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The Leadership Symposium 2023

Welcome to the Leadership Symposium on September 5, 2023

The Leadership Symposium is an open and free event with seminars and panels that bring together representatives of different disciplines, business and public administration around topical themes. The symposium is now being held for the 12th time and has attracted a wide audience since its first event in 2012.

The theme of the 2023 Leadership Symposium is safety. During the day, the participants will focus on, for example, the roles of NATO and the EU in defending European security, cultural policy changed by the crises of the coronavirus period, and the security of supply of national defence expertise. The event will also focus on the resilience of the health and social services reform, the significance of information and technology in cyber security, the opportunities and threats posed by technology, and the ethical management of sports.


The leadership symposium will feature speeches and panel discussions from experts from different fields. The speakers at the event include Permanent Secretary Esa Pulkkinen from the Ministry of Defence, Minttu Korsberg, Secretary of the National Sports Council, Kari Hakari, Director General of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, musician and dramaturge Paula Vesala, Director of Cyber Security Services at Deloitte Karthi Pillay and Lieutenant Colonel Ilkka Laaksi.

Follow the event live online

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Join the event

The Leadership Symposium takes place at the City centre campus of Tampere University and in the Paidia space at Nokia Arena. The seminars that are organised at the university’s main auditorium and at the Paidia can also be followed online.

You can register for the event via the link below. The registration period ends on 5.9.2023 at 5PM.

Registration for the Leadership Symposium


The Leadership Symposium is an annual event organised by the Faculty of Management and Business at Tampere University. In 2023, the event's organising partners are the Wellbeing Services County of Pirkanmaa, the Council of Tampere Region, the Safety and Security Cluster of Tampere Region, Tampere Chamber of Commerce, and Business Tampere.