Professor Jari Nurmi named the new Tampere Congress Ambassador

Professor Jari Nurmi from the Faculty of Information Technology and Communication Sciences at Tampere University, Finland 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 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. 

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