Öland, Gotland, the Åland Islands, the National Association for the Swedish Archipelago, The National Association of Finnish Islands, together with the Clean Energy For EU Islands Secretariat are hosting the 3rd Clean Energy for EU Islands Forum on 14-16 May 2019
When and where is it on?
The forum will focus on practical steps towards the decarbonisation of EU islands, including technological solutions and inspiring examples from the Nordic archipelago, Åland, Gotland and Öland and beyond. Discussions will involve all layers of governance, from local to European levels of decision-making.
To strengthen the exchange and collaboration between EU islands, the forum will feature interactive sessions focusing on different elements of the clean energy transition journey – from establishing an initial multi-stakeholder collaboration, to developing a clean energy transition agenda, to financing and investment concepts.
All stakeholders related to the clean energy transition on EU islands are invited to Stockholm and the Åland islands to meet
The 26 islands selected for support of their clean energy transition agenda
Providers of key technologies for the clean energy transition on EU islands
The islands and archipelago hosts in the Baltic Sea bridging the Gulf of Botnia
The first passenger ship of its size that runs on natural gas (LNG) – a floating conference venue. Esteemed decision makers ranging from the local to the international level
How many years has it been going?
The Secretariat started last year in June.
What was the inspiration to start it?
The secretariat is supported by the European Commission to develop a framework and a movement for EU islands to decarbonise.
What exciting things can people look forward to?
Meet likeminded islanders, dialogues and presentations from EU commission and parliament, Meet relevant industries and technology providers, inspiration from islands that have already started the path towards decarbonisation.
Who will be speaking?
Islands representatives from the Baltic sea, Archipelago associations, European Commision, European Parliament, technology providers etc..
What tips would you give to people attending to get the most out of it?
Ensure to take note of speakers and the general participants list, as each of the participants can provide interesting views on the transition of islands.
How can people book tickets / when does it usually sell out?
Registrations are made in the above link too. It is first come first serve with app. 125 available seats.
Anything else you’d like to add / we should have asked?
Feel free to explore the website further for more information.