Official Programme
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WEDNESDAY 7 JULY 1999

7 am - 7.30 am Morning Exercise, by the Gulf of Tl
9 am - 12.15 pm Plenary Session: - Finlandia Hall, main hall

Chairman of the session:

Irmeli Torssonen, SI 1999 Convention Chairman

"Messages in our Genes"

Leena Peltonen-Palotie,
MD, PhD

SI Liaison for Project Five O

Lorry Roberts

International Goodwill and Understanding - Interactive Panel :

"World’s Indigenous People - Future Prospective"

Chairman of the panel:

Yildiz Belger, SI Programme Co-ordinator

Anja Nygren, Guest Speaker

May Lamont, Guest Speaker

Introduction of Federations Presidents:

Hilary Page, SI President

    • Soroptimist International of Great Britain and Ireland

Pamela Lee, Federation President

    • Soroptimist International of the South West Pacific

Margaret Lobo, Federation President

12 .15 pm - 2 pm Lunch, Finlandia Hall / Hotel Inter-Continental
2 pm - 5 pm Plenary Session: - Finlandia Hall, main hall

Introduction of Federations Presidents:

Patricia Daniels. SI Immediate Past President

    • Soroptimist International of Europe

Hlne van Themsche, Federation President

    • Soroptimist International of the Americas

Donna L Walker, Federation President

Chairman of the session:

Patricia Daniels, SI Immediate Past President

Extension - "Tomorrow’s Member"

Lorna Mead, International Extension Co-ordinator

Joan Cromer, Incoming International Extension Committee Chairman

"Moving Forward Together"

Your Chance to Contribute to Our Common Future


Accompanying persons' programme

Professional excursion: Neste 9 am - 2 pm

Departure for the tour from the Finlandia Hall tour departure point.

 

Our Convention Tours

City tour of Helsinki, 5 pm - 7 pm

Helsinki by Sea and Suomenlinna (Sveaborg) Island Fortress, 5 pm - 8 pm

Seurasaari open-air Museum, 5 pm - 8 pm

Departure for all tours from the Finlandia Hall tour departure point.

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