Thursday 14 March


  Theme 6: Foresight as strategic tool: building futures for the forest based bioeconomy through a practical exercise
9.00 Foresight as a tool for strategic thinking and action
  Teppo Hujala, UEF (moderator of the day) (presentation)
9.45 Foresight experiences in China and applications to natural resources sector
  Xiaoqian Chen, EFI / Linyun Rong, Division of International Cooperation, State Forestry and Grassland Administration China (presentation)
10.15 Foresight experiences in Russia and applications to natural resources sector
  Elena Kulikova, EFI (presentation)
10.45 Coffee
11.15 Introduction to the foresight exercise: building scenarios for Russian and Chinese forest-based bioeconomy
  Päivi Pelli, UEF
12.00 Lunch
13.00 Key skills: Presentation skills for effective communication
  Elena Kulikova, EFI / Sarah Adams, EFI (presentation)
14.00 Scenario building: group work
  Päivi Pelli, UEF
15.00 Coffee
15.30-18.00 Scenario building: group work & preparing presentations
  Free evening