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    A New Addition to the Tampere Congress Ambassadors Network  

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    Professor Jari Nurmi from the Faculty of Information Technology and Communication Sciences, Tampere University has been named the new Tampere Congress Ambassador.  

    Professor Jari Nurmi is one of the most active congress organizers in Tampere. His numerous roles as a chairperson or board member in organizing committees demonstrates his devotion to congresses. 

    The Congress Ambassadors programme is part of the larger Ambassador network of the City of Tampere. Tampere Convention Bureau coordinates this sub programme.Tampere Ambassadors are a group of inspiring and influential individuals, who share a love for Tampere and are willing to promote the city. 

    Tampere Congress Ambassadors are Tampere University researchers whose input in summoning and organising international congresses has been significant. They represent the international top of their fields and are influential actors in scientific organisations.  

    When travelling abroad, Tampere Congress Ambassadors represent Tampere University and local scientific knowhow, and they encourage local researchers to participate in organisational activities and in the organising of congresses. A new Tampere Congress Ambassador is chosen annually. 

    Pertti Alasuutari, Academy Professor, Tampere University
    Atanas Gotchev, Professor of Signal Processing, Tampere University
    Kalevi Huhtala, Professor Emeritus of Hydraulic Engineering, Tampere University
    Howy Jacobs, Professor Emeritus of Molecular Biology, Tampere University
    Katri Lindfors, Professor of Molecular Biology, Tampere University
    Tiina Soini-Ikonen, Research Director at the School of Education, Tampere University
    Markku Sotarauta, Professor of Regional Development Studies, Tampere University
    Kalle Vaismaa, Industry Professor of Digitalization in infrastructure, Tampere University

    The congress ambassadors introduce themselves in Tampere Convention Bureau's videos: Get to know the Ambassadors!

    For further information:

    Tampere Convention Bureau, Visit Tampere 
    Pia Helminen, Account Manager, +358 40 706 6448,   
    Laila Walldén, Account Manager, +358 40 6838789,    

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