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Climate University goes Jyväskylä on March 29th


29.3.2019 8:30 — 15:00

Location: Muu, Bio- ja ympäristötieteiden laitos, Ylistönrinne (Survontie 9), Ambiotica YA
Climate University is a joint project of 11 universities in Finland to foster climate change and sustainability education. In 2019-2020, we make new online courses and materials on these topics, and workshops for university teachers and other collaborators. The Climate University workshop at Jyväskylä on March 29th 2019. Registration is on until 21st March.


Climate University goes Jyväskylä:

Teaching and learning for a sustainable future 

Fri 29th March 2019, University of Jyväskylä, Ylistönrinne (Survontie 9), Ambiotica YA (guidance from the main lobby) https://www.jyu.fi/fi/kartat

8:30               Coffee

9:00               Opening words

Marja-Liisa Laakso, vice rector, University of Jyväskylä

9:15               Climate University, next steps  

Laura Riuttanen & Mikko Äijälä, University of Helsinki 

Climate.now in Jyväskylä

Elisa Vallius, University of Jyväskylä

10:15             Commentary

Hannu Koponen, Development Manager, Regional Council of Central Finland

Tanja Tuulinen, Environmental education specialist, ELY Centre

Minna Salonen, Environmental specialist, Central Finland Health Care District

Tapio Anttonen, Student Life coordinator, University of Jyväskylä

 10:45             Coffee

11:00             Jyväskylä perspectives:

Towards SDG’s – Nexus of water, Food and Energy

Tuula Tuhkanen, University of Jyväskylä  

Resource wisdom

Janne Kotiaho, University of Jyväskylä

Intelligent learning spaces

Vesa Lappalainen, University of Jyväskylä

12:00             Lunch

13:00             Online learning: past, present and future

Tom Hatfield, University of North Carolina

13:30             Workshop: Climate University next steps

14:30             Conclusions 

15:00             Adjourn 

Registration deadline is 21.3.2019:


Further information: Tuula Tuhkanen, tuula.a.tuhkanen@jyu.fi, 040-5345120

Laura Riuttanen, laura.riuttanen@helsinki.fi, 050-4154746