Finlandia Hall, 27 August, 2012

Moderator: Jussi-Pekka Rantanen, TV Presenter, Yle

10:00 Opening

  • MP Ilkka Kantola, Chair of the Administrative Council of Yle
10:15 Theme 1: Public Service Media in 2012:  A European perspective

  • Prof. Jo Bardoel, Radboud University Nijmegen [abstract]


  • Director Satu Kangas, Federation of the Finnish Media Industry
  • Discussion
11:30 Coffee break
11:45 Theme 2: Experiences from Public Value Tests

  • Prof. Caroline Pauwels & Assistant Professor Karen Donders, VUB [abstract]


  • Prof. Greg Lowe, University of Tampere
  • Dr. Eeva Mäntymäki, Head of Communication, Kainuu Region
  • Discussion
13:00-14:00 Lunch break
14:00 Theme 3: New Services: digitalisation, online presence, HD-television

  • Prof. Josef Trappel, University of Salzburg [abstract]


  • Dean, Dr. Heikki Hellman, University of Tampere
  • Discussion
15:00 Coffee break
15:15 Theme 4: New strategies and new management structures for Public Service Media

  • Prof. David Levy, Reuters Institute, Oxford University [abstract]


  • Dr. Johan Lindén, Senior Adviser, SVT;  Secretary General, Circom Regional
16:30 Closing words

  • Prof. Hannu Nieminen, University of Helsinki
16:45 Reception