We’ve held a seminar in Tampere about our solutions to future-proof cities on 7 June. It was organized by City of Tampere in co-operation with Tampere University and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, as part of the Tampere Smart City Expo & Conference 2023.
Here we share the agenda along with the presentations given.
11.30–11.35 Welcome, Maarit Vehviläinen and Anna Vilhula, Project manager, City of Tampere
11.35–11.45 Opening remarks, Kari Kankaala, Environment and Development Director, City of Tampere
11.45–12.45 Tampere’s STARDUST achievements and city’s future plans
Actions and the future of sustainable mobility in Tampere, Juha-Pekka Häyrynen, Planning Manager, City of Tampere
Tampere’s energy solutions and development work, Pinja Salhoja, Business Intelligence Expert, Tampere Utility Company
EPBD and Green deal challenges growing cities, Terttu Vainio, Senior Scientist, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
12.45–13.45 Networking lunch break
13.45–14.45 Panel discussion: From neighbourhood demonstrations to replicated solutions for carbon neutral and resilient cities and regions
Beyond operational: towards circularity and a life-cycle approach in today’s energy discourse, Doctoral Researcher Mario Kolkwitz, Tampere University
Modarator: Isabel Pinto-Seppä, Lead, EU Strategic Policies and Networks, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
Participants: Alex Tomasi, Trento Municipality; Jani Tartia, City of Espoo; Kaisa Mustajärvi, City of Tampere and Leire Iriarte, Pamplona Municipality
14.45–15.00 STARDUST lessons learned, Florencio Manteca, Project coordinator of STARDUST, Cener
15.00 End of the seminar