SCHEDULE

Monday 28th October

19:00-20:30
Mayor’s reception: Mayor’s Cocktail Reception at the Helsinki City Hall Ballroom (Pohjoisesplanadi 11-13, 00170 Helsinki).

Up to a maximum of 500 people can attend the reception, which is intended for participants of the Nordic Energy Forum and The European Technology and Innovation Platform at Renewable Heating & Cooling events.

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* Registration for mayors reception is done during ticket checkout

Tuesday 29th October

VISION / Morning Session Host Carita Ollikainen, World Energy Council Finland

8:00 – 9:00
Registration, Breakfast and Networking

9:00
Welcome
Carita Ollikainen, President of the World Energy Council Finland & Head of Public Affairs, Valmet

Inauguration of the Nordic Energy Forum
Katri Kulmuni, Minister of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment

9:20
World Energy Scenarios – Energy Systems Transition with an Innovation Twist
Angela Wilkinson, Secretary General, World Energy Council

9:55
Climate-neutral Europe by 2050
Artur Runge-Metzger, Director, Climate Strategy, Directorate-General for Climate Action, European Commission

10:30
Low Carbon Future of Outokumpu
Roeland Baan, Chief Executive Officer, Outokumpu Oyj

10:45
Refreshments and Networking

11:15
Nordic Electricity Market Vision 2030 – World’s Most Competitive, Innovative, and Consumer-Oriented Electricity Market
Markus Hübner, Chair of the Electricity Market Group at the Nordic Council of Ministers, Danish Energy Agency

Panel discussion: The Future of Nordic Energy Markets – Stronger Together
Moderator

  • Chief Executive Officer Risto E. J. Penttilä, Nordic West Office

Panelists

  • Markus Hübner, Danish Energy Agency
  • Tiina Tuomela, Executive Vice President, Fortum Corporation
  • Jouni Haikarainen, Senior Vice President, Gasum
  • Maria Wetterstrand, Managing Director, Miltton Purpose

12:05
Capacity Constraints in Swedish Urban Areas: How to Remove the Barriers to Growth and Energy Transition
Sara Emanuelsson, EU Director, Swedenergy

12:20
Securing Network Capacity in the Finnish Metropolitan Area
Markku Hyvärinen, Director, Development and ICT, Helen Electricity Network

12:30
Lunch Buffet and Networking

POLICY / Afternoon Session Host Jukka Leskelä, Finnish Energy

13:30
EU’s National Energy and Climate Plans
Paula Pinho, Head of Unit, Energy Policy Coordination, Directorate-General for Energy, European Commission

Panel discussion: Competitive Energy Policy
Moderator

  • Jukka Leskelä, Finnish Energy

Panelists

  • Paula Pinho, European Commission
  • Riku Huttunen, Director General, Ministry of Employment and the Economy, Finland
  • Timo Tatar, Deputy Secretary General for Energy, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, Estonia
  • Anna Törner, Head of Unit at Division for Sustainable and Innovative Energy Systems, Ministry of the Environment and Energy, Sweden

14:20
Inclusion of the Heating Sector in the EU’s Emission Trading Scheme
Joonatan Huhdanmäki, Aalto University Graduate

14:30
Sustainable Finance Criteria Shaping the Future of Energy
Piia-Noora Kauppi, Managing Director, the Finance Finland
Comment: Hannes Tuohiniitty, President, Bioenergy Europe

14.50
Refreshments and Networking

15:20
Do Policy Alignments Shape Different Low Carbon Futures of Heavy Transportation in the Nordic Countries?
Low Carbon Options in the Regulatory Future of Heavy Transportation
Juhani Laurikko, Principal Scientist, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd

15:35
Fossil Free Trucks
Urban Wästljung, Senior Adviser, Scania Group

15:50
Renewable Fuels in Heavy Transportation 2030
Mika Aho, Vice President, Public Affairs, Sustainability and Governmental Relations, ST1

16:05
Biogas’ Position in Heavy Transportation 2030
Mikko Liukkonen, Project Manager, Etelä-Savon Energia

16:20 – 16:30
Concluding Remarks of the Day One
Jukka Leskelä

19.00
Climate Friendly Nordic Energy Gala

Wednesday 30th October

BUSINESS-AS-(UN)USUAL / Morning Session Host Harri Laurikka, The Bioenergy Association of Finland

9:00
Opening Remarks of the Second Day of the Nordic Energy Forum 2019
Harri Laurikka, Session Host

Panel Discussion: Baltic Power System Synchronization to Energy Union
Moderator

  • Einari Kisel, World Energy Council Europe

Panellists

  • Hando Sutter, Chief Executive Officer, Eesti Energia
  • Gatis Junghans, Member of the Board, AS Augstsprieguma tikls (AST)
  • Vidmantas Salietis, Chief Commercial Officer, Member of the Executive Board, Ignitis Group
  • Clemence Carnerero, Senior Consultant, ÅF Pöyry

9:50
Single Baltic Gas Market and Role of the Storage
Zane Kotāne, Chief Executive Officer, Conexus Baltic Grid

Forming Unified Gas Balance Area to the Baltics and Finland
Timo Partanen, Director, Energy Authority of Finland

Decarbonizing Gas Markets by 2050
Herkko Plit, Chief Executive Officer, Baltic Connector

10:30
Biomass Markets Around the Baltic Sea
Remigijus Lapinskas, President, World Bioenergy Association

10:45
Refreshments and Networking

11:05
The Future of Wind Power in the Nordics
Heikki Peltomaa, Chief Executive Officer, WPD Finland

11:25
The Future of Guarantees of Origin, CO2 Removal & Sink Instruments
Mervi Leskinen, Portfolio Manager, Gasum Portfolio Services

11:40
Energy Transition as a Strategic Driver
Burkhard von Kienitz, COO Processes, E.ON

12:00
Lunch Buffet and Networking

INNOVATION POWERS NEW BUSINESS / Afternoon Session Host Jaakko Hirvola, Technology Industries of Finland

13:00
Start Ups and Venture Innovations for Energy Transition
Artturi Tarjanne, Co-Founder & Partner, Nexit Ventures and Moaffak Ahmed, Entrepreneur & Investor

13:20
Urban Heating and Cooling with Circular Economy
Dr. Antti Arasto, Research Manager, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd

13:40
Energy Management with AI and Machine-Based Analytics for B2C and B2B Customers
Toni Hannula, Product Manager, Etelä-Savon Energia Oy

13:55
Hyper-Scale Automation for the Energy Networks of the Future
Dr. Kenneth Budka, Chief Technology Officer, Energy Solutions of Nokia Bell Labs

14:15
Power-to-X: Food Out of Thin Air
Dr. Pasi Vainikka, Chief Executive Officer, Solar Foods

14:30
Unlocking Energy Innovation – Game-changers for Clean Energy
Dr. Carsten Rolle, Executive Officer, World Energy Council Germany

15:05
Concluding Remarks of the Day Two
Jaakko Hirvola, Session Host

15:15 – 16:00
Closure – Farewell Party and & Business Exchange

 

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