Energy & Environment Seminar

Energy & Environment Seminar invites annually decision makers and business representatives to discuss current and interesting energy topics.

The theme for the first part of the seminar in 2022 is The Green Transition and electrification and the theme for the second part is The Nordic Battery Belt. The event consists of speeches by high-level political decision-makers, company representatives and other key actors in the energy field, as well as panel discussions. The event is the kickoff for the Vaasa EnergyWeek.

NOTE!
The first part of the Energy & Environment Seminar is held in Finnish and the second part in English.

 

 

Festival Hall (Vaasa City Hall)
Monday 21 March
12:00 - 16:00
Free of charge

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Energy & Environment Seminar

11:30 Registration

Part I – Yhteiskunnan sähköistyminen on edellytys päästöttömyystavoitteiden saavuttamiseksi

12:00 Opening words

Paula Erkkilä
Toimitusjohtaja, Pohjanmaan kauppakamari | CEO, Ostrobothnia Chamber of Commerce

12:10 Suomen kestävän kasvun ohjelma mahdollistamassa hiilineutraalia Suomea ja globaalia vihreää siirtymää

Mika Lintilä
Elinkeinoministeri

12:30 Suomen kestävän kasvun ohjelman toteuttaminen

Nina Kopola
Pääjohtaja, Business Finland

12:50 Vastuullisuus Suomen valttikorttina

Teppo Säkkinen
Elinkeino- ja ilmastoasiantuntija, Keskuskauppakamari

13:10 Uudet innovaatiot ja järjestelmätason kehitys mahdollistamassa Suomen päästötavoitteita ja uutta vientiä – paneelikeskustelu

Moderaattorina


Jukka Leskelä
Toimitusjohtaja, Energiateollisuus

Keskustelemassa


Jari Marjo
Head of Product Management and Development Finland, Danfoss Drives
Matti Vaattovaara
Toimitusjohtaja, Hitachi Energy Finland
Stefan Damlin
Toimitusjohtaja, Vaasan Sähkö
Minna Martikainen
Tutkimuksen vararehtori, Vaasan yliopisto

14:00 Coffee break sponsored by the City of Vaasa to the honour of Gold Certification of EnergyVaasa Cluster

Part II – Nordic Battery Belt: The Most Sustainable Battery Value Chain in the World

14:30 The European perspective on energy innovations

Miapetra Kumpula-Natri
MEP
European Parliament

14:50 Finland as a destination country for battery investments

Vesa Koivisto
SVP, Battery Operations, Finnish Minerals Group

15:10 Implementation of the Finnish Battery Strategy 2025

Jarkko Vesa
D.Sc. (Econ.), Senior Specialist, Battery Cluster, Innovations and Enterprise Financing, Circular Economy and Carbon Neutrality, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment of Finland

15:30 FREYR – an important player in battery revolution

Tom Einar Jensen
Co-founder and CEO, FREYR Battery
Tom Einar Jensen is Co-founder and CEO of FREYR Battery, a producer of clean battery solutions, since 2019. Mr. Jensen is also a Co- Founder and Partner at EDGE a global advisory, investment, and project development firm aiming to catalyze responsible solutions in the sustainability space. Prior to this, Mr. Jensen has served different senior management roles at Norsk Hydro, SYSTEMIQ and Joule Unlimited as well as the CEO role at Agrinos.

15:50 Competence development in the battery value chain

Kati Komulainen
President, VAMK University of Applied Sciences
Åsa Stenbacka
Principal, VAMIA

16:00 Closing words

Mats Brandt
Regional Mayor for Ostrobothnia

Mia Brännbacka

Communications Manager, Ostrobothnia Chamber of Commerce
tel: +358 50 309 2331

The program och the past EnergyWeek on 21-25. March 2022

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Tuesday 22 March
Wind & Renewable Energy
Music Hall
Opening of EnergyWeek

(09:15 - 10:30 )

Wind power in Finland – Opportunities and sustainability

(11:00 - 12:30 )

Wind power in Finland – Opportunities and threats

(13:30 - 15:00 )

Art Hall
Circular Economy

(10:40 - 12:10 )

Team Finland: Financing Growth

(12:30 - 15:00 )

The Research Exhibition of Energy

(16:00 - 18:00 )

Meeting Hall
Wind & Renewable Energy – Exhibitor’s Briefings

(10:00 - 16:00 )

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Wednesday 23 March
Smart Energy
Festival Hall
Wednesday’s Matchmaking & Business Lounge

(09:00 - 17:00 )

Music Hall
Smart City Solutions From Finland

(10:00 - 12:00 )

Energy Transformation

(13:00 - 14:30 )

Art Hall
FAIR, electric aviation

(09:00 - 11:00 )

A big deal for decarbonization

(12:00 - 14:00 )

EnergySpin Forum & Innovation Awards

(15:00 - 18:00 )

Mirror Hall
Exhibitor Seminar 1

(10:00 - 11:30 )

Exhibitor Seminar 2

(12:30 - 14:00 )

Exhibitor Seminar 3

(14:30 - 15:30 )

Meeting Hall
Smart Energy – Exhibitor’s Briefings

(12:00 - 16:00 )

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Thursday 24 March
Gas Energy
Music Hall
Gas Exchange 1: Decarbonized Future of Hard to Abate Business Sectors

(10:00 - 11:15 )

Gas Exchange 2: Biogas as a Part of Circular Economy – Towards Low Carbon Society

(12:00 - 13:15 )

Gas Exchange 3: Energy Transition in the Nordics

(14:00 - 15:15 )

Art Hall
Powered by Space – Space technologies and energy transformation

(09:15 - 11:30 )

Discussion Forum: State of the EU and the ‘Fit for 55’ goals

(13:00 - 14:30 )

After Work with the Belgian Delegation

(15:30 - 17:00 )

Mirror Hall
Vaasa Gas Exchange exhibition area

(09:00 - 16:00 )

Meeting Hall
Thursday’s Matchmaking & Business Lounge

(09:00 - 17:00 )