The Tampere Club organized a seminar 19 August 2003 for the
business, administration and politics management and the
representatives of scientific research in co-operation with
the Tampere University of Technology and Tampere Chamber
of Commerce & Industry. The general theme was “The
Future of the Welfare State” and the opening speaker
was Professor James M. Buchanan. The subject of his lecture
was "Sustainability of Democracy and Globalization".
Other speakers were Foreign Minister of Finland Erkki Tuomioja,
Minister of Social Affairs and Health Sinikka Mönkäre
and the executives in business and administration. There
were over 100 participants at the seminar.
Aamulehti Jubileum Seminar
2006 the Tampere Forum was held together
with local newspaper Aamulehti which was holding its 125
year celebrations. The main speakers were Professors Enda
Ullmann-Margalit and Russell Hardin, Director of the Finnish
Bank, Mr. Erkki Liikanen, Director Esko Aho (SITRA) and
the Minister of Finance, Mr. Eero Heinäluoma.