Welcome to follow the WOW Working Time Policy Symposium

The Symposium will be streamed online here on 13 November 2020 at 12–15 Helsinki time (11–14 Stockholm, Copenhagen and Oslo time).

Everybody who is interested on working life and working hours is welcome to follow the stream. The Programme will be posted here later.


  • the main results of the large project WOW on the national trends and scenarios for the length, timing, tempo and control of working hours in the Nordic countries, as well as the main results on the association of working hours with health, well-being and participation in working life.
  • the results of several intervention studies on individual management of sleep and fatigue in shift work. The plenary lectures on the main results of the project will be given by key principle researchers of the project.
  • policy recommendations for good Nordic working time models for health, well-being and participation in working life, collecting invited feedback from its national and international stakeholders for the final WOW Policy Paper 2020.

Questions can be sent to the chairman ([email protected]) during the symposium.

Additional information for the media representatives: Kristiina Kulha, Communications Specialist, tfn. +358 40 5486914, kristiina.kulha[at]ttl.fi.

Originally the Symposium and the Press Conference were planned to be in Espoo Finland on 19th & 20th March 2020, but were cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Instead the results and the recommendations of the WOW project will be presented on 13 November 2020 and streamed online.

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Friday 13 November 2020
11–14 am (CET, Central European Time)
12–15 pm (Helsinki time)