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online 27.10.2022

Finland–China Wooden Construction Seminar

This webinar is free of charge but needs registration latest on 25th October 2022 through the link below.


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Henri Nyberg
Project Coordinator
henri.nyberg (at)
+358 50 5768 243

Business Finland is organizing the Wood from Finland, Finland-China Wooden Construction Seminar. The webinar will be held on the 27th of October at 08:30-11:15 Finnish time (13:30-16:15 Chinese time). Below you can find the agenda. In this seminar we will present an overview of the wood construction trends in China and Finland as well as hear presentations about fire prevention and wooden architecture. The event is a hybrid event with our Chinese guests and customers being present at the residence of Consul General of Finland in Shanghai.

If you want to give a short one minute introduction of your company in the end of the event, you can check the "Yes" box of the "I would like to introduce my company and solution in the event" question in the registration form on the left. 


  • Moderator introduce participants and simultaneous interpreting function:
    Ms. Anna Ni
    – Senior Advisor, Business Finland

  • Welcome Address
    Ms. Anu Vuori-Kiikeri – Consul General, Consulate General of Finland in Shanghai

  • Welcome Address
    Mr. Guoqiang Ye – Vice President and Secretary General, Shanghai Society of Civil Engineering

  • Welcome Address
    Mr. Marko Tiesmäki
    – Commercial Counsellor of the Embassy of Finland in Beijing

  • Wood architecture in Finland
    Mr. Pekka Heikkinen
    – Professor of Wood Architecture, Aalto University

  • Contemporary Wood Architecture Practice in China
    Mr. Jie Liu
    – Head, Department of Architecture, School of Design, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

  • Fire safety of timber structures and fire-safety design by alternative solutions case study in Finland
    Mr. Esko Mikkola – Chief Fire Safety Expert, KK-Fireconsult Ltd.

  • Analysis of Fire Prevention Requirements for Timber Structure Buildings in China
    Mr. Peifang Qiu – Professor-level Senior Engineer, Tianjin Fire Science and Technology Research Institute of Ministry of Emergency Management

  • Wood, construction and climate change
    Ms. Tiina Vainio-Kaila – Research Scientist, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

  • Shaking Table Test Research of a High-rise Glulam Frame-Concrete Core Tube Structure
    Mr. Qingfeng Xu – Professor-level Senior Engineering, SRIBS/ Chairman of Committee, Timber and Bamboo Structure Professional Committee of Shanghai Society of Civil Engineering

  • Introduction of Participating Finnish Companies

  • Wrap up
    Mr. Kari Hiltunen – Project Manager of Wood from Finland, Business Finland