Bioeconomy conferece: creativity and sustainability for all is focusing on technology and innovation, smart consumerism, and criteria for sustainability

Thursday, 07 February 2019
Bioeconomy conferece: creativity and sustainability for all is focusing on technology and innovation, smart consumerism, and criteria for sustainability

Bioeconomy is growing in Europe as well as the rest of the world. How to be a part of that here, in the Baltic sea region, and how to use valuable resources in the most efficient way?

Bioeconomy conference ´Bioeconomy: creativity and sustainability for all´ is taking place on February 28th in Tallinn at Hotel Olümpia. Speakers from Estonia and Sweden are focusing on three big topics in the bioeconomy field – technology and innovation, smart consumerism, and criteria for sustainability. People from the bioeconomy industry, politicians, researchers and consumers will discuss how to expand the bioeconomy field and how to encourage political activity to support it.

Speaking about and discussing these important issues are Joachim Kreysa, a bioeconomy advisor at the European Commission, Petri-Jaan Lahtvee from Tartu University, Kaja Peterson from SEI Tallinn, Mart Mere from EstAgar (producer of red seaweed) and many other entrepreneurs and experts. In addition, representatives of several Estonian parties will talk about how they can contribute to the development of the new economy. Taking part in the panel discussion are Kalle Palling from the Reform Party, Erki Savisaar from the Center Party, Kaul Nurm the chairman of the Free Party, Siim Kiisler, Minister of the Environment (Pro Patria), head of the Green Party Züleyxa Izmailova, Jaak Laineste from Estonia 200, Mihkel Kangur from the Biodiversity Party and Rainer Vakra from the Social Democratic Party.

Alongside keynote presentations and panel discussions, an expo area will showcase examples of innovative production in the Baltic and Nordic regions.

The conference is free of charge and will be held mostly in English. The policy panel discussion will be in Estonian. Registration for the conference is open on SEI Tallinn homepage til February 15th or until there are seats available.

This conference is organized by SEI in cooperation with the Nordic Council of Ministers’ Office in Estonia, the Bioeconomy Centre of the University of Life Sciences, and the Estonian Private Forest Center.

 

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