The Bank of Finland Museum programme for autumn 2018 focuses on cash and the importance of financial literacy. In October, the Museum will open an exhibition presenting the use of cash around the world. The theme is also discussed in the Museum’s lectures. The operation of the financial markets is the second theme of this autumn. 

The events are open to all and are free of charge. They are held on the premises of the Bank of Finland Museum at Snellmaninkatu 2, Helsinki. As a rule, the events start at 17.00 and are held in Finnish, unless otherwise specified.

Tuesday 25 September  Bitcoin and other crypto-assets
Hanna Heiskanen, Senior Digitalisation Specialist, Financial Supervisory Authority and Aleksi Grym, Adviser, Bank of Finland

Thursday 4 October  Euro area growth amid global turbulence
Hanna Freystätter, Head of Division, presents the Bank of Finland’s latest assessment of monetary policy and the global economy

Tuesday 9 October  Cash, card and mobile phones how is payment changing?
Päivi Heikkinen, Head of Department

Tuesday 23 October  Ruplista markkoihin – Suuriruhtinaskunnan setelit (‘From rouble to markka – banknotes of the Grand Duchy of Finland’)
Antti Heinonen, the ECB’s former Director Banknotes, presents his latest book

Tuesday 6 November  Talouskirja Nyt discussion series: growing importance of financial literacy
Elisa Newby, Head of Communications, interviews Julia Thurén, author of book Kaikki rahasta (’All about money’) and Juha Pantzar, Executive Director of Guarantee Foundation

Tuesday 20 November  Climate change and the financial sector
Mikko Sinersalo, Financial Specialist, Financial Supervisory Authority

Tuesday 18 December  How can we close the sustainability gap?
Juha Kilponen, Head of Forecasting, presents the Bank of Finland’s latest forecast for the Finnish economy.

For further information, please contact Jaakko Koskentola, Curator of the Bank of Finland Museum, tel. +358 9 183 2607, and Iina Lario, Head of Stakeholder Engagement, tel. +358 9 183 2689.