Join our community events in 2024

Participating in Ornamo’s events is a good way to update and share your knowledge and meet colleagues. Follow what’s happens in the design field here and elsewhere!

Upcoming events and trainings

21.3. Exploring the Future of Circular Textiles Seminar

The all-day seminar will bring together textile industry players, researchers and policymakers to exchange practical knowledge and strategies for circular textile innovations. The event will take place in DIPOLI (the main building of Aalto University), ESPOO.

27.3. Ornamo Potfolio Jam | Designers

Portfolio Jams for Designers! Present your own portfolio or come and give feedback on your colleagues’ portfolios. This event is joined by Ville Kolppo who works as a Design Director at Rightware. The event is in English.

8.4. 8.4. Sustainable Design from Finland goes NYC 

Welcome to the inspirational hybrid seminar event for exchange of views to innovative sustainability and to get to know more about Finnish design culture. The network of international happenings is formed in collaboration with partners. The event is opened by Consul General, Ambassador Jarmo Sareva and Executive Director Salla Heinänen from Ornamo. 

22.4. Ornamo Masterclass: Applying responsible design in Sami handicraft

Speaker: Inka Kangasniemi, concept designer and service designer. This event is in Finnish.

15.-18.4. World Circular Economy Forum WCEF2024

The world’s leading event for circular economy thinkers, doers and leaders hits Brussels in April 2024, showcasing the most impactful circular solutions from around the world. Online participation is open to everyone.

25.4. AKY Get Together

Join AKY’s get together and network with other entrepreneurs in Lasipalatsi. Registration will open in the spring.

26.4. Ornamo Get Together

Welcome to Ornamo’s Get Together party on Friday 26.4. at 17-20! Let’s raise toasts among the community and enjoy each other’s company at Gallery Bronda on Annankatu. Donuts, mead and sparkling are served. Registration for the event will open later in the spring.

4.-7.6. Biocolours Conference 2024

Biocolours 2024 conference welcomes researchers from all over the world to Helsinki, to share findings of natural and bio-based colourants within the theme of ‘Sustainable Value Chain for Colour’. Biocolours 2024 conference wants to look at bio-based colourants from multidisciplinary views combining research with businesses. 

10.-14.6. Sustainability Science Days (SSD)

Finland will be the hot spot for sustainability related research, innovations, and solutions in June 2024 when Sustainability Science Days (SSD) unites with one of the world’s biggest sustainability congresses – the Sustainability Research & Innovation Congress (SRI).

2.-4.10. Service Design Global Conference 2024 (SDGC24)

The conference focuses on outcomes over output. Let’s get in depth about how we make, measure and communicate the tangible impact of service design on technology, society, and the future. Join us as we co-create the metrics of service design at SDGC24.