Time: 14th September starting at 11.00 am (at 10 in Sweden, Norway, Denmark)
Webinar is part of the annual theme webinars between sister cities Bodø, Jönköping, Kuopio and Svendborg. Webinar is organized by City of Kuopio, Business Kuopio.
The first timezone: Sweden, Denmark, Norway/Second timezone: Finland
10.00/11.00 Opening words, City of Kuopio, Johanna Liukkonen, Business coordinator, Business Kuopio
10.05/11.05 Business Kuopio: services and role in the regional business environment development. Anu Häiväläinen, Business promotion officer, Business Kuopio ( Innovation ecosystem agreement in Finland; content and themes of Kuopio, Possibilities for collaboration )
10.20/11.20 SWATCH –project combining Finland/Kuopio (Savonia UOAS) – Norway/Bodø (commune) – Ireland (Central Solutions Ltd), Eero Antikainen (TBC), Savonia University of Applied Sciences, Trond Åmo Rådgiver, Byutvikling Prosjekt og mobilitet, Bodø Kommune
10.40/11.40 Jönköping: Business climate in Jönköping Municipality. Sven Rydell, Manager of the Trade and industry Department
11.00/12.00 – Discussions
11.20/12.20 Conclusions and ending words, Anu Häiväläinen, Business promotion officer, Business Kuopio
11.30/12.30 Webinar ends
More information / Johanna Liukkonen, firstname.lastname@example.org
Nordic sister city cooperation
The Cities Bodø (Norway), Jönköping (Sweden), Kuopio (Finland) ja Svendborg (Denmark) have continued international cooperation for over 70 years. The overall objective is to raise the importance of Nordic social equality and non-discrimination at the global level. Moreover the cooperation agreement for the years 2022 -2029 aims to promote sustainable development and the wellbeing of citizens in the following areas as well as collaboration between experts: wellbeing and involvement of children and young people, know-how and business life, art and culture, leisure and sport. For more information: Business coordinator Johanna Liukkonen tel. +358 44 718 2089.