14.08.2021

Wasa Future Festival 14/8: Nordic Cooperation – Case Kvarken

Saturday 14.8.2021, 10:30-14:15 (EET) Part of the Wasa Future Festival 11-14.8.2021
Wasa Future Festival 14/8: Nordic Cooperation – Case Kvarken
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Nordic Cooperation – Case Kvarken
Saturday 14.8.2021, 10:30-14:15 (EET)
Part of the Wasa Future Festival 11-14.8.2021

Moderated by Anna Bertills
Organised by Kvarken Council EGTC in cooperation with three Interreg Botnia-Atlantica funded projects:
FAIR, NORDIC BATTERY BELT and FIXED LINK OVER KVARKEN

Hybrid event
This event will be arranged as a physical event with an interactive live webcast. Meet up at Wasa Innovation Center, Bocks Corner, Gerbyntie 18, Vaasa or participate via streaming.

Presentations in English. Questions can be asked also in Finnish and Swedish.

Download Invitation / Program draft

Program DRAFT

Nordic Cooperation – Case Kvarken
Saturday 14.8.2021, 10:30-14:15 (EET)
Part of the Wasa Future Festival 11-14.8.2021

Moderated by Anna Bertills

10.00-10:30 Coffee and snacks

10:30-12:15 FAIR – Promoting Electric Aviation in the Kvarken region

10:30-10:40 Why Is Kvarken EGTC interested In Electric Aviation?
Mathias Lindström, director Kvarken Council EGTC, project owner and chairman of the FAIR steering committee

10:40-11:15 What does It take to be the early bird?
Andreas Forsgren and Isak Brändström, FAIR project managers
Jeroen Peeters, Senior Design Researcher RISE Research Institutes of Sweden Short panel discussion

11:15-12:15 How to benefit from Electric Aviation?
Antti Mäenpää, Associate Professor University of Vaasa When will Electric Aviation be a part of everyday life?
Arne Smedberg, CEO BioFuel Region Where will the first regional Electric Aviation routes appear?
Lars Westin, Professor in Regional Economics Umeå University

12.15-13:00 Sandwich lunch

13:00-14:15 KVARKEN REGION – Cooperation to promote and develop a strong and viable cross-border region

13:00-13:15 Introduction
Mathias Lindström, director Kvarken Council EGTC, Project owner
Reality: Nordic Battery Belt
Need: Fixed Link over the Kvarken, Electric Aviation and Upgraded Ferry Connection Tools: Cross Border Cooperation and Kvarken Council EGTC

13:15-14:15
Panel discussion with regional decision makers and business representatives
Joakim Strand TBC
Åsa Ågren Wikström TBC
Richard Carstedt
Paula Erkkilä
Anders Hjalmarsson TBC
Decision maker Kokkola/Jakobstad TBC
Decision maker South Ostrobothnia TBC
Esa Eranti
Antti Talvitie TBC

Welcome!


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www.flyfairkvarken.com #flyfairkvarken
www.kvarken.org/en/project/nordic-battery-belt-logistics/ #nordicbatterybelt
www.kvarken.org/en/project/fixed-link/ #fixedlink