Programme, 4.12.


Draft Programme

 

Host: Miapetra Kumpula-Natri, Chair, Working Group on Bioeconomy of the European Parliament   
Chair: Göran Persson, ThinkForest President

 
9:30

Welcoming words
Reflections on EU Bioeconomy Strategy, IPCC report and COP24


Chair: Marc Palahi, Director, EFI 
Göran Persson
Miapetra Kumpula-Natri

 
10:00

Climate policy and forest sector (presentation)
Artur Runge-Metzger, Director, DG Clima, European Commission

10:20 Climate mitigation pathways and sustainable development (presentation)
Elmar Kriegler, Vice Chair of Sustainable Solutions Research Domain, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
10:40

Climate substitution impacts of wood products  (presentation)
Pekka Leskinen, Professor, Head of Bioeconomy Programme, EFI

11:00

Panel discussion on policy needs for low-carbon products
Moderator: Lauri Hetemäki, Assistant Director, EFI

Panelists include:

Dirk Carrez, Executive Director, Bio-based Industries Consortium
Katharina Knapton-Vierlich, Head of Unit (acting), Public Procurement Strategy, DG Growth, European Commission
Christine Lang, Chair, German Bioeconomy Council    
Linda Rosén, CEO, Lindbäcks Group
Daniel Zimmer, Director of Sustainable Land-use, Climate-KIC

 
12:10-12:15 Closing remarks
Lauri Hetemäki, Assistant Director, EFI
 
12:15- 13:30 Networking event with wine and snacks