Smart mobility promises significant benefits to businesses across nearly every industry. What do Canada and Finland have to offer your business?
In this session you will understand how Invest Ottawa and Business Finland respectively support international companies to land and thrive in Canada / Finland.
Learn about resources and capabilities in both markets and explore FDI and trade opportunities that Area X.O (Ottawa, Canada) and the City of Tampere (Finland) have to offer local, national and international smart mobility companies.
Access insights into how Nokia in Ottawa collaborates with SMEs at Area X.O, including AutoGuardian by Smart Cone.
9:00am – 9:10am: Welcome
Kirsten Sardelis, Market Manager Europe, Invest Ottawa
Seppo Rantala, Trade Commissioner, Embassy of Finland
9:10am – 9:25am: Overview AreaX.O
Kelly Daize, Director AreaX.O, Invest Ottawa
9:25am – 9:40am: Nokia Canada, Innovation at AreaX.O
Shawn Sparling, VP Enterprise and Public Sector, Nokia Canada
9:40am – 9:55am: Opportunities with Nokia and AreaX.O
Tenille Houston, CEO, AutoGuardian By SmartCone
9:55am – 10:10am: Nokia, Finland, Innovation Strategy in Finland
Stephan Litjens, General Manager Enterprise Solutions, Nokia Finland
10:10am – 10:25am: City of Tampere – Finnish Smart City Living Lab
Teppo Rantanen, Executive Director, City of Tampere
10:25am – Question & Answers