Opening seminar

MONDAY 9.11.2020 klo 13.00–16.00

Towards sustainable future

13.00Opening words
13.10Welcoming words from City of Kokkola
Stina Mattila, The Mayor of Kokkola
13.20KIP 75 years of industrial manufacturing
Welcoming words, Johanna Hylkilä, Kokkola Industrial Park
13.30Introduction of panelists and discussion start
Jonne Sandberg, City of Kokkola
Olli-Matti Airiola, Kokkola Industrial Park
Ulla Lassi, Kokkola University Consortium Chydenius/University of Oulu
Paula Erkkilä, Ostrobothnia Chamber of Commerce 
13.35The role of the Finnish Chemical Industry in global circular economy
Mika Aalto, Toimitusjohtaja, Kemianteollisuus ry
13.55Sustainable and circular business models for the chemical industry
Jyri Arponen, Senior Lead, Circular Economy, Sitra
14.10Panel comments (10min)
14.20The battery strategy of Finland
 Mika Nykänen, Director General, Geological Survey of Finland
14.40Sustainable battery chemicals production
Fabrice Stassin,
Director Government Affairs Electromobility Projects – Director Government Affairs Northern Europe, Umicore
14.55Panel discussion
15.15KIP reward and celebration
15.25Future launch and farewell words
15.30Brella mingle-event
16.00End of the day