Side Event for students and young professionals: Getting to know industry

Student & Young Professional Networking with Automation Industry 28.3.2023, 13 -16.15 @ Automaatiopäivät 2023

The Finnish Society of Automation and IEEE Finland organize a free industry event for students and young professionals.

The event is English speaking and is co-located with the Automation Days 2023 conference. There is no age limit, so anyone who self-identifies as a student or young professional is welcome. It is a half-day event with three parts:

  • Stands: five companies will pitch their technology, after which the presenters are available at a stand to discuss and demonstrate the technology

  • Coffee break

  • Exhibition: opportunity to visit the industry exhibition at Automation Days 2023

Due to the limited space available, registration is required on a first-come first-serve basis. We will split into two groups A and B, so you can register to either one as long as it has space.

The program for each group is

12.30-13: Registration at Automation Days 2023 registration desk
13-14.30: Group A at Stands, Group B at Exhibition
14.30-14.45: Coffee break
14.45-16.15: Group A at Exhibition, Group B at Stands

The program at the stands is as follows

Experiences with industrial interoperability standards and Model Broker
Gerardo Santillan, Senior Specialist and Sales manager at Semantum Oy

Driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow
Juha Jokipii, Control engineer, Danfoss

Cyber Security for Critical Infrastructure (Use case for Advance Metering Infrastructure Security)
Sanjay Kumar, Cyber Security Specialist, Landis+Gyr Oy

CeLLife Electrical Fingerprint technology enables safe second-life use of lithium-ion batteries
Tuomas Messo, Founder, CeLLife Technologies oy

On adaptive and resilient manufacturing, an open digital ecosystem perspective
Ronal Bejarano, OT-IT System Integrator, Wärtsilä


Event is free for charge for students and young professionals, but registration is needed. Please register here:

Side event at IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technologies ISGT 2021 Europe

IEEE Finland and the Finnish Society of Automation (FSA) organized an in-person side event in conjunction with IEEE PES ISGT EUROPE 2021 Online, 18.-21.10.2021. The event featured 3 industrial speakers addressing developments in smart grid related to 5G, electric mining and smart city. Event was open exclusively to members of IEEE or FSA.


  • IEEE Finland
  • Finnish Society of Automation - Suomen Automaatioseura ry