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UPCOMING EVENTS: WIND FINLAND 11.10.2022 HELSINKI / WIND FINLAND OULU 2.2.2023 OULU / WIND FINLAND OFFSHORE 4.5.2023 HELSINKI

Wind Finland 2022
on the 11th of October in Pikku-Finlandia, Helsinki

Wind Finland is the biggest wind power seminar in Finland gathering 400 people from at least 12 different countries to learn from the latest winds in the industry and to network. The seminar is followed by cocktails and Wind Finland networking dinner, which makes it a full day of wind power and networking within the industry.
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Program

8:30 Doors, networking and breakfast

9:30 Seminar opening
Jonathan Sistonen, Afry Finland Oy

9:40 First Session – Politics

Finnish wind power – heading high
Anni Mikkonen, CEO, Finnish Wind Power Association &
Heidi Paalatie, Chief Operating Officer, Finnish Wind Power Association

How to ensure clean and domestic energy in Finland?
Kai Mykkänen, Chair of the Parliamentary Group of National Coalition Party

Parliamentary elections 2023 – what to expect?
Juha Halttunen, Director, Blic &
Niilo Mustonen, Managing Partner, Blic

11:00 Lunch & networking

12:30 Second Session – Geopolitics and resources

Is there enough metals for green energy transition?
Patrik Granvik, MSc. Project worker, Aalto University

Russia’s War in Ukraine – An Imperial, Colonial and Ecological Battle against Energy Transition
Veli-Pekka Tynkkynen, Professor in Russian Environmental Studies, Aleksanteri Institute & Helsinki Institute​ of Sustainability Science, University of Helsinki

Chinas role in global clean energy markets
Lauri Myllyvirta, Co-founder & Lead Analyst, Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air

14:00 Coffee Break & networking

14:40 Third Session – Panel Discussion

Energy, geopolics and resources
Host: Esa Holttinen, Global Sales Director, Afry

Patrik Granvik, MSc. Project worker, Aalto University,

Lauri Myllyvirta, Co-founder & Lead Analyst, Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air &

Veli-Pekka Tynkkynen, Professor in Russian Environmental Studies, Aleksanteri Institute & Helsinki Institute​ of Sustainability Science, University of Helsinki

15:20 Break & networking

15:45 Fourth Session

Wind power construction – how to mitigate disputes before, during and after execution
Katja Perätalo, Specialist Partner, Hannes Snellman Attorneys Ltd

Hydrogen and batteries for the days the sun doesn’t shine and wind doesn’t blow
Jussi Mäkinen, Country Manager Finland, Bertel O. Steen Power Solutions

Managing cybersecurity in Renewables – today and for the future
Paul Jenkinson, Cyber Security, IT Strategy and Architecture Director, RES Renewable Norden Ab

Closing the seminar
Jonathan Sistonen, Afry Finland Oy

17:00 Cocktails

18:00 Networking evening

22:00 Closing the doors

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Speakers

Kai Mykkänen

Chair of the Parliamentary Group of National Coalition Party

How to ensure clean and domestic energy in Finland?

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Kai Mykkänen is the Chair of the Parliamentary Group of National Coalition Party. He has worked as the Minister of Foreign Trade and Development 2016-2018 and as the Minister of Interior 2018-2019. He was also in response of the National Coalition’s energy policy under the previous government. Before being a member of parliament Mykkänen has worked at Sampo Bank in Russia and at the Confederation of Finnish Industries in Helsinki.

Niilo Mustonen

Managing Partner, Blic

Parliamentary elections 2023 – what to expect?

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Niilo Mustonen is the leading public affairs expert in Finland. Before becoming a founding partner of Blic, he worked as a Director for Public Affairs at Pohjoisranta Burson-Marsteller.

Niilo has previously served in several positions in one of the biggest parties in Finland, the National Coalition Party (NCP), including Communications Manager of the NCP Parliamentary Group. During his time at the Parliament, he actively participated in drafting NCP policy on several sectors. Niilo’s wide network includes politicians and policy-makers from all parties and sections of the government and the media.

Veli-Pekka Tynkkynen

Professor in Russian Environmental Studies, Aleksanteri Institute & Helsinki Institute​ of Sustainability Science, University of Helsinki

Russia’s War in Ukraine – An Imperial, Colonial and Ecological Battle against Energy Transition

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Veli-Pekka is a Professor in Russian Environmental Studies at the Aleksanteri Institute, Finnish Centre for Russian and Eastern European Studies at the University of Helsinki, and has the Title of Docent in Russian resource and energy policy at the National Defence University, Finland. He has led several academic research projects with wide international collaboration. He leads the Research Group on the Russian Environment that consists of dozen researchers focusing on energy and environmental policies; energy security; political power and culture in Russia. At the moment his team is focusing on visualization and politization of energy and waste flows in Russia and Finland. He outlines his multidisciplinary take on Russia in his book “The Energy of Russia. Hydrocarbon Culture and Climate Change”. Professor Tynkkynen is an experienced speaker with a wide track-record in giving lectures and courses at European and Russian universities. He has delivered tens of public talks, is frequently giving expert statements for authorities as well as is an oft-asked commentator at media.

Esa Holttinen

Business Director Wind Power, AFRY Solutions UK Ltd.

Energy, geopolics and resources panel

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Esa Holttinen holds a M.Sc. Degree in Technical Physics and has 30 years’ experience in wind power project development and construction, business development and business management. He is currently based in Oxford and steering AFRY’s wind business in the UK and Irish markets and coordinating the AFRY offshore and onshore wind business development globally. His project experience covers over 20 countries on 5 continents, and he specializes in business strategies of wind power producers and project developers, Due Diligence and M&A processes, and contractual structuring of wind farm projects.

Katja Perätalo

Specialist Partner, Hannes Snellman Attorneys Ltd

Wind power construction – how to mitigate disputes before, during and after execution

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Katja Perätalo advises clients on large-scale industrial construction and investment projects on a full lifecycle basis, and both in terms of non-contentious and contentious aspects. She has particular expertise in EPC & EPCM projects and other construction, services and procurement contracts especially within the heavy industries, construction, and energy sectors. She holds a Master of Science (Technology) degree from Aalto University and a Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Helsinki, with her doctoral dissertation covering liabilities in construction projects.

Anni Mikkonen

CEO, Finnish Wind Power Association

Advocacy update

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Anni Mikkonen is the CEO of the Finnish Wind Power Association since 2009. During her time the association and the importance of wind power in the Finnish energy sector have increased significantly.  Anni is leading wind power experts in Finland. She holds a master’s decrees in Environmental Sciences (MSc) and  in Corporate Environmental Management (M. Econ).

Jussi Mäkinen

Country Manager Finland, Bertel O. Steen Power Solutions

Hydrogen and batteries for the days the sun doesn’t shine and wind doesn’t blow

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Jussi Mäkinen is the Country Manager for Bertel O. Steen Power Solutions (BOS Power) in Finland. BOS Power is a part of Bertel O. Steen Group founded in 1901 in Norway. It is in the forefront working with its clients with battery energy storage, hydrogen production and emergency power solutions. It is also working in the marine sector with environmentally friendly propulsion solutions for e.g. crew transfer vessels for offshore wind farms.

Jussi has a long background in technology companies in Finland and abroad. He has also worked in consulting within the industrial and energy sectors before joining BOS Power in 2020.

Patrik Granvik

MSc. Project worker, Aalto University

Is there enough metals for green energy transition?

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Patrik Granvik graduated from Aalto University in 2021 with master degree in Sustainable Metals Processing. Patrik is deeply interested in adequacy of metals in the green energy transitions.

Heidi Paalatie

Chief Operating Officer, Finnish Wind Power Association

Advocacy update

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Heidi Paalatie, M.Econ. in Corporate Environmental Management, is Director of Operations in Finnish Wind Power Association. She has been with the association over seven years with wide range of responsibilities within public relations, advocacy, and communications. FWPA is the leading industry association for wind power in Finland. The association is a key player, when it comes to providing information and forming the future of the industry in Finland.

Lauri Myllyvirta

Co-founder & Lead Analyst, Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air

Chinas role in global clean energy markets

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Lauri Myllyvirta has over 10 years experience as an air pollution and climate expert. He has led numerous research projects on air pollution, assessing air quality and health impacts of energy policies, including more than a dozen modeling studies of the air quality and health impacts of coal-fired power plants. This research has been published and utilized in numerous countries in East Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, Europe, Turkey, South Africa and others. Lauri has also contributed to numerous publications around energy solutions and air pollution and is asked frequently to attend seminars and conferences as an expert speaker. He served as a member of the Technical Working Group on regulating emissions from large combustion plants in the EU and currently serves as a member of the expert panel on regulating SO2 emissions in South Africa.

Juha Halttunen

Director, Blic

Parliamentary elections 2023 – what to expect?

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Juha Halttunen joined the Blic in January 2019 after serving the former government and party in parliamentary duties since 2011. From 2015 until 2019, Juha served as a Special Adviser for the Minister of Employment, Mr. Jari Lindström and as the Head of Cabinet for Blue Reform ministerial group, thus holding the most important political advisory position in the party. Prior, he worked as an Economic Advisor for the Finns parliamentary group.

Jonathan Sistonen

Head of Wind and Solar Power & New Energy Systems Finland, Afry Finland Oy

Moderator

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Jonathan is responsible for AFRYs Wind, Solar and New Energy System offering, including services such as technical due diligence services, AFRY Numerola Simulations, analyses, wind measurements, owner’s engineering services and much more. He holds over 20 years of experience in managing varied teams and complex projects within technical solutions, in companies around Europe. At AFRY, he has been responsible for improving processes regarding AFRYs offering within asset management, measurements and wind, leading multiple projects within the wind power space.

Paul Jenkinson

Cyber Security, IT Strategy and Architecture Director, RES Renewable Norden Ab

Managing cybersecurity in Renewables – today and for the future

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Paul Jenkinson is a highly experienced senior IT leader and security professional having spent over 20 years in a variety of roles involving information security, cyber operations, data networks, enterprise architecture, risk management, IT governance and compliance. Paul operated in many environments of dynamic business change where there’s a constant need to evolve technology solutions and cyber resilience measures to drive and deliver successful business outcomes. Paul has led and overseen numerous change initiatives in the Energy sector covering digital, technology and cyber security transformation.

Paul is currently the Cyber Security, Architecture and Strategy Director at Renewable Energy Systems (RES) and is globally responsible for the strategy, design and execution of cyber security, operational technology and architecture across RES’s diverse portfolio of services.

Wind Finland 2022 Tickets

LATE REGISTRATION OPEN UNTIL 9TH OF OCT.

SEMINAR

Late registration

  • Access to the Seminar
  • Access to the Exhibition
  • Full catering with Finnish flavors and specialities

559 € + VAT 24%
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FWPA Members, Authorities, Municipalities and Associations

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599 € + VAT 24%
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SEMINAR + EVENING

Late registration

  • Access to the Seminar
  • Access to the Exhibition
  • Full catering with Finnish flavors and specialities
  • Networking evening with cocktail hour at the exhibition area followed by Wind Finland dinner

639 € + VAT 24%
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EVENING

Networking Evening Ticket

  • Networking evening with cocktail hour at the exhibition area followed by Wind Finland dinner

149 € + VAT 24%
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209 € + VAT 24%
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LIVESTREAM

Livestream Ticket

  • Full seminar livestream and access to the networking app

79 € + VAT 24%
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99 € + VAT 24%
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