Friday, November 16, 2012

Thank you Helsinki internationals for your interests. The local workshop is now fully booked. There will be more events coming next year. Stay tuned!

Helsinki region Expats! Come and make the Helsinki region your own!
A warm welcome to join the EXPAT project’s workshop on the 3rd of December 2012


How was your experience moving to the Helsinki region as an expat? Did you get any help in settling in? What should Helsinki region do in order to make this place your home to stay?

Come and join us in EXPAT project’s workshop. Here is your chance to have your voice heard and meet like-minded internationals. We want to hear your opinion about the Helsinki region from your point of view!

When and where

3rd of December 2012 at 16.00 – 19.30
Place: "Vintti" in Kulttuuritehdas Korjaamo
Address: Töölönkatu 51 a-b, 00250 Helsinki


Welcome words
Ms Inka Kanerva, Development Director, Uusimaa Regional Council
Ms Fatbardhe Hetemaj, Business manager, Member of Helsinki City Council 2013-2017

Story of the EXPAT project
Ms Christine Chang, Project Manager, Uusimaa Regional Council

Activation of workshop

Ms Mirja Nissinen, Trainer, Entrepreneur, Naurama

Workshops discussing:
Highlighting key services for internationals based on EXPAT project’s pre-defined criteria
Tailoring services by needs: virtual platform development
Open discussion: findings of the day

Food and beverages!
New contacts!

Limited seats available! Register now here!

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Hello Turku region expats!

A warm welcome to join the EXPAT workshop on the 29th of November 2012

Your chance to have your voice heard and meet like-minded. A workshop for people who can speak English, have an education and have moved here from abroad (no matter for how long). We want to hear your opinion about the Turku region from your point of view!
When and where
29th of November 16 – 19.30 pm
Mauno Koivisto -keskus, BioCity,
Tykistökatu 6 A, 20520 TURKU
- Welcome by the Head of international affairs of the City of Turku.
- Presentation of Expat project
- Three workshops discussing:
1) Services for internationals and findings on the expat questionnaire conducted online
2) Web-based platform development for internationals
3) Focus group interview about services and networks for internationals
Stand-up comedy by English Comedy Club!
Food and beverages!
New contacts!
EXPAT is a two-year European Union Interreg IVA Central Baltic Sea Region -funded project. Its ultimate aim is to make the CBSR a more attractive destination, a more welcoming region to settle in, and a home to stay for talented internationals.
Contact us:
Ville.Santalahti(a) |040 737 5210
Regional council of South West Finland
Li.Chen(a) |046 531 9312
Turku Science Park Ltd