Opening Seminar

    Host: Baba Lybeck

    Venue: Snellman Hall, Vingenkatu 18

    Link to the livestream

    13.00Welcoming words
    Stina Mattila, Mayor of Kokkola
    13.10Opening speech
    Mika Lintilä, Minister of Economic Affairs
    13.20Uwe Seidel and Delphine Abramowitz, Important Projects of Common European Interest-network
    13.40Umicore’s contributions to a sustainable circular battery value chain in Europe
    Kurt Vandeputte, Senior Vice-President Battery Recycling Solutions, Umicore
    14.00Sustainability, Security and Price
    Bryce Crocker, CEO, Jervois Global
    14.20Coffee break
    15.10Journey to Build up a Resilient EU-source of Lithium
    Hannu Hautala, CEO, Keliber
    15.30Opportunities and challenges of digitalization for businesses
    Belinda Gerdt
    16.30BotH2nia – hydrogen bay of the north
    Matti Malkamäki, Chairman, BotH2nia-network
    16.45Closing words & invitation to Kokkola Material Week 2023
    Jonne Sandberg, Development Director, City of Kokkola
    17.00Networking and food accompanied by jazz
    with Jonas Rintala, Evalotta Matikainen and Martin Söderbacka
    18.00The event ends