Nordic Seminar: The role of culture in social inclusion and social work
Place: Hanasaari - Swedish-Finnish Cultural Center, Espoo.
Time: December 11, 2017
Warmly welcome to a Nordic seminar to discuss the role of culture in social inclusion and social work. The seminar highlights good examples from the Nordic countries, both from the administrative and practical levels, to strengthening cooperation between the cultural and social sectors, creating new contact platforms between different actors and deepening cross-administrative co-operation.
The event is part of the Finnish "Pohjola 2020" priority project.
11.00 - Registration
11.30 Lunch and networking
12.15 Welcoming words
Specialist Sari Koskinen, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Finland
12.25 Achieving a participatory cultural life in Pohjola
12.40 Looking to Nordic co-operation
13.00 Workshops A / B
14.00 Coffee break
14.25 Workshops C / D
15.30 Speech of the Expertice by Experience
Expertice by Experience Johanna Lillback and Group Operations Coordinator Saara Lipponen, City of Espoo, Finland
15.45 Presentation of Workshop Results
16.00 Closing Remarks
Senior Vice President Riitta Kaivosoja, Ministry of Education and Culture, Finland
16.10 The event ends
More detailed program in Finnish here.
Sign up here no later than 30.11.2017
Participation is free of charge
Hanaholmen - The Swedish-Finnish Cultural Center, Hanasaarenranta 5, Espoo
How to find Hanaholmen: Hanaholmen is also served by all buses operating along the Westway. The bus stop along the Westway is ca 400 metres from Hanaholmen. Hanaholmen is served by the metro. The walking distance from the nearest metro station Koivusaari to Hanaholmen is approximately 1,1 km.
Languages of the seminar
Finnish and Scandinavian languages, as well as simultaneous interpretation between these languages. Possibility for English translation and international sign language interpretation.
Entry to the seminar rooms is accessible, there is an accessible toilet in the seminar rooms. Assistant dogs are welcome. Seminar rooms have an induction loop. Opportunity for English translation and international sign language interpretation (see registration page).
Project Planner Mia Mäkinen, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, email: norden2020 (a) stm.fi, tel. +358 295 163 057
Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Ministry of Education and Culture, Ministry of Econimic affairs and employment, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Culture for All Service, The Nordic Council of Ministers