Graduation Ceremony - EIT Digital Doctoral School Class 2019
The aim of the EIT Digital Industrial Doctoral School is to educate a new generation of tomorrow’s leaders in Digital technologies, equipping them with strong research and business skills. Our innovative approach provides a new kind of doctoral programme based on offering a deep expertise in key digital areas together with a strong background in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. It creates a unique experience combining research, innovation, entrepreneurship, industry involvement and pan-European mobility.
On 2 October 2019, the Doctoral School Class of 2019 will gather in Helsinki to receive in a formal ceremony their certificates and celebrate this important step in their professional career.
12:15 Registration & walking lunch
13:00 Start and welcome words - David Oliva Uribe, Head of the EIT Digital Doctoral School
13:05 Introductory note - Roberto Prieto, EIT Digital Chief Education Officer
13:15 Keynote "The impact of University-Industry collaboration on innovation" - Yrjö Neuvo, Professor, Aalto University, former CTO of Nokia Corporation
13:25 Complimenting remarks - Petri Suomala, Vice-President of Education, Aalto University
13:35 Complimenting remarks - Riitta Kaivosoja, Director General, Ministry of Education and Culture
13:45 Complimenting remarks - Willem Jonker, EIT Digital CEO
13:55 Complimenting remarks - Dr. Julia Wache, Director Marketing, FeelSpace GmbH & EIT Digital Doctoral School alumna
14:05 Complimenting remarks - José Carlos Camposano, EIT Digital Alumni Foundation
14:10 Student Presentations: The path of EIT Digital Innovators - Hyeon Kyeong Hwang and Abdelhadi Azzouni
14:25 Graduation Award Ceremony
15:00 Network Reception + Photo session
Open Innovation House, Maarintie 6, Espoo