Towards Sustainable, Inclusive & Innovative Baltic Sea Region via Smart Specialisation – Final Conference for the BSR S3 Ecosystem-project

The Final Conference of the Baltic Sea Region S3 Ecosystem-project, an EUSBSR Policy Area Innovation flagship, will take place 22 September 2021 from 9.00 to 14.30 (CET) virtually in Zoom.

Please, sign up now at: https://link.webropol.com/s/bsrfinalconference

Based on the learning and findings from the previous Innovation Camps organised in the first half of 2021, the Conference will provide you one more chance to be a part of creating the change together at a Virtual Innovation Camp, focused on the future development of Smart Specialisation Strategies. To provide insight to the discussion, we will hear the thoughts of top EU decision-makers, officials and BSR Interreg projects.

With the Final Conference and Innovation Camp we aim to reach out to smart specialisation and innovation experts of the Baltic Sea region  to make it more collaborative and leading example in the European Union. We are looking forward to your active and enthusiastic involvement!

Our respected keynote speakers and panelists will be

  • Mr. Peter Berkowitz, Head of Unit, Smart and sustainable growth, Directorate General Regional and Urban Policy – DG REGIO, European Commission
  • Ms. Arantxa Tapia, Minister of Economic Development, Sustainability and the Environment, Basque Government
  • Mr. Markku Markkula, President, Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council, Vice-President European Committee of the Regions
  • Mr. Jonas Lundström, Head of Enterprise, Innovation & Social Development, Region Västerbotten
  • Mr. Erik Bergkvist, Member of the European Parliament (TBC)EP
  • Ms. Darja Isaksson, Director General, Vinnova

Please find the conference agenda here: Final-Conference-Agenda22092021

Registration is open, please register as soon as possible here:

https://link.webropol.com/s/bsrfinalconference, but latest by 19th September.

For more information on the outputs from the BSR S3 Ecosystem project, please see the project summary: http://www.baltic.org/project/baltic-sea-region-smart-specialisation-ecosystem/

Venue: Virtual Meeting in Zoom, hosted by Aalto University

Past Event, 22.09.2021 9:00-14:30