Driving Impact Through AI luncheon

What: Driving Impact Through AI -luncheon
When: Friday, 8th March 2023 at 11-13:30
Venue: British Embassy, Itäinen Puistotie 17, Helsinki

Join us on Friday 8th March as we explore the forefront of technological advancements, with distinguished speakers shedding light into how AI is fostering positive change. A special case study will be given on AI is utilised in modern medicine. The event promises an intellectual feast, complemented by luncheon and networking at the British Embassy.

First we will have Santeri Kirvelä from Boston Consulting Group, who will talk on how AI can be used and applied in society and business. This will be followed by Jukka Tapaninen from Aiforia, who will present a case study on how AI is utilised in hospitals around Britain. The event is hosted by Ambassador Theresa Bubbear.

You may register to the event using the link below.

The FBTA will charge a participation fee of 30 euros for participating in the lunch. Participation to the presentations on AI is free.

If you are unable to attend yourself, feel free to forward this invitation to a relevant person in your organization.


11:00 Arrivals
11:05 Introductory words by Leif Frilund, Chair of FBTA
11:10 Driving impact through AI, Santeri Kirvelä, BCG
11:40 Advancing the adoption of AI-powered pathology image analysis within NHS hospitals, Aiforia
12:10 Lunch
13:30 Event ends


The Finnish-British Trade Association

More information about the event from Ville Vuorensola ville.vuorensola(a)chamber.fi

Boston Consulting Group is a global consulting firm that partners with leaders in business and society to tackle their most important challenges and capture their greatest opportunities.

Aiforia is a medical software company that aims to transform pathology image analysis with the power of AI. 

Santeri Kirvelä

Santeri Kirvelä is CEO of BCG Platinion, a division of Boston Consulting Group focused on IT and technology topics, for Central and Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Santeri’s main focus is technology-enabled change in large-scale transformation programs. He has worked with leading Nordic and European companies, focusing on significant change initiatives driven by top management, efficiency improvement projects, reorganizations, and strategy redefinitions. Technology and IT have always been at the core of his client work. He holds an M.Sc. degrees both in Business and Engineering.

Jukka Tapaninen

Jukka Tapaninen is the Chief Executive Officer of Aiforia. Before joining the company, he held various executive positions over the past 25 years in international IT and software businesses, such as SAP and HP. His experience includes leading enterprise software sales for healthcare industries as well as overseeing global business development, building strategic partnerships, and scaling up growth companies. He holds an M.Sc. degree in Economics.