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Information for guests

Wind Finland 2022 will be organized on the 11th of Oct. in Pikku-Finlandia, Helsinki.

Doors open at 8:30 Finnish time (EET / UTC+2) and the seminar starts at 9:30.
Cocktail Session starts at 17:00 and the Networking Evening starts at 18:00.
We’ll close the doors at 22:00.

If you have any questions, please contact – we are here to help you.

Updated guest list:


Pikku-Finlandia, Helsinki

This year the event will be held in Pikku-Finlandia (Little-Finlandia). Little-Finlandia is a beautiful venue in the center of Helsinki, just a few minute walk from the Central Railway Station (local trains from Helsinki-Vantaa Airport).

Getting to Wind Finland

Little Finlandia’s street address is Karamzininranta 4, 00100 Helsinki.

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Traveling to Finland

At the moment, Finland does not impose any restrictions on entry to the country because of the COVID-19 epidemic. All restrictions on entry have been lifted.

Registration & Tickets


Registration takes place at the seminar entrance – no tickets needed. The cloakroom and lockers can be found in the entrance hall. Registration opens at 8:30am and the service desk serves you until 6pm.

Ticket changes and cancellations

If you need to change the name on the ticket or any other assistance, please contact

Please note that according to our cancellation terms, cancellations must be made two weeks before the event. However, you can change the name of the ticket or follow the event and network via live stream.

Networking in Wind Finland

Cocktail Session

We invite all our seminar and evening guests to enjoy and network at Cocktail Session right after the seminar. Cocktail session will be held at the Exhibition area form 5pm to 6pm.

Networking App

Seminar- and livestream guests will receive a link to the Networking App on the 6th of Oct. App can be accessed with mobile devices and it helps you to network with other guests. It connects people with the same interests and allows livestream viewers to virtually meet companies in the Exhibition area.

Quiet space

We have reserved a quiet space for networking. You will find meeting tables in the space. You can also arrange meetings in a quiet space at reserved places using the networking app.

Networking Evening

Networking Evening begins at 18:00 in the Exhibition area. Together we enjoy company, good food and drink as well as a musical program. The doors close at 22:00.

Meeting Point

You will find a large Meeting Point sign on the ceiling in the corner of the exhibition area. This makes it easier to find your colleague in a crowd.

Networking event on 10th of Oct

10 October, 2022 at 17:00 – 19:00

Finnish Wind Power Association together with Business Finland invites you to networking drinks on Monday, October 10, 2022 at 17:00 – 19:00 at the Team Finland House, Porkkalankatu 1, 00180 Helsinki.

Main focus is on networking but the program will include a few short presentations from Business Finland, Fingrid, and Finnish Wind Power Association.

Please register as soon as possible as the event venue has a maximum capacity limit of 50 pax.
Register by 5 October: Wind Power networking event (


– Welcoming speech by Business Finland
– Insights by Fingrid and Finnish Wind Power Association on the future of wind in Finland and main grid investments
– Free networking

There are limited number of seats available for this event. Attendance to the event is free of charge, however, it requires a registration via the link above.

Useful information


Here are some nice hotels in walking distance from the Pikku-Finlandia.

Original Sokos Hotel Presidentti
Eteläinen Rautatiekatu 4, 00100, Helsinki
+358 20 1234 608

Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna
Asema-Aukio 2, 00100, Helsinki
+358 20 1234 610

Holiday Inn Helsinki City Centre
Elielinaukio 5, 00100 Helsinki
+358 9 54255 000


There is no official dress code at our event. You can come as you are. However, as a tip, here are a couple of pictures from last year’s event if you are thinking about your own outfit.

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Wind Finland 2022 on the 11th of Oct.

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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