China and Finland together; for future-oriented cooperative partnership. Economical seminar in Kemi 10 – 11th of October 2017

Preliminary program

Tuesday 10.10.2017

18.00 – 20.00             Get together & networking cocktails, on  Arctic Icebreaker Sampo

Hosted by City of Kemi and Kaidi Finland Ltd


Wednesday 11.10.2017

Seminar will be held at the Cultural Centre of Kemi

9.00 – 10.30                  Networking at the Cultural Centre of Kemi or visit Digipolis and Lapland University of Applied Sciences, Kosmos Campus

11.00 – 12.00                Lunch

12.00 – 14.30                Seminar I

  • Opening words: Welcome to Kemi, Mayor of Kemi, Mr. Tero Nissinen
  • Salutation from Finnish government: “New cooperative partnership of

China and Finland”, Minister of Economic Affairs Mr. Mika Lintilä

  • “China’s perspective of co-operation between the Republic of Finland and the People’s Republic of China”, Economic and Commercial Counsellor, Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Finland, Mr. Sun Liwei
  • “Biorefinery in Kemi”, Sunshine Kaidi New Energy Group, Kaidi Finland Ltd.
  • “EU-China relations”, European Parliament, (to be announced)
  • “Science and technology exchange between China and Finland”, Chinese Association of Science and Technology in Finland, Mr. Xu Junhua
  • Discussion

14.30 – 15.00                Coffee break

15.00 – 17.00                Seminar II

  • “Investment cooperation with China and future opportunities in the field of bio- and circular economy”, Invest in Finland (IIF), Mr. Vesa Koivisto
  • “Co-operation with China – importance for the Regional Council of Lapland”, Chairman of the Lapland Regional Government Board, Member of Finnish Parliament, Mr. Markus Lohi
  • “Bio- and circular economy future possibilities”, The Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra, Senior Lead, Mr. Jyri Arponen
  • “Entrepreneur’s perspective on China”, Chamber of Commerce, Member of the Chamber board, entrepreneur, Mrs. Paula Aikio-Tallgren
  • Discussion
  • Closing words, Chairman of Kemi 2000: Cultural and Science Foundation, Mr. Heikki Lääkkölä

Host, Delegation of the European Union to the Council of Europe, Ambassador and Head of Delegation, Mr. Jari Vilén

18.00 – 21.00 Dinner


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