eHealth Revolution and Changing Work

NEW DATE: Transformation of Work in the Digital Era

18th – 20th of September 2018
Hanaholmen – the Swedish-Finnish Cultural Centre, Espoo, Finland


  • OHS practitioners and researchers
  • Health services designers and researchers
  • Researchers of working life
  • Human resource experts
  • Digital solutions experts
  • Authorities
  • PhD and university students

About this course

The way we think about work, organize work and communicate with each other is changing rapidly. The Internet and personal technologies create new health and safety service cultures and platform economies. During this course we will study current trends, developments and future perspectives.

Price information

The price of the course consists of the course fee of EUR 500
and the day package of choice.

Day package I

This package includes:

  • conference facilities and technical equipment
  • course material
  • coffees, lunches
  • dinners and the social program on Tuesday.

We strongly encourage you to take part in the social program, as this is a vital part of the NIVA course experience. We believe in the power of networking (between people) and strive to create an inspiring possibility for that through the social program.

The total price of the course is EUR 950 (course fee EUR 500 + day package fee EUR 450).

EUR 450

Day package II

This package includes:

  • conference facilities and technical equipment
  • course material
  • coffees and lunches.

Kindly note that the day package II does not include dinners nor the social program.

The total price of the course is EUR 700 (course fee EUR 500 + day package fee EUR 200).

EUR 200


26th – 28th of October 2020 at Hotel Hanaholmen, Espoo, Finland.

To book a room from the block kindly make the reservation directly to the hotel by email to using the booking code “NIVA” (available until 2.10.2020).

Single The room price for a single standard room is EUR 115/night (including breakfast, morning sauna and access to the pool) and the price for a double room EUR 134/night (including breakfast, morning sauna and access to the pool). room: 128 €/night (including breakfast).

The block reservation will be available until 2nd of October 2020.

EUR 115 – 134 / night

Course objectives

The main goal of the course is to:

  • introduce current state and trends of the digitilized working life
  • study novel use of digitilization in the OHS service provision
  • discuss ethics and equity in digital services.

General course fee information

The courses and workshops vary in price. Please note that the course fee does not cover meals or accommodation. The course fee and day-package fee are invoiced after the registration deadline. Travel arrangements Please refrain from booking any tickets until we have confirmed the course. The confirmation, which will be sent after the registration deadline, will include detailed information on the payment of the course fee and day-packages, as well as information on accommodation options and practical arrangements. Please note that you are not insured by NIVA.

Subject background

Work and work environments are getting more and more digitalized. Newest developments are the virtual communities and that machines are communicating with each other in virtual networks. Professionals in all sectors of work life use increasingly ITC-based tools and systems to organize and conduct their work, and also to communicate with each other and clients. Algorithms are being developed and decision support systems are coming to help every day work. The opportunity of a citizen to produce and use information relating to work health and safety and to obtain necessary information and services is essential. The citizen is no more a passive object of service but an active producer and utilizer of information for taking care of his own well-being and work ability.

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