Students' working life event, FBI day 2020

Welcome to network with professionals and other students!

The classic FBI-day (Forest Based Industries) is back! Current and future professionals of bioforest industry get together for the 21st time in a row, this time with more than 250 participants in Lappeenranta on January 29, 2020. LUT’s chemical engineering guild is responsible for the arrangements.

The day starts off in Lappeeranta City Hall with a seminar with the topic of sustainability and climate change. In the afternoon it is time for the versatile and comprehensive business introductions, where company representatives introduce their firms. Also, the young bioforest industry enthusiasts are able to check out the job market for the next summer and ask questions from the presenters. After the formal part it is time for the social evening and the evening entertainment. So, come have a productive and networking -filled working life day! The event is free for students and includes trasportation and accommodation depending on the own University. Students' registration has ended. 


Company representatives and other PI members, please register to the event by using this link.

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Programme of the event (seminar will be held in English) (also attached)

29.1.2020 Lappeenranta Hall, Lappeenranta 
#fbiday2020 #PIprof #puunjalostusinsinöörit

Chair of the day: Riina Salmimies, Dean, LUT School of Engineering Science

Sustainability and climate change mitigation in the heart of forest-based industry

12.30   Welcome and introduction
Antti Lindqvist, Managing Director, PI

12.45   Key note: The role of forests and the bioproducts industry for a carbon-neutral circular economy
Ernesto Hartikainen, Senior Lead, Carbon-Neutral Circular Economy, Sitra

13.15   Responsibility as part of corporate strategy 
Katja Viitikko, Manager, Sustainability, R&D, UPM

13.45   Case: Combatting climate change with wooden buildings
Antto Kauhanen, Business Development Manager, Stora Enso Building Solutions

14.15   Coffee and networking

15.30   Fun and Facts with ForestBioFacts – Anytime is a good time to polish your knowledge!            
Jenni Sievänen-Rahijärvi, Project Manager, PI; Johanna Vainiomäki, Communications and Marketing Coordinator, PI and Nina Pulkkis, Journalist, Fotoni Film and Communication

16.15  Exhibition and networking

18.00  Buffet dinner

20.30  After party

Tapahtuma on jo alkanut ja ilmoittautuminen tapahtumaan on päättynyt.


29.1.2020 12:00 – 29.1.2020


Lappeenranta, Kaupungintalo