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The IPO 2024 is organized by Feto ry., an association of teachers of philosophy and worldview studies in Finland.

The members of the National Organizing Committee are:

Ilmari Hirvonen

PhD researcher in philosophy at the University of Helsinki, IPO coach, member of the Finnish IPO delegation for several years, member of the board of Feto ry.

Katri Hämeenniemi

Teacher of religious education and philosophy, member of the Finnish IPO Delegation 2023, chairperson of Feto ry.

Satu Honkala

Senior adviser, education (retired), textbook author for Worldview studies, and member of IPO Helsinki 2009 Organising Committee.

Liina Lumikari

Competition secretary. Philosophy student at Tampere University. Graduates with a Bachelor of Humanities this spring.

Matti Mäkikangas

Teacher and textbook author of worldview studies and philosophy, IPO coach, deputy member of the board of Feto ry.

Eelis Mikkola

PhD researcher in theory and methodology of educational research at the University of Helsinki, member of the board of Feto ry.

Ukri Pulliainen

Teacher of philosophy and worldview studies, IPO coach, member of the Finnish IPO delegation 2007–2016 and director 2017–2022.

Jatta Päivänen

Secretary of the board of Feto ry.

Aki Saariaho

Teacher of English, philosophy and worldview studies, deputy member of the board of Feto ry.

Johanna Salonen

Teacher of philosophy, psychology and religion, deputy member of the board of Feto ry.

Hanna-Mari Vanhanen

Teacher of philosophy and worldview studies