Opening of EnergyWeek

Welcome to the international Vaasa EnergyWeek!

Opening ceremony for EnergyWeek 2020 gives us an opportunity to  together set the goals and framework for this year’s event. When we talk about a branch this significant, it is important to keep our vision clear, set the bar high and together find the solutions to use when facing the most important challenges of our time, fighting the climate change, finding sustainable solutions and creating smart cities and regions.

The interesting speeches is followed by a panel discussion.


Chamber music hall (Vaasa City Hall)
Tuesday 16 March
09:20 - 10:30
Free of charge


Opening of EnergyWeek


Kristoffer Jansson
EnergyVaasa Communications & Brand Manager

9:20 The future of energy innovation in Northern Europe

Opening speech

Tomas Häyry
Mayor, City of Vaasa

9:35 The European perspective on Innovations

Miapetra Kumpula-Natri
European Parliament

9:50 Promises and Peril: Silicon Valley’s Innovation Clusters

Canceled, due to internal company policy regarding international travel.

Heidi Hackford
Ph.D, Director at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California

10:15 Energy innovations trough Information Technology

Tim Wallin
the Founder and CEO of Gambit
Mari Huuhka
Relations Manager, Gambit