Nordic Academics in SF Bay Area - AI for solving Global Challenges

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Nordic Academics in SF Bay Area - AI for solving Global Challenges

Welcome to the Nordic Silicon Valley Academic Meetup: AI for solving Global Challenges

By Nordic Innovation House

When and where

Date and time

Monday, June 6, 2022 · 6 - 8:30pm PDT


Nordic Innovation House-Silicon Valley 470 Ramona Street Palo Alto, CA 94301

About this event

Nordic Innovation House-Silicon Valley is all about collaboration and building bridges. We bring together the most passionate entrepreneurs, and corporations and investors looking into finding new innovative solutions, and researchers working on building better societies.

Join us for the Nordic Silicon Valley Academic Meetup! The evening will start with some inspiring words and a panel discussion around the potential, challenges, and ethical considerations for AI to address global challenges, followed by time for drinks and networking.


6:00pm Doors open, beverages and snacks

6:30pm Program starts

Welcome Words and introductions:

Panel discussion on "AI for solving Global Challenges"


  • Laura Ruotsalainen, Leader of Sustainability of FCAI, Associate Professor of Computer Science, University of Helsinki


  • Petri Myllymäki, Vice-Director of FCAI, Professor of Artificial Intelligence and Machine learning, University of Helsinki
  • Åsa Wallin, Innovation Advisor Linköping University
  • Jonas Soluk, Postdoctoral Fellow House of Innovation Stockholm School of Economics and Visiting Scholar at Stanford

7:30-8:30pm Networking, beverages and finger food

Please share with your Nordic academic connections and fellow alumni in the area.

Please RSVP.

This event is hosted by Nordic Innovation House in collaboration with FARIA Network, and Linköping University.

The Finnish-American Research and Innovation Accelerator (FARIA) is a strategic network of Finnish higher education institutions, which serves as a platform to enable concerted and joint action of universities and other relevant stakeholders in Finland and the United States. FARIA is jointly coordinated by Aalto University and the University of Helsinki. Visiting delegation from the University of Helsinki, Aalto University, and Hanken.

Linköping University (LiU) In close collaboration with the business world and society, Linköping University conducts world-leading, boundary-crossing research in fields including materials science, IT, and hearing. In the same spirit, the university offers many innovative educational programmes, many of them with a clear vocational focus, leading to qualifications as, for example, doctors, teachers, economists, and engineers.

About the organizer

Nordic Innovation House is a Silicon Valley based work community scaling the best of Nordic businesses. A unique collaboration between the five Nordic countries, we are here to help our members hit the ground running in the world's most competitive startup environment.