Web Summit Rio Side Event: Designing the Future

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April 17, 2024
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Venit Mio Barra Hotel (Av. Embaixador Abelardo Bueno, 2710 - Jacarepaguá, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22775-040, Brazil)

Meet Work in Finland team at our side event of Web Summit Rio to explore Finland's innovative and dynamic landscape for entrepreneurs and talents.

Finland is a stable, safe, progressive country with strong social welfare programs. Here, we emphasize work-life balance, providing an employee-friendly workday, and holding employers to high standards. 


But that's not all. Finland also has a vibrant start-up scene and a rapidly growing tech sector, offering exciting opportunities for English-speaking professionals from around the world. If you are eager to know more about Finland, please join us "Designing the Future – Finlandia desenhando o futuro"-event to get insight what the happiest country in the world could offer for you.




19:00 Opening Remarks:
Laura Lindeman, Senior Director of Work in Finland Unit. 


19:05 Finland is the place to be
Katri Raevuori, Talent Attraction Manager, Business Finland
Annamari Soikkeli, Manager of International Startup attraction, Business Finland 


19:20 Brazilian in Finland, what is my experience?
Drusilla Holanda, Founder of Papukaya studios.


19:40 Panel Discussions with Cities: Getting to know more about Finland: Tampere, Oulu, and Helsinki. 


20:00 Exploring work opportunities in Finland : OP Bank
Saija Antikainen, SVP Common capabilities & People operations
Tommi Korhonen, Director, People & Culture

Networking, cocktail. 


Welcome to learn more about Finland and hopefully see you on the 17th of April!

Alessandra Leone

Talent Manager Brazil