EnergyWeek Side Events 2023
During EnergyWeek there are some events that are organized externally but still share the same passion for energy and business.
These are events of a promotional nature or technical demonstrations. These event are listed on this page.
18.3 Environmentally Friendly Vehicles 11:00-15:00
Welcome to the Environmentally Friendly Vehicles event organised on Saturday, March 18, at Vaasa Market Square!
There will be electric-, biogas- and bioethanol vehicles.
Experts will answer your questions, and you can learn, for example, how a car running on petrol can be converted into a natural gas or ethanol-powered vehicle. Additionally, charging stations of electric vehicles will be presented in the Market Square.
Our sponsors include Stormossen, Rinta-Joupin Autoliike, Käyttöauto, Autoliike Lähdemäki, Automaa, Arton Auto, Municipality of Vaasa, Vaasan Sähkö, VAMIA, YA and Logset.
The organisers of the event are Merinova Technology Centre, EnergyWeek and EnergyVaasa.
Read more about the event on Merinova homepage
Bank Food & Wine, Hovioikeudenpuistikko 11, 65100 Vaasa
Learn how the energy transition is taking place in the low countries, and meet front-runners in various sectors including wind energy, solar power and circular economy.
Come network with companies, experts and the embassies at this relaxed afterwork event offering a taste of Belgian beer and Dutch cheese.
The event is organized together by Embassy of the Netherlands and Flanders Investment & Trade / Embassy of Belgium.
If you wish to know more, please feel free to contact us:
Flanders Trade & Investment: Head of Office / Finland firstname.lastname@example.org
Embassy of the Netherlands: Policy Officer for Trade and Innovation, Miina Ojanperä, email@example.com
Aurora Botnia is a modern ropax-ferry with 2 cargo decks. It accommodates around 800 passengers and has a freight capacity of 1,500 lane meters for trucks and cars. The vessel is designed to be environmentally friendly, with a machinery running on a dual fuel and battery solution. The main source of fuel is liquefied natural gas, LNG. The vessel will also be able to utilise biogas.
Everything from the design of the ferry to passenger flows and customer experience is taking the environmental aspects into account. Here are some examples:
- Flexible use of passenger areas with intelligent ventilation and lightning
- Smart harbors and automatic registering of cars
- Smart cabins
- Environmentally friendly materials
One suitable option is the quick roundtrip cruise to Sweden on 23 march 16:30 – 01:00
Book a ticket at: https://www.wasaline.com/
We would like to invite you to “Real-Time Simulator for Secure Critical Infrastructure – Fundamentals and Training” organized by University of Vaasa, Riga Technical University, OFFIS, and National Technical University of Athens.
Venue: University of Vaasa, Finland
Dates: March 20 & 21, 2023; The live seminar is free of charge.
Please find the description and program training here Program
What will you gain from attending this training?
Participants will learn about Real-Time Simulation (RTS) systems, their importance, capabilities, and use to simulate critical infrastructure (especially smart grids) and associated scenarios. For this, fundamentals of Real-Time Simulation are introduced on the first day of training, then on the second day hands-on skills and applications will be presented. Selected scenarios from the industry will be given to participants. Finally, a workshop and an open discussion session where participants can share their ideas will be held.
After completing this training, participants will be able to describe Real-Time Simulation systems and bring their use and applications to their organizations. Additionally, participants will be able to join advanced courses on this topic.
The seminar is arranged as a side event of Energy Week. https://www.energyweek.fi/
Contact person/More information:
Prof. Tero Vartiainen (email: Tero.Vartiainen@uwasa.fi)
Bahaa Eltahawy (email: firstname.lastname@example.org)
Wed 22 March at 14:00-21:00
University of Vaasa, Wolffintie 34, 65200 Vaasa
What happens on a heating planet? What is the future of work? Who do we listen to and why?
Be the first one to find out!
Whether you work in business, in the public sector or whether you are simply interested in future themes, Mission Possible is the place to be. This interdisciplinary event is where researchers meet the general audience, students and cooperators. Let’s discuss science together in the light of current affairs.
This FREE event consists of:
- Interesting short presentations and impact cases
- Panel discussions on current topics
- Hands-on laboratory tours
- Numerous encounters and discussions
- And much more.
- Visit also Vaasa Game Days [LINK: https://www.vaasagamedays.fi/] to enjoy fun retro games.
Besides all of the above, there’s a specially designed evening program for Energy Week visitors with a free shuttle bus from Vaasa City Hall to the University of Vaasa after 16:00.
Come find answers to your science-related questions and learn how we are heading to the future with science!
More information about the program: https://www.uwasa.fi/en/science-day
Registrations (for lab tours only): https://link.webropolsurveys.com/EP/654DF820C4B6447C
Philipp Holtkamp, University Services, Innovations and Ecosystems