Conference on the occasion of the Centennial of the Estonia’s independence, the Centennial of the Latvia’s independence, the Centennial of the Restoration of the State of Lithuania

Organised by:
– Embassy of the Republic of Estonia in the Kingdom of Sweden
– Embassy of the Republic of Latvia in the Kingdom of Sweden
– Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania in the Kingdom of Sweden
– Race For The Baltic Swedish Institute

Place: Tallink, Baltic Queen (Värtahamnen, Hamnpirsvägen 10, Stockholm)

Date: 13th of September 2018


11:00 Introduction

11:05 Welcoming address and opening remarks

11:20 First panel „Innovations for the Sustainable Development in the Baltic Sea Region“

– Prof. Tarmo Soomere, the President of the Estonian Academy of Sciences, Professor of Coastal Engineering and Leading Research Scientist, Head of Wave Engineering Laboratory, Tallinn University of Technology
– Mr Viesturs Celmiņš, Latvian University (on cities in the Baltic Sea Region) (TBC)
– Ms Ignė Stalmokaitė, Doctoral Student, Environmental Science, School of Natural Sciences, Technology and Environmental Studies, Södertörn University
– Mrs Johanna Ragnartz, CEO, Keep Sweden Tidy

12:30 Networking lunch

13:30 Second panel „Opportunities for Young Generation and Possibilities of the Contribution of Young People“

– Mr Krists Avots, Stockholm School of Economics in Riga
– Mrs Helen Sooväli-Sepping, Professor of Environmental Management, Senior Researcher of Cultural Geography, Editor-in-chief of Estonian Human Development Report 2019, urban and community activist
– Ms Urtė Petrulytė, Lithuanian Youth Council’s board member responsible for international relations
– Ms Olga Zuin, Baltic 2030 Unit at the CBSS Secretariat

14:40 Closing remarks

15:00 End of the conference

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For details contact with Marleen Kalavus (, Embassy of Estonia