CECI Final Dissemination Event

Welcome to the CECI Final Dissemination Event on Tuesday 6 June 2023 at the campus of LAB University of Applied Sciences in Lahti, Finland.

The first part of the event will be organized as a hybrid meeting. Please, register at the latest by 15 May 2023, by using the link, thank you.


09:00 Registration and coffee M19, A122

09:30 Welcome and Opening speech

  CECI – general introduction video

  Vice President for RDI Minna Suutari, LAB

 09:45 Insight into Interreg Europe, Jason Martinez, Projects Coordinator, Interreg Europe Joint Secretariat 

10:00 EU-level, MEP Sirpa Pietikäinen, Transition from ‘take-make-waste’ consumption model to circularity

10:30 National level, Annukka Berg, Finnish Environment Institute, The Finnish way of promoting a circular economy and the role of citizens and consumers.

10:45 Regional level, Juha Hertsi, Regional Council of Päijät-Häme, Next steps: from circular economy roadmap to green transition roadmap

10:55 City level, Elina Ojala, City of Lahti, Heritage of the European Green Capital – green city life for residents

11:05 Break

11:20 - 12:50 CECI Project partner presentations and Action Plan implementation

• LP&PP2 LAB University of Applied Sciences & Regional Council of Päijät-Häme – Katerina Medkova, CECI Project & Communication Manager (Lead Partner), LAB University of Applied Sciences & Johanna Snell, Project Coordinator, Regional Council of Päijät-Häme

• PP3 Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Region - Hélène BONNOIT, Environment officer, Région Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, France

• PP4 Moravian-Silesian Innovation Centre Ostrava - Izabela Lupieńská, project developer, Moravian-Silesian Innovation Centre Ostrava

• PP5 Government of Aragon - Guadalupe Zárate Diez, Head of Environmental Planning Service, Directorate General for Climate Change and Environmental Education, Government of Aragon

• PP6 Business Agency Association – Nadejda Aleksieva, Communication manager, Business Agency Association, Varna, Bulgaria

12:50 - 13:00 Sum-up and closure

13:00-14:00 Lunch

The event is organized by the Interreg Europe -project CECI in cooperation with the LAB University of Applied Sciences and the Regional Council of Päijät-Häme.