Closing Panel


Chair: Professor Jukka Kola, Rector of the University of Helsinki, Host of UArctic Congress 2018

Keynote Speech:

  • Ms Tarja Halonen, President, Finland


  • Ms Rebekka Borsch, State Secretary, Ministry of Education and Research, Norway
  • Professor Kirsten Hastrup, University of Copenhagen
  • Professor Atte Korhola, University of Helsinki
  • Representative from Iceland (TBC)

Grand Final


In the Grand Final, the results from two exciting side events will be presented: the Arctic Expedition (a challenge-based event for students) and the Sustainability Visions Lab (an invitation-based lab that creates alternative sustainability pathways for the Arctic).

Closing Remarks

Social Program - Reception at Helsinki City Hall

19:00-20:30 (sponsored by the City of Helsinki)