Follow Cities Forum online 21 January at 10.00-12.30

Photo: Konrad WeissThe Cities Forum is organized as part of the official opening of the Gulf of Finland Year 2014 can be followed online. The program starts at 10.00 with the Opening session containing key note presentations as an introduction for the Forum. After this the parallel sessions start giving practical angles on the themes.Please note that you can follow both parallell session, just choose the right link.

Follow the online webcast:

Opening session, parallel session 1 and concluding session:

1. Go to www.joinwebinar.com

2. Enter this Webinar ID: 111-622-395 and your email adress

3. Enter your first and last name

4. Run the suggested program

Parallell session 2:

1. Go to www.joinwebinar.com

2. Enter this Webinar ID: 110-689-987 and enter your email adress

3. Enter your first and last name

4. Run the suggested program

Cities Forum program:

OPENING SESSION: INTRODUCTION TO THE THEME

10:00-10:10
Opening words
Mr. Jussi Pajunen, Mayor of Helsinki

10:10-10:20
Facing the problem: What kind of measures can cities do?
Mr. Pekka Kansanen, Director General, City of Helsinki Environment Centre

10:20-10:40
Putting a monetary value on healthy waters – a cost-benefit perspective
Mr. Kari Hyytiäinen, Professor in the Economics of Baltic Sea Protection, University of Helsinki

PARALLEL SESSION 1:

10:40-11:25 Waste water reception in ports

11:25-12:10 Waste water treatment plants

PARALLEL SESSION 2:

10:40-11:25 Storm waters

11:25-12:10 Food

CONCLUDING SESSION: CITIES THINK-THANK

12:10-12.30 Concluding remarks from sessions and questions to the audience by the chair and moderators

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