Aboa Tech Talks: Biodiveristy and Climate Change

05.10.2023 09:00 - 11:00

The universities in Turku launched in autumn 2021 a joint webinar series focusing on technology and sustainable development. Aboa Tech Talks will highlight new technologies and innovative technological research that can offer solutions to the complex global challenges of our time.

The nineth Aboa Tech Talks: Biodiversity and Climate Change webinar is open to everyone interested, including representatives from industry, government, the third sector, researchers and students. Åbo Akademi University will moderate the event and the language is English.

Webinar will be recorded and made publicly available. The previous Aboa Tech Talks -recordings can be seen in Turku Tech Campus webpages (link below)


Programme and speakers

Aboa Tech Talks – Biodiversity and Climate Change
5 October 2023 at 9.00–11.00
Virtual event

09.00 Welcome and introduction

09.10 Prof. Ilari Sääksjärvi, University of Turku
Biodiversity respectful leadership

09.35 Prof Anna Törnroos-Remes, Åbo Akademi University
Sensing, assessing and monitoring the ocean – a tech deck

10.00 Dr. Piia Leskinen, Turku University of Applied Sciences
Urban brooks in Turku – discovering and protecting their biodiversity

10.25 Dr. Johanna Engström-Öst, Novia University of Applied Sciences
The use of biomarkers in zooplankton research – a focus on climate change

10.50 Discussion and concluding remarks

Moderator: Prof. Johan Bobacka, Åbo Akademi


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