Tuesday 12 March

Note: Each day will be a combination of lectures and group work sessions of 2-3 hours related to the day's topic. This is meant to increase interaction and own thinking. Tentative schedule.

  Theme 3: Sustainable forest management (SFM) as a basis for bioeconomy development
8.30 Introduction to the day
  Elena Kulikova, EFI
8.40 What is SFM? How to measure it? Criteria and indicators, lessons learnt
  Elena Kulikova, EFI / Bernard Wolfslehner, Leader of EFI's Forest Policy Research Network (presentation)
9.00 Forest management in Russia and ensuring its sustainability
  Natalia Lukina, Centre for Forest Ecology and Productivity, Russian Academy of Sciences (presentation)
9.20 Forest management in China and ensuring its sustainability
  Linyun Rong, Division of International Cooperation, State Forestry and Grassland Administration China (presentation)
9.40 Forest management and "virtual forest"
  Timo Tahvanainen, Business Joensuu (presentation)
10.00 Coffee
10.30 SFM in Russia and China: company view
  Mikhail Tarasov, IKEA of Sweden (presentation)
10.50 SFM in Russia and China: NGO's view
  Alexander Voropaev, Global Forest and Trade Network, WWF Russia (presentation)
11.20 Interactive panel discussion & questions
  Panellist are the same as the speakers above
12.00 Lunch
13.00 Key skills: leadership and innovations
  Xavier Marcet, Lead to Change

Theme 4: the emerging forest-based economy: drivers, trends, markets and products
Moderator: Jyrki Kangas, University of Eastern Finland (UEF)

14.00 Rethinking the role of the forest-based sector services
  Päivi Pelli, UEF (presentation)
14.20 Non-market forest services: from values to payments
  Irina Prokofieva, Forest Sciences Center of Catalonia (presentation)
14.40 Can bioenergy be competitive?
  Lauri Sikanen, Natural Resources Institute Finland (LUKE) (presentation)
15.00 Coffee
15.30 Panel discussion an wrap-up of the day
  Panellist are the same as the speakers above
16.0-17.30 Scenario Building: group work
18.00 Departure to Villa Vainoniemi, address: Vainoniementie 3, 80100 Joensuu
18.30 Business dinner: The Role of innovation and strategy in business leadership
  Francisco Lozano, Arauco, Chile (presentation)
  Participants of the panel: representatives of regional business companies
  Arbonaut (presentation), Kelluu (presentation) and Mantsinen (presentation)
20.00-22.00 Informal dinner