On this page you find the invited speakers and the updated version of the programme 24-27 of October 2017.
The four days conference will be filled with interactive meetings and workshops where you can engage with colleagues from the whole Baltic Sea Region. The meetings will focus on cities role in developing the future sustainable societies. The meeting will give the opportunity for everyone to engage and the youth will be invited to take an active role in contributing to various programme items.
The programme will also provide opportunities to share and take part of good examples and Växjö will provide an opportunity to join study visits to interesting development initiatives of the city. We welcome you in Växjö in October 2017.
Per Bødker Andersen, President of UBC
Bo Frank, Lord Mayor, Växjö Municipality
Lena Ek, Senior Advisor, Sustainable Seas Foundation, Former Minister of Environment, Sweden
Paweł Adamowicz, Mayor, City of Gdańsk
Anne Stenros,Design Director, City of Helsinki
Alessandro Cenderello, Managing Partner for EU Institutions, Ernst & Young
Jørgen H. Kristiansen, Deputy Mayor, Kristiansand Municipality
Wolfgang Röttgers, Councillor, City of Kiel
Rasa Šnapštienė, Deputy Mayor, City of Kaunas
Pärtel-Peeter Pere, CEO and partner Future Place Leadership
Jyrki Myllyvirta, Mayor, City of Lahti
Gunãrs Ansinš, Deputy Mayor, City of Liepaja
Alan AtKisson, Author and Senior Sustainability Consultant, AtKisson Group
Carina Svensson, Chairman of the Environmental Council, Association Chairman of VA SYD, City Councillor, City of Malmö
Michael Elgaard, Project Manager, Resource City, Naestved Municipality
Peter Schenk, Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy, European Commission
Shirin Reuvers, Cities Manager, CDP
Edgar Nazarenus, Capufaktur
Vincent Weseloh, Capufaktur