The Conference Program, Day 1

Day 1 Wednesday 24 August 2022

15.30                Registration

15.50 -16.00   Opening of the Conference

Welcome, Kjell Skoglund, CEO Finnish Swedish Chamber of Commerce and INTERTRAN, Ellen Eftestøl, Professor of Civil and Commercial Law, University of Helsinki

16:00-16:45     How do we reach the Net Zero Carbon goal? The EU Fit for 55 proposals relevant for shipping and logistics (Chair Ellen Eftestøl) 

Annika Kroon, Head of Unit, Maritime Transport and Logistics, European Commission DG Mobility and Transport

Claes Berglund, Director of Public Affairs and Sustainability, Stena AB. Former president of European Community Shipowners´ Association ECSA


16.45 -17.30     Challenges and opportunities for the Shipping industry (Chair Beatrice Schutte) 

Sinikka Hartonen, Head of Environment and Technology Finnish Shipowners association

Per Westling, CEO, Stena RoRo

Harald Rokke, Director, Nordic Investment Bank


17:30 -17:45     COFFEE and TEA 

17:45 -18:15   Challenges and opportunities for Nordic industry (Chair Anu Bask) 

Heikki Hellsten, SC Executive at SSAB

Matti-Mikael Koskinen, CEO of ESL-Shipping


18:15-18:45     Are the Nordics at the Helm? Nordic logistical challenges (Chair Lauri Ojala) 

Håkan Enlund, Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Rauma Marine Constructions, Finland

Stig Gustavson, Industrialist and Finnish representative on NextGen Icebreakers.


18:45-19.00     Closing of Day 1 Final remarks (Chair Ellen Eftestøl) 

Tiina Tuurnala CEO, Finnish Shipowners´ Association

19:00 -21.00   Conference drinks and walking dinner. Wines presented by Tom Blomqvist, Vinolentus.