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Moderators: Vaido Mikheim (Tartu Science Park) and Martin Kikas (Tartu Regional Energy Agency)

09:30-10:00 – Registration and welcome coffee

10:00-10:45Introductory speeches

Welcome addresses:

  • Professor Andres Annuk, Estonian University of Life Science, Head of the Department of Energetics
  • Toomas Noorem, Tartu Science Park, director

Opening words:

  • Margus Hanson, Member of Parliament of Estonia
  • H.E. Lise Nicoline Kleven Grevstad, Ambassador of Norway, the Presiding Country of the Nordic Council of Ministers 2012
  • Urmas Kruuse, Tartu City Mayor
  • Berth Sundström, Director of the Nordic Council of Ministers’ Office in Estonia

10:45-11:25Green Economy

  • The Perspectives of Green Economy in Estonia – Lauri Tammiste, Environmental Investment Centre (Estonia)
  • Green jobs in Estonia – How to Define? – Prof. Rando Värnik, Estonian University of Life Science, director of the Institute of Economics and Social Sciences

11:25-11:50 – Coffee break

11:50-13:10 Green Economy, continues

13:10-14:00 – Lunch

14:00-15:40 Smart Energy Solutions

  • Concepts of a Smart House on the Example of Estonia – Jüri Reitsakas, The Smart House Competence Centre (Estonia)
  • Electric Cars in Tartu – Experiences of the first year – Jaanus Tamm, Tartu City Government (Estonia)
  • Waste as a resource in industrial symbiosis – Samar Nath, Cleantech Östergötland (Sweden)
  • The Start of Using Biogas in Tartu – Toomas Kapp, Tartu Waterworks Ltd (Estonia)

15:40-16:00 – Coffee break

15:40-17:20 Green Building