HELSINKI FINLAND Stand B1.320

PROGRAM

Wednesday 4th October 2017

Smart Waterfronts: making the water edge Innovate

at 11.00

New technologies offer not just the possibility of smarter ports and logistics but also a smarter habitat and visitor destination for people. The creation of smart waterfronts that are accessible for citizens offering great public space, venues, recreation and living choices is an important new offer.

Mr Neil Hanratty, Cardiff
Ms Veera Mustonen, City of Helsinki / Forum Virium Helsinki
Mr Bob van der Zande, City of Amsterdam

The seminar will be moderated by Professor Greg Clark.

Urban Investment and Innovation Seminars at EXPO REAL 2017
in the Planning and Partnerships Forum in Hall A2


Opening Event: What is going on in…

at 14.30

The Finnish real estate investment market continues to be highly active. The Helsinki metropolitan area together with regions of Tampere and Turku, form the attractive growth zone in southern Finland. Does the market differ in Finland and in other Nordic countries, especially in Sweden? Come to hear the latest news!

Helsinki Metropolitan Area

  • Ms Anni Sinnemäki, Deputy Mayor, City of Helsinki

Finnish Real Estate Market

  • Mr Antti Louko, Managing Director, Catella Property Oy

Nordic Real Estate Market

  • Mr Robert Fonovich, Head of Corporate Finance, Catella Sweden

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Thursday 5th October 2017

Investment in Adaptable Cities: Increasing investment in cities

at 9.50

Alongside EXPO Real is held Urban Innovation and Investment Seminar. The event is a gathering for Mayors, Deputy Mayors, elected City Leaders and City CEOs.

Ms Cllr Susan Aitken, Leader, Glasgow
Ms Anni Sinnemäki, Deputy Mayor, City of Helsinki
Mr Jules Pipe, Deputy Mayor, London
Ms Katrin Lompscher, Senator, Berlin
Mr David van Traa, Director of Zuidas, Amsterdam

In EXPO REAL City Leaders Summit
in Planning and Partnership Forum in Hall A2


Helsinki High-Rise Brunch

at 11.00

The Finnish State and City of Helsinki organize the Helsinki High-Rise Competition for the design and construction of the Central Pasila Tower Area located in Helsinki. The competitors behind the proposals chosen for the final stage in the competition will be revealed in the session.

Ms Anni Sinnemäki, Deputy Mayor, City of Helsinki
Mr Mauri Sahi, Director, Senate properties, member of the Competition’s evaluation panel

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Innovation Districts Part 1: Where enterprise meets place-making

at 14.00

Driving new industries are incubating and growing in our cities. Such industries want the benefits of proximity and ability to share space, talent, investors, and customer. This give rise to a strong desire for clustering and emergence of innovation districts. What wider purposes does it serve for the city and what is needed or it to succeed? What are the opportunities for investment arising from such districts?

Mr Rafal Kulczycki, City Development Deputy Director, Krakow
Mr Santtu von Bruun, Head of Competitiveness and International Affairs, City of Helsinki
Ms Pia Laube, Projekt Development Manager, Berlin TXL
N.N., Liverpool

The seminar will be moderated by Professor Greg Clark.

Urban Investment and Innovation Seminars at EXPO REAL 2017
in the Planning and Partnerships Forum in Hall A2

Highlights of Helsinki Metropolis

Emerging Architecture - Helsinki Airport, Airport City Aviapolis

at 14.30

Future cities will be built close to vivid airports. Airport City Aviapolis will evolve as vibrant and urban city - true city, true polis next to Helsinki Airport, northern hub for air traffic between Europe and Asia, taking benefit from the ideas of the Aviapolis Urban Blocks Competition.

Mr Antti Kari, Director of Real Estate and Housing, City of Vantaa
Ms Arja Lukin, Project Director of Airport City Aviapolis, City of Vantaa
Mr Juho Grönholm, Architecht and Partner, ALA Architechts


Smart and Sustainable Connectivity on the West Metro Growth Corridor

at 15.00

West-ward extension of the Helsinki Metro system connects the two largest cities of Finland and two most sustainable cities in Europe. The metro enables sustainable growth in the region. Smart city solutions are fostered in new, innovative districts. Come to learn about smart and sustainable solutions on the west metro growth corridor.

Mr Dan Mollgren, Head of Project, City of Helsinki
Ms Milla Ovaska, International Affairs Coordinator, City of Espoo
Mr Harri Paananen, Head of Economic Development, City of Espoo
Ms Outi Säntti, Project Director, City of Helsinki
Mr Santtu von Bruun, Head of Competitiveness and International Affairs, City of Helsinki

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