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Piteå Science Park
Kunskapsallén 14, Piteå
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June 10 - 12, 2019
19:00 - 17:30
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Piteå Science Park & Co
Piteå Science Park
June 10 - 12, 2019
19:00 - 17:30

Programme 12 June

Wednesday 12 June 2019

Conference venue: Studio Acusticum, Kunskapsallén 14, Piteå, Sweden

08:30 Opening by the moderators
Helena Karlberg, CEO Piteå Science Park
Mattias Goldman, CEO Fores
Camilla Lehorst, deputy director, Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation
Björn O. Nilsson, Governor of Norrbotten County

Forestry and innovation
Darja Isaksson, Director General at Vinnova, Sweden's Innovation Agency  

Sustainability from the next generation perspective
Anna Ögren, student from Piteå
Money grows on trees
Pavan Sukhdev, CEO GIST Advisory, Special Adviser UN Environment and President WWF International

10.00 Swedish fika

The driving forces from a consumer perspective
Annica Karlsson, Material & Innovation Leader Textile, IKEA
From the forest to a sustainable future
Ulf Larsson, President and CEO SCA
Better planet packaging
Arco Berkenbosch, Vice President Innovation & Development Europe, Smurfit Kappa
11:30 EU-Panel -Are we equipped to meet the challenges?
Alexander Schenk, European Investment Bank

12:00 Lunch and exhibition*
13:30 On sustainable jet fuels
Maria Wetterstrand, CEO Miltton Purpose

13:40 Parallel sessions (2x55 minutes, choose 2 of 5)

  • Mobility and transport 2030 - Future fuels for transport modes; vehicles, flights, shipping
    Host: Malin Strand, Fossilfritt Sverige
    Maria Wetterstrand, CEO Miltton Purpose
    Fredrik Granberg, LTU Green Fuels  
    Ole Terland, SCA
    Magnus Edin, SunPine
  • Bio4Energy: Tailored trees, improved growth, new products and challenges towards a bioeconomy
    Host: Mattias Goldman 
    Stina Jansson, Environment and Nutrient Recycling
    Totte Niittylä, Feedstock
    Torgny Näsholm, Environment and Nutrient Recycling
    Ulrika Rova, Biopolymers and Biochemical Conversion Technologies
    Robert Lundmark, System Analysis and Bioeconomy
  • Our bio-based everyday, today and tomorrow
    Host: Carina Håkansson CEO Swedish Forest Industries Federation
  • Challenges for a circular and bio-based economy
    Host: Ola Alterå, government investigator circular economy
    Jessica Nordin, Climate and Land Use Strategist, Sveaskog
    Henri Vermeulen, Vice President Recovered Paper, Smurfit Kappa
    Ulf Westerberg, innovation leader, Bothnia Bioindustries Cluster
  • The regional forest programme
    Host: PhD Ylva Sardén, Senior Advisor at the division of Internationalization and Growth County Administrative Board of Norrbotten
    Björn o. Nilsson, Governor of Norrbotten County
    Nils-Olov Lindfors, regional council of Norrbotten County

16:00 Summary and conclusion
Helena Karlberg
Mattias Goldman

16.30 Mingle with local delicacies and exhibition*
Coach transfer from Piteå Science Park to Luleå airport
18:00 Mingle & exhibition* closes

*Exhibition - The regional forest based value chain, Research and Innovation
Bothnia Bioindustries Cluster - The regional forest based value chain; forest, sawmills, pulp & paper mills, biorefineries
Bio4Energy - biorefinery research findings
RISE Research Institutes of Sweden - biorefinery innovations