Program 2021


Open Bioeconomy Week 2021 Program

Due to the current unpredictable circumstances with Covid-19 the Open Bioeconomy Week 2021 conference will be held online. The conference online sessions will be held on Eastern European Summer Time | Time zone in Helsinki (GMT+3).

Preliminary program, updates coming soon!


Scientific Day 1

10:00-10:10 Opening speech

10:10-10:25 Keynote speech

10:25-10:50 Keynote speech

10:50-15:50 Abstract presentations

Theme: Data Collection and Utilization in Bioeconomy

Nature Based Solutions and Digitalization
Eg: Green Cities in Carbon Sequestration; Digital solutions in measuring/enhancing quality of waters and carbon farming

Biodiversity and Ecosystems: Conservation, Measurement and Digital Tools

Sustainable Circular Bioeconomy
E.g. Observatory networks, bioeconomy data fusion and utilization, and data-driven quality control in agri-food area

Utilization of digitalization in achieving UN sustainable development goals

European Green Deal Thematic Areas
Eg: Industry for a clean and circular economy, Farm to Fork, Increasing Climate Ambition

15:50-16:20 Keynote speech

16:20-16:30 End of the first day and final words


Scientific Day 2 & Business Day

09:00-12:00 Seminar on Runoff Water

12:00-13:00 Lunch break

13:00-13:25 Keynote speech

13:30-16:00 Abstract presentations continue:

Theme: Data Collection and Utilization in Bioeconomy

16:00-16:10 End of second Scientific Day and final words

Business Day | Tiekartta kiertotalouteen

This part of the program will be held in Finnish

09:00-11:00 Aihe: Maaseutu ja Ravinto

11:00-11:45 Lounas tauko

12:00-13:00 Aihe: Biohiili, Liikunta ja Matkailu

13:00-13:30 Kahvi tauko

13:30-15:00 Aihe: Asuminen ja uusiorakennus

15:00-15:30 Keskustelua ja päivän päätös


12:00-13:30 Virtual tours:

• Hamk’s Smart Organic Farm in Mustiala

Luke’s FoodPilot test facility in Jokioinen

13:30-15:00 Conversation and Q&A with virtual tour hosts

15:00 End of the final Open Bioeconomy Week 2021