Who: Open to the public
What: "Celebrating Finland's Centennial: What Makes Finland Great for Education, Research & Innovation"
When: Friday, April 28, 3 p.m.
Where: CIRES Auditorium
What makes Finland great for education, research and innovation? On Friday, April 28, the Finnish ambassador to the United States Kirsti Kauppi will give a public talk on the CU Boulder campus to discuss.
Kauppi became ambassador of Finland in September 2015, after several years serving as political director at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Helsinki.
She also has over 30 years of experience in foreign service, including service in Finland's EU mission in Brussels and Finnish embassies in Vienna, Berlin and Bangkok. In addition to her native Finnish, Kauppi is fluent in English, Swedish, German and French.
Advance registration is requested to attend, as space is limited.
Kauppi's visit and lecture are co-sponsored by the Cooperative Institute for Reseach in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), Vaisala, Finlandia Foundation of Colorado (FCC) and Colorado European Union Center of Excellence (CEUCE).