Read more about State of the World 2016 - HERE

Program for Stockholm -
Wednesday May 18

When: May 18, 11:30 to 13:45
Where: Think Tank Fores, Bellmansgatan 10, Stockholm

12:00: Mattias Goldmann, the most powerful man in Sustainability Sweden and president of Fores, greet and welcome presents speakers.
Introduction by Mattias Goldmann: Climate adaptation begins locally
12:15 to 12:45: Presentation of the annual State of the World 2016: Can A City Be Sustainable? by Stephanie Loveless, Worldwatch Institute Europe
12:45 to 13:00: Inclusive Urban Planning in the Nordic Region - trends and examples , presented by Sandra Oliveira e Costa, Nordregio
13:00 to 13:30: Talks between the lecturers followed by audience questions
13:30 to 13:45: coffee and mingling
Register for Stockholm HERE

Please sign up last May 16
seminar is free but registration is required.
The seminar is held in English.

Program for Helsinki-
Friday May 20

Where:House of the Estates, Snellmaninkatu 8.30-11, 00170 Helsinki, Finland
When: 8.30-11am
Register HERE
8.30-9.00 Coffee
9.00 - 9.10 Welcome by Moderator - Santtu Hulkkonen
9.10 - 9.30 Presentation of the annual State of the World 2016: Can A City Be Sustainable? by Stephanie Loveless, Worldwatch Institute Europe
9.30 - 9.50 The Role of Cities for Cleantech and the case of Helsinki Metropolitan as Smart & Clean - Tiina Kaho, Sitra, the Finnish Innovation Fund
9:50 – 10.05 Espoo -Becoming a Most Sustainable City - Tuula Antola, Espoo Innovation Garden
10.05 – 10.25 Developing a circular district – case Hiedanranta – Anne Raudaskoski, Co-Founder & Consultant, Ethica
10.25 – 10.40 Inclusive Urban Planning in the Nordic Region - trends and examples , presented by Liisa Perjo, Nordegio
10.40 – 11.00 Q & A from audience
11.00 – 11.05 Wrap Up and Final Salute

Program For Reykjavík-
Monday May 23

When: Norden Hus, Sturlugata 5 - 101 Reykjavík
Where: 14.00-17.00

14.00 - 14.05 - Welcome Address
14.05 - 14.15 -Presentation of the annual State of the World 2016: Can A City Be Sustainable? by Stephanie Loveless, Worldwatch Institute Europe
14:15 - 14.30 - Acceleration of Urban Transition to low carbon in EU - Peter Vangsbo, Climate-Kic Nordic
14.30 - 14.45 How to design sustainable cities -Ólöf Örvarsdóttir, Head of Department of Environment and Planning, City of Reykjavík
14.45 - 15.00 Can Business Be Sustainable - Ketill Magnússon, FESTA, Managing Director
15.00 - 15.15 Panel discussion Auður H. Ingólfsdóttir, Birföst University, Assistant Professor
15.15 - 15.30 Tea and Coffee Break
15.30 - 15.45 Inclusive Urban Planning in the Nordic Region - trends and examples , presented by Liisa Perjo, Nordegio
15.45 - 16.00 Nordic Built Cities by the case of Kópavogur - Árni Geirsson, Alta, Advisor
16.15 – 16.30 Urban Innovation in Reykjavik, Þorsteinn R. Hermannsson, Director of Transportation, City of Reykjavík
16.30 – 16.45 Panel discussion led by Kristín Linda Árnadóttir, Head of the Environment Agency
15.50 – 16.00 Wrap up and final salute

Register for Reykjavík in English HERE
Register for Reykjavík in íslenska HERE
seminar is free but registration is required.
The seminar is held in English

Read more about State of the World 2016 - HERE