About Event

Name of the project
Ülemiste City Future Forum 2021 – How to create a smart future?

Short description of the project
The Future Forum, a joint event of the City of Tallinn and Ülemiste City, will take participants on a journey focusing on building a data-driven business environment and urban space, with the following sub-themes.

  • The future of innovative business
  • The green economy and environment of the future
  • Future talents and their health


Future Conference is a two-day event that tries to find an answer to the question: “How can we create a smarter and more exciting future together?”. During 3 sessions, 5 interesting keynote speakers will present on the stage. In addition to that, 4 panels will be taking place, each of which will have 6 participants and a moderator. The event also has the main moderator. The keynote speakers are both international and Estonian. Each panel has been built with a different structure and will have exciting content, including involving the audience in different ways.

Purpose
The main goal of the ÜCFF is to bring multifaceted innovation into Estonia and the ÜC campus by bringing together international great ideas and valuable talents, businesses, students, colleges and to increase Estonia’s reputation as a host country for international conferences.

The result
In five years, ÜCFF will be one of the most vibrant and sustainable innovation-related events in our region, which will bring together many great international ideas, valuable talents and businesses and which foreign visitors will look forward to attending.

As a result of the project, at least 50 foreign visitors will visit the conference, at least 18 Estonian and foreign higher education institutions will participate, at least 4 student teams of Hack4Future and Ecohack will continue to tackle the challenges of the hackathons. Both small and mid-sized businesses are involved in servicing the visitors of the conference (accommodation, catering).

European Union, European Regional Development Fund
Enterprise Estonia (EAS)

The amount of the grant is EUR 30,000.