An international seminar in Lahti brings together actors from Finland and the Baltic Sea area to learn about the most recent topics in the circular economy. How could actions at regional level become a part of the solution to global problems? What is the role of regions? What kind of barriers are there in the way to profitable circular economy business? The seminar provides an understanding of these questions and more. The topic is addressed at European, Nordic and Finnish level. Good practices in the field of the circular economy are presented as well.

The seminar programme consists of keynote speakers and a panel discussion. Among speakers are Ms Heidi Hautala, Member of European Parliament, and Mr Jukka Teräs, Senior Research Fellow at Nordregio. The panel concentrates on the obstacles in the way of a circular economy and asks how to overcome them.  

The event is organised by Interreg Europe project BIOREGIO and the Regional Council of Päijät-Häme in co-operation with the energy working group of the CPMR Baltic Sea Commission

Seminar programme is available here.