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Munchen, Germany 17.10.2024

Sustainable Wood Construction from Finland & Germany

An exclusive networking event

 

Date: Thursday October, 2024 at 14:00-19:00 (UTC +1)

 

Venue: Münchner Künstlerhaus,Lenbachplatz 8, 80333 München

 

This event is free of charge but requires registration via the link below. Kindly note that there is a limited number of spots.  

Further Information 

Ms. Hannele Halmetoja

Senior Advisor, Business Finland Germany

hannele.halmetoja (at) businessfinland.fi

 

Mr. Alexi Wahlroos

Advisor, Business Finland Germany

alexi.wahlroos (at) businessfinland.fi

Get inspired by architectural trends from Finland and Germany, learn about frameworks and conditions for wood construction from Finnish and German experts, and meet key players in the field of sustainable wood construction.

EU directives and government targets for carbon neutrality have created new requirements for sustainability in buildings. Consequently, wood – and its potential climate-friendly and resource-efficient construction – is increasingly receiving attention in the building and architecture sectors.

The event will feature

  • Keynotes: Wood Construction: Challenges and Chances. Learn about regulatory frameworks and conditions for wood construction in Finland and Germany from Finnish and German experts.
  • Best practice: Current architectural trends and outstanding wood construction projects will be presented by selected Finnish and German keynote speakers.
  • Networking buffet: Get to know stakeholders of the wood construction sector in an exciting venue:Münchner Künstlerhaus

Agenda

14:00 Registration and coffee
14:30 Introduction and opening words
14:35 Keynote presentations: Bigger picture - "Growth and development with wood"
15:45 Break
16:00 Keynote presentations: Best practice - Outstanding wood construction projects
16:40 Company presentations (participating Finnish companies)
17:15 Networking buffet
19:00 End of the event

Moderator: 

Speakers

  • Mr. Dr. Matti Kuittinen, Professor for sustainable construction, Aalto university
  • Mr. Kai Lintunen, Head of International Communication, Finnish Forest Association
  • Mr. Erkko Aarti, Architect, Partner, AOR Arkkitehdit Oy
  • Ms. Dr.-Ing. Sandra Schuster, Architect, Director of TUM., Wood & Research Technical University of Munich, TUM School of Engineering and Design Chair of Architecture and Timber Construction

Finnish participants