The International Conference "Nordic-Baltic Energy Perspectives - Climate Change, Energy Security and Exportability of Energy Solutions" was held in Riga on April 19, 2017, but on April 20, B2B matchmaking event served as a platform to develop business relationships for market development in Baltics and further east towards Central Asia. This Conference provided a great opportunity to connect with people across the Nordic, Baltic and Central Asia region. 

Photos from the Conference



PRESENTATIONS from the Conference Nordic-Baltic Energy Perspectives on 19.04.2017: 

Energy flexibility drawn from lessons learned in Nordic Energy Technology Perspectives and expectations from Baltic Energy Technology Perspectives by HANS JORGEN KOCH, Director of the Nordic Energy Research VIDEO

Energy security via certified energy flows and commodity chains by VELI-PEKKA TYNKKYNEN, Professor in Russian energy policy, University of Helsinki VIDEO

Nordic-Baltic energy interdependence: future outlook by JAKUB M. GODZIMIRSKI, Research Professor at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) VIDEO

The role of the EU in governing energy security in the Nordic and Baltic countries by ANKE SCHMIDT-FELZMANN, Researcher at Swedish Institute for International Affairs VIDEO

Cybersecurity gaps in energy sector: lessons for Nordic and Baltic countries by LILLY PIJNENBURG MULLER, Research Fellow in the Research Group for Security and defense at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs VIDEO

NEFCO - financing green growth by AMUND BEITNES, Senior Investment Manager at NEFCO VIDEO


PRESENTATIONS from the B2B Matchmaking between Nordic and Baltic SMEs and clusters for joint exportability in Central Asia on 20.04.2017: 

Renewable energy research in Uzbekistan by SMAGUL KARZHANOV, Senior Researcher, Institute for Energy Technology, Norway

Project - Fostering Nordic-Baltic Innovation for Sustainability in the Russian speaking market (Central Asia) – aim, activities, opportunities for collaboration by MAIJA KALE, Adviser / Sustainability, Innovation & Research, Nordic Council of Minister´s Office in Latvia

Evaluation of the project Fostering Nordic-Baltic Innovation for Sustainability in the Russian speaking market (Central Asia) by WERONIKA FELCIS

Nordic Innovation on Nordic Sustainable cities – systemic solutions & their exportability by HANS FRIDBERG, Senior innovation adviser, Nordic Innovation

NEFCO and NOPEF funding for feasibility studies in Central Asia by MIKAEL REIMS, Senior Manager, Head of Origination and Communications Unit, Nordic Environment Finance Corporation (NEFCO)

UPB and CLEANTECH LATVIA experience in Central Asia by  UGIS GRINBERGS, Member of the Board, UPB