Programme FTPc2019

Conference moderators

Esa LAURINSILTA, Director, Strategic Partnerships at UPM, Chair of FTP NSG Finland
Antti TAHVANAINEN, Manager, Innovation Policy at Finnish Forest Industries Federation

09:00 – 09:30     Registration and coffee
09:30 – 11:00     Morning session


Timo JAATINEN, Director General, Finnish Forest Industries Federation

Keynote Speech
Lena EKChair of the Board of FTP, Chair of the Board of Södra

The Commission’s Vision for a Climate-Neutral Europe by 2050

Peter HANDLEYHoU, DG GROW, European Commission

Launching SIRA 2030

Johan ELVNERTManaging Director, FTP

Are you a Changemaker?

Roope MOKKACo-founder Demos Helsinki and the Peloton Club

11:00 – 12:00   How can we support change?

Hannele ARVONEN, President and CEO, Sveaskog

Kristiina KRUUSDean, School of Chemical Engineering, Aalto University

Tomasz CALIKOWSKIDG RTD Healthy Planet, European Commission

12:00 – 13:30   Lunch break
13:30 – 15:35   Changemakers session

    Concrete jungle or forest city

    Emil ENGELUND-THYBRING, Postdoc at University of Copenhagen

    Andreja KUTNAR, Director InnoRenew CoE, author

    Capturing Carbon for good Use

    Heinz FELDER, Senior Vice President, Stora Enso

    A forest-fashion statement

    Janne PORANEN, CEO and co-founder, Spinnova

    Feeding forests with amino acids

    Torgny NÄSHOLM, Professor at SLU, Marcus Wallenberg Prize laureate, Entrepreneur


    Making a living from the "wild" economy

    Enrico VIDALEWild Product Specialist, ETIFOR

    15:35 – 15:45   Conference conclusions

    15:45 – 17:00   Science mingle & drinks