16:30 : Doors open
17:00 : Introduction
Welcome words from our host, his Excellency Mr. Serge Tomasi, French Ambassador in Helsinki, followed by an introduction by the Chairman of the French-Finnish Chamber of Commerce in Helsinki, Mr. Sébastien Cailliau.
17.15 : Finnvera, Mr. Jari Ihamäki
“Solutions for export financing”
17h30 : Invest in France, Mr Axel Berggren-Lagercrantz - Business France Nordic Countries
“France is thriving - Ongoing reforms increasing France’s attractiveness”
17h45 : Business France Finland, Mrs Carole Cunisset - Director
“VIE program : strengthen your team with new talents”
18h00 : Panel discussion
“What are the keys to succeed in France?
What is a winning strategy?
Are the cultural differences a burden?” etc…
- Wärtsilä: Alexandre Eykerman, Vice President at Wärtsilä Energy Solutions - LNG Solutions
- Halton: Kai Konola, CEO
- Konecranes: Panu Routila, CEO
- Johanna Gullichsen: Johanna Gullichsen Textile Craft & Design, CEO
Our moderator will be Mrs. Raija Lehtinen owner and CEO of Punainen Lanka and Chairman of HEI (Suomen Yrittäjät, Helsinki Entrepreneur International).
19h30 : Cocktail dinner