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Europe Forum

Europe Forum


Wed 25.8.2021–Fri 27.8.2021

The fourth Europe Forum will be arranged in Turku on the 25th to 27th of August 2021. EU influencers will lead discussions on topics like influencing through information, the rule of law, EU’s role in promoting digital transformation, and the changes in the EU. This year’s Europe Forum is arranged as a three-day hybrid event.

Programme for Europe Forum 2021

Wednesday Aug 25th: Science Day. Discussions about change, including such topics as AI, vaccinations, and influencing through information. Meetings will be chaired by the universities.

Thursday Aug 26th: Economy Day. Seminar on economy and European Ambassadors Forum.

Friday Aug 27th: Politics day. Politics are present in a talk by the Prime Minister, in a Parliament of Finland Grand Committee hearing, and in a Foreign and security policy seminar. In focus of the day is e.g., EU’s transatlantic relations, as well as relations with China and Russia.

A more detailed programme will be updated on the website for the event: https://europeforum.fi/en/europe-forum/

The Europe Forum will have four main venues: the foyer of the Turku City Theatre, Radisson Blu Marina Palace hotel, Turku Administrative building, and the Europe Forum virtual platform.

As before, the participation on spot will be limited and invitation-based. The whole programme will be accessible to anyone through live streams online. The public can make comments and ask questions through the chat on the event platform. The discussions will be recorded and can be viewed later via YouTube, among other channels.

The planning and production of the event will adhere to the instructions issued and participant limits imposed by the Finnish Government, to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The Europe Forum follows the Clean & Safe Turku principles for a responsible organization of events.

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