Seminars Baltic Sea Future 2018
Friday 09:15 - 09:30 Main Stage
Mr Marcin Grądzki, Senior Specialist, Department of Sustainable Development and International Cooperation, Ministry of Environment, Poland
Ms. Joanna Kiernika-Allavena, Director of Climate and Nature Protection Office, Municipality of Wroclaw, Poland
Friday 09:50 - 10:15 Main Stage
Friday 10:15 - 10:45 Exhibition area
EIB Climate Strategy - Mobilizing finance for the transition to a low-carbon and climate-resilient economy Mr. Alexander Schenk, Head of Office, European Investment Bank
Mr. Magnus Billing, CEO Alecta and Member of EU Commission's High Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance
Using Green Public Procurement to reach Agenda 2030 Mr. Ugiz Zanders, Latvian Ministry of Environmental protection and Regional development
Accelerating Green Finance through Fintech InnovationsMr Marcus Svedberg, Advisor Stockholm Green Digital Finance and former advisor to Nordic Executive Director at the World Bank
Joint questions and discussions
Friday 11:45 - 12:50 Exhibition area
12.50 – 13.05 City of Stockholm Climate Strategy and their work with reducing the cities vulnerability to a changing climate
Mr. Björn Hugosson, Head of the Climate Unit at the City of Stockholm Executive Office
13.05 - 13.20 Plastic - a versatile material
Mr. Christoffer Wahlborg, Business Manager Automotive, Stena Recycling
13.20- 13.35 Nutribute - a platform for joining forces to improve the Baltic Sea environmentMs Anna Saarentaus, Project Manager John Nurminen Foundation
13.35- 13.50 Joint questions and discussions
The three-year EU funded BONUS RETURN project presents four finalists in the recently concluded ‘Baltic Sea nutrients and carbon reuse challenge’
BONUS RETURN aims to reduce emissions in the Baltic Sea by turning nutrients and carbon into reusable benefits.
The agendaPresented by the Polish National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management:Transnational cooperation in investments in sewage management (protection of surface and underground water conditions) outside Poland, in the Bug river basin.·Q&A session on “Funding instruments to boost new technologies coping with climate change”.
Participants in the projects’ presentation part:Ms Katarzyna Wantoch-Rekowska, Communication Officer (Poland-Russia Programme)Ms Marta Niciejewska, Project Officer (Interreg South Baltic Programme)Mr Igor Kaniecki, Head of the Joint Secretariat (Interreg South Baltic Programme)Mr Peter Lundberg, Project Officer (Interreg Öresund-Kattegat-Skagerrak)Ms Elea Nova, Project Officer (Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme)Mr Valdur Lahtvee, Policy Officer (Council of the Baltic Sea States)Mr Kazimierz Kujda, President of Polish National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management
Friday 13:50 - 14:20 Exhibition area
14.20 – 14.30 Euro Region Baltic 20 years of cooperation across the south Baltic
Ms. Akko Karlsson, President Euroregion Baltic & Vice Chairman of Regional Council in Kalmar County.
14.30 – 14.40
Mr. Pär Holmgren, Natural Disaster Specialist Länsförsäkringar AB
14.40 - 14.50 Stockholm action plan for good water status
Mr . Gunnar Söderholm, Director Environmental and Health Administration in the City of Stockholm.
14.50 - 15.00 Liveable cities for climate change adaption
Ms. Karolina Skog, Minister of Environment, Swedish Ministry of the Environment and energy
15.00– 15.25 Panel discussion and questions