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May 5, 2015 10.30 – 17.00 University of Tartu, Narva College (location on map) PDF
10.30  Registration and welcome coffee                                                                  

Registration and welcome coffee

10.55 – 11.15 Opening Marko Pomerants, Minister of Environment
Jalmar Mandel, Executive Director of Estonian Environment Agency (ESTEA)
Katri Raik, Director of Narva College of University of Tartu

 

I   EUROPEAN ENVIRONMENT OUTLOOK AND ESTONIA IN THE BACKGROUND

 
11.15 – 12.00 SOER2015 and Green Economy

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Jock Martin, European Environment Agency

12.00 – 12.30 What does SOER2015 say about Estonia? CO-SPEAKER: Andrus Meiner, European Environment Agency
12.30 – 13.10 Lunch break Lunch break

 

II   ESTONIAN ENVIRONMENT IN THE SPOTLIT

 
13.10 – 13.25 Combustion of oil shale: it’s the past and the present, but is it the future as well? Elo Mandel. Leading specialist of ambient air department, ESTEA
13.25 – 13.40 Circular economy and material flow: waste as a determinant Matti Viisimaa. Specialist of waste management, ESTEA
13.40 – 13.55 Water is not everything, but without water, everything is nothing Peeter Ennet. Chief specialist of data analysis, ESTEA
13.55 – 14.10 Biodiversity – obstacle or security? Lauri Klein. Leading specialist of biodiversity, ESTEA
14.10 – 14.55 Panel discussion
 
Hot spots of Estonian environment, their driving forces and possible consequences are discussed by Deputy Chancellor of the Ministry of Environment Meelis Münt, Senior Researcher of Institute of Ecology of Tallinn University Jaanus Terasmaa, Leader of the Union of Ida-Viru County governments Veikko Luhalaid, Member of Board of Estonian Union of Natural Resources Mihkel Pukk and Head of Oil-Shale Competence Center Kalle Pirk
14.55 – 15.15 Break Break

 

III   CHANGE OF DIRECTION OR GEARCHANGE?

 
15.15 – 15.30 Environmental value – how to achieve environmental policy goals in concurrence with economic and social policy? Aire Rihe. Adviser with the Environment Management Department, Ministry of the Environment
15.30 – 15.45 Estonian people and environment: myths and reality
 
Kati Orru. Reseach Fellow of Institute of Social Sudies, Chair of Social Policy. University of Tartu.
15.45 – 16.00 Role of natural capital in assessing sustainable development Tea Nõmmann. Head of Stockholm Environment Institute – Tallinn
16.00 – 16.50 Panel discussion Overcoming the challenges of the environment and options for developing a sustainable future are discussed by Deputy Chancellor of the Ministry of Environment Meelis Münt, Director of Institute of Ecology of Tallinn University Mihkel Kangur, Leader of the Union of Ida-Viru County governments Veikko Luhalaid, Member of Board of Estonian Union of Natural Resources Mihkel Kangur and Head of Oil-Shale Competence Center Kalle Pirk
16.50 – 17.00 Flashback of the day
 
Andre Zahharov, Director of Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, ESTEA


The day is moderated by Valdur Lahtvee, Program Manager in Stockholm Environment Institute – Tallinn

Last updated: 30 April 2015


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