The 6th Arctic Business Forum

Artic ForumThe 6th Arctic Business Forum on March 10-12, 2015 in Finland introduces the latest business development and future prospects of the European High North economy. Arctic Business Forum is a discussion arena and a business to business meeting point.

This year Arctic Business Forum brings in discussion the recent and ongoing global changes in politics and addresses these changes strongly from mere business point of view. Brand new analysis on Northern Sea Route among other arctic transport and logistics, aviation for the first time also included – will be introduced. Traditional paper and steel industry is as well highlighted in the program for the first time.

The conference event in the heart of Lapland is ideal for learning, updating and discussing arctic business developments, networking and for doing business! By interactive conference sessions, trade show, matchmaking lounge and high class social program you are going to find your desired potential business partners.

Confirmed speakers include:
Ms. Dorothee Janezke-Wenzel , Ambassador to Finland, Germany
Mr. Mikå Mered, Managing Partner, Polarisk Group, United Kingdom
Mr. Malte Humpert, Executive Director, The Arctic Institute, Center for Circumpolar Security Studies, USA
Ms. Andrée Cooligan, Ambassador to Finland, Canada
Mr. Sergey Katikov, Adviser for the President of Russian Geographic Society
Mr. Kenji Shinoda, Ambassador to Finland, Japan
Mr. Tom Shearer, Director, IC Aviation, Ireland
Mr. Antti Vehviläinen, Director General, Finnish Transport Agency
Mr. Pekka Suomela, Executive Director, FinnMin
Mr. Jukka Jokela, Project Manager, Anglo American Exploration
Ms. Noora Raasakka, Environmental Director, Mawson
Mr. Tarmo Pipatti, Director General, Confederation of Finnish Construction
Ms. Johanna Ikävalko, Ministerial Adviser, Ministry of Transport and Communications, Finland

Welcome to Rovaniemi to experience an unforgettable and no ordinary business event!
Program, registrations and additional information at
Timo Rautajoki
President & CEO
Lapland Chamber of Commerce