Global Impact Challenge Finland Grand Final is here!

In this event, five GIC finalists present their ideas with a potential to impact millions of people with tech. The winner will receive a seat and full scholarship to the Global Solutions Program 2017 held at NASA Ames in the heart of Silicon Valley.

We’re happy to host our keynote speakers M.P. Pekka Haavisto and Jeffrey Rogers, Singularity University Director of Faculty Development. Check out the ideas of the finalists here.

The Finalists are:

  • Elina Hakkarainen
  • Tuija Pakkanen
  • Daniel Rahman
  • Lauri Reuter
  • Sanna Sarkama

17.30 Doors open
18.00 Anni Laurila, GIC organizer/’15 winner: Welcome to Global Impact
18.15 Pekka Haavisto, Green Party M.P.: The Global Challenges
18.30 Finalists pitch!
19.30 Break & mingle, drinks & food
19.50 Perttu Pölönen, GIC’16 winner: The SingularityU Experience
20.05 Jeffrey Rogers, SingularityU faculty: Introduction to Exponential Thinking
20.35 Winner announced
Celebration, drinks & food

GIC Finland is powered by Fazer, KAUTE Foundation, Teknologiateollisuuden 100-vuotissäätiö, Sitra and TIVIA.

More info on the competition and Singularity University: