Ahtisaari Days at Aalto University

When: 15 November | 15.30–17.00 |

Where: Dipoli, Kaleva Hall | Otakaari 24, Espoo

Conflicts caused by people can be solved by people. But what does it take

to ensure peace? How can we create open dialogue?

 You are warmly welcome to join us at this year’s Ahtisaari Days, 15 November,

at Aalto University to meet Nobel Peace Laureate and President Martti

Ahtisaari. A panel discussion in English on possibilities to design peace will

follow, featuring experts on water management, social computing, and

collaborative design, as well as CMI Chairman of the Board Alexander Stubb. 


15.30 Welcoming words by President Ilkka Niemelä, Aalto University

Interview with President Martti Ahtisaari and Artistic Director

Marko Ahtisaari, Helsinki Festival, by Communications Director

Elina Lehtinen, CMI (in Finnish)

Aalto University student case presentation on working with Stanford

University Peace Innovations Lab (in English)

Ahtisaari Days going towards year 2019

16.10 Panel discussion: Designing Peace (in English)



Postdoctoral researcher Claudia Garduño García, Design Department,

Aalto University

Postdoctoral researcher Matti Nelimarkka, Department of Computer Science,

Aalto University

Chairman of the Board Alexander Stubb, CMI

Professor Olli Varis, Department of Built Environment, Aalto University

Moderator: Piia Kuosmanen, Paragraaffi


Ahtisaari Days is held yearly in November to help young people learn and practice

conflict resolution, peace mediation and reconciliation. This year’s host city is Espoo and

the public event, open to all, will be held at Aalto University.

We look forward to seeing you at the event!

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