Welcome to the conference “Decarbonizing the Transport”

2022 / 05 / 05

Venue of event:

Technopolis, V. Gerulaičio g. 10, Vilnius , physically and remotely

Time of event:

2022 / 05 / 05

We are thrilled to invite you to the Nordic Conference “Decarbonizing the Transport”, organized by the Nordic Chambers of Commerce in Lithuania and the Nordic Council of Ministers’ Office in Lithuania.

The conference will take place on 5 May at 13.30 pm. Technopolis, V. Gerulaičio g. 10, Vilnius , physically and remotely.

This event aims to initiate a dialogue between the decision-makers and the private sector and to pinpoint the most pivotal areas to be addressed in order to meet the ambitious climate targets set by the EU.
Some of the key focus areas that will be discussed during the conference include:
  • general insights into global climate-change-related challenges
  • transition to the green economy
  • different alternatives and solutions at hand in order to reach climate neutrality
  • as well as different governmental and business collaboration examples to battle climate change

Conference programme:

13:00 Registration and welcome coffee
13:30 Opening Remarks by the Moderator, Piotr Hajdeck
13:35 Welcome Remarks by H.E. Ambassador of Finland, Ms Arja Makkonen
13:45 KEYNOTE by Ms. Ann-Mari Kemell, State Secrertary of Finland (remote)
14:05 “How business and policy move together to limit global warming to 1.5°C“ – main takeaways from the Nordic CEO’s study, Nina Ekelund at Haga Initiativet, Sweden (remote)
14:15 “Sustainable Future Mobility with Renewable Fuels”, Mats Hultman, Head of OEM Partnerships at Neste
14:35 Panel discussion: Mats Hultman (Neste), Kęstutis Starkus (Orlen Lietuva), Nina Ekelund (Haga Initiativet), Vice-Minister of Energy Ms Daiva Garbaliauskaite, Vice-Minister of Environment Ms Gintare Krusniene
15:20 Coffee break
15:50 “Sustainable Transport in Lithuania. Global solutions for Local market”, Darius Snieska, Retail Manager at Scania Lietuva
16:05 “Steps towards sustainable Future: Griteka’s experience” Andrejs Petrovs, Sales and Business Developments Director at Griteka Europe
16:20 Panel discussion: Darius Snieska (Scania Lietuva), Nicholas Kjaer (Volvo Group Lietuva), Andrejs Petrovs (Girteka Europe), Vice-Minister of Transport and Communications Ms Agne Vaiciukevičiūte