LOGOKA-webinar: Short road - long way from west to east?

What kind of challenges of cross-border business and logistics there are between Northern Ostrobothnia-Kainuu regions and the Republic of Karelia? Join the LOGOKA webinar to find out!
LOGOKA online webinar 'Short road - long way from west to east? on 4 March, 2021 at 12.15-16.00.

Event information



Venue location

Online (Zoom)

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Welcome to the online webinar 'Short road - long way from west to east?' organised by Karelia CBC and Oulu Business School. The event is open for everyone interested.

Register to the event now by sending email to jpenttin20@student.oulu.fi. Event link will be sent before the event to all who have registered.

LOGOKA project develops logistics knowledge and capabilities among small and medium sized companies as well as facilitates and boosts cross-border cooperation between Oulu-Kainuu region and Karelia. Oulu Business School is the lead partner in the project. Read more about the project.

Event programme:


Welcome and introduction to the webinar
Professor Jari Juga, Oulu Business School / University of Oulu

12:30 – 13:00

Transportation and logistics in Barents Region and developing Northern Axis – Barents link
Tatiana Petrova, Northern Axis –Barents Link Project The Regional Council of Kainuu
Jussi Huotari, BRTL-project, The Regional Council of Kainuu


Transportation between Oulu-Kainuu and Karelia via Vartius
Atle Matilainen, Vartius-Customs office

13:30 – 14:00

Port of Raahe and the sea road to Europe from Northern Ostrobothnia
Pauli Sarpola, Port of Raahe Ltd


14:00 – 14:25

Finnish road haulage services and transportation between Finland –Russia
Taavi Heikkinen, Finnish Transport and Logistics SKAL, northern Finland

14:30 – 15:30

Comments and Co-operation development from the perspective of Republic of Karelia
Vadim Nazarov, JSC Gavan

Economic relations between Finland and Russia: current state and prospects for the future
Konstantin Zagainov, Trade representation of the Russian Federation in Finland

15:30 – 16:00

LOGOKA-project and Iina Laakso: e-commerce deliveries from Finland to Russia

Last updated: 23.2.2021