Actions and Detail Panel
Building an innovative and resilient forest bioeconomy
Tue 15 November 2016, 13:30 – 17:00 CET
- What bioeconomy innovations are required?
- How do EU-global interactions affect bioeconomy development?
- How can we ensure that a forest-based bioeconomy is sustainable?
PLEASE NOTE: Registration for attendance at this event has ended. However, you can
watch via our free livestream: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G1gkcz7IfMQ
Keynote speakers include:
Jyrki Katainen, European Commission Vice-President for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
Anton Stredák, State Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of the Slovak Republic
On our panel:
John Bell, Director, Bioeconomy, DG Research and Innovation
Fredrick Federley, MEP
Elisabeth Köstinger, MEP
Bart Muys, Prof., Forest Ecology and Management Research Group, KU Leuven
Chair: Göran Persson, ThinkForest President
Host: Miapetra Kumpula-Natri, MEP
ThinkForest is facilitated by the European Forest Institute, and is a high-level discussion forum which brings together policy makers, the scientific community and stakeholders, building bridges on pan-European forest and bioeconomy issues.