Programme 9.12.2020


China-Europe Forest Bioeconomy

10:00 Webinar facilitator’s welcome and guidance
  Rach Colling, Head of Communications, EFI
10:05 Welcoming and Opening Words
  Janez Potočnik, President, ThinkForest
10:10 Key Points on EU-China Forest Bioeconomy
  Esko Aho, EFI Senior Adviser, Former Prime Minister of Finland (10 min.)
  Q & A (5 min)
10:25 China-Europe Forest Bioeconomy: Presentation of a new EFI report

Maarit Kallio, Professor, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (15 min.)

  Q&A (5min)
10:45 Panel on the Future of China-Europe Bioeconomy Cooperation
  Moderator: Kerry Brown, Director, Lau China Institute, King’s College London
  Zhao Kai, Vice President and Secretary-General at China Association of Circular Economy
  Christine Lang, Co-Chair of the International Advisory Council on Global Bioeconomy
  Jianping Zhang, DG, Center for Regional Econ. Cooperation, Ministry of Commerce, China
11:45 Q&A (10min)
11:55 Concluding remarks
  Janez Potočnik