Towards a green bioeconomy: unlocking the potential of Europe’s forests

15 May 2012

thinkforest_poster_200.jpg : 117Kb European Parliament, Brussels, Meeting room Paul Henri Spaak P4B001.

With keynotes from:

  • Janez Potocnik,Commissioner for Environment, European Commission
  • Ilse Aigner, Federal Minister of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection, Germany
  • Jari Koskinen, Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Finland

Chaired by Göran Persson, President of ThinkForest, former Swedish prime minister

In collaboration with MEPs:

  • Kriton Arsenis
  • Riikka Manner
  • Ramon Tremosa

Participation is by invitation only.

Further information

Presentations

ThinkForest speakers, 15 May 2012

Ilse Aigner, Minister for Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection, Germany (speech)

Jari Koskinen, Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Finland (speech)

Marc Palahí, European Forest Institute

Bo J. Thorsen, University of Copenhagen

Maive Rute, European Commission, DG Research and Innovation

Paola Deda, UNECE/FAO Forestry and Timber Section

George Henri Florentin, FCBA Institut Technologique

Gert‐Jan Nabuurs, European Forest Institute

Udo Mantau, University of Hamburg, Centre of Wood Science

Birger Solberg, Norwegian University of Life Sciences and Bart Muys, European Forest Institute’s Mediterranean Regional Office – EFIMED

Felix Montecuccoli, Association of Austrian Land and Forest Owners

Photo by Simon Pugh