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Monday, 26 September 2022
invitations only
Online webinar: “New spatial challenges in the Baltic Sea Region”
PA Spatial Planning
13:00-14:30 CET
Online webinar on children’s role in building resilient societies
PA Secure
Tuesday, 27 September 2022
Entire day
HELCOM premises, Helsinki
PA Safe workshop
Room: Venla
Seminar for Stakeholders from Finland
PA Education
Meeting location Kehruuhuone, Kristiinankatu 20, Lappeenranta, Meeting Room “Agatha”
Roundtable – Baltic Sea Region: Cultural relations in turbulent times
PA Culture
Room: Valtuustosali
Improved nutrient management in biogas production and utilization of new biomass sources for sustainable bioenergy
PA Nutri, John Nurminen Foundation
17:00 – 20:00
Get together, PAC walk, registering for the Forum
PAC Walk start: Original Sokos Hotel Lappee – destination: Kerhuuhuone restaurant
Wednesday, 28 September 2022
08:00-10:00 Arrival and registering at Lappeenranta city hall
Lappeenranta Hall
Opening plenary session
12:00-13:30 Lunch break
13:30-15:00 Parallel sessions (I)
New plans and visions for Seas, Oceans and Waters

Room: Valtuustosali
New (and persistent) Challenges for Societal Security

Room: City Theatre, big stage
Innovations for the digital and green transition and sustainable growth

Room: Lappeenranta Hall
15:00-16:00 Coffee and networking break
16:00-17:30 Parallel sessions (II)
Contribution of EUSBSR cities and regions to combating climate change

Room: Valtuustosali
Energy and connectivity of the region

Room: Lappeenranta Hall
Recovery after shocks

Room: City Theatre, big stage
Meeting Room Willimies, Lappeenranta City Hall
Participating stakeholders for a clean, productive and shared Baltic Sea, Baltic Sea Challenge
18:30 Busses to the evening reception from City Hall garage
19:00-21:00 Evening reception hosted by the City of Lappeenranta, Holiday Club
Thursday, 29 September 2022
09:00-09:10 First day summary
09:10-10:40 Funding EUSBSR: Shared experiences inspire to continue shaping the future of the region
10:40-11:00 Coffee and networking break
11:00-12:45 Closing plenary session
12:45-13:00 Closing address
13:00 Lunch
Room: Valtuustosali
Seminar: Involving citizens in urban development – recent learnings from Nordic cities
LUT University Lappeenranta
Room: Venla
Workshop: Sustainable oceans by governance and planning – dream or reality.
Baltic Sea prospective. PA Spatial Planning
Friday, 30 September 2022
LUT University, Lappeenranta
Workshop of future practices on citizen participation in Smart Cities
LUT University Lappeenranta