Join the OIL SPILL Final Conference Online on 24 November 2021!

Photo: Kristian Eloluoto, Southwest Finland Emergency Services

We are happy to invite you to the OIL SPILL Final Conference that will be streamed from Helsinki, Finland, on 24 November 2021. The day starts with a domestic session in Finnish at 10.00 am (EET), and continues with an international session in English from 1.00 pm onward.

Please, note that the onsite attendance is limited and reserved for Project Partners and invited guests. The virtual attendance, however, is unlimited and you may join the session at any time during the event.

Watch the online event here

Part I: OIL SPILL-hanke ja öljyntorjunta Suomen rannikoilla ja matalissa vesissä, tilaisuus alkaa klo 10.00 (EET)

  • Tervetulosanat, Prof. Lauri Ojala, OIL SPILL-hanke
  • OIL SPILL -hanke: mitä tulikaan tehtyä? – Jarmo Malmsten, OIL SPILL
  • Hyvinvointialueuudistus, pelastustoimi ja ympäristövahinkojen torjunta – erityisasiantuntija Mikko Karvonen, Pelastusosasto, sisäministeriö
  • Opit ja kehitystarpeet:
    • Viranomaistoiminnassa – Torbjörn Lindström, Varsinais-Suomen Pelastuslaitos
    • Vapaaehtoistoiminnan johtamisessa – Tommi Virtanen, Suomen Punainen Risti
    • Vapaaehtoistoiminnan käytännöissä – Heta Hyvärinen, Suomen Punainen Risti
    • Öljyteollisuudessa – Kimmo Vahanto, Neste Oyj
  • Päätösosiona yhteenvetävä keskustelu
  • Lunch break from 12.00 noon till 1.00 pm

Part II: Enhancing Oil Spill Response Capability in the Baltic Sea Region, Project OIL SPILL, starting at 1.00 pm (EET)

  • Welcoming words by Prof. Lauri Ojala, OIL SPILL Project Director
  • Projects as part of EU’s Baltic Sea Region Strategy (EUSBSR) – Mr. Valtteri Laine, Traficom; PA SAFE
  • HELCOM view in combatting oil spills – Mr. Torben Iversen, HELCOM Response Working Group
  • Environmental Authority view – Mr. Ossi Tonteri, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE
  • Onshore OSR work in the Baltic Area – Mr. Jorma Rytkönen, Enrocon Ltd
  • Competent Authority view I – Ms. Agnes Unnuk, Estonian Ministry of Environment
  • Competent Authority view II – Mr. Pekka Parkkali, Finnish Border Guard
    • Coffee break 2.30 pm – 3.00 pm
  • Experiences from exercise Vellamo – Mr. Miikka Toivonen, SW Finland Emergency Services
  • Lithuanian experience I – Mr. Mindaugas Kruopys, Fire and Rescue Department of Lithuania
  • Lithuanian experience II Ms. Emilija Une Sakalauskaite, Lithuanian Red Cross
  • Latvian experience – Mr. Aleksandrs Pavlovics, Latvian Maritime Academy
  • Danish experience – Mr. Carsten Iversen, Danish Civil Protection League
  • Life after OIL SPILL: POPCORN Mr. Niko Hänninen, University of Oulu
  • Concluding panel discussion with Q & A
    • Session closing at 4.00 pm

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