May 12, 2022
09:00 - 13:30 EET
10 speakers
5 countries

Adjusting to the emerging challenges

In continuation of the Nordic Baltic Business forum series and addressing topical issues for Nordic investors and local businesses in the Baltics, on May 12w focussustainable and innovative approaches, new materials and design structures that will redefine the real estate and construction in the years to come.

The Business Forum 2022 took place on May 12 at the Pullman Riga Old Town, Jēkaba iela 24, Rīga! Opportunity to meet Nordic investors and Real Estate Developers!

Welcome to City of Riga

Mārtiņš Staķis
Mārtiņš Staķis
Mayor of Riga | Latvia
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Macroeconomic Outlook: What’s ahead for the Euro Area and Latvia?

Andris Strazds
Andris Strazds
Adviser to the Council at Latvijas Banka
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Latvijas Banka

Innovation & Sustainability in the Real Estate and Construction Sectors - What’s New in the Market?

Prof. Varis Bokalders
Prof. Varis Bokalders
Architect, Author | Sweden
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Organizers
Partners
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Agenda 2022

🌳 What is the current macroeconomic context, which will affect the future of real estate development in Latvia and the Baltics?

🌳 How are Nordic investors and real estate developers responding to the current and long-term challenges?

🌳 What innovative solutions they have up in their sleeves to address the issue of climate change and environmental impact, and respond to the growing demands from their clients and customers?

9:00
9:30

Coffee & Networking

Nordic Baltic Business Forum
Nordic Baltic Business Forum
NBBF
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9:30
9:35

Moderator

Viesturs Celmiņš
Viesturs Celmiņš
Anthropologist, Managing Director
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VEFRESH
9:35
9:45

Official Opening & Welcome Remarks

Stefan Eriksson
Stefan Eriksson
Director
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Nordic Council of Ministers' Office in Latvia
9:35
9:45

Welcome to City of Riga

Mārtiņš Staķis
Mārtiņš Staķis
Mayor of Riga | Latvia
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9:45
10:05

Macroeconomic Outlook: What’s ahead for the Euro Area and Latvia?

Andris Strazds
Andris Strazds
Adviser to the Council at Latvijas Banka
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Latvijas Banka
10:05
10:30

Innovation & Sustainability in the Real Estate and Construction Sectors - What’s New in the Market?

Prof. Varis Bokalders
Prof. Varis Bokalders
Architect, Author | Sweden
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10:30
10:50

How EU's Taxonomy will Affect Latvia's Construction industry?

Robert Vangstad
Robert Vangstad
CEO
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Settler Properties & Founder Net-Zero Homes | Sweden
10:50
11:00

Short Break

Nordic Baltic Business Forum
Nordic Baltic Business Forum
NBBF
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11:00
11:15

Embracing Sustainability in the Development of Latvia's Commercial Space

Andis Kublačovs
Andis Kublačovs
Sustainability Project Director
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Linstow Baltic | Norway
11:15
11:30

Danish Contribution in Riga's Architectural Design & Real Estate Development

Arch. Ulrik Raysse
Arch. Ulrik Raysse
Managing Director & Founding Partner
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ARROW Architects | Denmark | Remotely
11:30
11:45

Introducing the Pine Project - The Green Addition to Riga's Cityscape

Lilia Kouzmina
Lilia Kouzmina
Head of Sustainability
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Eastnine AB | Sweden
11:45
12:00

Green Transition in Construction: Making Pilots the Future Standards

Elina Virolainen
Elina Virolainen
Sustainable Construction & Strategy Dev. Manager
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YIT Finland | Remotely
12:00
12:30

Panel discussion & Closing Remarks

Pannel Discussion
Pannel Discussion
Pannel Discussion
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12:30
13:30

Networking

Nordic Baltic Business Forum
Nordic Baltic Business Forum
NBBF
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Last Year's Event

Focus on the Nordic Approach to the European Green Deal: Introducing Green transition in Latvia. Learned about new trends that defines working with and for the Nordic investors and the Nordic market as the tide is shifting.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Nordic-Baltic Business Forum?

The Nordic-Baltic Business Forum promotes cooperation between Nordic investors in Latvia, public institutions, and local partners and suppliers towards more sustainable, climate-neutral, environmentally friendly business conduct.
Hosted by four Nordic Chambers of Commerce in Latvia in cooperation with the Nordic Embassies and the Nordic Council of Ministers' Office in Latvia for almost 10 years!

What are the differences between the event tickets?

We have ticket categories adopted to each event individually.
Business Forum 2022 has three categories:
*In-person participation for the members of the organizing Chambers - 30 EUR
*In-person participation for non-members - 45 EUR
*Online participation - free of charge

Where is the event held?

Business Forum is a presentation and panel discussion combination, followed by participant networking and can be held in different locations in Riga, Latvia. During past two years events have been held also online and you can review it.
Please look more at: www.nbbf.lv/past-events

Where can I find the Forum Agenda?

We have up-to-date agenda on our event page: www.nbbf.lv/agenda

What is the in-person participant cancellation policy?

You can cancel your purchase within 7 days from the day of the event. If you wish to do so, please contact us at info@nbbf.lv. Only written cancellations are accepted.
Please note: an unpaid invoice is not considered as a cancellation.

Where can I find available overnight accommodation?

Information on possible accommodation can be found at offical tourism web page: www.latvia.travel/en/page/accommodation