Resource Wisdom and Biosphere areas in UBC cities - webstreaming on 17-18 May on Youtube!!

Dear colleague from UBC city,

did obstacles and work-related hurries deny you the visit to Jyväskylä for the "Resource Wisdom and Biosphere areas in UBC cities" event?

Here is your chance to enjoy the some of the programme wherever you are and to learn from the experts from your fellow UBC cities from the Baltic Sea Region:

17 May 2017 - Resource Wisdom- related keynotes will be webstreamed from 13:00 until 15:30 (coffee break at 14:15)

Afternoon Session I: RESOURCE WISE SOLUTIONS OF CITIES

Mr. Lari Rajantie, Leading Specialist, Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra: ”Finnish roadmap to a circular economy 2016-2025”
Ms. Pirkko Melville, R&D Manager, City of Jyväskylä: ”Jyväskylä’s resource wise solutions”
Ms. Riikka Leskinen, Circular Economy Specialist, Valonia/Regional Council of Southwest Finland: ”Circular Economy Resource Wisdom in Southwest Finland"                            

Afternoon Session II: SMART AND RESOURCE WISE PRACTICES AND CHALLENGES IN THE UBC CITIES

Ms. Emma Börjesson, Project Manager, City of Malmö: ”Best practices from Malmö”
Ms. Dace Liepniece, Head of Environmental Division, City of Liepaja: ”Energy efficiency in the City of Liepaja”

18 May 2017 - Biosphere region as promoter of competitiveness and sustainability - keynotes will be webstreamed from 8:30 until 10:00!

Theme: Dynamics of Biosphere area development
Cases from UBC cities on how biosphere region works as a promoter of competitiveness and
sustainability, e.g. in urban planning and in development of local businesses and tourism


Ms. Katja Bonnevier, Coordinator, Archipelago Sea Area Biosphere Reserve in Finland: ” The Situation with Biosphere Areas in the Baltic Sea Region – Trends, Challenges and Positive Openings”
Mr. Magnus Larsson, Deputy Mayor, City of Karlskrona: ”Biosphere Blekinge Archipelago – supports sustainable growth and development in municipality and archipelago”
Mr. Toomas Kokovkin, UNESCO MAB focal point for Estonia and member of Programme Committee for the new MAB Strategy: ”UNESCO MAB Strategy 2015-2025 and experiences on the Estonian biosphere reserve”
Mr. Hannu Koponen, Development Manager at the Regional Council of Central Finland: ”Regional development and economic perspectives on biosphere initiatives”

You can follow the webstream of the event on our Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/ubcenvcom/featured

Facebook Live from Kangas area in Jyväskylä will be streamed on Facebook's Event Page on 17 May 2017 at 11:00.  Follow the live for more examples of resource wisdom and smart solutions!