Paldiski is an excellent example of cooperation between the state, local government and business. Please join us at the conference in Paldiski to share thoughts and opinions how we can grow even further.
9.30 Morning coffee
10.00 Introduction by moderators Marti Hääl & Lauri Tankler
10.05 Opening address by the governor of the Lääne-Harju Municipality Jaanus Saat
10.20 I SESSION: Paldiski – successful in trialogue
Paldiski today – an excellent example of cooperation between the state, local government and business. Paldiski in the future – how to proceed?
10.20 How to create a favorable economic environment outside bigger cities? Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure, Kadri Simson
10.35 The role of the Parliament in entrepreneurship. Chairman of the Economic Affairs Committee of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia), Sven Sester
10.50 The entrepreneur, the local government and the state – innovation is made in cooperation. CEO of the Port of Tallinn & the Vice Chairman of the Council in the Estonian Employers’ Confederation, Valdo Kalm
11.05 Increasing shareholders’ profit by area marketing. PR expert, Aune Past
11.20 Panel discussion
12.00 Coffee break
12.15 II SESSION: Learning from the best – the achievements of harbor cities
Cluster-based industrial development is the key for success as the speakers share their stories. In the panel we discuss the Baltic Sea Industrial Hubs.
12.15 Finnish Ambassador to Estonia Kirsti Narinen
12.20 Mayor of Hamina, Hannu Muhonen (Finland)
12.35 The experience of Port Zeeland in building and servicing offshore wind farms. Commercial Manager of North Sea Port, Peter Geertse (Netherlands)
12.50 Decision-making criteria of an industrial investor. Dr. Markus Wellmann, Senior Consultant of PM&Partner Marketing Consulting Gmbh (Germany)
13.05 Paldiski as the developing hub of Logistics and Industrial development. Entrepreneur & business expert, Raivo Vare
13.20 Panel discussion
13.50 Fueling the ideas
14.15 III SESSION: Paldiski 330 – sparkling enough?
Stating the obvious: industrial policy supports economic success. But how? We’ll hear views from the Government and the business leaders, can we match the opinions?
14.15 Principles of the industry policy in Estonia. Minister of Entrepreneurship and Information Technology, Urve Palo
14.30 Attracting the Big Fish – is it only a private sector’s task? Chairman of the Supervisory Board in Pakri Science and Industrial Park & Partner in Callisto, Sandor Liive
14.45 Opportunities in renewable energy for Paldiski in the Baltic Sea Region. CEO of Nelja Energia AS & Estonian Wind Power Association, Martin Kruus
15.00 Shaping the next 100 years of the Estonian entrepreneurial scenery. Director of Trade Development Agency at Enterprise Estonia, Tanel Rebane
15.15 Paldiski 330 – Baltic Sea Industrial Hub. Owner of Alexela Group, Heiti Hääl
15.30 Panel discussion
16.00 Selfie-time in the greenery
16.30 Dinner and good company
18.30 Safe travels and see you again!