Aalto on Tracks - Program Ideas

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  1. We are a big china jerseys wholesaler . We have NFL Team player`s number sewn on the chest and sleev

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    • Nfl mlb

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      3 votes
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      • TEDxTrain

        We definitely need our own TEDx. At least we should watch TED videos on the train.

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        • 3 votes
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          • Original research

            When a 100 or so bright young students go on a journey together, one should expect something more than just generic travel documentation. Photos, diaries and such are of course important and valuable, but this kind of an adventure offers great possibilities for something even greater – in the true sprit of an expedition.

            I propose miniature research projects for all participants. See the special environement of the train from the angle of your expertise – or perhaps try doing research in someone else's field? In “tongue-in-cheek” -style or maybe something more profound – the choice is yours.

            Study the…

            13 votes
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            • Voice blogging

              How can you blog without an internet connection? It's possible with Talky, which will be launching soon by a Swedish startup Freespee.

              People could follow our 20-second voice messages online - see example: http://talky.se/vintersarek2010

              59 votes
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              • VPN subscription need, perhaps

                You want to get a VPN beforehand if you want guaranteed access to your Facebook etc. Chances are most sites will be unblocked for the duration of the Expo but you can't be sure. This time it's like 5 months, not several weeks like in '08.

                9 votes
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                • I'm singing in the train...

                  just singing in the train, what a glorious feeling, I'm happy again! Either with somebody playing a guitar, with sing star or karaoke equipment or just singing. We can even have this competition "suohonlaulanta" where teams get a theme and they try to list (and sing) as many songs of the theme as possible.

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                  • IT infrastructure from Nokia, Cisco etc.

                    To take the maximum from the innovation potential of 100 excellent students we need to have an IT infrastructure that supports it. This infrastructure should be mobile, flexible and robust. For example, if we are going to set up a workshop in some local community building with less than good IT we should be able to easily set up projectors, printers and WLAN (which would also be able to connect to our main servers on the train 5-10 kilometers away to transmit/store pictures, video etc) etc. This is an excellent way to show everybody that Finland is No. 1 country…

                    6 votes
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                    • Company logos on the train!

                      One way to attract corporate sponsorship would be to allow our sponsors to decorate the train from the outside! In this way our train would stand out and attract attention. What better way to advertise a company than to have it's logo on a train full of excellent people :)
                      Also a huge "Aalto" logo on the side of the train ...

                      7 votes
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                      • Promoting Aalto and Finland en route

                        While stopping at different locations and towns, "Aalto on track" could have (in cooperation with local university or government) a short seminar/workshop/lecture where we could talk about Finland and the Aalto University. For example, we could present our research and share ideas with students from local universities or have a screening of Finnish movies at a local community center.

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                        • Talk, talk, talk

                          Talking about things is often dismissed as a poor use of time. Why talk, when you can do? While confined to a moving tin can, there's very little space and limited resources to DO stuff, but what those paticipating have(and in plentitude, I might add) – is time. Time to talk.

                          I propose profound, themed discussion. Innovation was called for on some program ideas, but I suggest that, in addition to idea sharing and goal-oriented interaction, there would be discussion on a more general level.

                          A trainful of smart young adults of various disciplines would surely benefit from a discussion…

                          3 votes
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                          • new Kalevala epos

                            There can be made two things:
                            1. Kalevela pictures can be drawn in Chinese or Russian style during this trip (people will get a lot of impressions, and maybe some of them would like to participate in this art project)
                            2. Our trip can be described in a poetry in a Kalevala style - it will be a modern Finnish epos which will be represented in book.

                            4 votes
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                            • Local speakers

                              What if we invite some local interesting people on our train to hear them speak about what they do and how they live and have a discussion?

                              4 votes
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                              • Let's find out if Chinese corporations pay for our trip?

                                They have lots of money and a great need for Aalto-kind professionals. Maybe they are willing to pay great amount of money to get us to visit their facilities and let us know about them... After all, Chinese are probably ruling the world in few decades and contacts don't hurt!

                                7 votes
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                                • Toy factory on tracks

                                  Making traditional Finnish, Russian and Chinese toys, thematic workshops is at least a good time-spending. All the toys made during the trip can be presented on the exhibition in China, Russia, Finland... maybe in Mongolia :)
                                  Toys are things which were maybe first made by human being after invention a wheel. Toys have very important cultural aspect, and at least there will be more presents for people who will be met during the trip.

                                  6 votes
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                                  • Participant book*

                                    Before the trip make a book with all participants' photos and some basic information on them. Like name, contact information, favourite music style, favourite food etc. This book could be used both for tailoring the events during the trip and for learning about the people at first. Especially it can be helpful for connecting faces with names :D

                                    *Just debriefing, what came up today in a workshop.

                                    2 votes
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                                    • 7 Chinese Festival during 7 days in the train

                                      There is at least 5 Chinese festivals which we can try to organize in a train. So, there can be on Festival every day!
                                      1. Chinese New Year,
                                      2. The Lantern Festival
                                      3. The Duanwu Festival (Dragon Boat Festival)
                                      4. Qixi Festival (It is like Chinese Valentine's Day)
                                      5. The Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as, Zhongqiu Festival
                                      6. A solstice Festival
                                      7. The Qingming Festival or Tomb Sweeping Day which is a traditional Chinese festival

                                      On the end we will know much more about China and its culture knowing how do the celebrate Festivals!

                                      3 votes
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                                      • Distance posts to mark our trip way

                                        It can be very symbolic to put a small piece of Finnish granite on each significant train stop with written on it "AALTO ON TRACKS", to mark our trip-way. And maybe bed out a karelian birch or other typically Finnish tree on the each train stop.

                                        7 votes
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                                        • Pavilion specialization nights...

                                          During the trip, let's have small interactive sessions considering the matter itself: architecture of the pavilions and design from different cultures... Those who know well Finnish design could do a small "lecture" about the pavilion of Finland "Kirnu", those who know different cultures and pavilions can share their knowledge to others.
                                          We could also make quizzes about the Expo. The loser would have to leave the train after every quiz!
                                          Just kidding in the end. But seriously?

                                          2 votes
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