15.11. Opening Seminar

    Host: Baba Lybeck

    13.00Welcoming words
    Stina Mattila, Mayor of Kokkola
    13.10Opening speech
    Mika Lintilä, Minister of Economic Affairs
    13.20NN, 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
    Bryce Crocker, CEO, Jervois Global
    14.20Coffee break
    15.10Opportunities and challenges of digitalization for businesses
    Belinda Gerdt
    16.10Journey to Build up a Resilient EU-source of Lithium
    Hannu Hautala, CEO, Keliber
    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