Opportunities and challenges of sustainable forest bioeconomy 13 December 2017

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Opportunities and challenges of sustainable forest bioeconomy

13.12.2017 Wanha Satama, Helsinki, Finland

Join us in discussing the opportunities and challenges of sustainable forest bioeconomy on 13 December 2017 in Helsinki, Finland. This scientific seminar is organised by FORBIO-project, The Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry and Future Forests back-to-back with the 2017 Bioeconomy Investment Summit.

The registration for the event is now open! Register here.

 

Programme

The seminar is chaired by Pekka Leskinen, European Forest Institute.

13:00-13:10 Opening the seminar
Lauri Hetemäki, European Forest Institute
Göran Ståhl, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

 

13:10-13:20 Flagging the Sweden’s centennial gift to Finland, supported by the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry and the Wallenberg Foundation
Tomas Lundmark, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

 

13:20-14:00 Keynote address: The big picture: how does circular bioeconomy relate to grand societal challenges?
Robert Costanza, Australian National University

 

14:00-14:30 Development of new markets for ecosystem services in a bioeconomy
Jessica Nordin, Sveaskog, Sweden

 

14:30-15:00 Lessons learned on sustainability of forest bioeconomy
Jyrki Kangas, University of Eastern Finland

 
15:00-15:30 Coffee break

 

15:30-16:00 Markets for forest bioeconomy products
Lauri Hetemäki, European Forest Institute

 

16.00-16:50 Panel Discussion “What do the scientists agree on, and do not agree on, and why, on the benefits of forest bioeconomy?
Chaired by Markku Ollikainen, University of Helsinki, Finland

Antti Asikainen, Natural Resources Institute Finland 
Mikael Hildén, Strategic Research Council, Finland
Tomas Lundmark, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Annikki Mäkelä, University of Helsinki, Finland
Göran Ståhl, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

 
16:50-17:00 Concluding remarks
Pekka Leskinen, European Forest Institute
 


          

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