Tag: Events

Imagining a sustainable future

Notes from our meeting with Siiri Enoranta, writer, awarded with the Junior Finlandia Prize in 2018 - Tatjana Bum (Feb. 2020). To begin with, I am very glad to have attended this meeting. As I don’t consider myself an artistic person and lack a special connection to art in the sense of painting or sculpturing, I was intrigued to learn about the (...)

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Meeting Siiri Enoranta

Notes from our meeting with Siiri Enoranta, writer, awarded with the Junior Finlandia Prize in 2018 - Meredith Chuzel-Marmot (Jan. 2020). First of all, I would like to point out that inviting a writer- artist to discuss sustainability was unexpected but really relevant according me. Indeed, it is important first, to remind that the world is (...)

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A note about permaculture

Notes from our meeting with Dora Tkalec, permaculture expert - Tri Phung (Feb. 2020). I am especially enthusiastic and motivated for the session because I have experiences in the permaculture practices. In the summer 2018, I joined a workshop in permaculture-model farm in the central part of my country - Vietnam. We together built the natural (...)

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Imagining a sustainable future

Notes from our meeting with Siiri Enoranta, writer, awarded with the Junior Finlandia Prize in 2018 - Amanda Pokki (Jan. 2020). We discussed many topics during the evening, but I will only focus on a few of them. We discussed Western guilt and gratitude. I had not heard of the phrase “Western guilt” before. I know I am very lucky to have been (...)

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Negotiations and how to argue constructively

This was a discussion with Eveliina Asikainen. Negotiations, debates and discussions are unavoidable. Eveliina has to deal with that in her advocacy work for more sustainability at TAMK. She started her presentation about negotiations and how to argue constructively by presenting different types of conflicts that can arise during negotiations (...)

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About our IT meeting

Notes from our meeting with Julien Da, IT specialist - Tina Jokitalo (Jan. 2020). I thought it was super interesting, it would also be great to see him again, so that we would have more time to ask him questions. I would have liked to ask more about mac computers, for me they are essential because working with video and photography, making (...)

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How to manage my digital existence?

Notes from our meeting with Julien Da, IT specialist - Tri Phung (Jan. 2020). The small session with Julien made me reflect on my actions for disposing electronic products. I threw away indiscriminately two broken rice cookers since I came to Finland. On one hand, I could have left the rice cookers outdoor, hoping that eventually someone would (...)

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A session about permaculture

What impact do I have? - Mirjam Schwitter, Jan. 2020. This session was really inspiring. Before “permaculture” was actually just a term for me with hardly any meaning. After this session, I am very motivated to learn more about this whole lifestyle, the knowledge related to permaculture design and especially the ethics and principles of (...)

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Notes about urban gardening

Krista Willman is the former president of the university’s association for organic food, called Tampiiri, she's a teacher at TAU and she gave us a very interesting presentation about urban gardening with examples of Tampere, but also focusing on more general reflections and effects on urban gardening and community gardening. Krista explained (...)

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Successful organic farming

This very last session of the Clubs first part with Henri Murto was really interesting and full of new insights, explanations and dynamic comments of the audience. Unfortunately because of the huge amount of inputs, I can only cover some of them in this report. I tried my best. Henri works at the biodynamic and organic Rekola farm (400 year (...)

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A lecture with an impact entrepreneur

Week 6: Thursday session with Eerik Wissenz, CEO of GoSol. I really enjoyed this guest lecture wit Eerik Wissenz. It complemented well my online research about GoSol’s work, Solar Fire Concentration Ltd and its product the Lytefire 5 (a solar concentrator for baking and roasting). In addition, my former work experience at Solafrica, an (...)

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March - April - May 2020 Events

This series of events is organized during session 2 (March-April 2020): > 15.05, 16:00-17:00 Sustainability and Impact Club wrap up meeting. Click here to register on Zoom. Meeting ID: 756 5533 8261. PW: 861789. > 08.05, 16:00 -17:00 What's blocking or accelerating change? Many think that the covid-19 crisis can also be an accelerator of (...)

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January 2020 Events

This series of events was organized during session 1 (January-February 2020): 30.01 , 12:00 - 13:00 Topic discussion with a guest: “Education and Sustainable Development” with Eveliina Asikainen – Sustainability Coordinator (Y Kampus Tamk, room C1-16f). 24.01, 16:00 - 18:00 Movie / debate with guests: Dora Tkalec, permaculture specialist, and (...)

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February 2020 Events

This series of events was organized during session 1 (January-February 2020): 21.02, 16:00-18:00 Impact Entrepreneurs Meeting: “Understanding your immediate environment: soil and food system, what’s wrong ?” With Henri Murto, owner of Rekola organic farm (Y-Kampus Keskusta) 20:02, 12:00-13:00 Topic discussion with a guest: “Urban gardening – food (...)

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