CONFERENCE “GREEN TRANSFORMATION IN KLAIPEDA REGION”
Lithuanian Innovation Center and Association “Klaipeda Region” invite everyone who cares about the Klaipeda Region and its journey towards green transformation to the conference “Green Transformation of Klaipeda Region”.
Save the date: 15th September (Wednesday)
Venue: Kultūros fabrikas (Bangų str. 5A, Klaipėda)
During the conference, Lithuanian Innovation Center will present prepared analysis of Klaipėda region’s possibilities of green transformations. The analysis was prepared in consultation with representatives of the private sector, science, and public sector experts.
One of the identified directions of Klaipeda region’s green transformation is the transition of food and beverage sector towards a circular economy, covering the entire value chain from agriculturally grown raw materials to food packaging and final transportation of products.
The analysis also reviews the smart specialization of the Klaipėda region, the most important national and European Union policies and provides an assessment of regional ecosystem, including the analysis of natural and socio-economic resources.
Based on analysis results, conference will hold a discussion where panellists will share their thoughts on Klaipeda region possibilities to become a leader of green transformation and implement smart specialization of the region.
Discussion’s key insights will be transformed into recommendations for regional and national policy makers.
10: 00-10: 15 Registration
10: 15-10: 45 “Klaipeda Region Specialization 2030: Leadership in Sustainable Maritime Economy” – Raimonda Mc Geever, Project Manager of the Association “Klaipeda Region”.
10: 45-11: 15 “How will the EU taxonomy affect financing opportunities?” – Eivilė Čipkutė, President of the Lithuanian Banking Association.
11: 15-11: 30 Coffee break
11: 30-12: 00 “Green transformation of Klaipeda region: where is the potential?” – Karolina Kužmarskytė, consultant of the Lithuanian Innovation Center.
12: 00-13: 00 Discussion “Steps in implementation of regional specialization” – moderated by Giedrė Ramanauskienė, Head of the Innovation Analysis and Policy Department of the Lithuanian Innovation Center.
ATTENTION! The event is free, but pre-registration is required: https://forms.gle/1YnJBx2BdH31qv3j9
Participation in the event only with COVID certificate (galimybių pasas)