Science and universities

Conference: From Pasteur to the pandemic

Friday, October 21, 2022 13:00

On the 200th birthyear of the French scientist

FMA auditorium 8th floor (Finnish Medical Association)
Mäkelänkatu 2 00501 Helsinki

The aim of the event is to honor and celebrate the life and work of Pasteur as well as to analyze the current covid pandemic. The great French scientist revolutionized science with his discoveries that would save millions of lives through the developments of vaccines. The event’s lectures will focus on Pasteur’s life and work, on covid and other pandemics as well as on the threats and opportunities of the future.


FMA auditorium 8th floor

Finnish Medical Association

Mäkelänkatu 2, 00501 Helsinki


21 October 2022, 13:00-17:00


This event is co-organized by

  • The Institut Français de Finlande
  • The association franco-finlandaise pour la recherche scientifique et technique (AFFRST)
  • The Finnish Medical Association (FMA)
  • The Finnish institute for health and welfare (THL)

Entrance is free of charge, however advance registration is required


An exhibition about Pasteur, the man, the scientist and his legacy will be presented alongside the conference. It will also be visible in the library of the Institut Français de Finlande from October 14th to November 11th 2022.