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Smart and Sustainable City seminar
Smart and Sustainable City seminar
1 h 26 min
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The Smart and Sustainable City business seminar, organized during the Beijing Design Week 2021, showcases sustainable and smart urban solutions from Helsinki. The seminar features both Helsinki’s own projects and business partners.

The seminar was part of Helsinki’s Guest City programme of the Beijing Design Week, the largest design festival in Asia. At the festival Helsinki was presented as a versatile user of design, building better everyday life and sustainable urban living by using design principles and professionals.

The Smart and Sustainable City business seminar speakers:

Opening of the Business Seminar, Juhana Vartiainen, Mayor, City of Helsinki
Greetings from Beijing City, Ms. Li Xiaodan, Director of the Industrial Promotion Department, Beijing Energy Saving and Environment Protection Center
Introduction to Helsinki Smart and Sustainable City Ecosystem and Opportunities, Irma Ylikangas, Senior Business Advisor, Helsinki Business Hub, and Xin Wang, Senior Business Advisor, Helsinki Business Hub
Carbon Neutral Cities – Challenges and Solutions, Tuula Mäkinen, Lead, Green Electrification, VTT
Helsinki Energy Challenge as a Tool to Respond, Laura Uuttu-Deschryvere, Head of International Affairs, City of Helsinki
Digital Twin for Sustainable City Planning, Jarkko Sireeni, CEO and Founder, XD Visuals
EV Charging for Combating Climate Change, Rami Normaja, New Business Development Director, Virta
Building Sustainability for the Heating Sector, Tero Tulokas, CEO Oilon and Chairman of Finnish Energy Club.

The seminar was organized on 18 September 2021.
The video has English subtitles.