When and where?

The second Geomob Finland was held on the afternoon of Thursday the 9th of November, 2023 in Oulu at Linnanmaa Campus (Venue 7B103)


Read a detailed summary (with pictures!).


Our format:

  • Doors open, set up and general mingling

  • We begin the talks with a very brief introduction

  • Each speaker will have slides and speak for 10-15 minutes. Talks will be in English. After each talk there will be time for 2-3 questions.

  • We vote by show of hands for the best speaker. The winner will receive best speaker prize and unending glory (see the full list of all past winners).

  • After the presentations, the evening continues with networking and mingling.

The speakers:

  • Ossi Kotavaara & Marton Magyar, University of Oulu & Telia – Modal mobility in urban form by mobile phone tracking data
  • Oskari Häkkinen, Spatineo – EcoInsight by Spatineo
  • Miika Sikala, Biila – Optimizing logistics in gig-based auto transportation using isochrones and metaheuristics
  • Tapio Heikkilä, VTT – FLEXIGROBOTS: An Approach to Multi-Robotic Precision Agriculture

The organizers:

Geomob Finland, Oulu is organized by Kimmo Paajanen and Jussi Kangasoja as a part of the Location Innovation Hub.


Geomob would not be possible without speakers and sponsors. Over the years we have had so many fantastic talks, spanning the range from inspirational to informative to weird and wacky. See the list of all the past speakers. Please get in touch if you would like to speak at a future Geomob.