Joensuu pilot course program

Monday 5th 

8.30-9.00 M103 Registration and coffee

9.00–9.30, M103 Opening of the pilot course

9.30–9.45, M103 Welcome to University of Eastern Finland by academic principal of UEF Harri Siiskonen.

9.45–10.30, M103 Introduction of the pilot course program and organizers

10.45–11.00, M103 OneNote study platform introduction

11.00–12.00, M103 Citizen activism by Tero Mustonen

12.00–13.00 Lunch

13.00–14.30, M102 Pre-assignment sum-up

14.30–16.00 M102 Welcome to Joensuu by Juha-Pekka Vartiainen

16.00–17.00 M102 In the middle of forest by Leena Leskinen


Tuesday 6th 

9.00–10.00, M102 Introducing methodological toolbox + Competence analysis results

10.00–11.00, M102 Regional Council of North Karelia – Stakeholder introduction by Jukka Nykänen

11.00–12.00, M102 Action research & networking by Irmeli Mustalahti (Coffee at the lecture hall)

12.00–13.00 Lunch

13.00–13.45, M109 How to communicate effectively + how to make a good video by Risto Löf

14.00–15.00, M109 How to present your research with a poster by Kristiina Väänänen

15.00–16.00, M109 How to promote your idea with pitching method by Virpi Virjamo

Wednesday 7th


Thursday 8th


Friday 9th


Saturday 10th

12.00–15.00 Visiting in the Kuhasalo conservation area by foot.

Sunday 11th

11.00 Departure to Koli National Park from in front of Carelia (University main building)

13.00 Nature center Ukko exhibitions + gift shop

14.30 Lowering to the village + Coffee break at Ryynänen

15.30 Departure for accommodation

16.00 Arrival & unload

16.30 Future plans for Koli National Park by Markus Hirvonen, Mayor of Juuka Township

Monday 12th

9.00 Departure from the accommodation (Back to Koli National Park)

10.00 Cultural & Environmental history by Heikki Simola –

12.30 Lunch

14.00 Silence tourism introduction & activities by Ilovoltti –

17.00 Wrap up session + silence research by Noora Vikman


Tuesday 13th

9.009.15 Meeting in the Metria building

9.1517.00 Case study workshop in small groups


Wednesday 14th

9.009.15 Meeting in the Metria building

9.1517.00 Case study workshops in small groups


Thursday 15th

9.00–12.00 M102 Final Seminar with visitors from partner organisations

9.00 Coffee and independent poster walk

9.30 Small groups present their posters (max 4 minutes each!!!)

10.15 Presenting pitching videos

11.00 Discussion

11.55 Closing words

12.00-13.00 Lunch

13.15-16.00 M102 Pilot course wrap up