Increasing internationality and future employment prospects in Fell-Lapland area

Monday 22.2. 14.00-16.00 hrs

Fell-Lapland development organizes in co-operation with Lapland University Attract project a webinar on "Increasing internationality and future employment prospects in Fell-Lapland area". The themes of the webinar are the future prospects of Fell-Lapland for companies in the region, changes in the need for labor in the region, internationalization, and international labor and skills.


Increasing internationality and future employment prospects in Fell-Lapland area

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The themes of the forthcoming webinar are the future prospects of Fell-Lapland for companies in the region, changes in the need for labor in the region, internationalization, and international labor and skills.

No registration in advance needed, webinar is open for all and will be held in English.

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PROGRAMME

  • 14.00- 14.05 Opening of the webinar, Fell Lapland Development, Veli-Matti Hettula
  • 14.10-14.20 Project presentations: Coronaexit, Attract Lapland, Business Ladies, Nafisa Yeasmin
  • 14.20- 14.25 Team Finland, Tytteli Karvonen-Juntura, ”Team Finland-network helps globally” 220221_Team Finland
  • 14.25-14.30 University of Lapland, José-Carlos García-Rosell:
    International higher education in Lapland
  • 14.30-14.35 Lapland Employment and Economic Development Services, Emma Vikholm, International outlook for labour market in Lapland 22022021
  • 14.35-14.40 Regional Council of Lapland, Anna Suomalainen:
    Smart and international Lapland 22022021
  • Questions to municipalities:
    * How big is international entrepreneuship in your municipality?
    * How do you see the possibilities in the future in your municipality regarding international work force?
  • Questions to companies:
    * What is it like to do business in Fell Lapland?
    * What kind of challenges have you faced while being an entrepreneur in the region?
    * What are the positive sides of doing business in Fell Lapland?
    * In which things has your business succeeded?
  • 14.40-14.50 Enontekiö Municipality, Hannu Autto
    +Local entrepreneur with an international background, Adventure by Design, Elina Hutton
  • 14.50-15.00 Muonio Municipality, Kaisa Kylä-Kaila, Lapland Staff, Niina Kangosjärvi
    +Local entrepreneur with an international background
  • 15.00-15.10 Kolari Municipality, Robert Hawkins
    +Local entrepreneur with an international background, Hotelli Kolari, Stefan Ylipää
  • 15.10-15.20 Kittilä Municipality, Katariina Palola
    +Local entrepreneur with an international background, Arctic Frontier, Kate De Bruin
  • 15.20-15.50 Panel discussion with local companies with experience in the international workforce.
    Moderator: Tiina Mäki-Petäjä, Attract Lapland project
    Enontekiö: Hetta Huskies, Pasi Ikonen
    Muonio:
    Kolari: Hotelli Kolari, Stefan Ylipää
    Kittilä: Arctic Frontier, Kate De Bruin
  • Questions to companies:
    *How do you see the labor situation developing in the future in your company? How about in Fell Lapland in general?
    *Has the covid-19 situation changed the skills that are required from staff (e.g. language skills, digitalization skills, multitasking)?
    *How about in the future, post-covid, what are the skills or competences required from staff?
    *Do you feel there is enough skilled staff available?
    *What could be done to encourage skilled staff to stay in Lapland more permanently?
    * How we can attract employers to hire international employees during the covid time or in the future?

15.50-16.00 Conclusion


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