Webinar on Low-Carbon Construction

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Webinar: Sustainable Growth through Green Procurement is organised on March 4, 2021 as a part of the Green Arctic Building project (https://site.uit.no/grab/) financed by the Kolarctic Programme (https://kolarctic.info/).

Program (Times shown are in EET=UTC+2 i.e. Helsinki time)

12:30 – 13:00
Registration of participants. Video and sound check.

13:00 – 13:10
Prof. Bjørn R. Sørensen, UiT The Arctic University of Norway
"Welcome words. Short presentation of the GrAB project."

13:10 – 13:25
Dr. Elena Shadrina, Deputy Director, National Research University “High School of Economics” (Perm Campus)
"Sustainable public procurement: the cases from Russia" 

13:25 – 13:40
Architect, Dr. Matti Kuittinen, Senior Specialist, Ministry of the Environment of Finland
"Low carbon solutions based on traditional arctic construction" 

13:40 – 13:55
Mr. Pekka Vuorinen, Director for Environment and Energy, Confederation of Finnish Construction Industries RT
"Green procurement needs assessments – could standardization provide helping tools?" 

13:55 – 14:10
Ms. Babs Stuiver, Sustainability Manager, Sveaskog, Sweden
"Certified forest products from a forest owner’s perspective"

14:10 – 14:25
Dr. Kari Thunshelle, Senior research scientist SINTEF Community
"Norway Sustainable and marked acceptable advanced prefabricated elements for deep renovation of apartment buildings – Norwegian demo" 

14:25 – 14:30
Break

14:30 – 15:00
Questions-answers session

15:00 – 15:15
Final remarks. Summing up and closing of the webinar

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Last updated: 24.2.2021