Workshop: Nordic Sustainable Cities

Nordic sustainable cities will be presented by various perspectives: ongoing projects, governmental subsidy and laws, academic progress, engineering consulting advice and start-up companies experience. In addition, how to apply Nordic solutions into Chinese market in the right angle is also a huge and popular discussion topic for society to address. The purpose of this workshop is to promote the connection between Nordic sustainable solutions to Chinese cities or companies, who are curious about and interested in making the cities greener.  

Location: Ballroom 1

13:30 - 13:45 Sustainable Solutions in Unsustainable Times
                     with Søren Boutrup Sørensen, Executive Director of Innovation Centre                      Denmark, Denmark

13:45 - 14:00 Nordic Sustainable Impact on Yixing
                      with: Yang Zhuoming Vice Director of Administrative Committee 

14:00 - 14:15  Sustainable City Development with Smart Energy Control System
                      with: Mr. Yu Lixun, Vice-General Manager of Beijing Hechuang Sanzhong                       Energy Terchnology Co. Ltd 

14:15 - 15:00  Panel Discussion
                     Nordic and Chinese Sustainable/Smart Cities Ambition and Challenges 

                     NSC representatives with Chinese Cities

15:00 - 15:20  Tea/Coffee Break

15:20 - 15:35  Smart Energy and Sector Coupling in a Smart City Context
with Preben Birr-Pedersen, Cluster Manager of House of Energy, Denmark

15:35 - 15:50  Green Building-Environment Friendly System 
                       with Claes Reksten, Business Manager of Polybo AS, Norway

15:50 - 16:05  Green Building Architecture with Sustainable City Development                                       with Kari Hovin Kjølle, Rambøll, Denmark

16:05 - 16:20  Creating Sustainability for Cities by using New Technical Solutions and                      AI
with Klaus Känsälä, VTT Technology, Finland

16:20 - 16:35  Journey Towards Sustainability Together with Chinese Cities
with TanYing Nilsson, Sweco, Sweden

16:35 - 16:50  Zero Emission Cities
with Mr. Ragnar Baldursson, CEO of Artic Green Energy, Iceland

17:05              End

Facilitator: Nordic Sustainable Cities

13:00 – 16:50

Klaus Känsälä

Senior Scientist, Industrial IoT/Smart Energy at VTT

Preben Birr-Pedersen

CEO, House of Energy – Energy Cluster Denmark

Søren Boutrup Sørensen

Executive Director at Innovation Centre Denmark in Shanghai

TanYing Nilsson 谭英

PhD, Senior Planner, BD China