The first Congress Ambassador of Jyväskylä was nominated on 12.6.2018.


The first Congress Ambassador of Jyväskylä is Kaisa Miettinen from the Faculty of Information Technology at the University of Jyväskylä. She has the honor to act as the Ambassador during 2018-2019. She is a professor of industrial optimization and her research concentrates on multiobjective optimizing and support in decision making.

The Ambassador is an active member of the international scientific organizations of her own field and in representing the university. In addition, the Ambassador represents Finnish scientific expertise and research when attending different events and congresses. The Ambassador encourages other researchers and scientists, especially the younger generation, to organize congresses and actively participate in international organizations. It is important to share experiences in organizing congresses and give information about the services of Jyväskylä Convention Bureau.

Jyväskylä’s congress marketing is based on a network of 24 public organizations and companies. Jyväskylä Convention Bureau operates this network and helps the organizers of international meetings and congresses to invite their events to Jyväskylä.

With the yearly nomination of an Ambassador, the city of Jyväskylä wishes to convey the significance of scientific congresses in behalf of the researcher, the university and the city itself. Any person of science, who has the merits to represent the city of Jyväskylä and the university, can be nominated for the position. Jyväskylä Convention Bureau’s members choose the Ambassador from the nominated persons.

For more information:
Director of Relations Anu Mustonen, University of Jyväskylä, tel. +358 50 564 9022,
Marketing manager Jaana Ruponen, Jyväskylä Convention Bureau, tel. +358 50 344 6496,
  • Where?

  • Jyväskylä Convention Bureau
  • Office: Tietotalo, Kilpisenkatu 1, 40100 Jyväskylä

  • Address:
  • City of Jyväskylä
  • PL 1008
  • 40101 Jyväskylä
  • Finland