Professor Jari Nurmi has been named the new Tampere Congress Ambassador

Credits: Jousia Lappi

Credits: Jousia Lappi

A new addition to the Tampere Congress Ambassadors network 


Professor Jari Nurmi from the Faculty of Information Technology and Communication Sciences at 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 represent Tampere University and local scientific knowhow

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.  

Get to know the Ambassadors

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.