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.