-12.40 Kimmo Vättö, Celkee: ‘How to find where and why your operations is burning and how to fix it?
12.40-12.50 Inna Halminen, Managing Director, IIL Finland Oy: ‘Collaborative learning during Change and Transformation’

13:00-14:00 ‘What Is More Powerful Than Knowledge – 3 Lessons From a Startup’

Tanja Lindner, Zervant Oy


‘Personal Growth’

Teemu Uotila, Vincit CoOp Oy 

Cancelled due to sickness

‘Lean problem solving skills in action (Kaizen, PDCA)’

Pasi Rupponen, Nitor

Marco Stracquadanio, Nordea

‘Startups & Growth’

Vesa Riihimäki, NordeA


‘Curiosity is the new oil – How curious mindset is designed and why one should never stop learning’

Matti CopelandErnst & Young Oy (EY)


 14:00-14:30 Networking coffee break (30 min)
 14:30-16:00 ‘Digitalisation – source for personal and corporate renewal and growth’

Director Pekka Sivonen, Innovation Funding Agency BUSINESS FINLAND

‘Finnish Tax: From 1000 Ideas to Results – Faster and Safer’

Director General Markku Heikura, Verohallinto


16:00-16:15 Closing by Vesa Koskela


Post Conference Evening Program 17:00 – 21:00 in Helsinki
Join the Post Conference Evening Program – sauna at Allas Sea Pool and Buffet Dinner at Base Camp!
We have a sauna in Allas Sea Pool reserved for Conference participants 17:00 – 19:00

Buffet Dinner at Base Camp – Nepalese Cuisine (Yliopistonkatu 5, Helsinki)
Meet the people, network and have dinner! The restaurant buffet is reserved for us 19:00 – 21:00 (

Tickets are available in holvi and
Sauna at Allas Sea Pool 20 eur
Buffet Dinner at Base Camp 25 eur

Overview of the program. Times and sessions are subject to change.